TGA 2022 – The Game Awards GOTY Nominees, How to Vote

Did your favorite games this year receive TGA 2022 nominations? Is your best game of the year a TGA 2022 GOTY nominee?

We’re halfway through November, right now at the start of The Game Awards season. We’re now at the time of the year when the debates on which game is better are fiercest – when fans are most passionate and most dedicated to their favorite games. And with this, we’re looking at this year’s TGA 2022 GOTY nominees as well, along with other The Game Awards nominees for the year in different categories. Let’s take a look at all of this year’s nominees for The Game Awards 2022 for Game of the Year and thirty other categories, including the brand-new “Best in Adaptation” award for the best game-to-show of the year.

How to vote for TGA 2022

Given all of the 31 different categories, fans can cast their votes by logging on to The Game Awards website using their Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, or Youtube accounts. On the very first page of the website, there should be a button to click “Vote Now.” If you can somehow not find it, you can start voting for your TGA 2022 GOTY through this link.

The Game Awards 2022 Game of the Year Nominees

TGA 2022 GOTY Game of the Year Nominees

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studios / Focus Entertainment)
  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Monolith Soft / Nintendo)

Best Game Direction

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Immortality (Half Mermaid)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)

Best Narratives

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studios / Focus Entertainment)
  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Immortality (Half Mermaid)

Best Art Direction

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Scorn (Ebb Software / Kepler Interactive)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)

Best Score and Music

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Olivier Deriviere)
  • Elden Ring (Tsukasa Saitoh)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Bear McCreary)
  • Metal: Hellsinger (Two Feathers)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Yasunori Mitsuda)

Best audio design

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward / Activision Blizzard)
  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

best performance

  • Ashley Burch as Aloy in Horizon Forbidden West
  • Charlotte McBurney as Amicia in A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos in God of War Ragnarok
  • Manon Gage as Marcel in Immortality
  • Sunny Suljic as Atreus in God of War Ragnarok

Games for Impact

  • A Memoir Blue (Cloisters Interactive / Annapurna Interactive)
  • As Dusk Falls (Interior Night / Xbox Game Studios)
  • Citizen Sleeper (Jump Over The Age / Fellow Traveler)
  • Endling – Extinction Is Forever (Herobeat Studios / Handygames)
  • Hindsight (Team Hindsight / Annapurna Interactive)
  • I Was A Teenage Exocolonist (Northway Games / Finji)

Best Ongoing

  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Genshin Impact (HoYoverse)

best india

  • Cult of the Lamb (Massive Monsters / Devolver Digital)
  • Neon White (Angel Matrix /Annapurna Interactive)
  • Sifu (Sloclap)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Tunic (Tunic Team / Finji)

Best Mobile Game

  • Apex Legends Mobile (Lightspeed & Quantum / Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts)
  • Diablo Immortal (Activision Blizzard / NetEase Entertainment)
  • Genshin Impact (HoYoverse)
  • Marvel Snap (Second Dinner Studios / NuVerse)
  • Tower of Fantasy (Hotta Studio / Perfect World / Level Infinite)

Best community support

  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)

Innovation in accessibility

  • As Dusk Falls (Interior Night / Xbox Game Studios)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Return to Monkey Island (Terrible Toybox / Devolver Digital)
  • The Last of Us Part I (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • The Quarry (Supermassive Games / 2K)

Best VR/AR

  • After the Fall (Vertigo Games)
  • Among Us VR (Schell Games / InnerSloth)
  • Bonelab (Stress Level Zero)
  • Moss: Book II (Polyarc)
  • Red Matter 2 (Vertical Robot)

Best Action Game

  • Bayonetta 3 (Platinum Games / Nintendo)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward / Activision)
  • Neon White (Angel Matrix / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Sifu (Sloclap)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (Tribute Games / DotEmu)

Best action/adventure

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studios / Focus Entertainment)
  • God of War Ragnarok (Sony Santa Monica / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Tunic (Tunic Team / Finji)

Best Role Playing

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware / Bandai Namco)
  • Live A Live (Square Enix / Nintendo)
  • Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Game Freak / Nintendo / The Pokemon Company)
  • Triangle Strategy (Artdink / Square Enix)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Monolith Soft / Nintendo)

best fighting

  • DNF Duel (Arc System Works / Eighting / Neople / Nexon)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R (Cyberconnect 2 / Bandai Namco)
  • The King of Fighters XV (SNK / Plaion)
  • MultiVersus (Player First Games / WB Games)
  • Sifu (Sloclap)

best family

  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land (HAL Laboratory / Nintendo)
  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Traveller’s Tales / WB Games)
  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Ubisoft Milan / Paris / Ubisoft)
  • Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development / Nintendo)
  • Splatoon 3 (Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development / Nintendo)

Best Sim / Strategy

  • Dune: Spice Wars (Shiro Games / Funcom)
  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Ubisoft Milan / Paris / Ubisoft)
  • Total War: Warhammer III (Creative Assembly / Sega)
  • Two Point Campus (Two Point Studios / Sega)
  • Victoria 3 (Paradox Development Studio / Paradox Interactive)

Best Sports / Racing

  • F1 22 (Codemasters / EA Sports)
  • FIFA 23 (EA Vancouver / Romania / EA Sports)
  • NBA 2K23 (Visual Concepts / 2K Sports)
  • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • OlliOlli World (Roll 7 / Private Division)

Best Multiplayer

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward / Activision Blizzard)
  • MultiVersus (Player First Games / WB Games)
  • Overwatch 2 (Activision Blizzard)
  • Splatoon 3 (Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development / Nintendo)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (Tribute Games / DotEmu)

Content Creator of the Year

  • Karl Jacobs
  • Ludwig
  • Nibellion
  • nobru
  • QTCinderella

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Best Debut Indie

  • Neon White (Angel Matrix / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Norco (Geography of Robots / Raw Fury)
  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Tunic (Tunic Team / Finji)
  • Vampire Survivors (Poncle)

Best adaptation

  • Arcane: League of Legends (Fortiche / Riot Games / Netflix)
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Studio Trigger / CD Projekt / Netflix)
  • The Cuphead Show! (Studio MDHR / King Features Syndicate / Netflix)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Sega Sammy Group / Paramount Pictures)
  • Uncharted (PlayStation Productions / Sony Pictures)

Most Anticipated Game

  • Final Fantasy XVI (Square Enix)
  • Hogwarts Legacy (Avalanche Software / WB Games)
  • Resident Evil 4 (Capcom)
  • Starfield (Bethesda Game Studios / Bethesda)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development / Nintendo)

Best Esports Game

  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)
  • Dota 2 (Valve)
  • League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Rocket League (Psyonix)
  • VALORANT (Riot Games)

Best Esports Athlete

  • Jeong “Chovy” Ji-Hoon (Gen.G, League of Legends)
  • Lee “Faker” Sang Hyeok (T1, League of Legends)
  • Finn “Karrigan” Andersen (FaZe Clan, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Oleksandr “S1mple” Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Jacob “Yay” Whiteaker (Cloud9, VALORANT)

Best Esports Team

  • DarkZero Esports (Apex Legends)
  • FaZe Clan (Counter Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Gen.G (League of Legends)
  • LA Thieves (Call of Duty)
  • LOUD (VALORANT)

Best Esports Coach

  • Andrii “B1ad3” Horodenskyi (Natus Vincere, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Matheus “bzkA” Tarasconi (LOUD, VALORANT)
  • Erik “d00mbr0s” Sandgren (FunPlus Phoenix, VALORANT)
  • Robert “RobbaN” Dahlstrom (FaZe Clan, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Go “Score” Dong-Bin (Gen.G, League of Legends)

Best Esports Event

  • EVO 2022
  • 2022 League of Legends World Championship
  • PGL Major Antwerp 2022
  • The 2022 Mid-Season Invitational
  • VALORANT Champions 2022

The Game Awards 2022 Awards Night

The results of the voting will be revealed during the live event of The Game Awards 2022, scheduled on December 8, 2022. The Awards Night will be held with a live, on-site event at the Microsoft Center, Los Angeles, California, with perennial host Geoff Keighley. So, after voting for your TGA 2022 GOTY, you can find out if your nominee actually won the award on this night. Those who cannot watch live can still find out the results of the TGA 2022 GOTY vote through The Game Awards’ official live stream here. There are plenty of reasons to watch the prestigious show apart from finding out the results, as Geoff Keighley teased that there are about 50-or-so announcements and reveals coming out during the show. pumps, right?

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