The Golden Joystick Awards 2023 Nominations Have Been Announced

Golden Joystick Awards 2023

The 41st Golden Joystick Awards nominations have been announced with the main event taking place on November 10, 2023.

Leading the nominations with four nods each are Baldur’s Gate 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Right behind them are Street Fighter 6, Hi-Fi Rush, Dave the Diver, and Starfield with three nominations each.

The nominees for Ultimate Game of the Year, Best Lead Performer, and Best Supporting Performer will be revealed on October 23, 2023. Games yet to be released are not eligible for the below categories, but are eligible to be nominated in the categories previously mentioned.

The Golden Joystick Awards 2023 Nominees

Best Audio

Stray Gods
Hi-Fi Rush
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk
The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Final Fantasy XVI

Best Storytelling

Baldur’s Gate 3
The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood
Armored Core VI: Fires Of Rubicon
Oxenfree II: Lost Signal
PARANORMASIGHT: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Best Game Community

Final Fantasy XIV
Baldur’s Gate 3
Deep Rock Galactic
The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom

Best Game Expansion

Power Wash Simulator DLC
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom
The Case of the Golden Idol Mysteries: The Lemurian Vampire and Spider of Lanka
Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania
A Little to the Left: Cupboards & Drawers

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Best Gaming Hardware

PlayStation VR2
Turtle Beach Stealth Pro Headset
Alienware 34 AW3423DWF
Nitro Deck
ASUS ROG Strix Scope II 96
Samsung 990 PRO

Best Indie Game

Dave the Diver
Pizza Tower
Sea of Stars

Best Multiplayer Game

Diablo IV
Street Fighter 6
Remnant II
Mortal Kombat 1
We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip

Best Visual Design

Baldur’s Gate 3
Hi-Fi Rush
Lies Of P
Street Fighter 6

Hi-Fi Rush

Nintendo Game of the Year

Pikmin 4
The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Fire Emblem Engage
Metroid Prime Remastered
Octopath Traveller II
Fae Farm

PC Game of the Year

PC Game of the Year
Baldur’s Gate 3
Diablo IV
Dave the Diver
System Shock
Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew

PlayStation Game of the Year

Final Fantasy XVI
Resident Evil 4
Street Fighter 6
Armored Core VI: Fires Of Rubicon
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Xbox Game of the Year

Chants of Sennaar
Hi-Fi Rush
Planet of Lana
Dead Space

Still Playing Award

No Man’s Sky
Genshin Impact
The Sims 4
Naraka Bladepoint
GTA Online
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive / Counter-Strike 2
Apex Legends
Dota 2
Call of Duty

Apex Legends

Studio of the Year

Larian Studios
Digital Eclipse
Nintendo EPD
Mimimi Games
Remedy Entertainment
CD Projekt Red

Best Game Trailer

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty – Official Cinematic Trailer
Alan Wake 2 – The Dark Place Gameplay Trailer
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – Official Trailer #3
Baby Steps Reveal Trailer
Mortal Kombat 1 – Official It’s In Our Blood Trailer
Dave the Diver – Official Release Month And Accolades Trailer

Most Wanted Game

Death Stranding 2
Star Wars Outlaws
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Tekken 8
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl
Hades II
Hollow Knight: Silksong
Frostpunk 2
Persona 3 Reload
Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Pacific Drive
Black Myth: Wukong
Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin

Best VR Game

C-Smash VRS
Horizon Call of the Mountain VR
Vertigo 2 VR
F1 23 VR
The Light Brigade

Click here to vote in the Golden Joystick Awards 2023

Voting closes on October 20, 2023, so vote for your favourite games while you still can.

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