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 Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Erica – Flavourworks
Fantastic Creatures – Blue Callisto
Undersea – Magic Leap Studios
Borderlands 3 – Gearbox Software
Rend – Frostkeep Studios

Sound Design of the Year
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Borderlands 3 – Gearbox Software
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) – Infinity Ward
Mortal Kombat 11 – NetherRealm Studios

Best Cinematic Cutscene Audio
World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Patch 8.25 – Blizzard Entertainment
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Concrete Genie – Pixelopus
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Reason Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep – Bungie
Gears 5 – The Coalition

Best Dialogue
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) – Infinity Ward
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Gears 5 – The Coalition
Control – Remedy Entertainment

Best Dialogue for an Indie Game
Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey – Salix Games
Deliver Us The Moon – KeokeN Interactive
Golem – Highwire Games LLC

Best Original Instrumental
Erica – Flavourworks
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Bee Simulator – Varsav Game Studios
Mortal Kombat 11 – NetherRealm Studios
Control – Remedy

Best Music for an Indie Game
Sky: Children of the Light – thatgamecompany
Bee Simulator – Varsav Game Studios
Astrologaster – Nyamyam
Outer Wilds – Mobius Digital
Slay the Spire – MegaCrit

Best Sound Design for an Indie Game
Golem – Highwire Games
Knights & Bikes – Foam Sword
Deliver Us The Moon – KeokeN Interactive
Astroneer – System Era Softworks
Hunt: Showdown – Crytek

Best Sound Design in a Casual/Social Game
Hearthstone: Saviors of Uldum – Blizzard Entertainment
Kine – Chump Squad
Call of Duty: Mobile – TiMi Studios/ Activision
Honor of Kings 2.0 – TiMi Studios
Grindstone – Capybara Games
Sky: Children of the Light- thatgamecompany

Best Music in a Casual Game
Sky: Children of the Light – thatgamecompany
Astrologaster – Nyamyam
Bee Simulator – Varsav Game Studios
Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows – Blizzard Entertainment
Honor of Kings 2.0 – TiMi Studios

Best Interactive Score
Erica – Flavourworks
Outer Wilds – Mobius Digital
Concrete Genie – Pixelopus
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Borderlands 3 – Gearbox Software

Best Original Choral Composition
Astrologaster – Nyamyam
Rend – Frostkeep Studios
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – Firaxis Games
Elsinore – Golden Glitch Studios
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – “Cordova’s Theme” – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts

Best Original Song
“BB’s Theme” from Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
“Saudade” from Resident Evil 2 – Capcom
“Fair as a Rose” from Elsinore – Golden Glitch Studios
“Days Gone Quiet” from Days Gone – SIE Bend Studio
“Constellation” from Sky: Children of the Light – thatgamecompany
“Giants” from League of Legends – Riot Games

Best Original Soundtrack Album
Erica – Flavourworks
Bee Simulator – Varsav Game Studios
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – Firaxis Games
Control – Remedy Entertainment
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Elsinore – Golden Glitch Studios
Sole – Gossamer Games

Best Game Audio Publication, Presentation, or Broadcast
100 Unusual, Novel, Surprising Ways to be a Better Sound Designer in Video Games – Rob Bridgett
Thoughts on Game Audio History – Kenneth C M Young
Lydia Andrew: The audio of assassination – John Broomhall/Resolution Magazine
Guide: How to Survive a Game Audio Layoff – Insights from Damian Kastbauer – Jennifer Walden and Asbjoern Andersen
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – Infinity Ward

Best Audio Mix
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) – Infinity Ward
Borderlands 3 – Gearbox Software
Apex Legends – Respawn Entertainment
Death Stranding – Kojima Productions
Sayonara Wild Hearts – Simogo
Concrete Genie – Pixelopus
Control – Remedy Entertainment

Best Game Music Cover/ Remix
Borderlands 3 – Gearbox, Finishing Move Inc
Mario Kart 64 – John Stacy
Chrono Trigger – John Robert Matz: Producer
Suikoden II KDET – Arranged and Conducted by Kentaro Sato
Donkey Kong Country – Ross Casey

For more information:
https://www.audiogang.org/18th-annual-g-a-n-g-awards-nominees/

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