10th annual G.A.N.G. award winners

10th annual G.A.N.G. award winners
Seth Tipps

By Seth Tipps

March 14th 2012 at 6:16PM

Game Audio Network Guild recognises outstanding achievement at GDC show

The Game Audio Network Guild has announced the winners of last week's 10th annual G.A.N.G. awards show, held in San Francisco at the GDC conference.

G.A.N.G. is a non-profit organization dedicated to "the advancement and recognition of game audio," and organizes the awards show to recognize outstanding achievement.

The nominees, chosen by a 70 person advisory panel, are voted on by members of the game audio industry and G.A.N.G.

This years winners were:

AUDIO OF THE YEAR
Battlefield 3

MUSIC OF THE YEAR
L.A. Noire
SOUND DESIGN OF THE YEAR
Battlefield 3

BEST SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
Star Wars: The Old Republic - Collector's Edition Soundtrack

BEST INTERACTIVE SCORE (tie)
Portal 2
Kinect Disneyland Adventures

BEST CINEMATIC/CUTSCENE AUDIO
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

BEST DIALOGUE
Portal 2

BEST ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL
"Glory, The Galactic Republic" - Star Wars: The Old Republic

BEST ORIGINAL VOCAL ­ CHORAL
"Main Theme" - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

BEST ORIGINAL VOCAL ­ POP
"Want You Gone" - Portal 2

BEST USE OF LICENSED MUSIC
Kinect Disneyland Adventures

BEST AUDIO MIX
Battlefield 3

BEST HANDHELD AUDIO
Infinity Blade II

BEST AUDIO IN A CASUAL/INDIE/SOCIAL GAME
Bastion

BEST GAME AUDIO ARTICLE, PUBLICATION OR BROADCAST
"The Use of Voice in Portal 2"

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Tommy Tallarico

G.A.N.G. RECOGNITION AWARD
Kevin Riepl

G.A.N.G. DISTINGUISED SERVICE AWARD
Dan Rudin

ROOKIE OF THE YEARD AWARD
Darren Korb (Bastion)

DIAMOND SPONSOR/PARTNER AWARDS
Sumthing Else Musicworks
Game Developers Conference
Pyramind Studios