A study of entries over a four year period ending in FY21 revealed the least and most competitive categories.
Game of the Year was the most competitive, with 30 entries on average.
Gameplay Design, New IP was second most competitive, with 22 entries on average.
Averaging Under 10 Entries
Art Direction, Fantasy
Art Direction, Period Influence
Camera Direction in a Game Engine
Control Design, 2D or Limited 3D
Control Design, VR
Direction in a Game Cinema
Direction in Virtual Reality
Game, Classic Revival
Game, Franchise Adventure
Game, Franchise Family
Game, Franchise Role Playing
Game, Music or Performance-Based
Game, Original Adventure
Game, Original Family
Game, Original Role Playing
Game, Special Class
Original Dramatic Score, Franchise
Original Dramatic Score, New IP
Original Light Mix Score, Franchise
Performance in a Comedy, Lead
Performance in a Comedy, Supporting
Song, Original or Adapted
Sound Editing in a Game Cinema
Sound Mixing in Virtual Reality
Use of Sound, Franchise
Writing in a Comedy
Averaging 10 or More Entries
Art Direction, Contemporary
Control Design, 3D
Game of the Year
Game, Franchise Action
Game, Original Action
Gameplay Design, Franchise
Gameplay Design, New IP
Original Light Mix Score, New IP
Performance in a Drama, Lead
Performance in a Drama, Supporting
Use of Sound, New IP
Writing in a Drama
See which games got just one hard-earned creative or technical nomination.
Then see which categories were most friendly to solo acts over the years.
Review the details here.
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