IGN reveals People’s Choice Award shortlist

11/08/2011 – IGN, the world’s most popular videogames and entertainment website, today announces the shortlist for the first ever IGN People’s Choice Award – open for voting throughout gamescom 2011.

The independent award will celebrate the fans’ favourite game at gamescom 2011, which attracts over a quarter of a million gamers to Cologne, Germany from Wednesday 17 th to Sunday 21 st August.

The multi-format shortlist of 25 titles was assembled by a global panel of IGN Editors, who champion their choices in a new feature at – http://uk.games.ign.com/articles/118/1187127p1.html

The IGN People’s Choice Award has a single winner, the game with the most votes, decided by fans. 

The IGN People’s Choice Award shortlist for gamescom 2011

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – Ubisoft

Batman: Arkham City – Warner

Battlefield 3 – EA

BioShock Infinite – 2K

Borderlands 2 – 2K

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Activision

Dance Central 2 – Microsoft

Dark Souls – Namco Bandai

Diablo III – Blizzard

Dota 2 – Valve

Far Cry 3 – Ubisoft

FIFA 12 – EA

Forza 4 – Microsoft

Gears of War 3 – Microsoft

Guild Wars 2 – NC Soft

LittleBigPlanet Vita – Sony

Mass Effect 3 – EA

Prey 2 – Bethesda

RAGE – Bethesda

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Bethesda

Sonic Generations – Sega

Street Fighter X Tekken – Capcom/ Namco

Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception – Sony

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Nintendo

Details on how to vote for the IGN People’s Choice Award for gamescom 2011 will be revealed early next week – with fans able to have their say directly from the show floor, or worldwide on IGN.

For more details on the IGN People’s Choice Award please contact Will Guyatt, PR Manager, IGN Entertainment - wguyatt@ign.com.


About IGN Entertainment

IGN Entertainment is a leading Internet media and services provider focused on the video game and entertainment markets. Collectively, IGN Entertainment media properties reach 4.5 million unique users in the UK, with a worldwide reach of 40 million unique users (comScore). IGN Entertainment’s network of videogame-related properties (including double GMA award winning games and film site IGN.com) provides one of the Web's most comprehensive videogame information destinations, which coupled with leading male lifestyle site AskMen, attracts one of the largest concentrated audiences of young males on the Internet.

For more information contact:

Will Guyatt, PR Manager, IGN UK +44 (0)7799 334994.


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