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SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 Nominees Announced, IGN Partners With the Show – IGN

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IGN is happy to reveal the nominees for the eighth annual SXSW Gaming Awards, and announce that we’re partnering with SXSW to bring you the show on Saturday, March 20. You can vote for your favourites now.From 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Eastern on March 20, you’ll be able to watch the show right here on IGN.com or our IGN Twitch channel, as well as SXSW Online and SXSW Gaming’s Twitch.43 nominees across 12 categories make up this year’s line-up, including the likes of IGN game of the year Hades, Dreams, Ghost of Tsushima, Half-Life: Alyx, Cloudpunk, and many more. You can vote for your choices of winner right now on the SXSW website – winners will be chosen based on public votes, as well as SXSW staff and advisors’ votes.You can check out the full list of nominees below.

Awarded to the game that exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres.

* Ori and the Will of the Wisps — Moon Studios / Xbox Game Studios

* The Last of Us Part II — Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment

Awarded to the indie game that exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres.

* The Last Campfire — Hello Games

Awarded to the game that exemplifies overall excellence and ingenuity of any tabletop game in any genre.

* The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine — KOSMOS

Awarded to the VR game that exemplifies overall excellence in gameplay and design across any VR platform.

* Down the Rabbit Hole — Cortopia Studios / Beyond Frames Entertainment

* Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond — Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts

Awarded to the game that best challenges the “norm” of everyday gaming and offers a culturally innovative view of a game world, character, or gameplay.

* Tell Me Why — DONTNOD Entertainment / Xbox Game Studios

* The Last of Us Part II — Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment

Awarded to the game with the most well-designed and stunning visuals, including animation effects and graphics.

* Ori and the Will of the Wisps — Moon Studios / Xbox Game Studios

Awarded to the game with the best overall design concept, gameplay mechanics, and best execution.

* Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time — Toys for Bob / Activision

* Ori and the Will of the Wisps — Moon Studios / Xbox Game Studios

Awarded to the game that best exemplifies artistic excellence in musical score and how it progresses the narrative of the game.

* Ori and the Will of the Wisps — Moon Studios / Xbox Game Studios

Awarded to the game with the best player-to-player interaction experience.

Awarded to the game with the best storyline and dialogue.

* The Last of Us Part II — Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment

Awarded to the game with the most outstanding and impactful sound effects.

Awarded to the game that pushed the capabilities of technology and programming furthest or most effectively.

This Post was originally published on ign.com


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