Remedy Entertainment's Control was not too far behind with eight. It picked up nominations such as Game of the Year, Game Direction, Art Direction and two performance nodes. The Outer Worlds, snagged four nominations, including Game of the Year and RPG.
Joining the trio in this year's game category is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Resident Evil 2 and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice . SSBU also picked up best nominations for family games and fighting games. Resident Evil 2 claimed three other nods for design, acton / adventure and direction of play. Sekiro 's four additional nominations are in the game's direction, art direction, sound design and action / adventure categories.
Fortnite snagged three nominations, including for best sports games, ongoing games and community support. Fortnite World Cup winner Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf was nominated for best sports player as well as the tournament for sports events. Other popular ongoing and esports games to collect nominations include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Dota 2 League of Legends Apex Legends Overwatch Destiny 2 Final Fantasy XIV and also Tom Clancy & # 39; s Rainbow Six: Siege .
Several other games have multiple nominations, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (three), Gears 5 (three), Sayonara Wild Hearts (three ), Borderlands 3 (two) and the game that apparently everyone talked about not so long ago, Untitled Goose Game (two).
A particularly notable name is missing in the content creator category: last year's winner, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. The nominees this time are Jack "Courage" Dunlop, Benjamin "DrLupo" Lupo, Soleil "Ewok" Wheeler, David "Grefg" Martínez and Michael "Shroud" Grzesiek.
You'll find out which titles and personalities will take home awards when The Game Awards takes place on December 12. As always, you can expect lots of game ads and world premieres that night.