15/08/12 – IGN – the world’s most popular video games website, has opened online voting in its annual IGN People’s Choice Award at gamescom – ( http://www.uk-microsites.ign.com/ign-pca/) the Guinness World Record winning games award.
The global gaming community is invited to pick IGN’s game of the show - with the prestigious People’s Choice Award going to the title that receives the biggest number of votes from fans online and at voting booths on the show floor in Cologne, Germany. In 2011, Valve’s DOTA 2 picked up the inaugural honour.
A worldwide panel of IGN Editors has handpicked the list of 50 games – online now at http://www.uk-microsites.ign.com/ign-pca/. Voting runs online until 6pm BST on Sunday 19 th August.
IGN People’s Choice Award at gamescom 2012 – Full list of games
Assassin’s Creed III
Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation
Beyond: Two Souls
Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Castlevania: Mirror Fate
Dead or Alive 5
Dead Space 3
Devil May Cry
End of Nations
Epic Mickey 2
F1 Race Stars
Far Cry 3
God of War: Ascension
Guardians of Middle Earth
Guild Wars 2
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Joe Danger 2: The Movie Lego: Lord of the Rings
Lost Planet 3
Medal of Honor: Warfighter
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Ni No Kuni
PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royale
Pro Evolution Soccer 13
Resident Evil 6
Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
The Last of Us
The Unfinished Swan
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
World of Warplanes
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Visitors to gamescom 2012 can also vote in person from Thursday 16 th to Sunday 19 th with a member of the IGN People’s Choice Award team in Hall 9, B032 and Hall 10, A051.
The IGN People’s Choice Award broke a world-record in its first year, as 258,637 votes were cast by gamers online and on the show floor in Cologne. The award picked up a prestigious Guinness World Record for “Most Individuals Voting for a Videogame Award.”
For more information on the IGN People’s Choice Award please contact Will Guyatt, PR Manager, IGN Entertainment - firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0) 7799 334994
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