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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 – Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics

Music of the Year
Torn – Aspyr Games
Far Cry 5 – Ubisoft Montreal
God of War – Santa Monica Studios
Moss – Polyarc
Forgotton Anne – ThroughLine Games
Frostpunk – 11 bit studios

Sound Design of the Year
Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games
Battlefield V – EA DICE
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
God of War – Santa Monica Studios
Moss – Polyarc

Best Original Soundtrack Album
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine – Ryan Ike
Pode – Austin Wintory
Battlefield V – Johan Söderqvist, Patrik Andrén, Fredrik Möller and Joel Eriksson
Far Cry 5 – Dan Romer
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Brian D’Oliveira
Frostpunk – Piotr Musiał
Torn – Garry Schyman

Best Interactive Score
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
God of War – Santa Monica Studios
Artifact – Valve
Tetris Effect – Enhance, Inc., Monstars Inc., and Resonair
Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games
Wandersong – Greg Lobanov

Best Cinematic Cutscene Audio
Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games
God of War – Santa Monica Studios
Battlefield V – EA DICE
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Ubisoft
Far Cry 5 – Ubisoft Montreal

Best Dialogue
God of War – Santa Monica Studios
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth – Blizzard Entertainment
Far Cry 5 – Ubisoft Montreal
Moss – Polyarc
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Ubisoft
Battlefield V – EA DICE
Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games

Best Original Instrumental
“Spider-Man” (Marvel’s Spider-Man)
“God of War” (God of War)
“Kara Main Theme” (Detroit: Become Human)
“Legends Old and New” (Moss)
“Main Theme” (Just Cause 4)

Best Game Audio Publication, Presentation, or Broadcast
“Music for Games Should be More than Just Music” – Olivier Derivière
“The War Bards” – Edouard Brenneissen, Gerard Marino, Chance Thomas, Neal Acree, Emmanuel Lagumbay
“From Trumpets to Transients: A Composer’s Guide to Sound Design” – Brad Beaumont, Bonnie Bogovich, John Matz, Matthew Marteinsson, Emmanuel Lagumbay
“The 4 Domains of Audio in Spatial Computing” – Anastasia Devana
“Soundworks Collection Video: Shadow of the Tomb Raider” – Michael Coleman, Rob Bridgett, Frédéric Arnaud, Hugo Léger, Anne-Sophie Mongeau, Brian D’Oliveira

Best Music in a Casual/Social Game
Wonka’s World of Candy – Zynga
Star Trek Fleet Command – CBS Interactive, Scopely, Digit
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project – Blizzard Entertainment
WarSong – Tencent
Zootopia: Dreaming People – Tencent Games

Best Game Music Cover/Remix
Overwatch Contenders (from Overwatch) – Jason Walsh, Hexany Audio
“Xion” (from Kingdom Hearts) – Project Destati
“Beneath the Mask” (from Persona 5) – Tournament Arc
“Super Mario Bros.” – ConSoul
“Ballad of the Windfish” (from The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening) – Rozen

Best Sound Design in a Casual/Social Game
Wild Beyond – Strange
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project – Blizzard Entertainment
Saint Seiya – Tencent TIMI Studio Group
Freedom Fantasy Online Mobile – Tencent
Battle Through the Heaven – Tencent TIMI Studio Group
Wonka’s World of Candy – Zynga

Best Original Song
“Right Where We Belong” (Call of Duty: Black Ops 4)
“Only We Remember It Now” (The Banner Saga 3)
“Waiting” (Battle Through the Heaven)
“We Will Rise Again” (Far Cry 5)
“K/DA – POP/STARS” (League of Legends)
“Across the Seven Realms” (Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep)
“Heavy Hands” (Where the Water Tastes Like Wine)
“Home To Me” (Moss)

Best Original Choral Composition
“Down Among the Dead Men” (Lamplight City)
“Keep of Voices” (Destiny 2: Forsaken)
“Lullaby of the Giants” (God of War)
“Aghanim’s Obsession” (Artifact)
“Glorifica” (Battlefield V)
“Cree – The Atomic Era (The Drums of Poundmaker)” (Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise & Fall)
“Oh the Bliss” (Far Cry 5)

Best Sound Design for an Indie Game
Wandersong – Greg Lobanov
Below – Capybara Games
Moss – Polyarc
Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep – inXile Entertainment
Yoku’s Island Express – Villa Gorilla

Best Music for an Indie Game
Forgotton Anne – Peter Due
Torn – Garry Schyman
Frostpunk – Piotr Musiał
Celeste – Lena Raine
Moss – Jason Graves


Best Audio Mix and Best VR Audio will be announced in a pending date.

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