The Game Awards – Predictions


Ryan Jayne

Game of the Year Nominees

Ryan Jayne and Ricardo Rios

The Game Awards is an annual event that presents the best of the best in terms of games, game creators, esports players, and much more. Fans get to vote for their favorite candidate in each category, with one of the most hyped up categories being Game of the Year. We thought it would be fun to present our predictions for some of the categories, as well as reasons for a couple of our decisions.


Here are our predictions:

Game of the Year

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro is a stand-out game that presents a challenge for many of the players that decide to face it. The game was developed by FromSoftware, a video game company most popular for creating the Dark Souls franchise.

Best Game Direction

Sekiro: Shadows die Twice

Best Narrative

A Plague Tale

Best Art Direction

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

This remake of Link’s Awakening showcases a unique artstyle that stands out compared to its opponents. It has a beautiful ceramic look, that is drastically different than the 8-bit style of the original version. 

Best Score Music

Cadence of Hyrule

Best Performance

Norman Reedus (Death Stranding)

Popular for his appearance in the show “The Walking Dead,” Norman Reedus is one of the most prominent nominees for his phenomenal acting. 

Games for Impact

Life Is Strange 2

Best Mobile Game

Call of Duty: Mobile

Best Multiplayer Game

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

One of the most popular and renowned game franchises, Call Of Duty, is making a comeback this year, with a whole new game engine and tailored graphics. The game has once again become a hit with old and new fans alike.

Best Ongoing Game


Best Role Playing Game

Monster Hunter

Best Sports/Racing Game

Fifa 2020

Esports Game of the Year

League of Legends

Best Strategy Game

Tropico 6

Best Action Game

Devil May Cry 5

Best Action/Adventure Game

Sekiro Shadow Die Twice

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