Metroid Dread in the running for best game of the year at the Game Awards! –

The Game Awards is an annual American event that rewards games released throughout the year.

Rather than giving you a summary of all the categories, we will only present the categories in which you can find games released on the Nintendo console (without necessarily mentioning Fortnite) …

We start directly with the category Game of the year who will see Samus to oppose among others Chris and Ratchet & Clank


It Takes Two

Metroid Dread

Psychonauts 2

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Resident Evil Village

In the category best indie game, we find in particular the Raven of Death’s Door, which arrives next week on Nintendo Switch.

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Death’s Door

Kena: Bridge of Spirits


Loop Hero

In the category best indie first game, it’s Forgotten City who is nominated (available in Cloud version)

Kena: Bridge of Spirits


The Artful Escape

The Forgotten City


For the best story, we find the Guardians of the Galaxy (also available in cloud) and Life is Strange : True Colors which should not be long …


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Life is Strange: True Colors

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Psychonauts 2

For the best soundtrack, alone Star-Lord and his radio cassette player have been released on Nintendo Switch!

Cyberpunk 2077 (Marcin Przybylowicz, Piotr T. Adamczyk)

Deathloop (Tom Salta)

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 (Keiichi Okabe)

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Richard Jacques)

The Artful Escape (Johnny Galvatron et Josh Abrahams)

In the category best acting performance in a video game, we find Life is Strange : True Colors

Erika Mori as Alex Chen, Life is Strange: True Colors

Giancarlo Esposito as Anton Castillo, Far Cry 6

Jason E. Kelley as Colt Vahn, Deathloop

Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu, Resident Evil Village

Ozioma Akagha in the role of Julianna Blake, Deathloop

In the game having a strong impact category, we find the very fun Boyfriend Dungeon

Before Your Eyes

Boyfriend Dungeon


Life is Strange: True Colors

No Longer Home

In the best action / adventure game category, it’s still Samus who will defend the colors of Nintendo!

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Metroid Dread

Psychonauts 2

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Resident Evil Village

In the category best role play, we find the excellent Monster Hunter Rise and Shin Megami Tensei V!

Cyberpunk 2077

Monster Hunter Rise

Scarlet Nexus

Shin Megami Tensei V

Tales of Arise

In the category best fighting game, we find the sympathetic Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

Guilty Gear -Strive-

Melty Blood: Type Lumina

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown

In the category best family game, Nintendo is well represented with:

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Mario Party Superstars

New Pokémon Snap

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

WarioWare: Get It Together!

In the category best racing game, it’s the small cars of Hot Wheels and FIFA 22 (but in an unfortunately watered-down version on Nintendo Switch) that you can find on Nintendo Switch.

F1 2021


Forza Horizon 5

Hot Wheels Unleashed

Riders Republic

In the category best multiplayer game, we inevitably find Monster Hunter Rise et Knockout City which did not displease us!

Back 4 Blood

It Takes Two

Knockout City

Monster Hunter Rise

New World


In the category of the most anticipated games, no surprise we find our dear Link, with la suite de Breath of the Wild… !

Elden Ring

God of War Ragnarök

Horizon Forbidden West

Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild


For the record, the last time a Nintendo game won the Game of the Year award was in 2017 with a certain The Legend of Zelda : Breath of the Wild… !

Do you have your preferences? In all cases, the results will be released on December 9!