Golden Joysticks 2008 voting open now

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 19 May 2008 16:57 GMT

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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.

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