2015 Awards

GANG AWARDS 2014 FINAL WINNERS

Audio of the Year

Winner
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Finalists
Alien Isolation
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Destiny
Far Cry 4
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Music of the Year

Winner
Destiny

Finalists
Destiny
Far Cry 4
Halo 2 Anniversary
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris
Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Sound Design of the Year

Winner
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Finalists
Alien Isolation
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Destiny
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Sunset Overdrive

Best Original Soundtrack Album

Winner
Destiny

Finalists
Destiny
Far Cry 4
Halo 2 Anniversary
The Banner Saga
The String Arcade [Dren McDonald]

Best Interactive Score

Winner
HoHokum

Finalists
Alien Isolation
Bioshock Infinite: Burial At Sea, Part 2
Far Cry 4
Hohokum
Peggle Blast!

Best Handheld Audio

Winner
Hearthstone:Heroes of Warcraft/Peggle Blast (TIE)

Finalists
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Lord Of The Rings: Legends Of Middle Earth
Marvel Contest Of Champions
Peggle Blast!
Plants vs. Zombies 2

Best Cinematic/Cutscene Audio

Winner
The Last of Us: Left Behind

Finalists
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Far Cry 4
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
The Last of Us: Left Behind
World of WarCraft: Warlords of Draenor

Best Dialogue

Winner
South Park: The Stick of Truth

Finalists
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Sunset Overdrive
The Walking Dead Season Two

Best Original Instrumental

Winner
Halo Theme Gungnir Mix

Finalists
Destiny – “Excerpt from The Ecstasy”
DOTA 2: Compendium – “Countdown”
Halo Theme Gungnir Mix (featuring Steve Vai)
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – “Fort Morn”
The Banner Saga – “Of Our Bones, The Hills”

Best Original Vocal Song - Choral

Winner
Destiny – The Traveler/Excerpt from The Hope

Finalists
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris – “A Clash of Gods”
Destiny – “The Traveler/Excerpt from The Hope”
DOTA 2: Compendium – “Startup”
The Vanishing Of Etham Carter – “The Valley of the Blinding Mist”
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – “The Horde Mobilize”

Best Original Vocal Song - Pop

Winner
Destiny – Hope for the Future

Finalists
Halo 2 Anniversary – “Breaking the Covenant”
Destiny – “Hope for the Future”
South Park: The Stick of Truth – “Princess Kenny Theme”
Sunset Overdrive – “Sunset City”
Transistor – “We All Become”

Best Audio for an Indie Game

Winner
Transistor/The Banner Saga (TIE)

Finalists
Hohokum
Supergiant Games/Transistor
Super Time Force
THE BANNER SAGA
The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter

Best Game Audio Article, Publication or Broadcast

Winner
The Mix in The Last of Us

Finalists
The Mix in The Last of Us
Writing Interactive Music for Video Games: A Composer’s Guide (Michael Sweet)
Remaking the Legend: Halo 2 Anniversary
PODCAST by Emily Reese, Top Score on John Broomhal\’s Transport Tycoon music reboot
Bleeps and Bloops: The Game Audio Podcast

Best Audio Mix

Winner
Alien: Isolation

Finalists
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Alien Isolation
Far cry 4
Halo 2 Anniversary
Destiny

Best Sound Design in a Casual/Social Game

Winner
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Finalists
Diner Dash 2015
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Peggle Blast!
Plants vs. Zombies 2
Transformers: Age of Extinction The Official Game

Best Music in a Casual/Social Game

Winner
Peggle Blast

Finalists
CounterSpy
Lord Of The Rings: Legends Of Middle Earth
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Peggle Blast!
Transport Tycoon – The 2014 Sessions by John Broomhall

Best Game Music Cover/Remix

Winner
The String Arcade

Finalists
Baba Yetu (Civilization IV) by Peter Hollens feat. Malukah
Grasswalk (Plants vs Zombies) by The String Arcade/Dren McDonald
Hope for the Future (Destiny) by Jillian Aversa
Last of Us Theme (Last of Us) by Taylor Davis/Adam Gubman
You Were There (ICO) by Laura Intravia

G.A.N.G. Recognition Award

Emily Reese

Distinguished Service Award

Richard Savery

Student/Apprentice Award - Music

George Shaw

Student/Apprentice Award - Sound Design

Thomas Couchard

Lifetime Achievement Award

"The Fat Man" - George Alistair Sanger