Three new categories are introduced this year.
The 37th Golden Joystick Awards is set to take place this November and voting has begun across 17 different categories.
The categories for this year include ‘Best Storytelling’, ‘Best Multiplayer Game’, ‘Best Game Expansion’, ‘Best Visual Design’, ‘Best Indie Game’, ‘Best Audio’, ‘Still Playing’, ‘Best Gaming Hardware’, eSports Game of the Year’, ‘Best VR/AR Game’, ‘Studio of the Year’, ‘Mobile Game of the Year’, ‘PC Game of the Year’, ‘PlayStation Game of the Year’, ‘Xbox Game of the Year’, ‘Nintendo Game of the Year’, and ‘Most Wanted Game’.
‘Best Game Expansion’, ‘Best Gaming Hardware’, and ‘Best Multiplayer Game’ are new categories that are being introduced at this year’s awards.
The nominations for the ‘Best Audio’ award are:
- Days Gone
Developed by SIE Bend Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment
- Ape Out
Developed by Gabe Cuzzilo and published by Devolver Digital
Developed by No Code and published by Devolver Digital
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda
Developed by Brace Yourself Games and published by Nintendo
- A Plague Tale: Innocence
Developed by Asobo Studio and published by Focus Home Interactive
- Tetris Effect
Developed by Monstars and Resonair, and published by Enhance Games
Developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by 505 Games
- Outer Wilds
Developed by Mobius Digital and published by Annapurna Interactive
- The Light Keeps Us Safe
Developed and published by Big Robot
- Resident Evil 2 (2019)
Developed and published by Capcom
Those who take part in voting will receive a free ebook worth up to £9.99 from the choice of six available. For more information head over to https://www.gamesradar.com/uk//goldenjoystickawards/.
Golden Joystick Awards 2019 will be taking place on 15th November at Bloomsbury Big Top in London.
The event will be hosted by comedian and actor Danny Wallace, who you may know as the voice of Assassin’s Creed character Shaun Hastings.