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Every Best Performance Winner at The Game Awards – Listed

Every Actor and Actress who has won Best Performer at The Game Awards

by Grant Testa

The Game Awards are only three weeks away, as December 8, 2022 will mark the date that the winners for a diverse array of honors will finally be revealed to the delight of gamers worldwide. For eight years, the popular award show, hosted by Geoff Keighley, has highlighted each year’s greatest games, artists, developers, and performers, as well as presenting reveal trailers for upcoming titles, sure to excite the 85 million (and exponentially growing) international viewership audience.

One of the ceremony’s premier awards, the “Best Performance” accolade, showcases the acting talents of people in gaming, and has honored a unique cast of victors ranging from A-list celebrities to unsung veteran videogame actors. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, and take a look at the eight “Best Performance” winners at The Game Awards, as well as the other talented nominees they narrowly edged out, starting in 2014, spanning to the reigning honoree from 2021.

Best Performance 2014: Trey Parker – South Park: The Stick of Truth

2014 Nominees:

Troy Baker – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Adam Harrington – The Wolf Among Us

Melissa Hutchinson – The Walking Dead: Season Two

Kevin Spacey – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Best Performance 2015: Viva Seifert – Her Story

2015 Nominees:

Ashly Burch – Life Is Strange

Doug Cockle – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Mark Hamill – Batman: Arkham Knight

Camilla Luddington – Rise of the Tomb Raider

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Best Performance 2016: Nolan North – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

2016 Nominees:

Troy Baker – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Alex Hernandez – Mafia III

Cissy Jones – Firewatch

Emily Rose – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Rich Sommer – Firewatch

Best Performance 2017: Melina Joergens – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

2017 Nominees:

Laura Bailey – Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Claudia Black – Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Brian Bloom – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Ashly Burch – Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Performance 2018: Roger Clark – Red Dead Redemption 2

2018 Nominees:

Bryan Dechart – Detroit: Become Human

Christopher Judge – God of War (2018)

Yuri Lowenthal – Marvel’s Spider-Man

Melissanthi Mahut – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

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Best Performance 2019: Mads Mikkelsen – Death Stranding

2019 Nominees:

Laura Bailey – Gears 5

Ashly Burch – The Outer Worlds

Courtney Hope – Control

Matthew Porretta – Control

Norman Reedus – Death Stranding

Best Performance 2020: Laura Bailey – The Last of Us Part II

2020 Nominees:

Logan Cunningham – Hades

Nadji Jeter – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Ashley Johnson – The Last of Us Part II

Daisuke Tsuji – Ghost of Tsushima

Best Performance 2021: Maggie Robertson – Resident Evil Village

2021 Nominees:

Ozioama Akagha – Deathloop

Giancarlo Esposito – Far Cry 6

Jason E. Kelley – Deathloop

Erika Mori – Life Is Strange: True Colors

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