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The Last of Us Part II, Hades, & Ghost of Tsushima Lead Nominations for 2021 GDC Awards

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The Last of Us Part II, Hades, & Ghost of Tsushima Lead Nominations for 2021 GDC Awards

The 21st annual Game Developers Choice Awards is just a few short months away. The ceremony will take place during the 2021 Game Developers Conference on July 21. Hades, The Last of Us Part II, and Ghost of Tsushima are leading in nominations with six each. These are the nominees for each category in the 2021 GDC Awards.

Game of the Year

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Hades
  • Ghost of Tsushima

Best Audio

  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima

Best Debut

  • Phasmophobia
  • Umurangi Generation
  • Carrion
  • Mortal Shell
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic

Best Design

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Hades
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Half-Life: Alyx

Innovation Award

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • Dreams
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Hades

Best Mobile Game

  • The Pathless
  • Genshin Impact
  • Legends of Runeterra
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • If Found…

Best Narrative

  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Ghost of Tsushima

Best Technology

  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Dreams
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best Visual Art

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Cyberpunk 2077

Best AR/VR Game

  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
  • Paper Beast
  • Dreams
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Star Wars: Squadrons

GDC 2021 initially had to be pushed back a bit due to the circumstances surrounding the global pandemic, which is exactly what happened in 2020 as well. But it’s still coming back this year. It will be a week-long digital event this year, and it will be held from July 19-23.

If you’re looking to see who won in each category from last year’s Game Developers Choice Awards, you can check out our recap here.

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