The Game Awards Nominees to be Announced Nov. 18, Voting Opens Same Day

Nominees for The Game Awards, the video game industry’s annual year-end celebration, will be officially announced on Wednesday, November 18 at 9am PST/12pm EST.

According to a press release, the event will include a new category for Innovation in Accessibility that will honor the software and/or hardware developers helping games be enjoyed by an even wider audience.

Following the Nov. 18 announcement, video game fans will be able to vote via authenticated online voting and winners will be announced during The Game Awards on December 10.  The awards show livestream will be available to watch digitally across more than 45 global digital platforms.

“Taking a virtual format, The Game Awards will adapt a multi-city approach to the 2020 broadcast, airing live in 4K UHD from studio locations with no in-person audience in Los Angeles, Tokyo and London. The three host cities for The Game Awards will be digitally connected for an innovative celebration with live award presentations, musical performances, and spectacular world premiere game announcements,” the press release said. “The Game Awards is executive produced by Geoff Keighley and Kimmie Kim. LeRoy Bennett returns as creative director for his sixth year, and Richard Preuss returns as director for his fourth year.”

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