God of War Ragnarök Ties Record with 24 NAVGTR Nominations

BALTIMORE, January 23, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of 1,207 media voters and 14,528 subscribers, has corrected the tally of video game nominations for God of War Ragnarök.

Previous reporting cited 23 nominations, but the corrected tally is 24 nominations. The game ties The Last of Us Part II, which two years prior (in 2020) had set the same record for most nominations ever. Ironically, it surpassed another God of War game which had set a record for 22 nominations another two years prior (in 2018).

The NAVGTR Awards honor 57 competitive categories recognizing achievement in animation, art direction, character design, controls, game design, game engineering, musical score, sound effects, writing, and more. Since its inception, the academy has recognized over 6,816 talented individuals.

The final tallies are as follows.

By Game

24 God of War Ragnarök
12 Elden Ring
09 Bayonetta 3
07 Sifu
07 As Dusk Falls
06 Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
06 Stray
06 New Tales from the Borderlands
06 A Plague Tale: Requiem

Franchise History

The Call of Duty series has 101 nominations to date.
God of War (2018) had 22 nominations.
The Bayonetta series has 18 nominations to date.
Since the Borderlands series began in 2009, it has earned 20 nominations.
A Plague Tale: Innocence was the most nominated game with 18 nods that year.
Cuphead won the most awards (6) in the Games of the Decade program.
The Monkey Island series has 10 nominations to date.
The Total War series has 23 nominations to date.

By Developer

24 Santa Monica Studio
12 Gearbox Software
12 FromSoftware
09 Platinum Games
07 Sloclap SAS
07 Obsidian Entertainment

By Publisher

32 Sony Interactive Entertainment
23 Nintendo
20 2K Games
16 Bandai Namco
12 Xbox Game Studios
09 Annapurna Games
08 Devolver Digital

For a complete list of categories and nominees, please visit https://navgtr.org. Individual nomination credits and tallies for actual persons will be updated on the nomination page by the date of the winner announcement on February 14.

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Thomas J. Allen
tallen at navgtr dot org