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All winners and nominees from the Game Awards 2021

Here are all the winners and nominees from the Game Awards 2021, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
All winners and nominees from the Game Awards 2021
The Game Awards have returned once again to the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California for its 2021 edition following last year's online celebration.

As its tradition, the winners from the gala were chosen by both players around the world and the Game Awards Panel, a group of experts devoted to honour the best in terms of innovation from the entire gaming industry this year.

That said, let’s take a look at all winners and nominees of the Game Awards 2021.

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The Game Awards statuette. (Picture: The Game Awards)

Game of the Year (GOTY)

  • Winner: It Takes Two
  • Deathloop
  • Metroid Dread
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Game Direction

  • Winner: Deathloop
  • Psychonauts 2
  • It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Best Narrative

  • Winner: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Psychonauts 2

Best Art Direction

  • Winner: Deathloop
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • The Artful Escape

Best Score and Music

  • Winner: Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139...
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Deathloop
  • Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Artful Escape

Best Audio Design

  • Winner: Forza Horizon 5
  • Deathloop
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal
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2021 Game of the Year nominees. (Picture: The Game Awards)

Best Performance

  • Winner: Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu (Resident Evil Village)
  • Erika Mori as Alex Chen (Life is Strange: True Colors)
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Antón Castillo (Far Cry 6)
  • Jason E. Kelley as Colt Vahn (Deathloop)
  • Ozioama Akagha as Juliana Blake (Deathloop)

Games for Impact

  • Winner: Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Before Your Eyes
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Chicory
  • No Longer Home

Best Ongoing Game

  • Winner: FINAL FANTASY XIV Online
  • Apex Legends
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Fortnite
  • Genshin Impact

Best Indie Game

  • Winner: Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • 12 Minutes
  • Death’s Door
  • Inscription
  • Loop Hero

Best Mobile Game

  • Winner: Genshin Impact
  • Fantasian
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Marvel’s Future Revolution
  • Pokémon Unite

Best Community Support

  • Winner: FINAL FANTASY XIV Online
  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
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2021 Best Mobile Game nominees. (Picture: The Game Awards)

Innovation in Accesibility

  • Winner: Forza Horizon 5
  • Far Cry 6
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

Best VR / AR Game

  • Winner: Resident Evil 4
  • Hitman 3
  • I Expect You to Die 2
  • Lone Echo 2
  • Sniper Elite VR

Best Action Game

  • Winner: Returnal
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Chivalry 2
  • Deathloop
  • Far Cry 6

Best Action / Adventure Game

  • Winner: Metroid Dread
  • Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Psychonauts 2

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Winner: Tales of Arise
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Scarlet Nexus
  • Shin Megami Tensei V

Best Fighting Game

  • Winner: Guilty Gear Strive
  • Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
  • Melty Blood Type Lumina
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
  • Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown
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2021 Best Esports Game nominees. (Picture: The Game Awards)

Best Family Game

  • Winner: It Takes Two
  • Mario Party Superstars
  • New Pokémon Snap
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  • WarioWare: Get It Together!

Best Sim / Strategy Game

  • Winner: Age of Empires IV
  • Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  • Humankind
  • Inscryption
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best Sports / Racing Game

  • Winner: Forza Horizon 5
  • F1 2021
  • FIFA 22
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed
  • Riders Republic

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Winner: It Takes Two
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Knockout City
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • New World
  • Valheim

Content Creator of the Year

  • Winner: Dream
  • Leslie “Fuslie” Fu
  • Alexandre "Gaules" Borba
  • Ibai Llanos
  • David “TheGrefg” Cánovas
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2021 Content Creator of the Year nominees. (Picture: The Game Awards)

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Winner: Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Sable
  • The Artful Escape
  • The Forgotten City
  • Valheim

Most Anticipated Game

  • Winner: Elden Ring
  • God of War: Ragnarok
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • The Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Starfield

Players' Voice

  • Winner: Halo Infinite
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Esports Game

  • Winner: League of Legends
  • Call of Duty
  • CS:GO
  • Dota 2
  • Valorant

Best Esports Athlete

  • Winner: Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev (Natus Vincere - CS:GO)
  • Magomed "Collapse" Khalilov (Team Spirit - Dota 2)
  • Heo "ShowMaker" Su (DWG KIA - League of Legends)
  • Tyson "TenZ" Ngo (Sentinels - Valorant)
  • Chris "Simp" Lehr (Atlanta FaZe - Call of Duty)

Best Esports Team

  • Winner: Natus Vincere - CS:GO
  • Atlanta FaZe - Call of Duty
  • DWG KIA - League of Legends
  • Team Spirit - Dota 2
  • Sentinels - Valorant

Best Esports Coach

  • Winner: Kim "kkOma" Jeong-gyun (DWG KIA - League of Legends)
  • Andrei "B1ad3" Horodenskyi (Natus Vincere - CS:GO)
  • James "Crowder" Crowder (Atlanta FaZe - Call of Duty)
  • Andrey "Engh" Sholokhov (Gambit Esports - Valorant)
  • Airat "Silent" Gaziev (Team Spirit - Dota 2)

Best Esports Event

  • Winner: 2021 League of Legends World Championship
  • The International 10
  • Valorant Masters Reykjavík
  • PGL Major Stockholm 2021
  • PUBG Mobile Global Championship Season 0

Global Gaming Citizens

  • The Drag Stream Community (Deere and Samira Close)
  • Kahlief Adams (Spawn on Me)

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees of the Game Awards 2021!

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Featured image courtesy of The Game Awards.