Gamescon 2022 Awards Nominees

gamescom, the world’s largest event for computer and video games, announced the nominees for the 2022 gamescom Awards on August 15.

A committee of game writers and content producers selected the nominees.

The winners will be announced this week during the convention in Cologne, Germany.

Gamescom goes green award

  • Indie Arena Booth
  • Microsoft / Xbox
  • Ukie

Most Wanted Microsoft Xbox Game

  • The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me, Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • The Last Case of Benedict Fox, Rogue Games
  • Metal: Hellsinger, Funcom

Most Wanted PC Game

  • Metal: Hellsinger, Funcom
  • System Shock, Plaion
  • Warhammer 40.000: Darktide, Fatshark

Most Wanted Sony PlayStation Game

  • Lies of P, Neowiz
  • One Piece Odyssey, Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Most Wanted Nintendo Switch Game

  • Airhead, HandyGames
  • Edge of Sanity, Vixa Games
  • Tin Hearts, Wired Productions

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Lies of P, Neowiz
  • Outcast 2 – A New Beginning, THQ Nordic
  • The Last Case of Benedict Fox, Rogue Games

Best Action Game

  • Metal: Hellsinger, Funcom
  • System Shock, Plaion
  • Warhammer 40.000: Darktide, Fatshark

Best Family Game

  • Fling to the Finish, Daedalic Entertainment
  • Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure, Snowcastle Games
  • Paper Trail, Newfangled Games

Best Indie Game

  • Inkulinati, Daedalic Entertainment
  • Paper Trail, Newfangled Games
  • Sunday Gold, Team17 Digital

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Goat Simulator 3, Plaion
  • The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me, Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Warhammer 40.000: Darktide, Fatshark

Best Ongoing Game

  • Age of Empires IV, Microsoft
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator, Microsoft
  • Sea of Thieves, Microsoft

Best Role Playing Game

  • Dredge,  Black Salt Games
  • Lies of P, Neowiz
  • Sunday Gold, Team17 Digital

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • AEW: Fight Forever, THQ Nordic
  • GOAL! The Club Manager, Toplitz Productions
  • Ultimechs, Resolution Games

Best Strategy/Simulation Game

  • Age Of Darkness, Team17 Digital
  • Autopsy Simulator, Team17 Digital
  • IXION, Kalypso Media

Most Original Game

  • Inkulinati, Daedalic Entertainment
  • Metal: Hellsinger, Funcom
  • Pentiment, Microsoft

The jurors will decide the winners, except in two categories of the “Consumer Awards”, Best Booth and Best Trailer / Announcement, where fans attending gamescom will vote for the prize winners.

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