Thursday, 23 May 2024

9th Annual G.A.N.G. Nominees Announced

The Game Developers Conference, a hub for various awards ceremonies, is known for recognizing outstanding achievements in the gaming industry. Among these ceremonies is the Game Audio Network Guild Awards (G.A.N.G. Awards), which honors exceptional audio achievements in interactive entertainment. The final nominees have been announced, and we are excited to share the details with you.

Celebrating Excellence in Game Audio

The G.A.N.G Awards is a prestigious event that acknowledges the creative, technical, and artistic prowess of professionals in the game audio industry. With a committee comprising 70 game audio experts, the final nominees are selected based on their outstanding contributions to the world of interactive entertainment.

According to Tommy Tallarico, G.A.N.G. Founder, CEO, and Chairman, “The industry’s quality and craftsmanship continue to rise year after year. Each of these nominees is a unique and remarkable creation, representing incredible art that the entire industry can be proud of.”

Paul Lipson, G.A.N.G. President, added, “With over 350 submissions this year, just being nominated is an achievement to be proud of. Spotlighting the hard work and talent of game audio professionals from around the world has always been a major focus for G.A.N.G., and it’s something we take pride in.”

The winners will be announced on Thursday, March 3, following the daily festivities at the Game Developers Conference.

Nominees for Excellence in Audio

The list of nominees for various categories is extensive and impressive. Here are some of the highlights:

Audio of the Year

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • God of War III
  • Heavy Rain
  • Red Dead Redemption

Music of the Year

  • Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
  • Bioshock 2
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • Heavy Rain
  • James Bond 007: Blood Stone
  • Red Dead Redemption

Sound Design of the Year

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  • Bioshock 2
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
  • God of War III
  • Red Dead Redemption

Best Soundtrack Album

  • Bioshock 2
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • Halo: Reach
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Video Games Live – Level 2

Best Interactive Score

  • Dante’s Inferno
  • God of War III
  • Halo: Reach
  • Heavy Rain
  • James Bond 007: Blood Stone
  • Red Dead Redemption

For a comprehensive list of all the nominees, please refer to the official G.A.N.G. Awards website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: When will the winners be announced?

A: The winners of the G.A.N.G. Awards will be announced on Thursday, March 3, following the daily festivities at the Game Developers Conference.

Q: How are the nominees selected?

A: The final nominees are chosen by a committee of 70 game audio professionals from around the world.

Q: How many submissions were received this year?

A: Over 350 submissions were received for this year’s G.A.N.G. Awards.

Q: What is the significance of the G.A.N.G. Awards?

A: The G.A.N.G. Awards honor outstanding achievements in game audio, recognizing the creative, technical, and artistic excellence of professionals in the industry.

Conclusion

The Game Audio Network Guild Awards (G.A.N.G. Awards) is an event that celebrates the remarkable audio achievements in the gaming industry. With an esteemed committee of game audio professionals, the final nominees have been selected for their outstanding contributions to the world of interactive entertainment. The winners will be announced on March 3, and we eagerly anticipate the recognition of these exceptional talents.

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