After years of hosting Spike TV’s annual video game awards show, Geoff Keighley struck out on his own. The Game Awards were a success in 2014, and the show is now returning for its third year. The Game Awards 2016 will be held on December 1st, and Keighley has just revealed all of the categories and nominees.

There are 24 categories this year, including Game of the Year, Best Independent Game, Best Fan Creation, and Most Anticipated Game. 18 of the winners will be selected by a special jury, and the rest will be decided by fan votes. You can check out the full list of games below, and you can cast your vote for the fan categories here.

Jury Selected

Game of the Year

  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Studio/Game Direction

  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • DICE
  • Id Software
  • Naughty Dog
  • Respawn Entertainment

Best Narrative

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia III
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Art Direction

  • Abzu
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Music/Sound Design

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

Best Performance

  • Alex Hernandez, Mafia III
  • Cissy Jones, Firewatch
  • Emily Rose, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Nolan North, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Rich Sommer, Firewatch
  • Troy Baker, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Games for Impact Award

  • 1979 Revolution
  • Block’hood
  • Orwell
  • Sea Hero Quest
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Best Independent Game

  • Firewatch
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • Inside
  • Stardew Valley
  • The Witness

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

  • Clash Royale
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Monster Hunter Generations
  • Pokemon GO
  • Severed

Best VR Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • EVE Valkyrie
  • Job Simulator
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

Best Action Game

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Dishonored 2
  • Hitman
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Dark Souls III
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine
  • World of Warcraft: Legion
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X

Best Fighting Game

  • Killer Instinct: Season 3
  • King of Fighters XIV
  • Pokken Tournament
  • Street Fighter V

Best Family Game

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Pokemon GO
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Skylanders: Imaginators

Best Strategy Game

  • Civilization VI
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Total War: Warhammer
  • XCOM 2

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 17
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • MLB The Show 16
  • NBA 2K17
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017

Best Multiplayer

  • Battlefield 1
  • Gears of War
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Overcooked
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Fan’s Choice

Best eSports Player

  • Faker
  • Coldzera
  • ByuN-Hyun Woo
  • Infiltration
  • Hungrybox

Best eSports Team

  • SK Telecom T1
  • Wings Gaming
  • SK Gaming
  • Rox Tigers
  • Cloud 9

Best eSports Game

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V

Trending Gamer

  • Angry Joe Show
  • Boogie2988
  • Danny O’Dwyer
  • JackSepticEye
  • Lirik

Best Fan Creation

  • Project A2MR
  • Pokemon Uranium
  • Brutal DOOM 64
  • Enderal: The Shards of Order

Most Anticipated Game

  • God of War
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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