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Republique celebrates IMGA award for excellence with week-long sale

Developer Camouflaj's one-button stealth game, Republique, has been granted an International Mobile Gaming Award for the category of Excellence in Storytelling. To celebrate, Camouflaj is discounting the price of Republique by more than a third. The game, normally $4.99, is available on iTunes for...

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Assassin's Creed 4, Puppeteer among nominees for music awards

The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announced the nominees for composers demonstrating "excellence in musical scoring" in 2013. The annual awards ceremony includes a gaming category, Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media, in which five games and their...

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The Last of Us leads 2014 DICE Awards nominations

Nominations for the 17th Annual DICE Awards are led by The Last of Us, which received 13 total nods. The peer-based video game awards hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences spans 24 categories and recognized 61 separate games this year. The five games nominated for the Game of...

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2014 Writers Guild Awards video game nominees announced

The Writers Guild of America announced the nominees for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing today. The writing teams for five games were nominated for the annual award, as follows: Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Batman: Arkham Origins God of War:...

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Ridiculous Fishing, Badland win App Store's Best of 2013 awards

Apple awarded Vlambeer's Ridiculous Fishing its much-coveted iPhone Game of the Year award today, while Frogmind's silhouetted platformer Badland picked up the iPad award. With App Store exposure being so crucial to an app's success, the awards are big wins for the two indie studios, both comprised...

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And the VGX 2013 winners are ...

The winners of the 2013 Spike VGX awards have been announced, and we've got them all compiled here for your viewing pleasure. Waiting to see who took home Best Studio, Best Character, Game of the Year and more? Well wait no more! Envelope, please. These are the winners that were announced during...

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Tonight's VGX lineup features GOTY in the middle of a world exclusive sandwich

If you plan on camping out with us during our liveblog of tonight's three hour VGX 2013 awards show, you can get a head start on the evening's activities by checking out the schedule of events. Among the noteworthy events for the evening are 12 "world premieres" for games like Quantum Break,...

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Spike 2013 VGAs show gets a date, new name

This year's Spike VGAs graces our screens and our hearts on December 7, the same date it aired last year. Not everything's the same as it was last year, however, because as Spike host Geoff Keighley revealed, the awards show/trailer fest is now called VGX. As for the why of the name change... we...

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17th Annual DICE Awards now open for submissions

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has begun accepting submissions for the 17th Annual DICE Awards, an awards show described by its site as a focus on "exploring approaches to the creative process and artistic expression" in game design. Entries must be submitted by 7 p.m. Eastern on...

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Ken Levine accepts lifetime achievement award at Golden Joystick Awards

Ken Levine received an award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Joystick Awards last night, marking yet another in a long line of awards for the man who brought us BioShock and System Shock 2. "I've been doing this for 18 years and I don't feel like I'm sitting on some mountaintop handing...

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