PAX South War of Awards 2016

Highlights from the 2016 caucus. A mock Iowa caucus was held in the 5,000 square foot Bobcat Theatre at the Penny Arcade Expo, a gaming festival drawing tens of thousands. The caucus event was titled, “Decision 2016: Vote on Game ‘War of Awards’ or...

Developer Credit SIG Agenda

The Developer Credit SIG will be making announcements at the IGDA Networking Event at 6pm March 15 in the Children’s Creativity Museum across the street from the Moscone Center South Hall. On display will be the cumulative nomination estimates for the longest...

DICE and GDC had their say. You’re next.

DICE and GDC had their say.  You’re next. The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has released the finalists for this year’s D.I.C.E. Awards.  The winners of the 19th annual awards will be announced on Thursday, Feb. 18th during the conclusion of the...

Help Start a Roast!

NAVGTR is working on a top-secret project for another organization!  We need to figure out how the hell to “roast” the top industry brass.  Check out the names below and bombard us with funny stories or tidbits that would strike a nerve for specific people...

First Look: GDC Choice Award Tracking Graphs

Leslie Benzies and Dan Houser lead Shigeru Miyamoto in cumulative totals by just one nomination. Valve has won the most awards. Fumito Ueda has a record four wins for a single person. Stay tuned for interactive versions of these charts and graphs!

Game nominating app on itunes!

Designed for the iPhone and iPad, the NAVGTR Award Junky app turns players into critics.  Optional share features now available allow users to influence the social media discussion of awards potential for various celebrated programs....

Industry Award Tallies

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Corporation has compiled tallies for the major industry awards.  Results are reported by game and by company either in a development role or publisher role.  DICE, Choice, and G.A.N.G. are awarded by peer groups,...

Conventions and Trade Shows List

Fall Shows Indiecade Culver City / Los Angeles October 4-7, 2012 Home Tokyo Game Show, September http://tgs.cesa.or.jp/index.html Baltimore Comic-Con, August/September Home BlizzCon, Anaheim, California, October http://us.battle.net/blizzcon/en/ Winter Shows CES, Las...

Tears and Near-Death Experiences at GDC, VGL

By Thomas J. Allen and Matthew Sakey There had to be one. On the third night of the Game Developers Conference in San Jose (March 20-24), an ambulance showed up at 3 a.m. in front of the Fairmont Hotel, the known party site for attendees of the conference – which acts...