Games Media Awards 2012: Will you be a winner?

You have just one week to lobby for the Games Media Awards 2012, so get in touch now to let us know why you deserve a prize this year.

You can nominate yourself, a colleague, your own personal favourite media or, if you’re feeling generous, even a competitor. But you only have until Monday July 23rd to lobby your views via

The categories are:-

Games Website
Games Magazine
Specialist Writer – Print
Specialist Writer – Online
Writer – National Newspaper
Writer – Mainstream Magazine
Games Video
Games Radio and Podcast
Games Blog
Rising Star
Coverage by a Mainstream Website
Top Tweeter
Games Writer of the Year

The finalists will be announced on Friday August 10th and, as ever, the winners in each category (other than the Legend and the Games Writer of the Year awards) will be voted for by members of the media and industry PRs.

You can see the winners of last year’s Games Media Awards here.

The Games Media Awards will this year take place on Thursday October 18th and return to the super chic Vinopolis, Bankside. Gold Partners supporting the event include Xbox 360, Need For Speed Most Wanted, PlayStation, Nintendo, Codemasters Racing, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance and OnLive.

Deep Silver has signed up as Media Transport Partner and Gamescom is Event Partner. Green Man Gaming is sponsoring the Top Tweeter category, with Precise sponsoring Coverage by a Mainstream Website. Meanwhile, Sega is backing the Games Writer of the Year award.

Russell Kane, winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, will be the host for the evening.

Up to 350 guests will attend this year’s Games Media Awards, including nearly 200 media. A limited number of trade tickets will be available at 150 per person. Contact to find out more.

A limited number of further partnership opportunities are available. To find out more contact

You can follow the gma twitter feed at @GamesMediaAward.

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