Diablo 3’s score is nominated for Hollywood Music in Media Award

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As well as infecting and corrupting children’s minds, games are even finding their way into legitimate award ceremonies: where will this madness end? With games a respected cultural medium? Not if I have anything to say about it.

Yup, the exceedingly well produced Diablo 3 score has tricked its way through to the nominee list for the Hollywood Music in Media Award, HMMA (pronounced: Hmm-ah).

Gosugamersspotted this one, it’s been nominated in the category of “ORIGINAL SCORE -VIDEO GAME”, we’re assuming it implies “best”, else all the nominees are winners, surely. Those other nomineesare, according to Hmm-ah’s website:

Austin Wintory-Journey(Sony)
Cris Velasco, Sascha Dikiciyan, Christopher Lennertz, Sam Hulick, Clint Mansell- Mass Effect 3(BioWare/EA)
Gerard Marino-The Amazing Spiderman(Sony)
Grant Kirkhope- Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (38 Studios/Big Huge Games)
Jeff Broadbent-I Am Alive(Ubisoft)
Jeremy Soule-Skyrim(Bethesda)
Jesper Kyd-Darksiders 2(Vigil/THQ)
Russell Brower, Derek Duke, Glenn Stafford, Joseph Lawrence , Neal Acree, Laurence Juber & Edo Guidotti- Diablo 3(Blizzard Entertainment)
Ryan Shore-Spy Hunter (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
Stephen Rippy-Castleville(Zynga)

Quite the eclectic list.