The six finalists for Game Of The Year have been revealed 3 weeks ago

The six finalists for Game Of The Year have been revealed

The five finalists for Most Anticipated Game of 2023 have also been announced.

The Game Awards 2022 has revealed its full nominations list for the year, and two games in particular are leading the way.

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Very recent release God Of War Ragnarok has landed no less than TEN nominations, while the universally-adored Elden Ring has bagged seven.

The six finalists for the Game of the Year - which "recognise a game that delivers the absolute best experience across all creative and technical fields" - are as follows:

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarok
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Stray
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Outside of the big award, the new God of War has also been nominated for Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score and Music, Best Audio Design, two in Best Performance, Best Action/Adventure, and Innovation In Accessibility.

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Meanwhile, Elden Ring has also been nominated for Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score and Music, Best Audio Design and Best RPG.

Looking forward, the awards have also listed the five Most Anticipated Games of 2023, which "recognise an announced game that has demonstrably illustrated potential to push the gaming medium forward":

  • Final Fantasy 16 (due mid-2023)
  • Hogwarts Legacy (due Feb 2023)
  • Resident Evil 4 Remake (due March 2023)
  • Starfield (due early 2023)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (due May 2023)

Now that the nominees have been named, the public can vote on who will become the overall winner via The Games Awards website right here, and the winners will be announced on Thursday, 8 December.

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