Iron that checkered shirt. Make sure you get an early night. Fortify your liver. The 2012 Games Media Awards are almost upon us.
The biggest names in the UK games press – don't believe us? click here to see who's going – will be heading to London tomorrow for the hugely popular event, as will those lucky enough to get their hands on the limited number of trade tickets.
This year's Games Media Awards return to the super chic Vinopolis, Bankside. Gold Partners supporting the event include Xbox 360, Need For Speed Most Wanted, PlayStation, Wii U, Codemasters Racing, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance and NCsoft.
Russell Kane, winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, will be the host for the evening.
Deep Silver has signed up as Media Transport Partner, Trion's Defiance is Pre-Drinks Party Host, Hitman Absolution is hosting the After Show Party and Nordic's Wii Sing 80s will present the popular rockaoke entertainment during the evening. Far Cry 3 is reception partner.
Meanwhile Gamescom and Indigo Pearl are event partners, with other sponsors including Green Man Gaming (Top Tweeter category), Precise (Coverage by a Mainstream Website), Sega (Games Writer of the Year), Onlive (Games Website) and THQ (Games Blog).
Up to 350 guests will attend this year’s Games Media Awards, including nearly 200 media. You can follow the gma twitter feed at @GamesMediaAward.