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Games for Impact Award Game Awards 2023 nominees: what is the list of games for the category?

 The Game Awards 2023 are fast approaching! The nominees have been revealed. Discover the six games in the running for the Games for Impact Award.

Games for Impact Award Game Awards 2023 nominees: what is the list of games for the 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 hotly contested category of the Games for Impact Award. 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 Games for Impact Award

The Game Awards 2023 promise to be exciting with a tight competition for the title of “ Games for Impact Award ”. Geoff Keighley, the event's producer, emphasizes the importance of this award which celebrates titles that go beyond entertainment to touch, educate, or inspire gamers on important topics. These are games that deal with social, ethical, or environmental themes, encourage reflection on critical issues, or promote positive changes in society. Works nominated in this category are recognized for their ability to raise awareness, challenge preconceived ideas, and stimulate constructive dialogue.

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 competing 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 Games for Impact Award category for The Game Awards 2023 :

  • A Space for the Unbound (Mojiken Studio/Toge Productions/Chorus)
  • Chants of Sennaar (Rundisc/Focus Entertainment) 
  • Goodbye Volcano High (KO_OP)
  • Tchia (Awaceb/Kepler Interactive)
  • Terra Nil (Free Lives/Devolver Digital/Netflix)
  • Venba (Visai Games)

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 Games for Impact Award category is one of the highlights of the event, highlighting that video games are a powerful medium for conveying important messages and developing socially relevant narratives.  For information, we had the honor of participating as a member of the selection jury for The Game Awards 2023.