2025 Award Dates

Games with a release date in the 2024 calendar year can start planning for the next awards season.  The deadline to submit a 2024 game will be November 25, 2024.  Nominees are expected to be announced on January 29, 2025.  Winners are expected to be announced on March...

Best selling new IPs

A video game sales wiki on Fandom reveals interesting surprises about games that sold millions as the first of their franchises. The cultural phenomenon of Pac-Man sold 7 million copies but was dwarfed by Horizon Zero Dawn and Nintendogs. Cooking Mama and Dino Crisis...

Roles eligible for awards

The following is a list of roles that have been eligible for awards in various categories.   YEAR CATEGORY ROLE 2010 Animation Lead Animator 2010 Animation 2010 Animation Lead Game Animator 2010 Animation Lead Animator 2010 Animation Animators 2011 Animation 2011...

Balloting

A study of entries over a four year period ending in FY21 revealed the least and most competitive categories. Key Findings 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...

Lego Drive 2K Codes

If you are a registered voter, use these codes to play test for consoles. PS4/PS5 J8AM-JLFA-89NE JH2Q-7GBQ-2QC6 P35D-HTBT-54T5 A6MB-6HBD-ABD8 F4E7-T3JJ-G2QP 52MT-QQ2K-C4P3 HPXG-NXQJ-RD9X JJDA-XPKQ-MHL5 R82J-9D6B-E595 L7FC-T9KE-FNMC Xbox One/Series...

Supervising Sound Editor (Full-time) Job Opening

Tencent’s award-winning TiMi Studios seeks a Supervising Sound Editor with outstanding creative vision and storytelling sense, to make games come alive through sound effects. Our games are known for their unmatched quality, loved and played daily by tens of millions...

Ten Years of CES

Ben Aston looks back at ten years of CES. The biggest trade show in the world has had its share of controversies, including spokesmodels, awards vetoed by CBS, hoverboards raided by the government, smart marijuana, and Ivanka Trump. Article by The Product...
Best in Show: PAX West 2019

Best in Show: PAX West 2019

Congratulations to the following recipients of NAVGTR Best in Show plaques at PAX West 2019: Infernax Liberated Phogs! Superliminal Special thanks to Seven Debord, Dani Chunga, Oluwatosin Onafowokan, and Doug Dobbins for representing NAVGTR and Konrad Walkuski,...

2016-2017 Brochures and Postcards Sent

Invitations to submit work (calls for entries) should be received in September.  If you were sent an electronic copy and would like a hard copy, please email tallen at navgtr dot org with your mailing address information. Download Brochure Download Agents Postcard...

PAX South War of Awards 2016

Highlights from the 2016 caucus. A mock Iowa caucus was held in the 5,000 square foot Bobcat Theatre at the Penny Arcade Expo, a gaming festival drawing tens of thousands. The caucus event was titled, “Decision 2016: Vote on Game ‘War of Awards’ or...