The Game Awards 2023 Game of the Year nominees have been announced

Breaking News: Game Awards 2023 Nominees Announced

It’s that time of year again – all nominees for The Game Awards 2023 have been announced, including the six games that are battling it out for the highly coveted title of Game of the Year. Public voting is available right now, allowing everyone to have their say in the final result.

Game of the Year Contenders

As revealed on The Game Awards website, the six GOTY contenders are Larian Studios’ Baldur’s Gate 3 (which recently won Ultimate Game of the Year at The Golden JoysticksMarvel’s Spider-Man 2 from Insomniac Games, Remedy Entertainment’s Alan Wake 2, Capcom’s Resident Evil 4 remake, and Super Mario Bros. Wonder and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom from Nintendo.

Highly Acclaimed Games

There’s no doubt that each game is a tough competitor – in fact, each and every one of them has received glowing reviews. Baldur’s Gate 3, Super Mario Bros. Wonder, and Resident Evil 4 received five out of five stars, while Tears of the Kingdom and Alan Wake 2 scored four and a half stars out of five, and Spider-Man 2 earned itself four out of five stars.

Nominations and Expectations

As highlighted in a Twitter post, Baldur’s Gate 3 and Alan Wake 2 are tied for the highest amount of nominations at The Game Awards – they’ve both been nominated for eight, so it remains to be seen which one will earn more. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has received seven nominations, while Tears of the Kingdom, Super Mario Bros. Wonder, and Hi-Fi Rush have each earned five.

Save the Date

The Game Awards live stream is set to take place on December 7th, so be sure to mark it in your calendar so you don’t miss it.

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