Blizzard, Electronic Arts, 2K Games, Private Division and Skybound Entertainment will compete for the main LGBT gaming award of the year

American Non-Governmental LGBT Organization GLAADnominated for the 31st Prize in the fight against the eradication of homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation GLAAD Media Awards in category “Outstanding game” (Outstanding Video Game).

This category debuted last year. Then the reward gone to complement Summerset for The elder scrolls online per storyline Manor of masques. During the assignment, players must help transgender women to unite with their twin sister.

This year, five nominees, “Reliably and meaningfully showing LGBT characters and their problems”, as follows:

  • Apex legends (Electronic Arts)
  • Borderlands 3 (2K Games)
  • The outer worlds (Private Division)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • The Walking Dead: The Final Season (Skybound Entertainment)

The winner of the gaming category will be announced March 19, 2023 at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

GLAAD has been presenting awards since 1990. “who have had the most noticeable impact on the development of gay culture, people, the media, objectively covering the problems of the LGBT movement, as well as films, series and programs that contribute to strengthening the positive image of LGBT people”. Until 2019, there was no separate game category at the annual award ceremonies, but sometimes the organizers still noted the game developers. For example, BioWare.

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