These are the nominees of the Dutch Game Awards 2022!

In the past week the jury of the Dutch Game Awards came together to make their final decision about the 2022 nominees. We can now present to you our nominees of the Dutch Game Awards 2022. From a total of 48 submitted games, the jury has narrowed its selection down to three games per category. Some of the submitted games have made it on to multiple nominee lists and are in the race for multiple awards!

The winners of the special awards; Awesome Achievement, Inclusion, Best Studio and Lifetime Achievement have already been picked and will be revealed during the awards show.

And the nominees are…

Best Game:
Stacklands – Sokpop Collective
Horizon Forbidden West – Guerrilla Games
Lake – Gamious

Best Art:
Here Comes Niko! – Frog Vibes
Horizon Forbidden West – Guerrilla Games
Jitsu Squad – Tanuki Creative Studio

Best Audio:
Here Comes Niko! – Frog Vibes
We Were Here Forever – Total Mayhem Games
Horizon Forbidden West – Guerrilla

Best Innovation:
Stacklands – Sokpop Collective
Lake – Gamious
After the Fall – Vertigo Games

Best Technology:
Horizon Forbidden West – Guerrilla Games
Wurdweb – Aran & Adriaan
After the Fall – Vertigo Games

Best Game Design:
Stacklands – Sokpop Collective
We Were Here Forever – Total Mayhem Games
Lake – Gamious

Best Debut Game:
Cat Cafe Manager – Roost Games
Here Comes Niko! – Frog Vibes
Jitsu Squad – Tanuki Creative Studio

Best Applied Game:
Hackshield in de Klas – Hackshield Future Cyber Heroes
Springloop – Springlab Learning B.V.
AINAR.io – Hulan / Ainar

Best Student Game:
Ruth’s Journey – Nifty Llama Games (BUAS)
All Hands On Deck – Studio Mantasaur (HKU)
Duckside of the Moon – Duckside Studios (BUAS)

Congratulations to all the nominees!

Go to dutchgameawards.nl for more information and tickets