Ultimate GOTY Nominees from Golden Joysticks

The Golden Joystick Awards have announced the nominees for Ultimate Game of the Year: Animal Crossing: New Horizons The Last of Us 2 Final Fantasy 7 Remake Microsoft Flight Simulator Crusader Kings 3 Fall Guys Hades Half-Life: Alyx Death Stranding (PC) Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spider-Man: Miles Morales Demon’s Souls (PS5) Ghost of Tsushima Ori and […]

Award Season Under COVID

The Q1 2020 award season barely escaped COVID, but 2021 has been upended. GDC has moved to July 19-21, 2021.  No word yet on how their three award shows (GDCA, IGF, GANG) will be affected. DICE Awards date has not been announced. The Game Awards are set for December 10, 2020.  The website is under […]

59 Major Films for Award Season

These are the motion pictures you will be hearing about this awards season.  Start loading your Netflix cue now.  Ammonite Annette Boys in the Band Cherry C’mon, C’mon Da 5 Bloods Death on the Nile Dune Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Eyes of Tammy Faye Falling First Cow French Exit Greyhound Hillbilly Elegy I’m Thinking of […]

GANG Nominees

Here are the nominees from the Game Audio Network Guild. Audio of The Year Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts Death Stranding – Kojima Productions Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) – Infinity Ward Mortal Kombat 11 – NetherRealm Studios Borderlands 3 – Gearbox Software Music of the Year Star Wars Jedi […]

The Game Awards 2019 Winners

Game of the Year Control Death Stranding Resident Evil 2 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – WINNER Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Outer Worlds   Best Community Support Apex Legends Destiny 2 – WINNER Final Fantasy XIV Fortnite Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege   Best Score/Music  Cadence of Hyrule Death Stranding – WINNER Devil May Cry […]

Box Art VO Battle: Geoff the Hero vs. George Wood

Moderator Justen Andrews invites Geoff the Hero (@GeoffLife) to a voice-over battle with someone who sounds a lot like George Wood (Gaming in the Clinton Years).  Box art marketing copy serves as the hilarious script, pulled from Untitled Goose Game, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Astral Chain, Trover Saves the Universe, Cadence of Hyrule, Crash Team Racing, […]

The 2019 Game Awards Nominees

Game of the Year Control (Remedy/505 Games) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai-Namco/Sora/Nintendo) Resident Evil 2 Remake (Capcom/Capcom) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)   Best Game Direction Control (Remedy/505 Games) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna)   Best Narrative A Plague […]

Golden Joystick 2019 Winners

Golden Joysticks 2019 – Nominees and Winners Best Storytelling Control Days Gone – WINNER Eliza Fire Emblem: Three Houses Metro Exodus Mortal Kombat 11 Observation Outer Wilds Sunless Skies Telling Lies Best Multiplayer Game Apex Legends – WINNER Borderlands 3 FIFA 20 Mortal Kombat 11 Red Dead Online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tetris 99 The […]

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Media partner Twinfinite has selected Final Fantasy VII Remake as the best of E3 2019 to become a War of Awards nominee for 2020. Photo Credit: PlayStation.com

Indie Prize USA

GameDaily Connect (formerly Casual Connect) announced the winners of its Indie Prize contest for independent game developers at their USA show Aug 27-29. This unique opportunity offered indie devs, whatever their experience, an opportunity to present and celebrate their hard work to a host of publishers and potential partners during the show. GameDaily Connect also […]

Winners of the 5th Annual War of Awards

The winners for the 5th annual War of Awards, the awards showdown where fans determine the best games among the major award winners, have been decided after an impassioned caucus-style live debate at PAX East 2019. All nominees in the War of Awards earned their place in the ceremony by winning one or more awards […]

GANG Nominees for 2018

2019 G.A.N.G. Awards Finalists Posted 02/14/2019 by Emmanuel Lagumbay & filed under News. From http://www.audiogang.org/2019-g-a-n-g-awards-finalists/ Audio of The Year Battlefield V – EA DICE Far Cry 5 – Ubisoft Montreal Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games God of War – Santa Monica Studios Moss – Polyarc Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Ubisoft Shadow of the Tomb Raider […]

God of War wins 9 of 23 at D.I.C.E.

Winners have been announced for the 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards. Game of the Year God of War – WINNER Into the Breach Marvel’s Spider-Man Red Dead Redemption 2 Return of the Obra Dinn Outstanding Achievement in Animation God of War GRIS Marvel’s Spider-Man – WINNER Moss Red Dead Redemption 2 Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction […]

Nominees for 6th Annual SXSW Gaming Awards

February 11, 2019 (AUSTIN, TX) Finalists have been announced for the 6th Annual SXSW Gaming Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held during SXSW Gaming on March 16 at 7pm CST in the Hilton Austin Downtown. Out of the 21 categories with considerations, God of War, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and Red Dead Redemption 2 […]

18th Annual NAVGTR Nominees

Baltimore (February 11, 2019) / NAVGTR CORP. – The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers has announced nominees for its 18th annual awards program honoring video game art, technology and production. Leading all games with a record 22 nominations is God of War, followed closely behind by Marvel’s Spider-Man with 21. Dead Cells earned […]

22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Award Nominees

Finalists have been announced for the 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held during the D.I.C.E. Summit on February 13 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Out of the 23 categories with considerations, God of War holds strong in twelve (12) categories. Marvel’s Spider-Man trails behind just […]

19th Annual GDC Award Nominees

Nominees have been announced for the GDC (Game Developers Choice) Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held during the Game Developer Conference in San Fransico, CA on March 20, 2019. Out of the 10 categories with considerations, Red Dead Redemption 2 takes the lead, being nominated in seven (7) categories. Marvel’s Spider-Man and […]

20th Annual IGF Award Nominees

Nominees have been announced for the 20th Annual IGF Awards, one of the largest game award programs for strictly independent titles. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held during the Game Developer Conference in San Fransico, CA on March 20, 2019. Out of the 7 categories with considerations, Return of the Obra Dinn from […]

Save the Date (WoA 2019)

Save the Date War of Awards March 30, 2019 7:30-8:30pm (EST) PAX East 2019 is confirmed as the venue in the Dragonfly Theatre (room 253) inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. War of Awards® will be carried on the official PAX East 2019 live stream at 7:30pm EST on www.twitch.tv/PAX3. Game award winners face […]

War of Awards Adds Obra Dinn, RDR2 to Roster After The Game Awards

War of Awards, a video game award mega-battle, has announced the latest video game nominees added to the 5th Annual program. The latest nominees were drafted in from The Game Awards, announced on December 6, 2018, with producer Geoff Keighley. The Game Awards are voted publicly with a final panel of industry judges that make […]

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