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Games suffer Ivor Novello Awards snub

Organisers for the Ivor Novello Awards have abandoned its excellence in games audio prize The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), which operates the event, said that after much consideration it has been decided not to present the Best Original Video Games Score category at the 2012 ceremony”. …

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Last chance to vote for GAME BAFTA Award

GAME is urging UK consumers to vote for their favourite game of 2011 before March 13th by giving away a Star Wars Xbox. Gamers who vote at www.baftagameaward.com will be entered into a prize draw to win a Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console and Kinect accessory. The BAFTA …

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MCV AWARDS: New venue and cheaper tickets for 2012

The 2012 MCV Industry Excellence Awards take place on April 19th at a new venue and with reduced ticket prices. Today we’re also revealing the full list of awards for the Retail category – which now has an added award for digital retailers. Nintendo is sponsoring the Retail segment, which …

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Minecraft awarded top honour at GameCity

Smash PC hit Minecraft has won the inaugural GameCity Prize, awarded on Saturday at GameCity6 in Nottingham. It’s the first time the event has awarded a GameCity prize. The judges panel included MP Tom Watson, comedian Charlie Higson and South Bank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly. The other games in …

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Battlefield 3 the sole Western winner of TGS Future Game Awards

EA and DICE’s Battlefield 3 was the only Western-developed title to be recognised at the CESA Tokyo Game Show Future Awards. In total 11 games were awarded the accolade, Andriasang reports. The list is drawn up by polling attendees of the show about their favourite title that was either on …

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Indie up for business award

New online retailer Hitari has been shortlisted in the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2011. The games specialist is in the running for Start-Up of the Year. Founder Kamal Hitari set up the business so he could work from home and look after his son who was born with a rare …

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