Gayming Awards 2022 nominates Life is Strange: True Colors, Boyfriend Dungeon and Psychonauts 2 for Game of the Year

The 2022 Gayming Awards have announced the list of nominated games that will be included in its ceremony. Its biggest Game of the Year category has four different nominations that include LGBTQ representation in one form or another.

Game of the Year nominees include Life is Strange: True Colors, Boyfriend Dungeon, Psychonauts 2, and Unpacking. They all feature strong LGBTQ characters that provide representation to millions around the world. This will be decided by judges, who represent a “diverse panel”.

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Organized by the Gayming Magazine, its readers have the opportunity to vote on their favorite games of 2021 also via a Google Form. These nominations include Boyfriend Dungeon, Forza Horizon 5, Metroid Dread, Resident Evil Village, Sable, Shin Megami Tensei V, Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, and The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles.

Other awards include Authentic Representation, Best LGBTQ Character, Best LGBTQ Indie Game, but LGBTQ+ streamers and eSports players are also included in the award mix. For example, the nominees for LGBTQ Streamer of the Year are Aimsey, BlizzB3ar, CriticalBard, Eevoh, Eret, Nihachu, ReadySetBen, RekItRaven, Sammy M Jay, Shaaba and Jamie, Shawn and Toph.

The awards will take place in London, England on April 25, with TV presenter Julia Hardy hosting the show. You can get tickets now and 20% of sales will go to the It Gets Better project, which helps LGBTQ youth feel empowered.

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