Here Are The Nominees For The New York Game Awards!

By Veena on January 8, 2019 Digital Download 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
8.3
Steam
$29.00
-27%
$21.07
God of War PS4
8.7
Steam
$7.89
Celeste
9.1
Steam
$19.00
-5%
$19.99
The Amazing Spider Man 2 Xbox One
5.4
Steam
Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4
8.9
Steam
$31.64
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch
9
Steam
$54.04


Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game


Yoku's Island Express
8.8
Steam
$19.00
-97%
$0.60
LEGO DC Super-Villains
7.8
Steam
$39.00
-82%
$7.19
Moss
8.5
Steam
$29.00
-3%
$29.99
Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu Nintendo Switch
7.6
Steam
$51.02
Dungeon Girl
7.9
Steam
$8.00
$8.02

Other nominees: Nintendo Labo Variety Pack


Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game


Moss
8.5
Steam
$29.00
-3%
$29.99
Astro Bot Rescue Mission VR
8.9
Steam
$19.99
Tetris Effect PS4
8.3
Steam
$39.99
Beat Saber
8.9
Steam
$29.00
-3%
$29.99

Other nominees: Fire Escape


Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game


Celeste
9.1
Steam
$19.00
-5%
$19.99
Dead Cells
8.6
Steam
$24.00
-43%
$13.70
Finding Paradise
9.1
Steam
$9.00
-84%
$1.40
Donut County
7.7
Steam
$12.00
-8%
$12.99
Return of the Obra Dinn
9.2
Steam
$19.00
-3%
$19.53
Into the Breach
8.8
Steam
$14.00
-63%
$5.17
GRIS
8.9
Steam
$16.00
-49%
$8.10


Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game


OCTOPATH TRAVELER Nintendo Switch
Steam
$49.99
Tetris Effect PS4
8.3
Steam
$39.99
Fallout 76
4.1
Steam
$20.87
CHUCHEL
7.7
Steam
$9.00
-11%
$9.99
Far Cry 5
7.5
Steam
$59.00
-38%
$36.30


Statue of Liberty Award for Best World


God of War PS4
8.7
Steam
$7.89
Minit
8.3
Steam
$9.00
-90%
$0.88
Monster Hunter World
8.3
Steam
$29.00
-27%
$21.07
Far Cry 5
7.5
Steam
$59.00
-38%
$36.30
Assassins Creed Odyssey
8.2
Steam
$23.00
-4%
$23.99


Herman Melville Award for Best Writing


God of War PS4
8.7
Steam
$7.89
Thronebreaker The Witcher Tales
8.4
Steam
$29.00
-27%
$21.26
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine
7.6
Steam
$19.00
-79%
$4.00
Life is Strange 2 Episode 1
7.1
Steam
$2.50


Raging Bull Award for Best Fighting Game


SoulCalibur 6
8.1
Steam
$59.00
-88%
$7.36
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
7.5
Steam
$29.00
-51%
$14.30
Dragon Ball FighterZ
8.5
Steam
$59.00
-85%
$8.86
Street Fighter 5
6.6
Steam
$7.00
-52%
$3.37
Mario Tennis Aces Nintendo Switch
7.3
Steam
$50.66
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch
9
Steam
$54.04


Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake


Shadow of the Colossus PS4
8.9
Steam
$13.41
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Xbox One
8
Steam
$29.99
Diablo 3 Eternal Collection Nintendo Switch
8.2
Steam
$45.99
Yakuza Kiwami 2 PS4
8.7
Steam
$29.99

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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