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Uncharted 2 Top Winner At G.A.N.G. Audio Awards

Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was the big winner at last week's Game Audio Network Guild Awards, where the game won six awards including audio of the year.

Kris Graft

March 15, 2010

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Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was the big winner at last week's Game Audio Network Guild Awards, where the game won six awards including audio of the year. The game also tied with Assassin's Creed II for music of the year. Other categories that Uncharted 2 won were sound design of the year, best cinematic/cut scene audio, best dialogue and best original instrumental. The game was nominated in nine categories. But Uncharted 2 wasn't the only game to walk away a winner. Games including Flower, Infamous and The Secret Of Monkey Island: Special Edition (iPhone) also won awards. G.A.N.G. handed out the awards at its eighth annual ceremony in San Francisco last week. There are over 2,500 G.A.N.G. members. AUDIO OF THE YEAR Uncharted 2: Among Thieves MUSIC OF THE YEAR (TIE) Assassin's Creed II Uncharted 2: Among Thieves SOUND DESIGN OF THE YEAR Uncharted 2: Among Thieves BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM inFAMOUS BEST INTERACTIVE SCORE Flower BEST HANDHELD AUDIO The Secret Of Monkey Island: Special Edition (iPhone) BEST CINEMATIC/CUT-SCENE AUDIO Uncharted 2: Among Thieves BEST DIALOGUE Uncharted 2: Among Thieves BEST ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL "Reunion" - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves BEST ORIGINAL VOCAL - CHORAL "Halls of Iron" - World of Warcraft: Secrets of Ulduar BEST ORIGINAL VOCAL - POP "Plants vs. Zombies" - Plants vs. Zombies BEST USE OF MULTI-CHANNEL SURROUND IN A GAME Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 BEST USE OF LICENSED MUSIC Rock Band: The Beatles EST GAME AUDIO ARTICLE, PUBLICATION OR BROADCAST "The Future of Game Audio / The Game Audio Mixing Revolution" – Gamasutra.com LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Charles Deenen ROOKIE OF THE YEAR (TIE) Dave Johnson Camden Stoddard G.A.N.G. RECOGNITION AWARD Brian Schmidt G.A.N.G. SERVICE AWARDS Rob Bridgett Morla Gorrondona Chip Beeman Alexander Brandon David Chan STUDENT/APPRENTICE COMPETITION WINNERS Music – Courtney Johns Sound Design- Jeff Schmidt

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Kris Graft is publisher at Game Developer.

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