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Best Fighting Game Nominees Game Awards 2023: what is the list of games for the Best Fighting Game category?

 The Game Awards 2023 are fast approaching! The nominees have been revealed. Discover the six games competing for the title of Best Fighting Game.

Best Fighting Game Nominees Game Awards 2023: what is the list of games for the Best Fighting Game category?

Each year, The Game Awards celebrate creative and technical excellence in the global video game industry. Founded in 2014 by Geoff Keighley, a media entrepreneur well known for his involvement in the world of video games, the Game Awards have become an essential event for gamers and industry professionals.

This year again, the show promises to reward the games that marked the year. With more than 30 categories including the most prestigious Game of The Year (GOTY), this ceremony will highlight the work of this industry. We find in particular in the highly contested category of Fighting Game or Best Fighting Game. The nominees were announced on the evening of November 13, 2023. We give you the official list!

The Game Awards 2023: The list of games nominated for the Fighting Game

The Game Awards 2023 promise to be exciting with a tight competition for the title of “ Fighting Game ”. Geoff Keighley, the producer of the event, emphasizes the importance of this award which celebrates games where precision, strategy and reactivity are essential. The games nominated in this category stand out for their sophisticated combat mechanics, offering an intense and competitive experience. They often feature a diversity of characters with unique fighting styles, elaborate combos, and precise control schemes that reward both tactical thinking and speed of execution.

Nominees were chosen by an international jury comprised of more than 100 media and influencers, selected for their critical expertise in video game review. This approach ensures extensive critical evaluation, reflecting the collective opinion of an entire editorial staff. The results of the votes, combining those of the jury and those of the fans, will be revealed during the ceremony.

This year, fans are eagerly waiting to see which games will be featured. Highly anticipated titles and surprises are to be expected. Developers and studios from around the world are vying for this prestigious award, which recognizes not only the entertainment offered by gaming but also its innovation and contribution to the industry.

Here is the list of games in the Fighting Game category for The Game Awards 2023 :

  • God of Rock (Modus Studios Brazil/Modus Games)
  • Mortal Kombat 1 (NetherRealm Studios/WB Games)
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl 2 (Ludosity/Fair Play Labs/GameMill Entertainment)
  • Pocket Bravery (Statera Studio/PQube)
  • Street Fighter 6 (Capcom)

It is now up to the jury, but also to the public, to vote for the game that deserves to win the distinction in this category.

The Game Awards 2023 promises to be a memorable spectacle, not only for the awards, but also for world premieres, musical performances, and more. The Fighting Game category is one of the highlights of the event, highlighting excellence in the art of virtual combat, where every blow, every parry, and every move can lead to victory or defeat. For information, we had the honor of participating as a member of the selection jury for The Game Awards 2023.