Category Archives: Awards
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 00:32 GMT
Microsoft has proudly announced its repeat, Xbox-branded sponsorship of the Women in Gaming Awards at GDC 2013. Nominations are now open for the fifth annual awards with four categories up for grabs. The awards help highlight the presence of women in an industry which can be all too faceless and thereby appear even more male-dominated than it is, putting aspiring developers off pursuing the craft. GDC 2013 runs March 25-29 in San Francisco.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 22:40 GMT
The Writers Guild of America has released a lit of nominees for its Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing category.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 23:35 GMT
This year’s Independent Games Festival Awards include a number of repeat entries as well as player-favourite efforts.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 08:35 GMT
Two steps forward, one step back. Last night’s VGAs showed reason to hope for a respectable awards event in the years to come. They might want to leave Garry out of it next time, though. Catherine Cai reports from LA.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 08:35 GMT
It’s that time of year again: December. When the nights are colder than your ex’s heart, and Spike TV broadcasts its Video Game Awards Show.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 19:41 GMT
Independent Games Festival and Valve have signed an agreement for IGF 2013 which will provide the main competition finalists an opportunity to accept a distribution agreement on Steam. IGF 2013 will announce finalists in January, and award winners will be revealed at GDC 2013 in March. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 04:32 GMT
Journey’s orchestral score has been nominated for a Grammy award.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 20:56 GMT
A BioShock Infinite teaser has been released by Spike TV, to whet your appetite for the full trailer reveal during the VGAs this coming Friday evening. Watch it below. I’ll be posting anything interesting from the show as soon as anything exciting or newsworthy happens, followed up by a list of award winners after all is said and done. Please be sure to hang out with me, on December 7 at 9.00PM EST. Those who do not have Spike TV will be able to watch the show on MTV 2, MTV Tr3s, Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.com.
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 | 17:34 GMT
Saxxy Awards winners have been announced by Valve, but to find out which short film won for Best Overall you’ll have to tune into the Spike Video Game Awards pre-show December 7, which is next Friday night.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 20:12 GMT
A new character will be revealed for The Last of Us during the VGAs next week, according to a tweet from Geoff Keighley. The VGAs takes place on December 7 at 9.00PM EST. Those who do not have Spike TV will be able to watch the show on MTV 2, MTV Tr3s, Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.com. Alternatively, you can just keep an eye on VG247 for any of the interesting bits, as I’ll be in front of the TV, liquored up, and posting anything newsworthy from the show.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 21:06 GMT
Spike TV has revealed the list of nominees for the 2012 Video Game Awards. Game of the Year nominees include Assassin’s Creed 3, Journey, Mass Effect 3, The Walking Dead: The Game and Dishonored. The official site has the complete list of categories and nominees which you can vote on through here. The VGAs takes place on December 7 at 9.00PM EST. Those who do not have Spike TV will be able to watch the show on MTV 2, MTV Tr3s, Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.com.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 16:12 BST
Winners of the 2012 Golden Joystick Awards have been announced, and Skyrim walked away with three: Ultimate Game of the Year, Best Gaming Moment, and Best RPG.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 22:05 BST
The 2012 GMAs took place tonight in London, and it celebrated the best and brightest in videogames journalism in the UK.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 21:02 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic walked away with four awards this week during GDC Online.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 14:01 BST
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles has announced the launch of its Games activities in a move to expand into the US and Canada games market.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 19:10 BST
UK video games charity GamesAid has revealed the winners for its 2012 funding prize. Action For Kids, Jigsaw4U, Small Steps, Special Effect and The Willow Foundation received the plaudits and £36,000 in funding.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 03:28 BST
World of Warcraft will be inducted into the Choice Online Awards Hall of Fame at GDC Online 2012.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 07:07 BST
The nominees list for the 2012 IndieCade Red Carpet Awards have been announced, presenting a broad cross-section of genres and aesthetics from around the world.
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 19:26 BST
Finalists for the 2012 Golden Joystick Awards have been announced.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:51 BST
The winners of the European Games Awards, in which 230,000 European residents voted for their choices online, have been announced with The Witcher 2 walking away with the most awards.