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Viral Metagame Applied to Nominee Races

The gaming community needs more critical discussion and analysis. Local No. 12’s Colleen Macklin, John Sharp, and Eric Zimmerman created a card game encouraging players to debate about games in a constructive way, going viral at gamer gatherings. The game … Continue reading

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Hear the nominees live!

Nominations press conference 10am Friday January 23. Continue reading

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Panelists Dedicated to Diversity

“Straight white dudes” are expanding their reach through a commitment to diversity at industry panels.  Be sure to check out the slideshow of tweets from Leigh Alexander at http://plzdiversifyyourpanel.tumblr.com/

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Sex, Sexy, and Sexism

PAX panel submission of “Sex, Sexy & Sexism: Fixing Gender Inequality in Gaming” has been accepted; congrats to Gamebits et al. Continue reading

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2013 NAVGTR Nominations

Las Vegas, NV (January 8, 2014) / NAVGTR CORP. — The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers, a non-profit media organization, has announced nominations for its 13th annual awards program honoring video game art, technology, and production. Introduced at … Continue reading

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17th Annual DICE Awards now open for submissions | Joystiq

17th Annual DICE Awards now open for submissions | Joystiq.

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Boston Figgies Award Winners

The Figgies award ceremony was held on October 14, 2013. The winners were: Epic Epic (given for narrative/world building) – Depression Quest Stunning Sound – Codename Cygnus Indie Ideals (best game) – ORE Awesome Aesthetic – Swimsanity C-C-Combo Breaker (design) … Continue reading

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PAX East Debate

At PAX East, developers and journalists discuss and handicap the NAVGTR Awards races with last-minute predictions just hours before the winners are announced in each category, in one of the weekend’s final panels. Moderated by Ken Gagne of PC World, … Continue reading

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PAX Panel Audio, Part 1

In this “Will Win/Should Win” debate (part 1), depictions of evil take center stage with analysis of Vaas and Alan Wake. Susan Arendt reveals her lust for the one she thinks should also be shot and put down like a rabid animal. Continue reading

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PAX Panel Audio, Part 2

In this “Will Win/Should Win” debate (part 2), panelists discuss Alan Wake’s Mr. Scratch, writing in comedy and drama, and franchise genres for fighting and role playing, including Persona 4 Arena and Mass Effect 3. Continue reading

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Will Win/Should Win: The NAVGTR Awards Debate (PAX)

Going to PAX East?  Visit our “Will Win/Should Win” panel at 4:30pm Sunday March 24.  Here’s the official description: “Developers and journalists discuss and handicap the NAVGTR Awards races with last-minute predictions just hours before the winners are announced in each … Continue reading

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