The 21st Game Audio Network Guild Awards

The Game Audio Network Guild’s 21st Annual G.A.N.G. Awards will return live to The Moscone Center in San Francisco during the Game Developers Conference on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 PM PDT. The G.A.N.G. Awards celebrates and recognizes excellence in game audio. Admission to the G.A.N.G. Awards is FREE. Register via Eventbrite here.

All attendees MUST have a GDC badge to enter the Moscone Center. The following badges provide entry: All Access, Audio, Independent Games Summit, Core, Summits, Expo, Friday Only. Members of G.A.N.G. receive 10% off GDC Registration (Audio Pass, All Access, Core or Summits Passes). Head to our perks page for more information.

The nominees were selected by Game Audio Network Guild Advisory Board Members and Awards Committee Members. The winners are decided by the active members of the Game Audio Network Guild.  Nomination voting opens February 10th and members may cast their votes via through February 21st. 

The full list of nominees is available here.

G.A.N.G. will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Interactive industry veteran Paul Lipson, SVP of Interactive Worldwide at Formosa Group. Lipson is an award-winning executive, creative leader, and landmark innovator in the interactive entertainment industry. For over two decades, he has fueled strategy, content, policy, and creative pipelines with famed teams and talent around the globe. Creating award-winning content and managing AAA teams and projects for leading clients like Xbox Game Studios, PlayStation Studios, Ubisoft and many more. Lipson’s first- and third-party game credits include franchises such as God of War, The Last of Us, Halo, and Call of Duty, among others.

“I’m honored and thrilled to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award from an organization that I have championed and an industry that I have called home for over twenty-five years,” said Lipson. “The excellence and impact of the past recipients is staggering, and it is humbling to stand with them during this landmark time in gaming and interactive entertainment”.

Schmidt commented, “We are thrilled to honor Paul Lipson, my predecessor as G.A.N.G. President, whose decades in the industry have been those of service, innovation and commitment to excellence.”

We look forward to seeing you there!

21st Annual G.A.N.G. Awards

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

Moscone Center, San Francisco 

6:30 PM Red Carpet

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM G.A.N.G. Awards

9:30 PM – Post Awards Party