Control Cleans Up at NAVGTR Awards

Control Takes Home Six NAVGTR Awards

The NAVGTR Awards winners have been announced and Control came out as the most awarded game of the year. Control won six awards including Technical Animation, Contemporary Art Direction, 3D Control Design, Direction in a Game Cinema, Technical Graphics, and Lighting/Texturing. The game was also nominated for Best Original Action Game and Game of the Year but lost in both categories to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.


The winners of the NAVGTR Awards are determined by the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers, a non-profit media organization of 820 media voters and 9,500 subscribers. The awards cover 57 different categories which cover a variety of video game design aspects, from animation to sound effects, writing, and more.

The runners-up for most awards was Kojima Production’s Death Stranding, and The Outer Worlds with five awards each. Death Stranding performed strongly in the audio categories, where it won Best Song Collection, Best Original or Adapted Song, and Best Sound Editing in a Game Cinema.

With NAVGTR wrapping up, gamers can look forward to the annual War of Awards. Described as “an awards showdown,” The event pits the winners of NAVGTR, DICE, Golden Joysticks, IGF, SXSW, GDC, GANG, and The Game Awards against each other to determine the best of the award winning games.

Source: NAVGTR Awards