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Gayming Awards 2023: Where and how to watch

The Gayming Awards 2023 is a week away, promising an event of a lifetime with fabulous awards, exciting entertainment, and the guarantee of focusing on LGBTQ+ developers, publishers, and the games they make.

But with such a thrilling event so near, there’s just one question we know is on your minds: where and how can we watch the Gayming Awards 2023?

Like in previous years, The Gayming Awards will be available to watch on twitch.tv/gaymingmag. The awards will take place on April 24, 3 pm ET/12 pm PT/8 pm BST. So, no matter where you are, you can sit and watch the hottest, the queerest, and the most fabulous show of your life.

Here are all of the brilliant nominees who have a chance of taking away one of their very own trophies at the Gayming Awards 2023.

Game of the Year

  • Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers – Pqube & Fiction Factory Games
  • Cult of the Lamb – Devolver Digital & Massive Monster
  • Elden Ring – FromSoftware & Bandai Namco
  • God of War Ragnarök – SIE Santa Monica Studio

Gayming Magazine Readers Award – sponsored by Devolver Digital

  • Cult of the Lamb – Devolver Digital & Massive Monster
  • Disney Dreamlight Valley – Gameloft
  • Elden Ring – FromSoftware & Bandai Namco
  • Ghostwire Tokyo – Bethesda Softworks
  • Horizon Forbidden West – Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Stray – Annapurna Interactive & Blue Twelve Studio
  • Tunic – Finji
  • Wylde Flowers – Studio Drydock

Best LGBTQ Indie

  • Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers – Pqube & Fiction Factory Games
  • Butterfly Soup 2 – Brianna Lei
  • SIGNALIS – rose-engine & Humble Games
  • ValiDate: Struggling Singles in your Area – Veritable Joy
  • We Are OFK – Team OFK
  • Wylde Flowers – Studio Drydock

LGBTQ Streamer of the Year – sponsored by Streamlabs

  • DragTrashly
  • Espé Symoné
  • Fox Queen
  • Gothika Love
  • HiDro
  • psoymilk
  • Sammy M Jay
  • SuperButterBuns
  • Toph
  • Willow

Authentic Representation Award

  • I Was a Teenage Exocolonist – Northway Games & Finji
  • Saints Row – Deep Silver
  • SIGNALIS – rose-engine & Humble Games
  • Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – Gearbox & 2K
  • ValiDate: Struggling Singles in your Area – Veritable Joy
  • We Are OFK ­– Team OFK

Best LGBTQ Character – sponsored by Rocksteady Studios

  • Bones Three-Wood – Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands– Gearbox & 2K
  • Bridget – Guilty Gear Strive – Arc System Works
  • Catalyst – Apex Legends – Respawn & EA
  • ELSTER – SIGNALIS – rose-engine & Humble Games
  • Lor – New Tales from the Borderlands – Gearbox & 2K
  • Tara Wylde – Wylde Flowers – Studio Drydock

Industry Diversity Award

  • Code Coven
  • GaymerX
  • Girls Run These Worlds
  • GLITCH
  • Qweerty Gamers

Best LGBTQ Contribution to Esports Award

  • Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association
  • Team Overture
  • Valorant Game Changers
  • XSET

Best LGBTQ Tabletop Game of the Year Award

  • Adventuring with Pride – A Queero’s Journey – Jack Dixon
  • Pathfinder Lost Omens – Paizo
  • Pride Across the Multiverse – Wizards of the Coast
  • Tower of the Soul – Awfully Queer Heroes

Best LGBTQ Comic Book Moment Award

  • Marvel’s Voices ICEMAN – Luciano Vecchio & Marvel Comics
  • Rockstar and Softboy – Image Comics
  • Superman: Son of Kal-El – DC Comics
  • Young Men in Love – Joe Glass and Matt Miner (editors) & A Wave Blue World

For more information about the Gayming Awards 2023, head to gaymingmag.com/awards.

Aimee Hart

[She/They] Aimee Hart is Editor-in-Chief of Gayming Magazine. She specializes in queer fandom, video games and tabletop, having started her career writing for numerous websites like The Verge, Polygon, Input Magazine and more. Her goal now is to boost LGBTQ+ voices in the video games industry.