Behold! The NAVGTR Awards

History The 2011 Awards Nominate Your Game

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) Corp. is a non-profit organization that administers an awards program recognizing specific and specialized skill sets for video game art, technology, and production.

Since its inception, the academy has recognized over 2,800 talented individuals across many game design disciplines. Each year, approximately six to eight hundred voters consider the best and brightest in 55 categories, resulting in the most comprehensive awards program covering the industry.

For more information about academy programs, please contact info at navgtr dot org.

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Hear the nominees live!

Nominations press conference 10am Friday January 23. Continue reading

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Career nominations for DICE, GANG, and GDC

Projected Top 25 Most Nominated, with 92% of research completed Shigeru Miyamoto Leslie Benzies Ken Levine Takashi Tezuka Martin O’Donnell Hideo Kojima Sid Meier Chris Metzen Dan Houser Garry Schyman Jesper Kyd Jesse Houston Amy Hennig Cliff Bleszinski Katsuya Eguchi … Continue reading

Viral Metagame Applied to Nominee Races

The gaming community needs more critical discussion and analysis. Local No. 12′s Colleen Macklin, John Sharp, and Eric Zimmerman created a card game encouraging players to debate about games in a constructive way, going viral at gamer gatherings. The game … Continue reading