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Vote for the first WSA Game Music Award!

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News 27 Jun 2023
What's you favourite game score of the past year? Which score elevated your gaming experience? Let's hear! Vote for the WSA Game Music Award 2023, a new audience award that celebrates the art of game music. The winner will be revealed at PRESS PLAY: Music in Games on 19 October 2023 in Ghent.

For the first time in its existence, the WSA puts music written for games and other interactive media in the spotlight. Presenting a Game Music Award to the best score of the past year, the festival gives game music the attention it deserves. The best part? You get to decide who wins the first-ever WSA Game Music Award. Voting is possible from now until 21 August 2023, 23:59 (W. Europe Standard Time). Mid-September, the five nominated scores will be announced. The nominees will be invited to join us during the concert PRESS PLAY: Music in Games, where the winner will be announced.

How do you vote?

Go through the following steps to vote for the WSA Game Music Award 2023:

  • Log in to your MyFFG account on our website (see the top of our website). Don't have one? Create one here.
  • Once you are logged in and go to your MyFFG account, you will have access to the Public Choice & Game Music Award tab.
  • Go to the voting platform and cast your vote!

Don't forget to vote for the WSA Public Choice Award as well, an audience award for the best piece of game music of the past year.

Longlist Game Music Award 2023

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem - Olivier Deriviere

  • A Space for the Unbound - Masdito Bachtiar, Christabel Annora, Bambang Iswanto

  • After Us - Daniel Elms

  • Age of Wonders 4 - Michiel van den Bos

  • Atomic Heart - Mick Gordon

  • Atone: Heart of the Elder Tree - Luminist (James Shuar), Andrew Prahlow

  • Backfirewall_ - Teho, Gregory Terlikowski

  • Blood Bowl 3 - Arnaud Galand

  • Bramble: The Mountain King - Martin Wave, Dan Wakefield

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II - Sarah Schachner

  • Clash: Artifacts of Chaos - Patricio Meneses

  • Clive 'N' Wrench - Kevin Wass

  • Cult of the Lamb - River Boy (Narayana Johnson)

  • Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course - Kristofer Maddigan

  • Dead Island 2 - Ryan Williams

  • Dead Space - Trevor Gureckis

  • Deliver Us Mars - Sander van Zanten

  • Diablo IV - Ted Reedy, Leo Kaliski, Ryan Amon, Derek Duke, Neal Acree

  • Dredge - David Mason

  • Endling - Extinction is Forever - Manel Gil-Inglada

  • Fantavision 202X - Soichi Terada

  • Far Cry 6: Lost Between Worlds - Sarah DeCourcy

  • Firmament - Maclaine Diemer

  • Floodland - Neil Haverty, Misha Bower, Piotr Musiał, Paweł Wawrzeńczyk, Michał Dąbrowski

  • Forspoken - Bear McCreary, Garry Schyman

  • Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed - Mark Rutherford

  • God of War: Ragnarök - Bear McCreary

  • Gotham Knights - Alexis Leon Smith, Joe Henson, Bear McCreary, Joris de Man, Samuel Laflamme, Jean-Phi Goncalves

  • Hard West 2 - Jason Graves

  • Harmony: The Fall of Reverie - Lena Raine

  • Harvestella - Go Shiina

  • Have a Nice Death - Alexis Laugier, Yann Cleophas, Caisheng Bo

  • Hi-Fi Rush - Shuichi Kobori, John Johanas, Masatoshi Yanagi, Reo Uratani

  • Hogwarts Legacy - Chuck E. Myers, J Scott Rakozy, Peter Murray

  • Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores - Joe Henson, Oleksa Lozowchuk, Alexis Smith, Joris De Man, Niels van der Leest

  • Horizon: Call of the Mountain - Frankie Harper, Alistair Kerley

  • Immorality - Nainita Desai

  • Jurassic World: Primal Ops - Winifred Phillips

  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope - Gareth Coker, Grant Kirkhope, Yoko Shimomura

  • Metal: Hellsinger - Elvira Björkman, Nicklas Hjertberg

  • (Marvel’s) Midnight Suns - Tim Wynn, Phill Boucher

  • Minecraft Legends - Crispin Hands

  • Mirrorverse - Crispin Hands

  • Neon White - Machine Girl (Sean Kelly, Matt Stephenson)

  • Octopath Traveler 2 - Yasunori Nishiki

  • Peaky Blinders: The King's Ransom - Richard Wilkinson

  • Planet of Lana - Takeshi Furukawa

  • Potionomics - Gregory Nicolett

  • Quantaar - Jeff Rona, Cody Matthew Johnson

  • Redfall - Jongnic Bontemps

  • Rendezvous - Matthew James Tucciarone

  • Resident Evil 4 - Kota Suzuki, Nozomi Ohmoto

  • Return to Monkey Island - Michael Land, Peter McConnell, Clint Bajakian

  • Scars Above - Kortiko, Milos Nikolic, Dimitrije Cvetkovic

  • Scorn - Adis Kutkut (Aethek), Brian Williams (Lustmord)

  • Season: A letter to the future - Spencer Doran

  • ​​Shadows over Loathing - Ryan Ike

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened - Viacheslav Paladin

  • Shoulders of Giants - Floex (Tomáš Dvořák)

  • Skeleton Crew - Richard Wilkinson

  • Sons of the Forest - Gabe Castro

  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - Stephen Barton, Gordy Haab

  • Stranded: Alien Dawn - George Strezov

  • Stray - Yann Van Der Cruyssen

  • Strayed Lights - Austin Wintory

  • Superfuse - Michael (A.) McCann

  • Tchia - John Robert Matz

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge - Tee Lopes

  • The Callisto Protocol - Finishing Move Inc. (Alex Klingle, Brian Lee White, Brian Trifon, Jay Wiltzen)

  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me - Jason Graves

  • The Last Spell - Rémi Gallego

  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom - Manaka Kataoka

  • The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - Jun Broome

  • The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story - Gareth Coker

  • The Settlers: New Allies - Chance Thomas

  • The Tartarus Key - Josie Brechner

  • The Walking Dead Last Mile - Jeff Rona

  • Tron: Identity - Dan Le Sac

  • Valiant Hearts: Coming Home - Jason Moran

  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide - Jesper Kyd

  • Wild Hearts - Junya Ishiguro, Masashi Hamauzu, Daisuke Shinoda

  • Wildfrost - Paul Zimmermann

  • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty - Kenichiro Suehiro

  • World of Warcraft: Dragonflight - Glenn Stafford, Jake Lefkowitz, Neal Acree, David Arkenstone, Jason Hayes, Catherine Nguyen

  • World Turtles - Kyle Misko

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 - Yasunori Mitsuda, ACE, Kenji Hiramatsu, Manami Kiyota, Mariam Abounnasr

Spotify Playlist

Listen to the Game Music Award longlist on Spotify. Currently not all eligible scores are available on Spotify. Want to listen to all scores? Go to our voting platform where more scores are available for you.

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