Nominees Revealed for The Spawnies Awards

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The Spawnies Awards 2022

Last night, Spawn on Me’s Kahlief Adams, and Co-Host Riana Manuel-Peña officially revealed the nominees for The Spawnies Awards 2022 honoring the developers, publishers, public relations, games, and most importantly, the community that makes it all possible within the gaming industry, live on The Spawnies Show on Twitch.

Over 127 games were nominated for The Spawnies Awards 2022, and the nominees for each category include:

6 Million Ways To Die Award (Best Shooter)


Neon White

Apex Legends

Splatoon 3

Snot Bubble Cry Award (Most Emotional / Narrative Game)

As Dusk Falls

Beacon Pines

We Are OFK

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist

On The Road Again Award (Best Ongoing Game)

Destiny 2

Sea of Thieves

Cinco Paus

Star Traders Frontiers

Indiepocalypse Award (Best Indie Game)

Cult of the Lamb

Citizen Sleeper

Nobody Saves The World

PowerWash Simulator

Turn Me Up Award (Best Music in a Game)

We Are OFK

Metal: Hellsinger


Cult of the Lamb

Oh, Snap! Award (Most Surprising Game)

Citizen Sleeper

Powerwash Simulator

Elden Ring


Ease On Down The Road Award (Best Adventure Game)

Horizon Forbidden West

Elden Ring

Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Jamiroquai Award (Best VR Game)


Moss Book 2

Walkabout Mini Golf VR

The Last Clockwinder

One Shining Moment Award (Best Sports Game)



WWE 2K22

OlliOlli World

Brookago Heritage Award (Diversity Award)

Horizon Forbidden West

Weird West

Saints Row

The Quarry

Be Water, My Friend (Best Fighting Game)





Crystal Biscuit Award (Most Anticipated Upcoming Game)

Skate Story


Sonic Frontiers

Spider-Man 2

Cheddar Bay Biscuit Award (Best Game of the Year)


Xenoblade Chronicles 3


Horizon Forbidden West

Beginning today, fans are invited to vote for winners in 13 categories, including ‘Best Shooter,’ ‘Best Indie Game,’ ‘Most Emotional Narrative Game,’ and the coveted ‘Best Game of the Year.’ Public voting will be open from now through December 3, 2022. Voting can be done online and on via a new Twitch extension powered by Grab Labs. The Spawnies winners will be announced and aired on Monday, January 30th, 2023, at 6 PM PST on the front page of Twitch, as well as

The Spawnies Awards showcase the true passion and creativity this industry and the culture behind it can create. Special guests include iamBrandon, Friskk, Mr.Midas, Ray Apollo, Recky, and Twitch Streamers TreAndJ, as well as Music Performance DJ and MC by Max Rhymes. The Spawnies have partnered with Grab Labs and, for the first time ever, giving fans a voice by nominating their favorite games and experiences of 2022.





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