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...

Single Nominations

Many games enter the awards race with just a single nomination.  The following games had one nod in the creative and technical categories.   AWARDS CATEGORY NOMINEE 2012-NAVGTR Awards Animation Dust: An Elysian Tail 2009-NAVGTR Awards Animation, 2D or Limited 3D...

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...

Special Class

Awards in this category are given for an outstanding game taken as a whole that does not classify easily within other awarded genres such as Classic Revival, Franchise Action, Franchise Adventure, Franchise Family, Franchise Role Playing, Original Action, Original...

Genre Nominations

AWARDS CATEGORY NOMINEE 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Classic Revival Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Classic Revival Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Classic Revival Live A Live 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Classic Revival...

Selected Genre Nominations

AWARDS CATEGORY NOMINEE 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Original Sports Nock 2022-NAVGTR Awards Game, Original Sports OlliOlli World 2021-NAVGTR Awards Game, Original Sports Clap Hanz Golf 2021-NAVGTR Awards Game, Original Sports Dodgeball Academia 2021-NAVGTR Awards Game,...

Writing in a Drama

For outstanding achievement in writing a screenplay, scenario, executed treatment, and/or dialogue, with particular emphasis on the development of dramatic character-driven or plot-driven conflict.   AWARDS NOMINEE WINNER 2022-NAVGTR Awards As Dusk Falls...

Writing in a Comedy

For outstanding achievement in writing a screenplay, scenario, executed treatment, and/or dialogue, with particular emphasis on the development of comedic characters and stories.   AWARDS NOMINEE WINNER 2022-NAVGTR Awards High on Life 2022-NAVGTR Awards New Tales...

Use of Sound, New IP

For outstanding achievement in the programming, timing, and layering of sound elements, including the dramatic use of silence.   AWARDS NOMINEE WINNER 2022-NAVGTR Awards As Dusk Falls 2022-NAVGTR Awards Elden Ring 2022-NAVGTR Awards Sifu 2022-NAVGTR Awards...

Use of Sound, Franchise

For outstanding achievement in the programming, timing, and layering of sound elements, including the dramatic use of silence.   AWARDS NOMINEE WINNER 2022-NAVGTR Awards Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2022-NAVGTR Awards God of War Ragnarök God of War Ragnarök...