November 14, 2023
The Games Awards is a highly anticipated event in the gaming industry, known not only for its awards ceremony but also for the exciting announcements and trailers that take place. This year, the Games Awards 2023 has included several categories to recognize the best of esports. Let's take a look at the nominees in each category:
These nominees represent a diverse range of esports titles, with popular games like Dota, Valorant, and League of Legends making an appearance. It's also worth noting the recognition given to fighting games with the inclusion of EVO as a nominee. Mobile games have also gained prominence in the esports scene, as seen by the representation of PUBG Mobile and Valorant.
The Games Awards 2023 also features other categories outside of esports, such as Game of the Year, Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Games for Impact, and Best Ongoing Game. Some notable contenders in these categories include Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Resident Evil 4, Super Mario Bros Wonder, Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty, Final Fantasy XVI, A Space for the Unbound, Chants of Sennaar, Goodbye Volcano High, Tchia, Terra Nil, Venba, Apex Legends, Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy XIV, Fortnite, and Genshin Impact.
The competition for Game of the Year is particularly fierce this year, with groundbreaking titles like Baldur’s Gate 3 and Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom in the running. If you want to have a say in who wins each award, don't forget to cast your ballot and vote for your favorites at the Games Awards 2023 website!
Haruki Nakamura, affectionately termed "DataSensei" within the Esports universe, is EsportRanker's resident data wizard. Seamlessly merging his love for Esports with his knack for research, he provides insights and analysis that propel the industry forward.