Tag Archives: Golden Joysticks 2008
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
Mon, Jun 16, 2008 | 20:45 BST
Voting’s opened for the finalists of this year’s Golden Joysticks awards.
The event, now owned by Future, is in its 26th year, apparently. Who’d have thought it? We normally don’t advise people to vote, but you may as well in this case.
Mon, May 19, 2008 | 17:05 BST
Future’s announced voting’s now open for this year’s Golden Joysticks awards.
For those of you unaware, “the Joysticks” is a chance for everyone in the British games industry to sit in a room and try to drink each other to death.
Categories for this year’s “show” are:
- Ultimate Game of the Year
- The Sun Family Game of the Year
- Nuts All Nighter Award
- Soundtrack of the Year
- Bliss Handheld Game of the Year
- Editor’s Choice
- The One To Watch Award
- 4Talent Mobile Game of the Year
- Nintendo Game of the Year
- Online Game of the Year
- PC Game of the Year
- PlayStation Game of the Year
- Xbox Game of the Year
- Publisher of the Year
- Retailer of the Year
- UK Developer of the Year
Apparently more than 750,000 votes were cast from the UK last year’s awards, so get involved and push for the million, achievement fans.
There are £10,000′s worth of prizes on offer for those that vote, so don’t be shy. It all closes on June 23, so get on with it. No date’s been announced for the awards ceremony as yet.