Gamescom Awards 2020 Nominees

The nominees for the Gamescom awards 2020 have been announced: The jury, formed of German and international games journalists, well-known YouTubers, and other experts, has made its selection from more than 140 submissions.

These are the nominees for the Gamescom awards 2020:

The winners of the following genre and platform categories will be revealed during Gamescom: Opening Night Live on August 27 from 8:00 p.m.

Best Action-Adventure Game
– Grounded, Microsoft
– The Medium, Bloober Team
– Watch Dogs Legion, Ubisoft

Best Action Game 
– Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
– Star Wars: Squadrons, Electronic Arts

Best Indie Game
– Cris Tales, Modus Games
– Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch
– The Medium, Bloober Team

Best Microsoft Xbox Game
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
– Grounded, Microsoft
– Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Multiplayer Game
– Dual Universe, Novaquark Montreal
– NBA 2K21, 2K
– Operation: Tango, Clever Plays

Best Nintendo Switch Game
– Black Book, Hypetrain Digital
– Figment: Creed Valley, Bedtime Digital Games
– Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sony Playstation Game
– Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft
– Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED

The winners of the following genre and platform categories will be revealed during the Gamescom: Best Of Show on August 30 from 8:00 p.m.

Best Family Game
– Ary and the Secret of Seasons, Modus Games
– Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
– KeyWe, Stonewheat & Sons

Best Ongoing Game
– Borderlands 3, 2K
– Call of Duty: Modern Warfare/Warzone, Activision
– World of Tanks, Wargaming

Best PC Game
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
– Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
– Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Racing Game
– DIRT 5, Codemasters
– Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Radical Relocation, Iceberg Interactive

Best Remaster
– Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K
– Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision
– XIII: Remake, astragon Entertainment

Best Role-Playing Game
– Cris Tales, Modus Games
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
– Gamedec, Anshar Studios

Best Simulation
– Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
– Planet Coaster Console Edition, Frontier Development
– Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sports Game
– FIFA 21, Electronic Arts
– NBA 2K21, 2K
– Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision

Best Strategy Game
– Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
– Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
– Iron Harvest, King Art Games

Most Original Game
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
– Operation: Tango, Clever Plays
– Voidtrain, Hypetrain Digital

The winners of the following consumer awards and the winners of the Gamescom global Awards will also be revealed during the Gamescom: Best Of Show.

Best Announcement
– The jury will make its selection from all the game announcements, premieres, and reveals presented during Gamescom by the event’s partners.

Best Lineup
– The jury will make its selection from all the Gamescom partners.

Best of Gamescom
– The jury will choose the winner of the main prize, Best of Gamescom, from all the category winners of the genre and platform categories.

Best Presentation / Trailer
– The jury will make its selection from all the game presentations and trailers unveiled on Gamescom now.

Best Show
– Gamescom fans will choose the winner from selected live streams, shows, and Gamescom specials.

Best Streamer
– Gamescom fans will make their selection from the Gamescom 2020-accredited streamers.

Gamescom “Most Wanted”
– Gamescom fans will make their selection from the nominees for all the genre and platform categories (see above).

HEART OF GAMING Award
The winner of the HEART OF GAMING Award is chosen by the jury entirely at its discretion. Considered for the award are not only games, expansions, products, technologies, and similar, but also persons, organizations, companies, concepts, and terms.

What are your thoughts on the Gamescom Awards 2020 Nominees

David Whitaker

Founder/Head of Lv1 Gaming. A man, father, & husband who loves all things gaming.

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