The organizers from the 19th Game Developer Choice Awards have announced this year's nominees. The winners of each category will be announced on March 20 in the San Francisco Moscone Center during the 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) event hosted by Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine Productions and LucasArts Industry Veterans.
On the Switch Front, Nintendo Labo has been nominated for the Innovation Prize and is concerned with the likes of Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 and the tile puzzle, Tetris Effect . Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has also received an honorable mention in the game of the year class and Dragon Ball FighterZ received a honorable mention in the category of best visuals.
In the form of indie nominations, the challenging platform Celeste has been nominated for best sound, best design and for this year's game. It also received honorable reviews in innovation and narrative categories. The developers Villa Gorilla ( Yoku's Island Express ), Sabotage ( The Messenger ) and Nomada Studio ( GRIS ) are all up to the best debut nomination and Digital Sun ( Moonlighter ) received an honorable mention in this category. has been nominated for Best Design and Wandersong is nominated for Best Sound Prize.
To see the full list of nominations, click here.