War of Awards

Join parties to defend your favorite Game of the Year candidates in seven categories, then face the masses and hope you have the numbers to survive.  Small, weak groups must choose between defection and defeat. Moderators and their minions will attempt to control the chaos while keeping an eye out for suspicious cosplayers. A special media partner will be announced who will give $100 cash for an outstanding argument during the debate.

Winners have yet to be announced from NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG.

When they announce, additional nominees will be added to War of Awards.

The nominees locked so far:

ART + GRAPHICS

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE)

Return of the Obra Dinn (Game Awards)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

AUDIO

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE)

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Game Awards)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

CHARACTER/PERFORMER

Detroit: Become Human – Connor (Golden Joysticks)

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Arthur Morgan (Game Awards)

God of War – Kratos (DICE)

GAME DESIGN

God of War (DICE)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

STORY

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE)

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Game Awards)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

MULTIPLAYER

Monster Hunter: World (Golden Joysticks)

Fortnite (Golden Joysticks, Game Awards, DICE)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

GAME OF THE YEAR

Fortnite (Golden Joysticks)

God of War (Game Awards, DICE)

Coming Soon (Indie Prize, NAVGTR, BAFTA, SXSW, IGF, GDC, and GANG)

Final “War of Awards®” contenders uniquely qualify only by first winning a competitive award from a recognized major organization in a similar category. New nominees are added as winners from the awards circuit become known by March 21.

Online polling at warofawards.org is unofficial, as the final result is determined by annual caucus attendees LIKE YOU. Online predictions are ongoing throughout the year, but only supporters in physical attendance have direct control over the anointing of the season’s winners.

Season updates will be announced on Discord below.

https://discord.gg/d3eGcP8

https://warofawards.org

Panelists

Thomas Allen [President, National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers], Vanessa Fernandez [CEO, Gaming Access Weekly], Justen Andrews [Community Manager, War of Awards], Amy Donahue [Photographer], Alex Lee Terrill [Videographer], HipHopGamer