2018 Awards

Audio of the Year

Winner
Cuphead

Finalists
Cuphead
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Music of the Year

Winner
Call of Duty: WWII

Finalists
Call of Duty: WWII
Horizon Zero Dawn
RiME
So Let Us Melt
Star Wars Battlefront II

Sound Design of the Year

Winner
Call of Duty: WWII

Finalists
Call of Duty WWII
Halo Wars 2
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Best Original Soundtrack Album

Winner
Call of Duty: WWII

Finalists
Call of Duty: WWII
Horizon Zero Dawn
RiME
Seven - The Days Long Gone
So Let Us Melt

Best Interactive Score

Winner
Call of Duty: WWII

Finalists
Call of Duty: WWII
Destiny 2
Halo Wars 2
Pyre
Star Wars Battlefront II

Best Cinematic/Cutscene Audio

Winner
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Finalists
Call of Duty: WW2
Halo Wars 2
Horizon Zero Dawn
Star Wars Battlefront 2
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Best Dialogue

Winner
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Finalists
Destiny 2
Horizon Zero Dawn
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Best Original Instrumental

Winner
"A Brotherhood of Heroes" (Call of Duty:WWII)
Horizon Zero Dawn

Finalists
"A Brotherhood of Heroes" (Call of Duty:WWII)
Horizon Zero Dawn
Lontano
Sugarland Shimmy
The Puppet Fiddler

Best Game Audio Article, Publication or Broadcast

Winner
Musical Scoring with SFX in Mind for Call of Duty: WWII

Finalists
Gamasutra: "Musical Scoring with SFX in Mind for Call of Duty: WWII"
Something Old, Something New: The Musical Influences of Monument Valley 2
Scoring Wolfenstein II with the Baschet sonic sculptures
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles: An Audio Development blog in two parts
Steve Pardo: Creating Rock Band VR

Best Audio Mix

Winner
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Finalists
Destiny 2
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Halo Wars 2

Best Sound Design in a Casual/Social Game

Winner
So Let Us Melt

Finalists

Contra Returns
Hearthstone Kobolds & Catacombs
So Let Us Melt
Super Beat Sports
The Last Sword

Best Music in a Casual/Social Game

Winner
So Let Us Melt

Finalists
Club Penguin Island
Contra Returns
Crusader's Of Light
Gunman Taco Truck
So Let Us Melt

Best Game Music Cover/Remix

Winner
The Witcher 3 - Sword of Destiny

Finalists
"Bernard Electric" (from American Pixels)
Hero of Time
Ovelia & Delita
Witcher 3 - Sword of Destiny
World of Warcraft - Hymn of the Firstborn Son

Best Original Song

Winner
Hearthstone is Home

Finalists
Die House
Fires of War
Legends Never Die
Hearthstone is Home - Hearthstone
Super Mario Odyssey

Best Original Choral Composition

Winner
Horizon Zero Dawn

Finalists
"Honor and Glory" - Overwatch
Horizon Zero Dawn
Last Rite
Marion (from Outcast :Second Contact)
So Let Us Melt

Best Sound Design for an Indie Game

Winner
Hellblade: Senuas Sacrifice

Finalists
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Monument Valley 2
Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul
So Let Us Melt

Best Music for an Indie Game

Winner
So Let Us Melt

Finalists
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Gunman Taco Truck
So Let Us Melt
Tiny Barbarian DX
WonderWorlds

Best VR Audio

Winner
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Finalists
LA Noire: The VR Case Files
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Rock Band VR
Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay
The Invisible Hours

Extraordinary Leadership and Service

Brian Schmidt

Breakout Talent of the Year

Kristofer Maddigan

G.A.N.G. Recognition Award

Sally-anne Kellaway

Distinguished Service Award

Spencer Bambrick

Lifetime Achievement Award

Richard Jacques