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  1. News Bot

    Complete List of BAFTA Game Awards 2018 Winners

    Yesterday saw the annual hosting of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Game Awards in London, showcasing some of the most highly praised and technically impressive video game releases over the past year. There was a frankly huge pool of great games for the BAFTA committee to choose...
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    Nate From Nintendo Wins 2018 DICE Awards

    Nintendo won a lot of awards at the 2018 DICE Awards. In fact, we lost count. The Big N had a great night in Las Vegas, and their chosen representative, Nate, will forever be known on the Internet as "Nate from Nintendo." Nate was responsible for delivering countless speeches tonight and waxed...
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    How to Watch the 2018 DICE Awards

    The DICE Awards are here, and while they’re certainly no Shacknews Awards, is an excellent opportunity to celebrate video games in all their glory. This year’s DICE Awards are set to be hosted by Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News and Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller. How to Watch DICE...
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    How to Watch the DICE Awards

    The DICE Awards are here, and while they’re certainly no Shacknews Awards, is an excellent opportunity to celebrate video games in all their glory. This year’s DICE Awards are set to be hosted by Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News and Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller. How to Watch DICE...
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    Twitch Viewers Can Co-Stream and Vote on the Crunchyroll Anime Awards

    Anime fans are in for a treat this week as the Crunchyroll Anime Awards will air live from Hollywood on Twitch. Erika Ishii and Anthony Carboni will be hosting the event which will be livestreamed exclusively on the offical Crunchyroll Twitch channel. Broadcasters will be able to co-stream the...
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    Discussion: Should your Music awards become a political platform?

    Last Nights Grammy awards felt less like a awards ceremony and more of a (..insert your political opinion here..) rally. What do you think?
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    2018 Independent Games Festival Awards Nominees Revealed

    The Independent Games Festival is celebrating a milestone in 2018. This is the IGF's 20th awards ceremony and this year, it continues honoring the best in indie gaming. Awards will be handed out on March 21 during the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, CA. Already a big winner...
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    The Cartridge Family 017 - The Game Awards 2017, The Day Sonic Was Born, Boogerman

    So, we’re in the 2nd week of December now which means there’s even less happening in games than last week. But, honestly that’s not really true considering all the exciting stuff that happend during this year’s The Game Awards. All and all, it was an interesting event...
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    Weekend Console Download Deals for 12/8: The Game Awards 2017 Sale

    How about those Game Awards? On top of dozens of World Premieres and new game announcements, Geoff Keighley and company also have something special for console owners of all stripes. Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo have all lined up a slew of digital gaming deals in honor of last night's Game...
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    Weekend PC Download Deals for 12/8: The Game Awards Sale on Steam

    The Game Awards took place last night and now that it's over, it's time to scoop up some major deals on some of the year's best games. Steam will be the place to go for this year's Game Awards sale. But that's not all! Steam is also offering up a bulk of the recent Bethesda catalogue, as well as...
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    4A Games Offers Fresh Peek at Metro: Exodus with Game Awards Trailer

    4A Games originally debuted Metro: Exodus back at E3 2017. At the time, the trailer gave a small glimpse of a battle against a giant beast and a hint at a more open world than the two Metro games that preceded it. At tonight’s Game Awards show, the game got a new teaser that offered an...
  12. News Bot

    The Game Awards 2017: Full List of Winners

    The Game Awards are in the books. Shacknews watched along with the rest of the gaming world, but for anyone who missed tonight's show, here is the full list of tonight's winners: Most Anticipated Game God of War Marvel Spider-Man Monster Hunter World Red Dead Redemption II The Last of Us Part...
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    Kojima Debuts New Death Stranding Trailer at The Game Awards Show

    After a mystery-filled teaser was debuted at least year’s Game Awards show, Death Stranding made another appearance this year in the form of a mystery-filled teaser. Hideo Kojima’s first big project after parting ways with Konami, Death Stranding will feature Norman Reedus and Mads...
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    FromSoftware Teases Next Game at The Game Awards

    The Game Awards pre-show ended with a glimpse of the next game from the folks at FromSoftware. And "glimpse" is definitely the word for it. The only GIF'able thing from the new From Software game "trailer" pic.twitter.com/GueCoTUmOO — Wario64 (@Wario64) December 8, 2017Aside from the...
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    Watch the Game Awards Right Here

    The Game Awards presented by host Geoff Keighley airs tonight at 8:30 pm ET / 5:30 pm PT. You can watch the event via the embedded video below, a livestream on the Game Awards' official YouTube channel, or on Twitch. Facebook Live, Microsoft's Mixer, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live will also...
  16. News Bot

    Communities Will Compete During The Game Awards With New Voting Extension

    The Game Awards, not to be confused with the illustrious Shacknews Awards, is welcoming an interactive element via live stream. The 2017 nominees were announced a few days ago, Early Access nominations included, and Twitch users will be able to predict winners and compete with the communities of...
  17. News Bot

    The Games Awards 2017 Nominees Announced

    The Game Awards 2017 will air live on December 7 at 8:30 PM ET and today Geoff Keighley announced the nominees. If you don't want to watch the 12 minute video embedded below, we have compiled a list of the nominees. Please take a look. Best PerformanceAshly Burch as Aloy - Horizon: Zero Dawn...
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    Best of E3 Awards 2017 Winners

    E3 2017 was rife with amazing surprises and other developments that our team worked tirelessly to cover, 'round the clock, for the entirety of the show. But which announcements truly took the cake? Which were the best of the best? Best Visual Art Style: Ori and the Will of the Wisps No one was...
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    Epic Awards $275,000 Worth of Unreal Dev Grants to 17 Projects

    Epic Games has announced the recipients of its Unreal Dev Grants, a funding program designed to help creative individuals and studios get their projects off the ground and running smoothly (via Gamasutra). The latest round of Unreal Dev Grants projects, 17 in total, received $275,000 across a...
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    Awards Announcement

    Since I have received a sum of coins for unknown reasons, I am assuming that I won some kind of award. Have the awards been posted and where? Inquiring minds want to know. Besides, Sauron is getting antsy.
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    Overwatch Takes Game of the Year Honors at GDC Awards

    The Game Developers Choice awards for 2017 have been revealed, with Overwatch taking top honors for Game of the Year, as well as the award for Best Design. Developer Campo Santo won the Best Debut for Firewatch, with the game also getting the nod for Best Narrative. Playdead also took two awards...
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    Awards For Diablo 3

    It has come to my attention that some people are unaware that we have awards for Diablo 3, so here are the awards you can get if you meet the requirements. If you do meet the requirements then you need to go to the Awards Request Thread for Diablo and let us know which award you want and show a...
  23. News Bot

    Overwatch Wins Top Honors at D.I.C.E. Awards

    Blizzard's popular shooter Overwatch received the top honor at last night's D.I.C.E. Awards, taking home the Game of the Year. But it was far from the only big winner of the night, as several other games won prestigious awards, multiple victories, and even brand new categories created this year...
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    The Last Leviathan: Development Awards 2017

    We've been nominated for 2 (count them!) awards at the Game Connection Development Awards 2017, nice! Check it out here: Development Awards America 2017 | Game Connection You can vote for us in the people's choice award here: (just like our post in the link)...
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    Fever Store Awards

    Log here all Fever Store awards that were awarded.
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    Jordan Mechner, Mark DeLoura tapped to receive special GDC awards

    Jordan Mechner created a game called Karateka as a student at Yale in 1984. The popular bestselling game was further refined into a game that became a landmark franchise beginning in 1986, Prince of Persia. It started a career that has carried through to today, and will earn Mechner the Pioneer...
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    Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney will receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 GDC Awards

    Tim Sweeney, co-founder of Epic Games and chief architect of the inaugural Unreal engine, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's GDC Awards ceremony. The ceremony will take place on March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Pacific at the San Francisco Moscone Center, the backdrop of the Game...
  28. News Bot

    Finalists announced for the 2017 Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards

    Judges have announced finalists for the 2017 Independent Games Festival Awards, distinctions that honor innovative and influential projects made by indie developers. "With more than 650 entries, judges have selected 30 outstanding nominees," wrote an IGF representative in an email statement to...
  29. News Bot

    First Steam Awards Winners Announced

    It’s the end of the year, and it seems like every publication (including us) is putting out their picks for the best games of 2016. Steam did things a little differently, though. Since this is the first official Steam Awards, Valve decided that their categories should contain games the...
  30. News Bot

    Watch the Chattycast give out meaningless awards at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT

    We at Shacknews HQ are all preparing for our annual Game of the Year merriment. We'll have a special Chattycast episode devoted to counting down our top ten, affectionally nicknamed "The Goaties." But first, it's time for a bit of silly miscellany, as we recount some of our favorite other things...
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    Awards

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    Chattycast 119: Game Awards and PSX Newstravaganza

    It's an annual tradition: as game releases slow in December, the games industry uses a few year-end events to get the hype train rolling for the next impending harvest of video games. This week, with GOTY deliberations looming on the horizon, we're devoting a whole show to unpacking all the news...
  33. News Bot

    Watch the Game Awards 2016 on YouTube

    Following a copyright snag, last night's Game Awards 2016 is available to watch on YouTube. The on-demand presentation includes the pre-show and awards ceremony. An audio copyright violation resulted in the video streaming without audio. It's since been resolved, so you can endure the rap...
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    Mick Gordon's Doom Soundtrack Live Performance Slayed The Game Awards Last Night

    Mick Gordon, composer at id Software, after winning awards for best soundtrack and best sound design at The Game Awards gave the best musical performance of the night. He played 3 songs from Doom 2016's soundtrack and had the entire crowd going nuts. Take a look! Video and images courtesy of...
  35. News Bot

    Game Awards 2016: Mass Effect Andromeda shows off extensive gameplay

    The Game Awards tonight ended with a long-teased look at Mass Effect Andromeda in action. The extended look showed glimpses at exploring a spaceport, the dialogue system, navigating terrain in the Nomad, crafting, and the combat system. More...
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    Game Awards 2016: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is the Prequel You've Been Dreaming Of

    Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is an upcoming free expansion for the 8-bit style platformer Shovel Knight. In Specter of Torment, you'll take control of Specter Knight, a boss character who faced Shovel Knight along with the rest of The Order of No Quarter in the original game. Playing as...
  37. News Bot

    Game Awards 2016: Co-Op Action RPG Dauntless Announced

    A new co-op action RPG was announced in a trailer during The Game Awards 2016s. Dauntless from Phoenix Labs will be free-to-play for PC sometime in 2017. In Dauntless you'll have to fight "ferocious behemoths," that are threatening your existence. Now much was revealed about the game, but we'll...
  38. News Bot

    Game Awards 2016: Arkane debuts a new trailer for Prey

    Arkane debuted a new trailer for its Prey reboot at tonight's Game Awards. An incident on a space station during the 1950s planted the seed for anti-gravity action in the future. Developing... More...
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    Game Awards 2016: Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets new gameplay tease

    Eiji Aonuma appeared in a video message at tonight's Game Awards, to present a new look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In a gameplay demo, Nintendo's Treehouse showed Link talking to a minstrel, looking for a dungeon, and doing some extensive combat. It was an uncharacteristically...
  40. News Bot

    Game Awards 2016: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier trailer introduces Javier

    At tonight's Game Awards event, Telltale unveiled a trailer for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier. The eponymous frontier isn't all that's new. Telltale's latest Walking Dead saga stars Javier, a character struggling to help his family survive at what appears to be the outset of the zombie...
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    Game Awards 2016: All the award winners announced at the show

    Best Mobile Game Pokémon Go – Niantic, The Pokémon Company, Nintendo Best Fighting Game Street Fighter V - Capcom Developing... More...
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    Game Awards 2016: Psyonix announces Starbase Arc, Rocket League's next free DLC arena

    Starbase Arc, the next DLC arena for Rocket League, will be released on December 7. As one might presume, Starbase Arc is a base located in outer space—the perfect venue for Rocket League's gravity-defying maneuvers. More...
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    Game Awards 2016: Kojima premieres new trailer for Death Stranding

    After accepting his Industry Icon award, Hideo Kojima premiered a new trailer for Death Stranding—featuring a near-perfect digital recreation of acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro. That, or a so-similar-it's-uncanny twin. Developing... More...
  44. News Bot

    Guardians of the Galaxy Telltale series confirmed at Game Awards

    In a brief teaser at The Game Awards, Telltale confirmed that it is producing a five-part series based on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. It's coming to PC, mobile, and consoles, and more details are expected soon. Developing... More...
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    The Game Awards The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Trailer Shows Wide Vistas

    Nintendo's upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a hot topic of conversation. However, Nintendo has been mum on exactly what the scope of the game will be. The trailer shown at The Game Awards showed a a wide array of scenary, including some things we haven't seen in a Zelda...
  46. News Bot

    Game Awards 2016: Bulletstorm Full Clip Edition announced for April 2017

    Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition is a remaster of the original game for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The best part? You can play the entire campaign as Duke Nukem, voiced by the inimitable Jon St. John. Developing... More...
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    Steam, Xbox Live, PSN, and Nintendo are discounting games in honor of tonight's Game Awards show

    To honor nominees, Valve, Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony are discounting games nominated for awards on tonight's Game Awards show. Every game nominated is on sale across the platforms for which it's available. That means you can find Doom for $30 on Steam, PSN, and Xbox One. Note that some...
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    Nintendo will show new gameplay from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at the Game Awards

    Nintendo of America announced via tweet that new gameplay footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be shown during Thursday's The Video Game Awards. Host Geoff Keighley shared images teasing the video: a rune that resembles the Eye of Truth magnifying glass-type item from...
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    Steam Autumn Sale 2016 launches along with Steam Awards

    As we previously reported, the Steam Autumn sale has started today to ring in the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The Steam Autumn sale has discounted many games across its catalog, which will give Steam users more than enough to play during the upcoming Holiday season. While many of its...
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    The Game Awards will honor Hideo Kojima with an 'Industry Icon' award

    The Game Awards will be taking place on December 1st, and after not being permitted to attend last year’s show, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima will be presented with the “Industry Icon” award during the event. The news comes from The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley who...