God of War Ragnarok Ties Record with 24 NAVGTR Nominations

God of War Ragnarok Nominations

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers has corrected the tally of video game nominations for God of War Ragnarok. Previously, the report cited 23 nominations however it has now been revised and the corrected tally is 24 nominations. With the correct information, God of War Ragnarok now ties with The Last of Us Part II which two years ago in 2020 had set the same record for most nominations ever. In doing so, God of War Ragnarok has also surpassed the original God of War title released in 2018 which set the record with 22 nominations.

The NAVGTR Awards 57 competitive categories recognize 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:

By Game (2022)

  • God of War Ragnarök – 24
  • Elden Ring – 12
  • Bayonetta 3 – 9
  • Sifu – 7
  • As Dusk Falls – 7
  • Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – 6
  • Stray – 6
  • New Tales from the Borderlands – 6
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem – 6

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

  • Santa Monica Studio – 24
  • Gearbox Software – 12
  • FromSoftware – 12
  • Platinum Games – 9
  • INTERIOR/NIGHT – 9
  • Sloclap SAS – 7
  • Obsidian Entertainment – 7

By Publisher

  • Sony Interactive Entertainment – 32
  • Nintendo – 23
  • 2K Games – 20
  • Bandai Namco – 16
  • Xbox Game Studios – 12
  • Annapurna Games – 9
  • Devolver Digital – 8

For additional details and a complete list of categories and nominees, you can check out the official website of NAVGTR Corp.

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