Elden Ring Leads Gamescom 2021 Awards Nominees

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The nominees have been announced for the Gamescom awards with Elden Ring nominated in a number of categories including Best PC Game, Best RPG, Best Sony Playstation Game and more.

Elden Ring Leads Gamescom 2021 Awards Nominees

Gamescom Award 2021 nominees are in with 22 categories and one name that keeps coming up in a few of them which is Elden Ring. The next FromSoftware title has nominations in five different areas: Best Microsoft Xbox Game, Best PC Game, Best Sony PlayStation Game, Best Action Adventure Game and Best Role Playing Game.

With this many nominations, it’s a wonder if Elden Ring might make an appearance during Opening Night Live and Gamescom. There is no confirmation but it looks like they have a good chance of winning at least one of these categories at least with the number of nominees. Genres Best Action Adventure Game and Best Role Playing Game will be honoured at the Gamescom studio on August 26th and August 27th. There are also a few awards that we will have to wait until the actual gaming show for judging such as Best Announcement, Best Lineup, Best of Gamescom and Best Trailer.

Other nominations for Best RPG have gone to Encased which is currently in development on GOG and Steam Early Acces. Also nominated is Tales of Arise which releases next month.

Nominees of gamescom award 2021: Winners of the following Platform categories will be announced during gamescom: Opening Night Live on Wednesday, August 25, starting 8:00 PM (CEST).

Best Microsoft Xbox Game
– Elden Ring, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Far Cry 6, Ubisoft
– Halo Infinite, Microsoft

Best Nintendo Switch Game
– Just Dance 2022, Ubisoft
– Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Ubisoft

Best PC Game
– Age of Empires IV, Microsoft
– Elden Ring, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Syberia: The World Before, astragon Entertainment

Best Sony PlayStation Game
– Elden Ring, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Tales of Arise, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Winners of the following Genre categories will be honored in the gamescom studio on Thursday, August 26, and Friday, August 27.

Best Action Adventure Game
– Elden Ring, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Ubisoft
– Syberia: The World Before, astragon Entertainment

Best Action Game
– Far Cry 6, Ubisoft
– Halo Infinite, Microsoft
– Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction, Ubisoft

Best Family Game
– Just Dance 2022, Ubisoft
– Run Prop, Run!, PlayTogether Studio
– Super Dungeon Maker, rokaplay

Best Indie Game
– Dorfromantik, Toukana Interactive
– Inua, Arte France
– Lost in Random, Electronic Arts

Best Role Playing Game
– Elden Ring, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Encased, Koch Media
– Tales of Arise, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Simulation Game
– Climber: Sky is the Limit, Art Games Studio
– Farming Simulator 22, astragon Entertainment
– Undisclosed Title

Best Sports Game
– Climber: Sky is the Limit, Art Games Studio
– FIFA 22, Electronic Arts
– Riders Republic, Ubisoft

Best Strategy Game
– Age of Empires IV, Microsoft
– Company of Heroes 3, SEGA
– Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Ubisoft

Best Multiplayer Game
– Halo Infinite, Microsoft
– Riders Republic, Ubisoft
– The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Ongoing Game
– Apex Legends, Electronic Arts
– Black Desert Online, Pearl Abyss Corp.
– Endzone – A World Apart: Prosperity, Assemble Entertainment

Most Original Game
– Dice Legacy, Koch Media / DESTINYbit
– Riders Republic, Ubisoft
– tERRORbane, Whisper Interactive

Best Announcement
– All announcements, reveals or premieres of gamescom’s partners at gamescom: Opening Night Live are eligible.

Best Lineup
– All gamescom partners having submitted to gamescom award 2021 are eligible.

Best of gamescom
– All category winners of the category groups Genre and Platform are eligible for the main award Best of gamescom.

Best Trailer
– All trailers of gamescom’s partners shown at gamescom: Opening Night Live are eligible.

Winners of the following categories will be announced during the show “Spielesause” on Sunday, August 29.

Best Streamer
– Select partner streamers and content creators are eligible in the online voting.

gamescom “Most Wanted” Consumer Award
– Nominees in all Genre and Platform categories are eligible in the online voting.

HEART OF GAMING Award
– Each and every gamescom highlight is eligible for this extraordinary award: not only games, add-ons, and technologies, but also people, institutions, companies, concepts, or terms.

Geoff Keighley has also shared a hype trailer ahead of Gamescom featuring a number of titles which will be features:

Gamescom: Opening Night Live kicks off on Wednesday, August 25th at 11 AM PT.


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