The nominees for the 2020 Spiel des Jahres — Germany's "game of the year" award — have been announced, along with nominees for two accompanying awards: the Kinderspiel des Jahres for children's game of the year, and the Kennerspiel des Jahres for enthusiast's game of the year.
Nominated for Spiel des Jahres: My City, Nova Luna, and Pictures. Recommended titles: Color Brain, Draftosaurus, The Fox in the Forest, Kitchen Rush, Little Town, and Spicy.
Nominated for the Kennerspiel des Jahres: Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale, The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, and The King's Dilemma Recommended Titles: Paladins of the West Kingdom, Res Arcana, and Underwater Cities.
Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres: Hedgehog Roll, Foto Fish, and Wir sind die Roboter Recommended titles: Go Slow!, Hans im Glück, Magic School, Puzzle-Memo, Slide Quest, Zombie Kidz Evolution, and Zoo Run.
Below are several of those titles that have been made available in the US, although please note that some of them are currently between printings.