Save the Date (WoA 2019)

Save the Date
War of Awards
March 30, 2019
7:30-8:30pm (EST)

PAX East 2019 is confirmed as the venue in the Dragonfly Theatre (room 253) inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

War of Awards® will be carried on the official PAX East 2019 live stream at 7:30pm EST on

Game award winners face the masses who desperately try to form voting blocs (to topple frontrunners by force) in this all-audience participation panel.

The complete list of nominees are:

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE, NAVGTR, SXSW)
Return of the Obra Dinn (Game Awards)
Red Dead Redemption 2 (NAVGTR)
Octopath Traveler (SXSW)
Mirror Drop (IGF)
Numbala (Indie Prize)

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE, NAVGTR, GANG)
Red Dead Redemption 2 (Game Awards, SXSW)
Detroit: Become Human (NAVGTR)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (NAVGTR)
Tetris Effect (SXSW)
Paratopic (IGF)
Celeste (GDC)
Zebrainy ABC (Indie Prize)

Detroit: Become Human – Connor (Golden Joysticks)
Red Dead Redemption 2 – Arthur Morgan (Game Awards)
God of War – Kratos (DICE, NAVGTR)
Marvel’s Spider-Man – Mary Jane (NAVGTR)

Hollow Knight (NAVGTR)
Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SXSW)
Opus Magnum (IGF)
Into the Breach (GDC)
EnigmBox (Indie Prize)

God of War (Golden Joysticks, DICE, NAVGTR)
Red Dead Redemption 2 (Game Awards)
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (NAVGTR)
Detroit: Become Human (SXSW)
Return of the Obra Dinn (IGF, GDC)
Marvel’s Spider-Man (GANG)
Galaxy of Pen and Paper (Indie Prize)

Monster Hunter: World (Golden Joysticks)
Fortnite (Golden Joysticks, Game Awards, DICE, SXSW)
We Were Here Too (Indie Prize)

Fortnite (Golden Joysticks)
God of War (Game Awards, DICE, NAVGTR, SXSW, GDC)
Return of the Obra Dinn (IGF)
Running Knight (Indie Prize)

Final “War of Awards®” contenders uniquely qualify only by first winning a competitive award from a recognized major organization in a similar category.
Special media partner HipHopGamer will give $100 cash for an outstanding argument in each debated category.

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Online polling is unofficial, as the final result is determined by annual caucus attendees LIKE YOU. Online predictions are ongoing throughout the year, but only supporters in physical attendance have direct control over the anointing of the season’s winners.

Updates will be announced on Discord below.

The PAX schedule page was posted on February 28, 2019:

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