Every year, Geoff Keighley hosts the Video Game Awards, which recognize different achievements in the video game industry for best art direction, narrative and more. The Video Game Award nominees for 2018 have been announced, with several returning categories and a few changes.

Check out the Video Game Award Nominees for 2018 below: 

Geoff Keighley announces the nominees across 30 categories for The Game Awards. Watch the live show on Thursday, December 6, starting at 8:30 PM ET / 5:30 PM PT in 4K on YouTube.

Some more information from the official website for The Game Awards: 

This year more than 100 games and individuals have been nominated for The Game Awards. Choose your favorites below. You can vote once every 24 hours, and if you share your vote it receives an extra boost in our winner formula. Winners will be announced live on December 6th at The Game Awards.

Here’s all of the categories this year:

GAME AWARDS

  • GAME OF THE YEAR
  • BEST ONGOING GAME
  • BEST GAME DIRECTION
  • BEST NARRATIVE
  • BEST ART DIRECTION
  • BEST SCORE/MUSIC – PRESENTED BY SPOTIFY
  • BEST AUDIO DESIGN – PRESENTED BY DOLBY
  • BEST PERFORMANCE
  • GAMES FOR IMPACT
  • BEST INDEPENDENT GAME
  • BEST MOBILE GAME
  • BEST VR/AR GAME
  • BEST ACTION GAME
  • BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME
  • BEST ROLE PLAYING GAME
  • BEST FIGHTING GAME
  • BEST FAMILY GAME
  • BEST STRATEGY GAME
  • BEST SPORTS/RACING GAME
  • BEST MULTIPLAYER GAME
  • BEST STUDENT GAME
  • BEST DEBUT INDIE GAME

COMMUNITY AWARD

  • CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR

ESPORTS AWARDS

  • BEST ESPORTS GAME
  • BEST ESPORTS PLAYER – PRESENTED BY OMEN BY HP
  • BEST ESPORTS TEAM
  • BEST ESPORTS COACH
  • BEST ESPORTS EVENT
  • BEST ESPORTS HOST
  • BEST ESPORTS MOMENT

You can vote for your choices in The Game Awards right here.