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Gamescom Award 2019 Nominees Revealed

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Gamescom Award 2019 Nominees Revealed

The nominees for the gamescom award 2019 have been selected, narrowed down from more than 160 submissions by a jury panel of international game journalists, YouTubers and others. The winners of 28 categories will be revealed during the gamescom: Opening Night Live ceremony. The conference and expo takes place in Cologne, Germany from August 20-24.

From the start of the show until Friday, August 23 at 2 p.m., visitors can vote for their favorites in the categories of Best Booth, Best eSports Experience and Best Streamer/Let’s Player via a chat with “gamesbot” in WhatsApp. Fans will also determine the gamescom “Most Wanted” consumer award, selected from all nominated games. These and other winning titles in the jury categories of Best Games Company, Best of CAMPUS and the gamescom Indie Award, as well as the newly created Heart of Gaming Award will be announced in the IGN@gamescom now studio on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in the livestream.

Learn more at gamescom.com

2019 gamescom award nominees:

GENRE

Best Action Adventure Game
Blacksad: Under the Skin, astragon Entertainment
Concrete Genie, Sony Interactive Entertainment
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Nintendo

Best Action Game
Borderlands 3, 2K
DOOM Eternal, ZeniMax Germany
Marvel’s Avengers, Square Enix

Best Family Game
Concrete Genie, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Dreams, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Luigi’s Mansion 3, Nintendo

Best Racing Game
Grid, Koch Media
Hot Wheels Infinite Loop, Mattel
Need for Speed Heat, Electronic Arts

Best Role Playing Game
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square Enix
Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield, Nintendo
Wasteland 3, Koch Media

Best Simulation Game
Barotrauma, Daedalic Entertainment
NBA 2K20, 2K
Planet Zoo, Frontier

Best Sports Game
EA SPORTS FIFA 20, Electronic Arts
eFootball PES 2020, Konami
Roller Champions, Ubisoft

Best Strategy Game
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, Microsoft
Desperados III, THQ Nordic
Foundation, Polymorph Games

Most Original Game
Concrete Genie, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Dreams, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Felix The Reaper, Daedalic Entertainment

PLATFORM

Best Microsoft Xbox One Game
Bleeding Edge, Microsoft
Borderlands 3, 2K
Gears 5, Microsoft

Best Nintendo Switch Game
Luigi’s Mansion 3, Nintendo
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Nintendo

Best Sony PlayStation 4 Game
Concrete Genie, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Dreams, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square Enix

Best Mobile Game
Battle Chasers: Nightwar – Mobile Edition, HandyGames
Hot Wheels Infinite Loop, Mattel
Lock’s Quest, HandyGames

Best PC Game
Borderlands 3, 2K
DOOM Eternal, ZeniMax Germany
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Ubisoft

Concrete Genie

Concrete Genie

Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

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