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Reggie for full effect

Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards will be back this December


Announced in June and no one noticed
Aug 19
// Jed Whitaker
Remember The Game Awards, the Geoff Keighley joint production not to be confused with the train wreck that was the VGAs aka VGXs? Well last year's show must have gone well enough to warrant another this year as it w...
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D.I.C.E. Awards

Shadow of Mordor picks up eight D.I.C.E. awards, but not game of the year


That went to Dragon Age
Feb 06
// Jordan Devore
When I think of the D.I.C.E. Awards, I'll remember montage guy, now and forever. I wasn't around to see if any similar unscripted hilarity took place at this year's show, but I did catch that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor to...
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Reveal coming this Friday at the Game Awards
PlayStation's Spanish website has upped this new teaser for something called EMAGON, which we will learn more about on December 5, this Friday, likely at those new Game Awards.  It looks dope and I want to see more. I h...

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Independent Games Festival audience award voting now open


Game Developers Choice Awards votes also open
Feb 24
// Dale North
Audience Award voting for both the Independent Games Festival Main Competition Awards and the Game Developers Choice Awards are now open, with polls running from today through March 1. This is your chance to put your voice in...

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The Last of Us wins 10 D.I.C.E. Awards


Winners announced
Feb 07
// Dale North
Naughty Dog's The Last of Us swept the 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Award, taking everything from Outstanding Achievement in Story to the Game of the Year awards last night, sweeping the majority of the 13 categories they were nomina...
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The Last of Us

Writers Guild of America gives award to The Last of Us


For Outstanding Achievement in Writing for Video Games
Feb 03
// Brett Makedonski
It's no secret that Naughty Dog's The Last of Us has taken home a lot of proverbial hardware this year. It can add one more trophy to the case, as Neil Druckmann, the game's writer, won the 2014 Writers Guild of America'...
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Spike VGAs

Spike VGAs renamed 'VGX', happening December 7


Ooooh, mysterious!
Nov 15
// Brett Makedonski
The annual Spike Video Game Awards are set to take place this year, but they're undergoing a bit of a facelift. Instead of the moniker "VGAs" that we've known the awards show as for years, it's being rebranded as "VGX" this t...
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Destructoid's E3 2013 Game of the Show: Titanfall


Titanfall
Jun 14
// Dale North
Those that managed to play Respawn Entertianment's Titanfall at E3 this year had the ultimate bragging rights. Players were like small-time celebs at evening events, with others asking everything they could about the title. S...
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Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon's best game nominees include... Wii Sports!?


Nickelodeon has its finger on the pulse of kid culture
Feb 18
// Tony Ponce
Awards shows are pretty bullsh*t. Videogame awards shows, even more so. But awards shows on children's networks like Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon are the cream of the anal muck. They have open voting to give kids the illus...
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Watch the gaming BAFTAs this evening


Mar 16
// Fraser Brown
Today is special for two obvious reasons. Both Niero and Destructoid are a day older, two pretty solid reasons for drinking and general joviality. So I sort of feel a little bit sorry for the British Academy Video Game Award...
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The DTOID Show: Our Top Gaming Moments Of 2011!


Dec 25
// Max Scoville
Merry Christmas, everybody! I'm gonna keep this short because idiot thought it was a good idea to put a small tree in my house and then leave a bunch of presents sitting under it, so I need to go get rid of that crap before a...
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Spike Video Game Awards Game of the Year Nominations


Nov 03
// Dale North
I've been waiting for this. I know what I picked for my top games of the year, but I wanted to see what the top five nominations were when the votes from my peers were tallied up. Here they are: Batman: Arkham City...

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