GAMETRAILERS.COM ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 2007 GAME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

WHAT:

GameTrailers.com is celebrating the best games of 2007 with its prestigious "Game of the Year Awards." Beginning Wednesday, December 26, GT will roll-out video coverage of five nominees in 28 separate categories, including two new categories - "TV Spot of the Year" and "Best New Franchise" - culminating with the crowning of the GT 2007 Game of the Year on Tuesday, January 1st.

After a year of blow-out debuts such as 2K Games' BioShock and Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed as well as stellar sequels such as Halo 3 and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, the editorial staff at GT had a difficult task in choosing this year's winners. Pouring through countless hours of game play footage, the team reviewed games released throughout the year by platform, genre, artistry and innovation.

Tune in to GameTrailers for exciting gaming content featuring game play highlights and editorial commentary of the hottest games of the year!

WHEN:

Wednesday, December 26th through Tuesday, January 1

*2007 Game of the Year announced New Years Day!

WHERE:

http://www.GameTrailers.com

About GameTrailers

GameTrailers (GT) is the premier video destination for gaming entertainment and information. GT delivers timely, high-resolution broadband video content for gamers that includes original shows, video reviews, game trailers and comprehensive video coverage of gaming events from around the world. GT also has a robust community that features user-generated content, a community marketplace and a variety of communication tools so gamers can talk to friends and share media such as fan movies, machinima and daily blogs. GT has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York and is a division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) MTV Networks Entertainment Group.

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karen_raque@bhimpact.com


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