New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced

New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced

Every year brings numerous exciting new games to fans, and with those games comes the New York Game Awards from the New York Videogame Critics Circle to show the best in gaming for the year.

The New York Videogame Critics Circle (NYVGCC) is a renowned organization founded in 2011 by Harold Goldberg of the Washington Post that aims to bring the best the journalism world has to offer the videogame world, while advocating for multiculturalism and helping the underprivileged. Goldberg says “We want to help, we need to give back, and we’re very serious about that mission,” in being advocates for a greater message in gaming.

Every year this prestigious non-profit group holds a New York Game Awards show that aims to embrace and expand on that message, by not only celebrating the very best the game world had to offer in the year prior, but celebrating the people that brought the games to fans.

President of NYVGCC Harold Goldberg also stated, “We really wanted to present our fans with a live show this year. However, for health and safety reasons, we are offering a virtual only show again in 2022. We are still absolutely thrilled about having the honour of acknowledging all the incredible work from developers and journalists in 2021.”

He went on to say, “In addition to the list of nominees, we’re still hopeful that many will buy tickets to support our ongoing mission to provide awareness and mentorship for the video game industry, especially among underserved communities,” showing the sheer breadth of their mission to reach larger audiences.

Without further ado, these are the nominees from the 11th annual New York Game Awards of 2022:

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year

New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced
  • Dorfromantik

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game:

New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced
  • Before I Forget
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights
  • Genesis Noir
  • Sable
  • Wildermyth
     

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing in a Game:

New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced
  • Chicken Police – Paint It Red
  • Life Is Strange: True Colors
  • Persona 5 Strikers
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Resident Evil: Village
  • Strangeland
     

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World:

New York Game Awards 2022 Nominees Formally Announced
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Chicken Police – Paint it Red
  • Exo One
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Resident Evil: Village
     

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game:

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  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Everhood
  • Far Cry 6 – PedroBromfman
  • Genesis Noir
  • Life Is Strange: True Colors
  • NBA 2K22
  • Sable

All of the other exciting nominees can be found on the NYVGCC site.

All attendees that hoped to see the show live will be contacted for refunds, as the event is going to be digital due to ongoing health concerns about large gatherings based on the recent surge of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The New York Game Awards of 2022 will take place on February 1st, and more information will be likely provided on their Official Twitter page for updates on how to watch the exciting event.

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