The National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers Corp.(tm) is pleased to announce the nominees for its sixth annual awards honoring the best of the interactive entertainment industry in the fields of art, technology, and production. A voting body of more than 1,150 eligible video game media critics, analysts, and journalists determined the final 236 nominees in 48 categories, up from 223 nominations last year.
This year, Microsoft leads all other publishers with 29 nominations. In 2002, Nintendo set a record with 41 nominations. The record still stands.