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 Legacy – Chloe Frazer for “Character/Performer”, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for “Best Narrative”, and So Let Us Melt for “New IP/Debut”. Cuphead sees an additional nod from the program in the “Audio” category.

With the G.A.N.G. Awards wrapped for the season, the complete 4th Annual War of Awards finalists are:

ART DIRECTION
Cuphead (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick, The Game Awards, SXSW Gaming, GDC 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)

Final winners of the War of Awards will be determined by attendees of PAX East, the Penny Arcade Expo held in Boston.

Voting will be conducted using an “Iowa caucus” live debate format on April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Cuttlefish Theatre inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Fans can make and track predictions at warofawards.org before each precursor award and as the PAX East finale gets closer.

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