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Death Stranding dominates The Game Awards 2019 with ten nominations

Published: 10:20, 20 November 2019
Updated: 10:24, 20 November 2019
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Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding is dominating The Game Awards 2019 with ten nominations. The action-adventure title is nominated for the Game of the Year while Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen also picked up nominations for best performance.

Leading this year's nominees is Kojima Production's "strand" title Death Stranding. The game managed to pick up 10 nominations including the biggest one - game of the year. Death Stranding is also nominated in best game direction category while Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen also received nominations for best performance.

Other games leading the field include Remedy and 505 Games' Control, which racked up eight nominations, including the game of the year and best direction, as well as a performance nomination for Courtney Hope.

Souls-like RPG Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is following behind with six nominations including the game of the year, audio design and art direction.

The Game Awards 2019 show will take place on 12 December 2019.

Below is the full list of nominees:

  • GAME OF THE YEAR:
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Resident Evil 2
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
    • The Outer Worlds
  • ACTION GAME:
    • Apex Legends
    • Astral Chain
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    • Devil May Cry 5
    • Gears 5
    • Metro Exodus
  • ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME:
    • Borderlands 3
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Resident Evil 2
    • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • ART DIRECTION
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Gris
    • Sayonara Wild Hearts
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
  • AUDIO DESIGN
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Gears 5
    • Resident Evil 2
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • COMMUNITY SUPPORT
    • Apex Legends
    • Destiny 2
    • Final Fantasy XIV
    • Fortnite
    • Rainbow Six Siege
  • FAMILY GAME
    • Luigi's Mansion 3
    • Ring Fit Adventure
    • Super Mario Maker 2
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
    • Yoshi's Crafted World
  • FIGHTING GAME
    • Dead or Alive 6
    • Jump Force
    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Samurai Showdown
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • FRESH INDIE GAME
    • ZA/UM (for Disco Elysium)
    • Nomada Studio (for Gris)
    • Deadtoast Entertainment (for My Friend Pedro)
    • Mobius Digital (for Outer Wilds)
    • Mega Crit (Slay the Spire)
    • House House (for Untitled Goose Game)
  • GAME DIRECTION
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Resident Evil 2
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice 
    • Outer Wilds
  • GAMES FOR IMPACT
    • Concrete Genie
    • Gris
    • Kind Words
    • Life is Strange 2
    • Sea of Solitude
  • INDEPENDENT GAME
    • Baba Is You
    • Disco Elysium
    • Katana Zero
    • Outer Wilds
    • Untitled Goose Game
  • MOBILE GAME
    • Call of Duty Mobile
    • Grindstone
    • Sayonara Wild Hearts
    • Sky: Children of the Light
    • What the Golf?
  • MULTIPLAYER GAME
    • Apex Legends
    • Borderlands 3
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    • Tetris 99
    • The Division 2
  • NARRATIVE
    • A Plague Tale: Innocence
    • Control
    • Death Stranding
    • Disco Elysium
    • The Outer Worlds
  • ONGOING GAME
    • Apex Legends
    • Destiny 2
    • Final Fantasy XIV
    • Fortnite
    • Rainbow Six Siege
  • PERFORMANCE
    • Ashly Burch (The Outer Worlds)
    • Courtney Hope (Control)
    • Laura Bailey (Gears 5)
    • Mads Mikkelsen (Death Stranding)
    • Matthew Porretta (Control)
    • Norman Reedus (Death Stranding)
  • RPG GAME
    • Disco Elysium
    • Final Fantasy XIV
    • Kingdom Hearts III
    • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
    • The Outer Worlds
  • SCORE & MUSIC
    • Cadence of Hyrule
    • Death Stranding
    • Devil May Cry 5
    • Kingdom Hearts III
    • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • SPORTS/RACING GAME
    • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
    • Dirt Rally 2.0
    • PES 2020
    • F1 2019
    • FIFA 20
  • STRATEGY GAME
    • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
    • Anno 1800
    • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
    • Total War: Three Kingdoms
    • Tropico 6
    • Wargroove
  • VR/AR GAME
    • Asgard's Wrath
    • Blood & Truth
    • Beat Saber
    • No Man's Sky
    • Trover Saves the Universe

Death Stranding, official trailer screenshots, Kojima Productions

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