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The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers honors highly specialized developers for video game design, art, and sound, including more than 10 categories for new IP.

Winners + Nominees

2020 Awards – Ghost of Tsushima

Winners List | Nominees List

Most nominated: The Last of Us Part II (24) *RECORD*
Most won: Ghost of Tsushima (14)

2019 Awards – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Winners List | Nominees List | Decade Nominees | Decade Winners

Most nominated: A Plague Tale: Innocence (18)
Most won: Control (6)

2018 Awards – God of War

Winners List | Nominees List

Most nominated: God of War (22)
Most won: God of War (16) *RECORD*

2017 Awards – Super Mario Odyssey

Winners List | Nominees List

Most nominated: Horizon Zero Dawn (17)
Most won: Horizon Zero Dawn (7)

2016 Awards – Overwatch

2016 Winners List
Most nominated – Dishonored 2 (19)
Most won – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (9)

2015 Awards – Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

2015 Winners List
Most nominated – Fallout 4 (20)
Most won – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (14)

2014 Awards – Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014 Winners List
Most nominated – Infamous: Second Son (12)
Most won – Dragon Age: Inquisition (5)

2013 Awards – The Last of Us

2013 Winners List
Most nominated – The Last of Us (17)
Most won – The Last of Us (15)

2012 Awards – Journey

2012 Winners List
Most nominated – Far Cry 3 (12)
Most won – Assassin’s Creed III (5)

2011 Awards – Minecraft

2011 Winners List
Most nominated – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (13)
Most won – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (5)

2010 Awards – Red Dead Redemption

2010 Winners List
Most nominated – Heavy Rain (18)
Most won – Red Dead Redemption (7)

2009 Awards – Batman: Arkham Asylum

2009 Winners List | Decade Awards
Most nominated – Batman: Arkham Asylum (17)
Most won – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (10)

2008 Awards – Little Big Planet

2008 Winners List
Most nominated – Mirror’s Edge (12)
Most won – Dead Space, Little Big Planet (6)

2007 Awards – Bioshock

2007 Winners List
Most nominated – Heavenly Sword (15)
Most won – Bioshock (8)

2006 Awards – Okami

2006 Winners List
Most nominated – Final Fantasy XII, Gears of War (16)
Most won – Final Fantasy XII (6)

2005 Awards – Shadow of the Colossus

2005 Winners List
Most nominated – God of War, Psychonauts (14)
Most won – Shadow of the Colossus (5)

2004 Awards – Half-Life 2

2004 Winners List
Most nominated – Fable, Riddick: Butcher Bay (10)
Most won – Half-Life 2, GTA: San Andreas (5)

2003 Awards – Prince of Persia: Sands of Time

2003 Winners List
Most nominated – Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (16)
Most won – Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (7)

2002 Awards – GTA: Vice City

2002 Winners List
Most nominated – Metroid Prime (17)
Most won – GTA: Vice City (7)

2001 Awards – GTA III

2001 Winners List
Most nominated – ICO (13)
Most won – ICO (6)

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