videoGaiden Game Awards 2008

BBC Scotland is proud to announce the third videoGaiden TV special, the very special“videoGaiden Game Awards 2008”

The BBC’s only official industry videogame awards show features a host of guest stars, and celebrates what may have been the greatest year gaming’s ever had with an array of wonderful awards and Jonathan Coulton’s first UK TV performance. Here are the awards and nominations in full:

GAME OF THE YEAR

Portal

Earth Defence Force 2017

Super Mario Galaxy

Mass Effect

Call of Duty 4

ACHIEVEMENT IN STORYTELLING

Mass Effect

Portal

Bioshock

Hotel Dusk

BEST MUSIC

Portal

Halo 3

Super Mario Galaxy

Bioshock

BEST ONLINE MULTIPLAYER GAME

Halo 3

Call of Duty 4

Guild Wars Eye of The North

BEST VISUALS

Bioshock

Assassin’s Creed

Okami

Super Mario Galaxy

ACHIEVEMENT IN GAMEPLAY

GodHand

Pac-Man Championship Edition

Endless Ocean

Peggle

BEST HANDHELD OR MOBILE GAME

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

Anno 1701

Might&Magic 2

It'll be going out on BBC2 Scotland/Sky Channel 990 at 22:55 on Sunday March 30th and streamed via the flash player at www.bbc.co.uk/videogaiden.

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About videoGaiden

videoGaiden began in 2005 with a run of 6 x 10 minute episodes, the second series following a year later with 6 half hour shows. This third season sees the show switch primarily to the internet, with 18 x 15 minute (approx) episodes, and 3 TV specials.

These will be complimented by the continual release of extra content on our website ( www.bbc.co.uk/videogaiden), as demonstrated in the first instance by the advent calendar. Further content includes exclusive‘mobisodes’ and audio downloads.

videoGaiden is written and presented by Robert Florence and Ryan Macleod, the brains behind the internet hit, Consolevania.

Robert is a Bafta nominated writer. His latest project, Empty, can currently be seen on BBC2, and starts Billy Boyd and Gregor Fisher.

Ryan Macleod is not and never will be Bafta-nominated.

For interview/still enquiries, please drop an e-mail to videogaiden@bbc.co.uk


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