2019 G.A.N.G. Awards Finalists

Audio of The Year

Battlefield V - EA DICE
Far Cry 5 - Ubisoft Montreal
Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Moss - Polyarc
Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Ubisoft
Shadow of the Tomb Raider - Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics

Music of the Year

Torn - Aspyr Games
Far Cry 5 - Ubisoft Montreal
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Moss - Polyarc
Forgotton Anne - ThroughLine Games
Frostpunk - 11 bit studios

Sound Design of the Year

Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games
Battlefield V - EA DICE
Shadow of the Tomb Raider - Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Moss - Polyarc

Best Original Soundtrack Album

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine - Ryan Ike
Pode - Austin Wintory
Battlefield V - Johan Söderqvist, Patrik Andrén, Fredrik Möller and Joel Eriksson
Far Cry 5 - Dan Romer
Shadow of the Tomb Raider - Brian D'Oliveira
Frostpunk - Piotr Musiał
Torn - Garry Schyman

Best Interactive Score

Shadow of the Tomb Raider - Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Artifact - Valve
Tetris Effect - Enhance, Inc., Monstars Inc., and Resonair
Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games
Wandersong - Greg Lobanov

Best Cinematic Cutscene Audio

Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Battlefield V - EA DICE
Shadow of the Tomb Raider - Eidos Montreal & Crystal Dynamics
Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Ubisoft
Far Cry 5 - Ubisoft Montreal

Best Dialogue

God of War - Santa Monica Studios
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth - Blizzard Entertainment
Far Cry 5 - Ubisoft Montreal
Moss - Polyarc
Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Ubisoft
Battlefield V - EA DICE
Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games

Best Original Instrumental

"Spider-Man" (Marvel's Spider-Man)
"God of War" (God of War)
"Kara Main Theme" (Detroit: Become Human)
"Legends Old and New" (Moss)
"Main Theme" (Just Cause 4)

Best Game Audio Publication, Presentation, or Broadcast

"Music for Games Should be More than Just Music" - Olivier Derivière
"The War Bards" - Edouard Brenneisen, Gerard Marino, Chance Thomas, Neal Acree, Emmanuel Lagumbay
"From Trumpets to Transients: A Composer's Guide to Sound Design" - Brad Beaumont, Bonnie Bogovich, John Matz, Matthew Marteinsson, Emmanuel Lagumbay
"The 4 Domains of Audio in Spatial Computing" - Anastasia Devana
"Soundworks Collection Video: Shadow of the Tomb Raider" - Michael Coleman, Rob Bridgett, Frédéric Arnaud, Hugo Léger, Anne-Sophie Mongeau, Brian D’Oliveira

Best Music in a Casual/Social Game

Wonka's World of Candy - Zynga
Star Trek Fleet Command - CBS Interactive, Scopely, Digit
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project - Blizzard Entertainment
WarSong - Tencent
Zootopia: Dreaming People - Tencent Games

Best Game Music Cover/Remix

Overwatch Contenders (from Overwatch) - Jason Walsh, Hexany Audio
"Xion" (from Kingdom Hearts) - Project Destati
"Beneath the Mask" (from Persona 5) - Tournament Arc
"Super Mario Bros." - ConSoul
"Ballad of the Windfish" (from The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening) - Rozen

Best Sound Design in a Casual/Social Game

Wild Beyond - Strange Sevens
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project - Blizzard Entertainment
Saint Seiya - Tencent TIMI Studio Group
Freedom Fantasy Online Mobile - Tencent
Battle Through the Heaven - Tencent TIMI Studio Group
Wonka's World of Candy - Zynga

Best Original Song

"Right Where We Belong" (Call of Duty: Black Ops 4)
"Only We Remember It Now" (The Banner Saga 3)
"Waiting" (Battle Through the Heaven)
"We Will Rise Again" (Far Cry 5)
"K/DA - POP/STARS" (League of Legends)
"Across the Seven Realms" (Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep)
"Heavy Hands" (Where the Water Tastes Like Wine)
"Home To Me" (Moss)

Best Original Choral Composition

"Down Among the Dead Men" (Lamplight City)
"Keep of Voices" (Destiny 2: Forsaken)
"Lullaby of the Giants" (God of War)
"Aghanim's Obsession" (Artifact)
"Glorifica" (Battlefield V)
"Cree - The Atomic Era (The Drums of Poundmaker)" (Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise & Fall)
"Oh the Bliss" (Far Cry 5)

Best Sound Design for an Indie Game

Wandersong - Greg Lobanov
Below - Capybara Games
Moss - Polyarc
Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep - inXile Entertainment
Yoku's Island Express - Villa Gorilla

Best Music for an Indie Game

Forgotton Anne - Peter Due
Torn - Garry Schyman
Frostpunk - Piotr Musiał
Celeste - Lena Raine
Moss - Jason Graves

Best Audio Mix

Battlefield V -  EA DICE
Detroit: Become Human - Quantic Dream
God of War - Santa Monica Studios
Red Dead Redemption 2 - Rockstar Games
Marvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac Games


Best VR Audio

Dr. Grordbort's Invaders - Magic Leap

Moss - Polyarc

Project: Create - Magic Leap

Tetris Effect - Monstars Inc.

Torn - Aspyr Media

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