Golden Joystick Awards 2017 announce headline sponsor - MCV

Golden Joystick Awards 2017 announce headline sponsor

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Omen by HP has been announced as the headline sponsor of this year's Golden Joystick Awards. The awards will return to London for its 35th edition this November at the Bloomsbury Big Top, and will be hosted by comedian Danny Wallace.

Over 20 awards will be up for grabs on the night, and you'll be able to find out the award categories and shortlist this Thursday (September 21st) when they're announced at midday at EGX. Public voting will also commence that same day. Just head towww.goldenjoysticks.comto cast your vote.

Jonny Sullens, event manager for the Golden Joystick Awards, said: Omen by HP is an awesome partner for the Golden Joystick Awards. HP's range of Omen PCs cater brilliantly for PC gamers of all types, whether you are a complete novice or a professional gamer looking to max out your machine.

"The styling is beautiful and iconic and most importantly the performance is top notch, allowing games developers to stretch the boundaries of what is possible in PC gaming. We are delighted to have Omen by HP as our headline sponsor and look forward to the Golden Joystick Awards presented with Omen by HP 35thyear being the biggest and the best yet!”

Yvonne Hobden, PS consumer marketing lead at HP Inc. UK&I added: The Golden Joystick Awards celebrate everything we love about the world's most dynamic creative industry and most importantly put the gaming public front and centre by giving them the final vote on which games they have been enjoying most over the last twelve months.

"Video games reach into people's hearts, entertain and enthral in a way no other entertainment medium can quite match. We are extremely proud to be the headline sponsor of this year's Golden Joystick Awards presented with Omen by HP.”

MCV recently spoke to Future Publishing's Dan Dawkins about what's in store for this year's awards, which you can read in full here.

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