Annual Game Music Awards 2011: Outstanding Production Winners

We are proud to present the winners of the Annual Game Music Awards 2011. These panel-voted officially recognised awards provide a thorough and wide-reaching recognition of achievement in game music over the last year.


Outstanding Production - Game Studio :: Nintendo

After several years lagging behind, Nintendo took a leading role in the audio sector this year with creative and polished scores for the Zelda, Mario, Star Fox, and Pilotwings series. In doing so, they have showcased the superior specifications of their next-generation handheld, the 3DS.


Sony Computer Entertainment Namco Bandai Games

Other Nominations

Electronic Arts
Microsoft Game Studios


Outstanding Production - Music Studio :: Basiscape

Hitoshi Sakimoto's Basiscape showcased their individuality and versatility throughout 2011 with a range of releases, including Valkyria Chronicles III, Black Rock Shooter, and even a Pokémon spinoff. They also appealed to collectors by internally publishing various soundtrack releases and arranged albums.


noisycroak Pyramind Studios

Other Nominations

Design Wave
Elements Garden
Procyon Studio
Remote Control Productions
T's Music
Unique Note


Outstanding Achievement - Record Label :: Sweep Record

Shinji Hosoe's Sweep Record have made so many album releases possible this year: cutting-edge new releases, retrospective soundtrack chronicles, surprising remix albums, and electronic mini-albums. They have also given Basiscape, noisycroak, Sound Sepher, and others a means to distribute their releases.


Square Enix Konami Digital Entertainment

Other Nominations

5pb. Records
Dog Ear Records
Sumthing Else Music Works
Team Entertainment
Zuntata Records


Outstanding Production - Concert :: Symphonic Odysseys

Symphonic Odysseys - Tribute to Nobuo Uematsu was the fourth in a legendary series of symphonic game music concerts that occurred in Cologne. Produced by Thomas Boecker, this concert combined daring arrangements of Final Fantasy and Mistwalker favourites with dramatic and polished performances.


LEGENDS Video Game Heroes

Other Nominations

4star Orchestra
Back to the Future
Fantasy Rock Fes 2011
Guilty Gear X BlazBlue Music Live 2011
Keys of Game Vol. 1
Press Start 2011: Symphony of Games
VFideo Game Music Live Extend


Outstanding Production - Tour :: The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony

One way Nintendo celebrated the anniversary of The Legend of Zelda was through orchestral concerts in Tokyo, Los Angeles, and London. Featuring numerous popular themes, memorable video projections, and special guests, producer Jason Michael Paul adapted a successful formula for a treasured series.


Distant Worlds - Music from Final Fantasy Dragon Quest in Concert

Other Nominations

PLAY! A Video Game Symphony Video Games Live


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