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 format.

The full event airs on the War of Awards Twitch channel this Friday, April 20 at 8pm ET: https://www.twitch.tv/events/yjGxr6g7T3OSWZa-qn-VuQ

The nominees that were debated this year were:

ART DIRECTION
Cuphead (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick, The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming, GDC Awards, NAVGTR Awards)
Persona 5 (NAVGTR Awards)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NAVGTR Awards)
Horizon Zero Dawn (SXSW Gaming)
Chuchel (IGF Awards)

AUDIO
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (The Game Awards)
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Golden Joystick, GDC Awards)
NieR: Automata (The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming)
Cuphead (DICE Awards, G.A.N.G. Awards)
Super Mario Odyssey (DICE Awards, SXSW Gaming)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (NAVGTR Awards)
Uurnog Uurnlimited (IGF Awards)

CHARACTER/PERFORMER
Horizon Zero Dawn – Aloy (Golden Joystick)
Hellblade – Senua (DICE Awards, The Game Awards, NAVGTR Awards)
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Peter Quill (NAVGTR Awards)
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – Chloe Frazer (G.A.N.G. Awards)

DESIGN
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (DICE Awards, The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming, GDC Awards)
Super Mario Odyssey (NAVGTR Awards)
Horizon Zero Dawn (NAVGTR Awards)
Baba is You (IGF Awards)

GAME OF THE YEAR
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick, The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming, GDC Awards)
Super Mario Odyssey (NAVGTR Awards)
Night in the Woods (IGF Awards)

NARRATIVE
Horizon Zero Dawn (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick)
What Remains of Edith Finch (The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming, GDC Awards)
Night in the Woods (NAVGTR Awards, IGF Awards)
Persona 5 (NAVGTR Awards)
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (G.A.N.G. Awards)

NEW IP/DEBUT
Cuphead (The Game Awards, GDC Awards)
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (The Game Awards)
Horizon Zero Dawn (Golden Joystick, NAVGTR Awards, SXSW Gaming)
Snipperclips (DICE Awards)
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (SXSW Gaming)
Night in the Woods (IGF Awards)
So Let Us Melt (G.A.N.G. Awards)

TRENDING PERSONALITY (No Change)
Markiplier (Golden Joystick)
Guy Beahm as “Dr. Disrespect” (The Game Awards)

For more info on this or other award programs visit warofawards.org

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