Here Are The Nominees For The New York Game Awards!

By Veena on January 8, 2019 Gaming News with No Comments
8th Annual New York Game Awards

 

The New York Video Game Critics Circle has announced the nominees for the various categories of the 8th annual New York Game Awards. This prestigious event will be on January 22nd and will be held at the SVA Theater in New York City, hosted by comedian Trevor Noah.

Get to check out the categories and nominees below:


8th Annual New York Game Awards Nominees

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year


Monster Hunter World
7.8
Steam
59€
-54%
27.33€
God of War PS4
9.2
Steam
26.22€
Celeste
8.5
Steam
19€
-36%
12.21€
The Amazing Spider Man 2 Xbox One
5.4
Steam
119.99€
Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4
8.9
Steam
27.6€
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch
9
Steam
47.99€


Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game


Yoku's Island Express
8.8
Steam
19€
-63%
6.98€
LEGO DC Super-Villains
7.7
Steam
39€
-70%
11.82€
Moss
9.1
Steam
24€
-29%
16.93€
Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu Nintendo Switch
7.7
Steam
39.99€
Dungeon Girl
4.1
Steam
11€
-64%
3.99€

Other nominees: Nintendo Labo Variety Pack


Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game


Moss
9.1
Steam
24€
-29%
16.93€
Astro Bot Rescue Mission VR PS4
8.9
Steam
22.95€
Tetris Effect PS4
8.4
Steam
21.47€
Beat Saber
8.9
Steam
29€
-33%
19.36€

Other nominees: Fire Escape


Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game


Celeste
8.5
Steam
19€
-36%
12.21€
Dead Cells
8.8
Steam
24€
-37%
15.02€
Finding Paradise
9.1
Steam
9€
-92%
0.68€
Donut County
7.6
Steam
11€
-16%
9.2€
Return of the Obra Dinn
9.2
Steam
16€
-13%
13.99€
Into the Breach
9.1
Steam
14€
-61%
5.43€
GRIS
8.8
Steam
16€
-27%
11.63€


Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game


OCTOPATH TRAVELER Nintendo Switch
Steam
44.99€
Tetris Effect PS4
8.4
Steam
21.47€
Fallout 76
4
Steam
19.38€
CHUCHEL
7.7
Steam
9€
-28%
6.49€
Far Cry 5
7.3
Steam
59€
-72%
16.8€


Statue of Liberty Award for Best World


God of War PS4
9.2
Steam
26.22€
Minit
8.3
Steam
9€
-94%
0.5€
Monster Hunter World
7.8
Steam
59€
-54%
27.33€
Far Cry 5
7.3
Steam
59€
-72%
16.8€
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
8.2
Steam
59€
-57%
25.1€


Herman Melville Award for Best Writing


God of War PS4
9.2
Steam
26.22€
Thronebreaker The Witcher Tales
8.4
Steam
25€
-20%
19.96€
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine
7.6
Steam
19€
-29%
13.4€
Life is Strange 2 Episode 1
7.1
Steam
4.96€


Raging Bull Award for Best Fighting Game


SoulCalibur 6
8
Steam
59€
-71%
16.99€
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
7.5
Steam
34€
-31%
23.42€
Dragon Ball FighterZ
8.5
Steam
59€
-81%
11.35€
Street Fighter 5
6.2
Steam
19€
-63%
6.99€
Mario Tennis Aces Nintendo Switch
7.3
Steam
42.99€
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch
9
Steam
47.99€


Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake


Shadow of the Colossus PS4
9
Steam
11.7€
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Xbox One
8.3
Steam
21.9€
Diablo 3 Eternal Collection Nintendo Switch
8.5
Steam
39.99€
Yakuza Kiwami 2 PS4
8.6
Steam
24.98€

Other nominees: Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2 Collection, SNK 40th Anniversary Collections


Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game

  • Christopher Judge as Kratos in God of War
  • Sunny Suljic as Atreus in God of War
  • Laura Bailey as MJ Watson in Spider-Man
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Cali Elizabeth Moore as Abigail Roberts in Red Dead Redemption 2

A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game

  • Alto’s Odyssey
  • Death Road to Canada
  • Florence
  • Part Time UFO
  • Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition
  • Homo Machina
  • Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation

If you would want to attend, tickets are being sold for the event. You can also watch it streamed live on Twitch at 8 PM EST or 1 AM UK.

Is your favorite game on the list? Tell us what game you would want to win and what category in the comments below:


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