It’s that time of year when we celebrate and honor the countless games that have captivated us all throughout 2016 at The Video Games Awards. Where the world of Video Games meet for one night and are commemorating for achieving yet again the very best in gaming entertainment.

During a Livestream that took place this morning, creator and producer of the show Geoff Keighley announced the full nominees for the upcoming event. The award ceremony is set to air on December 1st, from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. The show will begin at 8:30 ET | 5:30 PT, which would go live on Twitch, Youtube, Facebook Live, IGN, Gamespot, PSN, Xbox Live, and Steam. Even more interesting the broadcast will also be going live for the first time in VR—360 degree cameras that allow you to circulate your view throughout the show.

Here’s the complete list of games that were nominated in their respectful category. Also down below is an announcement and promo video for the upcoming show.

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 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 Narrative 

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia III
  • Oxenfree
  • 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 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

Best Art Direction 

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

Most Anticipated Game

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

Best Fan Creation 

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

Best eSports Game

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

Best eSports Player

  • Faker
  • Coldzera
  • Byun-Hyun Woo
  • Infiltrator
  • Hungrybox

Best eSports Team

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

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