The New York Video Game Awards 2018 Nominations Revealed

The New York Video Game Awards 2018 Nominations Revealed

Last year definitely had some heavy hitters in terms of worthy titles for 2018. A ceremony that happens later this month is The New York Video Game Awards, they have just revealed their nominees for 2018.

The New York Video Game Awards 2018 Nominations Revealed

Nominees for The New York Video Game Awards 2018 include titles such as Monster Hunter World, Celeste, Assassin’s Creed, God of War, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Dead Cells to name a few. Red Dead Redemption 2 alone has scooped up six award nominations, followed by God of War with five.

Along with the nominees for games, Jade Raymond will be presented with a Andrew Yoon Legend Award for her body of work in the gaming industry.

Nominations are as follows:

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year

  • Monster Hunter: World – For help with this game visit our MHW wiki
  • God of War
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Celeste
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – For help with this game visit our RDR2 wiki
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game

  • Nintendo Labo Variety Pack
  • Yoku’s Island Express
  • Lego DC Super-Villains
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
  • Moss
  • PokĂŠmon: Let’s Go Pikachu! and PokĂŠmon Let’s Go Eevee!

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

Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game

  • Moss
  • Fire Escape
  • ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission
  • Tetris Effect
  • Beat Saber
  • Firewall: Zero Hour

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game

  • Celeste
  • Dead Cells
  • Finding Paradise
  • Donut County
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Into the Breach
  • Gris

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game

  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Tetris Effect
  • Fallout 76
  • Chuchel
  • Far Cry 5

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World

  • God of War
  • Minit
  • Monster Hunter: World – For help with this game visit our MHW wiki
  • Far Cry 5
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – For help with this game visit our RDR2 wiki
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing

  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – For help with this game visit our RDR2 wiki
  • God of War
  • Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
  • Where the Water Tastes Like Wine
  • Life Is Strange 2: Episode One: Roads

Raging Bull Award for Best Fighting Game

  • SOULCALIBUR VI
  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake

  • Shadow of the Colossus
  • Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2 Collection
  • Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  • Diablo III (Nintendo Switch)
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2
  • SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

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

The New York Games Awards 2018 will take place on January 22nd 2019 at 7:30pm. You can catch the livestream on Twitch.


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