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A Short Hike won the grand prize at the 2020 IGF awards

GDC may have been pushed out of sight, but the 2020 Independent Games Festival awards still took place last night as originally scheduled, albeit without a physical stage and audience. Instead, the IGF winners were publicly revealed in a pr...

 
 
 
 
 
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Death Stranding leads the way in GDC Awards nominations

Just like The Game Awards a month ago, Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding will have the most chances to stack precious cargo on its back at the GDC Awards in March. At The Game Awards, it took home three of the nine awards it was nominated...

 
 
 
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The Steam Awards 2019 winners are pretty on-brand

And that's a wrap for the Steam Awards 2019. Over the past month, Steam users have nominated their favorite games of 2019 across eight different categories, from the classic Game of the Year award to more (potentially) surprising awards mea...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Xbox One Game of 2019 goes to...

All heaven, no hell. That's one vague way to describe Devil May Cry 5. There are so many more possible descriptions, each one ratcheting up the peculiarity and ridiculousness in step with the level of detail given. But pulling all the way b...

 
 
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Gamechangers Giveaway offering awesome prizes for UK voters

A new campaign, backed by some of the biggest publishers in the industry, is encouraging UK video game fans to get out to the polls this week for the General Election, and is offering prizes for some lucky voters who do so.The "Gamechangers...

 
 
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Sony PlayStation Awards 2019 winners revealed

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia held its annual PlayStation Awards ceremony, celebrating the highest-selling titles of the year, (regardless of their year of release), across the Japanese and Asian markets.As per usual, Platinum a...

 
 
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The 2019 Steam Awards are looking for nominees

What's the best video game of 2019 that you suck at? I bet you have an answer ready to go. That's one of the questions at the center of the Steam Awards, an annual community-centric ceremony meant to highlight the best and brightest PC game...

 
 
 
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PlayStation Awards 2019 to take place December 3

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has announced the date for its annual PlayStation Awards, which are set to take place on December 3 in New Takanawa, Tokyo.The PlayStation Awards offer gongs to titles specifically based on sales to...

 
 
 
 
 
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Destructoid's E3 2019 Game of the Show is...

Now that E3 2019 is fully in the rear-view mirror and we've had time to rest up and reflect on what we saw at the show, it's come to this: naming a winner. Destructoid's E3 crew settled on a list of a dozen very different video games. Some ...

 
 
 
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God of War has racked up a mighty 10 million total sales

In news that isn't particularly surprising, Sony's God of War has joined the list of PS4 exclusive mega-sellers, having just passed the 10 million sales milestone. This puts the fantasy adventure up there with previous big-hitters The Last ...

 
 
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Epic Games to receive special BAFTA award at E3 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that they will present developer Epic Games with a BAFTA Special Award at this year's E3 conference, which takes place in Los Angeles next month. The BAFTA will be accepted by Ep...

 
 
 
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Sega's Rieko Kodama to receive Pioneer Award at GDC 2019

Rieko Kodama is widely considered as the first lady of RPGs. Having worked with Sega for nearly 40 years now, Kodama has helped bring to life such series as Phantasy Star, Alex Kidd, and Skies of Arcadia. To say her work is classic is under...

 
 
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Bowsette originator receives trophy from Pixiv and NicoNico

The Bowsette phenomenon kicked off less than half a year ago, but it feels like it's always been with us. It all started when one cartoonist postured what would happen if Bowser donned New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' Super Crown item. One s...

 
 
 
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These are the best new video game characters from 2018

In a few days, the hellish anal fissure that is 2018 will be over and the almost guaranteed shit-stained nightmare that is 2019 will begin. For gaming, 2019 is exploding right out of the gate as some of the most anticipated games of this ge...

 
 




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