GLAAD Awards honor each Inform Me Why and The Final of Us Half II for LGBTQ rep
This yr’s online game class within the GLAAD Media Awards led to a tie between two of the ten nominated video games.
Final week’s occasion noticed each Inform Me Why and The Final of Us Half II honored within the Excellent Video Sport class as video games that its judges discovered to characteristic LGBTQ characters, themes, and tales in a means that’s truthful, correct, daring, and impactful.
It was one among two ties from the GLAAD Media Awards this yr, proper alongside First Day and She-Ra & The Princess of Energy within the Excellent Children & Household Programming class.
All in all, ten video video games have been nominated for consideration this yr: Murderer’s Creed Valhalla, Borderlands 3: Weapons, Love, and Tentacles, Bugsnax, Hades, If Discovered, Ikenfell, Immortals Fenyx Rising, The Final of Us Half II, Inform Me Why, and World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. That is notably an uptick from years prior because the online game class for the Media Awards held in 2019 and 2020 each featured solely 5 video games.
That is solely the third GLAAD Media Awards to characteristic an Excellent Video Sport class. This yr’s pair of winners now joins The Outer Worlds and The Elder Scrolls On-line: Summerset within the slowly rising listing of video games which have obtained that honor.