AUSTIN, Texas — The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) a non-profit media organization, has announced nominations for its 16th annual awards program honoring video game art, technology, and production.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End received 16 nominations, including a Game of the Year nomination.
Nominations were in the following categories:
Art Direction, Contemporary
Direction in a Game Cinema
Game Design, Franchise
Game of the Year
Game, Franchise Adventure
Original Dramatic Score, Franchise
Performance in a Drama, Supporting
Sound Editing in a Game Cinema
Use of Sound, Franchise
Writing in a Drama
Developers Neil Druckmann and Phil Kovats received three nominations each for their work and are waiting to be certified for the official record.
Additional names to be certified include:
As many as 235 individuals are in the process of being certified for nominations. Developers, publishers, marketers, publicists, and reps are encouraged to contact the academy for more information.
Nominees were determined by 1,195 press voters in 60 competitive categories. Voters nearly doubled in numbers from last year.
For a complete list of 60 categories and nominees, visit http://navgtr.org/nominees
Winners will be announced March 20, 2017. Predict winners at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/willwin
Creative and technical award categories recognize achievement in animation, art direction, character design, control design, control precision, game design, game engineering, musical score, sound effects, writing, and more.
NAVGTR strongly supports the Developer Credit special interest group at http://igda.org/devcredit to improve crediting practices and help certify award attributions.
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