The nominees for the 2019 Game Awards have been announced.

Geoff Keighley announced the nominees early Tuesday for the award show scheduled for Dec. 12. The nominees include games, personalities, and companies from across the games industry spread across 29 categories to honor the year’s best.

“Death Stranding” walked away with the most nominations at nine and “Control” a close second at eight nominations. Both snagged nominations in the same categories including Game of the Year, Best Game Narrative, and multiple nominations in Best Performance.

Other games walking away with multiple include “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,” “Resident Evil 2,” and “The Outer Worlds.”

Full list of nominees:

Game of the Year:

  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Resident Evil 2”
  • “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”
  • “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate”
  • “The Outer Worlds”

Action Game:

  • “Apex Legends”
  • “Astral Chain”
  • “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”
  • “Devil May Cry 5”
  • “Gears 5”
  • “Metro Exodus”

Action/Adventure Game:

  • “Borderlands 3”
  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Resident Evil 2”
  • “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening”
  • “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”

Art Direction:

  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Gris”
  • “Sayonara Wild Hearts”
  • “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”
  • “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening”

Audio Design

  • “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”
  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Gears 5”
  • “Resident Evil 2”
  • “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”

Community Support:

  • “Apex Legends”
  • “Destiny 2”
  • “Final Fantasy XIV”
  • “Fortnite”
  • “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege”

Content Creator:

  • Jack Dunlop AKA “Courage”
  • Benjamin Lup AKA “Dr. Lupo”
  • Soleil Wheeler AKA “Ewok”
  • David Martinez AKA “Grefg”
  • Michael Grzesiek AKA “Shroud”

Esports Coach:

  • Eric ‘Adrien’ Hoag – Team Liquid
  • Nu-Ri ‘Cain’ Jang – Team Liquid
  • Fabian ‘Grabbz’ Lohmann – G2 Sports
  • Kim ‘Kkoma’ Jeong-Gyun – SK Telecom T1
  • Titouan ‘Sockshka’ Merloz – OG
  • Danny ‘Zonic’ Sorensen – Astralis

Esports Event:

  • 2019 “Overwatch” League Grand Finals
  • EVO 2019
  • “Fortnite” World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • “League of Legends” World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Esports Game:

  • “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive”
  • “DOTA 2”
  • “Fortnite”
  • “League of Legends”
  • “Overwatch”

Esports Host:

  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Paul “Redeye” Chaloner
  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Duan "Candice" Yu-Shuang

Esports Player:

  • Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf – Immortals
  • Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-hyeok – SK Telecom
  • Luka ‘Perkz’ Perkovic – G2 Esports
  • Oleksandr ‘S1mple’ Kostyliev – Natus Vincere
  • Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won – San Francisco Shock

Esports Team:

  • Astralis
  • G2 Sports
  • OG
  • San Francisco Shock
  • Team Liquid

Family Game:

  • “Luigi’s Mansion 3”
  • “Ring Fit Adventure”
  • “Super Mario Maker 2”
  • “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate”
  • “Yoshi’s Crafted World”

Fighting Game:

  • “Dead or Alive 6”
  • “Jump Force”
  • “Mortal Kombat 11”
  • “Samurai Showdown”
  • “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate”

Fresh Indie Game:

  • ZA/UM – “Disco Elysium”
  • Nomada Studio – “Gris”
  • Deadtoast Entertainment – “My Friend Pedro”
  • Mobius Digital – “Outer Wilds”
  • Mega Crit – “Slay The Spire”
  • House House – “Untitled Goose Game”

Game Direction:

  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Resident Evil 2”
  • “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”
  • “Outer Wilds”

Games for Impact:

  • “Concrete Genie”
  • “Gris”
  • “Kind Words”
  • “Life is Strange 2”
  • “Sea of Solitude”

Independent Game:

  • “Baba is You”
  • “Disco Elysium”
  • “Katana Zero”
  • “Outer Wilds”
  • “Untitled Goose Game”

Mobile Game:

  • “Call of Duty: Mobile”
  • “Grindstone”
  • “Sayonara Hearts Wild”
  • “Sky: Children of Light”
  • “What the Golf?”

Multiplayer Game:

  • “Apex Legends”
  • “Borderlands 3”
  • “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”
  • “Tetris 99”
  • “Tom Clancy’s The Division 2”

Narrative:

  • “A Plague Tale: Innocence”
  • “Control”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Disco Elysium”
  • “The Outer Worlds”

Ongoing Game:

  • “Apex Legends”
  • “Destiny 2”
  • “Final Fantasy XIV”
  • “Fortnite”
  • “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege”

Performance:

  • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb – “The Outer Worlds”
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden – “Control”
  • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz – “Gears 5”
  • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff – “Death Stranding”
  • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling – “Control”
  • Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges – “Death Stranding”

Role-Playing Game:

  • “Disco Elysium”
  • “Final Fantasy XIV”
  • “Kingdom Hearts 3”
  • “Monster Hunter World: Iceborne”
  • “The Outer Worlds”

Score & Music:

  • “Cadence of Hyrule”
  • “Death Stranding”
  • “Devil May Cry 5”
  • “Kingdom Hearts 3”
  • “Sayonara Wild Hearts”

Sports/Racing Game:

  • “Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled”
  • “Dirt Rally 2.0”
  • “eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020”
  • “F1 2019”
  • “FIFA 20”

Strategy Game:

  • “Age of Wonders: Planetfall”
  • “Anno 1800”
  • “Fire Emblem: Three Houses”
  • “Total War: Three Kingdoms”
  • “Tropico 6”
  • “Wargroove”

VR/AR Game:

  • “Asgard’s Wrath”
  • “Blood & Truth”
  • “Beat Saber”
  • “No Man’s Sky”
  • “Trover Saves The Universe”

Death Stranding 2 Sony's Shuhei Yoshida said "Death Stranding" will make players cry. Photo: PlayStation.Blog / Flickr