Baldur’s Gate 3 is nominated for the coveted GOTY award at the Game Awards, but it’s missing a great game

Nominations for the Game Awards 2023 have been announced. Baldur’s Gate 3 has a shot at the GOTY title, but it’s missing a major game. MeinMMO tells you what’s behind it.

This year’s Game Awards are just around the corner and there’s a lot of excitement surrounding the nominees for the coveted title Game of the Year announced. Among the games competing for the award, Baldur’s Gate 3 by Larian Studios stands out. Baldur’s Gate 3 was nominated for a total of 8 categories at the 2023 Game Awards.

The epic RPG has not only captured the hearts of gamers but is also considered by many to be the best game of the year. Baldur’s Gate 3 won so many awards at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards in London that the head of Larian Studios Swen Vincke he could barely carry them all, including the prize The definitive game of the year.

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Starfield is missing from the GOTY nominations

Who is in the running for the title Game of the Year? The list of GOTY nominations includes many impressive games. We have put together the complete list of candidates for you:

  • Alan Wake 2
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Wonders of Super Mario Bros
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • Baldur’s Gate 3

Who is missing among the candidates? But as you may have noticed, there’s one big game missing from the nominations: Bethesda’s Starfield apparently isn’t among the nominees in the category game of the year Done. Other notable titles missing include Final Fantasy XVI, Diablo IV, and Hogwarts Legacy. In the category Best RPG However, Starfield made it, otherwise you won’t find Starfield in any other category.

These games are running like Best RPG be rewarded:

  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Final FantasyXVI
  • We read about p
  • Sea of ​​Stars
  • Star field

We will show you other categories that may be of interest to the MeinMMO community:

Best game going:

  • Legends of the Apex
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Genshin Impact

Best Sports/Racing Game:

  • EA Sports FC24
  • F123
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged
  • The Crew Motorfest

Best Multiplayer:

  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Diablo IV
  • Party animals
  • Street fighter 6
  • Wonders of Super Mario Bros

Best e-sports game:

  • Counterattack 2
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Valorant

Best Action/Adventure Game:

  • Alan Wake 2
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Star Ward Jedi: Survivor
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best Indie Game:

  • Cocoon
  • Dave the Diver
  • Dredge
  • Sea of ​​Stars
  • Viewfinder

There are a total of 31 categories at the Game Awards that revolve around games. Among other things, personalities are also rewarded, for example in the category The best performance. Also among the nominees in this category is Neil Newbon, the voice of Astarion in Baldur’s Gate 3, who previously received an award for his role as Astarion and extended a touching thank you.

Who is responsible for appointments? Game Awards host Geoff Keighley wrote the following X:

As a reminder, games nominated for TheGameAwards are selected by a global jury of over 120 media companies. I don’t vote on games, but I have the pleasure of introducing you to the candidates!

How can I vote? Anyone around the world can vote on the official Game Awards website. You can find all the categories and nominations on the page.

What are the Game Awards? The Game Awards is an annual event that has established itself as one of, if not the most important awards in the video game industry. This awards ceremony recognizes excellence in the video game industry, from games and developers to actors and composers.

However, the event isn’t just about honoring the games. The Game Awards are also known for showing announcements and trailers for new games.

When will the Game Awards be held? The Game Awards 2023 will take place on December 8th. The show will be broadcast live and will start at 1.30am German time.

What do you think of the nominations? Game of the Year-Title? Feel free to write it in the comments.

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