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 […]

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 […]

5th Annual Game Awards Winner List

This year’s extensive display that was the 2018 Game Awards has eventually concluded after more than 3 hours of trailers, adverts, exclusives, performances and interviews. But sprinked amongst the evening’s flashy festivities were some interesting game considerations, wins, and acceptance speeches. Red Dead Redemption 2 took home the most awards with four (4) wins while […]

Golden Joysticks start season roster

War of Awards, a video game award mega-battle, has announced the first video game nominees added to the 5th Annual program. The first nominees entering this season’s list of contenders were drafted in from the Golden Joystick Awards, announced on November 16, 2018. The Golden Joystick Awards are selected through a public vote that’s open […]

36th Annual Golden Joystick Winners List

Ultimate Game of the Year Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Celeste Dead Cells Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age Fortnite: Battle Royale – WINNER Forza Horizon 4 God of War Into the Breach Marvel’s Spider-Man Monster Hunter: World Red Dead Redemption 2 Subnautica Best Storytelling Forgotton Anne God of […]

2018 Game Award Nominees

The big show is back, folks. Geoff Keighley’s yearly production makes its grand return with the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 Game Awards. Winners will be announced at the live ceremony held on December 6. Two games come in tied for the most nominations this year with God of War and Red Dead […]

Confirmed Categories for the 2019 SXSW Gaming Awards

Next year’s 2019 SXSW Gaming Awards will be broken down into 25 categories. During this new season, we’ll see the return of the Gamer’s Voice Awards; four award categories that exclusively include indie games and are decided on by attendees voting at the SXSW Gaming Expo. Here is the full list of planned categories with […]

Anticipated Dates

Golden Joysticks Noms – September 21 Wins – November 16 The Game Awards Noms – November 6 Wins – December 6 (confirmed) DICE Awards Noms – January 10 (confirmed) Wins – February 22 NAVGTR Awards Noms – February 14 Wins – March 13 SXSW Gaming Awards Noms – January 31 Wins – March 17 IGF […]

36th Annual Golden Joystick Award Nominees

The new awards season kicks off with the recent announcement of the 36th Annual Golden Joystick nominees! Winners will be selected from a public vote on GamesRadar in which millions of voters around the world will choose their favorites. Out of the 100+ nominees up for awards, just two carry the pack with 4 votes […]

Golden Joystick 2018 Dates

Nominees will be announced Friday, September 21, 2018. Winners are announced Friday, November 16, 2018. Full story at: https://www.mcvuk.com/events/golden-joystick-awards-2018

E3 2018 Release Date Announcements

All dates are subject to change. Send any additional game release dates or updates to justen[at]warofawards[dot]org. June 2018 Mario Tennis Aces – June 22 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Donkey Kong Adventure – June 26 The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit – June 26 The Crew 2 – June 29 July 2018 Octopath Traveler […]

Winners of the 4th Annual War of Awards

This year at PAX East, Boston was home to the 4th Annual War of Awards. The epic awards showdown takes its nominees from the winners of the major game award programs throughout the year and has attendees attesting or chaotically fumbling through their merits and voting for their favorites in an “Iowa caucus” live debate […]

4th Annual War of Awards set to Premiere on Twitch

This year at PAX East, Boston was home to the 4th Annual War of Awards. The epic awards showdown takes its nominees from the winners of the major game award programs throughout the year and has attendees attesting or chaotically fumbling through their merits and voting for their favorites in an “Iowa caucus” live debate […]

14th Annual BAFTA Games Award Winners

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT CUPHEAD – StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc. GOROGOA – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd – WINNER HORIZON ZERO DAWN – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY – Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive […]

Annual Caucus / Live Debate 2018

Final “War of Awards” contenders uniquely qualify only by first winning a competitive award from a recognized major organization in a similar category. Online polling is unofficial, as the final result is determined by annual caucus attendees LIKE YOU at the last live “War of Awards” debate of the year. For 2018, PAX East was […]

Tentative 2019 Dates for IGF, GDC, GANG

Next year’s GDC dates are March 18-22, 2019. Best guess is that puts the GDC/IGF awards on March 20, 2019, and the G.A.N.G. Awards on March 21, 2019.

G.A.N.G. Award Winners Complete the WAR OF AWARDS Nominee List

War of Awards, a video game award mega-battle, has announced the latest video game nominees added to this year’s lineup. The final nominees entering the awards showdown are drafted from the Game Audio Network Guild Awards, made public on March 29, 2018. The newest contenders to be considered from the G.A.N.G awards are Uncharted: The Lost […]

16th Annual G.A.N.G. Award Winners

Audio of The Year Cuphead – WINNER Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Horizon Zero Dawn Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Music of the Year Call of Duty: WWII – WINNER Horizon Zero Dawn RiME So Let Us Melt Star Wars Battlefront II Sound Design of the Year Call of Duty WWII – WINNER Halo […]

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