Category Archives: Golden Joysticks 2008
Fri, Oct 31, 2008 | 15:11 GMT
Update: CoD4′s taken game of the year. Activision’s taken publisher of the year.
CVG’s live-blogging the Golden Joystick awards here. The site’s clearly getting hammered. There’s a link to the video stream on that page.
We’ll update this story with the winners as they’re announced.
After the break.
Fri, Oct 31, 2008 | 10:49 GMT
Future’s Golden Joystick awards kick off in London at 2.00pm today, and it sounds as though the publisher’s got its act together in terms of covering the event live.
Streaming video’s promised, as are a live-blog and photographs from the show.
From the official site:
But now for the most important part: the winners! So don’t forget to tune in to watch the ceremony live on Friday 31st October at 2.00pm GMT where it will be webcast live here at Golden Joystick.com, on Games Radar, CVG.co.uk and Virgin Media.com.
More than 850,000 votes have been cast for the awards, so make sure you’re watching.
Thu, Oct 02, 2008 | 20:04 BST
Thu, Sep 25, 2008 | 12:13 BST
Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle, will host its upcoming Golden Joysticks, taking place on October 31 at the Park Lane Hilton in London.
“This year’s Golden Joystick Awards are shaping up to be the best yet, thanks to the support of our sponsor Virgin Media and Frankie Boyle signing up as host,” said event boss Emma Parkinson.
“The industry has always seen the Joysticks as a focal point of its calendar and long may this continue. Increasingly, it has become a focal point for mainstream press attention and a celebration of the games industry. As we aim for a million votes, we need the help of your fans and customers’ make the wider world proud of our industry.”
We’d care if we were going. We’re open to bribery if anyone has a spare ticket.
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 | 15:40 BST
Edge is to give out a Most Wanted Golden Joystick at the Future awards this year, designed to let people voted for their most anticipated game. Obviously.
Up for the inaugural honour are:
- Mirror’s Edge
- Left 4 Dead
- Fallout 3
- Prince Of Persia
- Resident Evil 5
- Heavy Rain
- Animal Crossing: City Folk
- Far Cry 2