Nintendo has cemented its position in the running for numerous categories for this year’s Game Awards in what has been an incredibly successful year; with top titles including the breathtaking Breath of the Wild and superfluously enjoyable Super Mario Odyssey. Considering the reception of these top Nintendo titles, this news should come as no surprise.

Best Audio Design

  • Destiny 2
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • Resident Evil: Biohazard
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Best Score / Music

  • Cuphead
  • Destiny 2
  • Nier: Automata
  • Persona 5
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Best Art Direction

  • Cuphead
  • Destiny 2
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Persona 5
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Best Multiplayer

  • Call of Duty: WW2
  • Destiny 2
  • Fortnite
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Splatoon 2

 

Best Action / Adventure

  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

 

Best eSports Game

  • Counterstrike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Rocket League

 

Best Sports / Racing Game

  • FIFA 18
  • Forza Motorsport 7
  • Gran Turismo Sport
  • NBA 2K18
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
  • Project Cars 2

 

Best Strategy Game

  • Halo Wars 2
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Total War: Warhammer II
  • Tooth and Tail
  • XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

 

Best Family Game

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Sonic Mania
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Mario Odyssey

 

Best Fighting Game

  • ARMS
  • Injustice 2
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite
  • Nidhogg II
  • Tekken 7

 

Best Handheld Game

  • Ever Oasis
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  • Metroid: Samus Returns
  • Monster Hunter Stories
  • Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World

 

Best Mobile Game

  • Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Hidden Folks
  • Monument Valley II
  • Old Man’s Journey
  • Super Mario Run

 

Best Game Direction

  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Resident Evil: Biohazard
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

 

Game of the Year

  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Persona 5
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Many wonderful titles are vying to claim the top prize of each category, but it will likely be Game of the Year that will spur the most debate and discussion. Could the Game of the Year be Super Mario Odyssey or Breath of the Wild? You can help decide by heading over to The Game Awards and casting your vote for each category.

Regardless of the outcomes, Zelda Universe offers best wishes to Nintendo for their nominated games in each category, and congratulates them on a successful year.

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  • R4_Yas

    P5 DESERVES GOTY!