GOTY

Behold all 6 GOTY nominees at The Game Awards 2021

One of these games will wear the “Game of the Year” crown.

The Game Awards

The nominees for The Game Awards 2021 are out!

Here are all 6 nominees for Game of the Year.

The Game Awards

Deathloop

Arkane Studios

Arkane’s Deathloop combines the studio’s proven immersive sim chops with 2021’s trendiest video game conceit: a time loop. Add a great asymmetrical multiplayer mode and you’ve got one of the year’s best games.

Arkane Studios

It Takes Two

Hazelight Studios

It Takes Two builds on Hazelight Studios’ earlier co-op adventure, A Way Out. This time around, some of the cleverest multiplayer puzzles you’ve ever seen push it over the top.

Hazelight Studios

Metroid Dread

Nintendo

Long-suffering Metroid fans had their patience rewarded this year with Metroid Dread. One of the series’ best games, it adds some extremely effective horror to the classic Metroid formula.

Nintendo

Psychonauts 2

Double Fine Productions

Psychonauts 2 was a long time coming, but definitely worth the wait. It improves on the beloved original in every way, with a suite of psychedelic levels and a funny, heartfelt story.

Double Fine Productions

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Insomniac Games

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a showcase for PS5’s new tech and a celebration one of PlayStation’s best action platformers.

Insomniac Games

Resident Evil Village

Capcom

Resident Evil Village feels like a synthesis of the series’ best elements, delivering intense horror and enough firepower to fight through it. The looming presence of a certain tall vampire lady helped make it a phenomenon.

Capcom

You can see who takes home the trophy at The Game Awards 2021 on December 9.

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