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GMAs 2009: The winners in full

Hundreds of journalists and PR execs poured into Jongleurs, Camden to see the cream of the UK games media crowned at the Games Media Awards. A full list of winners is below – click here for comprehensive coverage of each award. Games BlogVideogaming247 Rising StarMike Channell, Official Xbox Magazine Games …

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GMAs 2009: The Guardian wins newspaper prize again

The Guardian won the Games Media Award for best coverage in a national newspaper for the third year running last night. The newspaper beat out The Daily Telegraph, Daily Star Sunday, The Independent, The Sun and Daily Mirror to win. The Guardian hosts a variety of games content, from its …

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GMAs 2009: OXM’s Channel named Rising Star

Official Xbox Magazine’s Mike Channel was named the UK games media’s rising star at last night’s Games Media Awards. Channel beat Neon Kelly (Videogamer), Samuel Roberts (360), Mattew pellett (Xbox World 360), Chiris McMahon (Games TM) and Graham Smith (PC Gamer) to win the prize. Channel has been at OXM …

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GMAs 2009: Blyth named best print writer

Jon Blyth was named the best specialist writer in print at last night’s Games Media Awards. The freelance writer is best known in games for work on PC Zone but has also written for OXM, OPM. Edge, Eurogamer, Vice and The Guardian. He beat out Tom Francis (PC Gamer), Matt …

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GMAs 2009: Shortlist wins Mainstream gong

Shortlist can now boast it has the best games coverage in a mainstream magazine in the UK – and it’s got a Games Media Award to prove it. The magazine and website beat out Zoo, Nuts, FHM and Front for the prize. Shortlist has been published for two years and …

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GMAs 2009: Eurogamer named Best Website

Eurogamer was named the best games website last night at the Games Media Awards. It was the third year running that the site took home the prize. This year the site beat out VG247, Gamespot, Videogamer, NowGamer and IncGamers. MMO editor Oli Welsh accepted the prize, praising his colleagues and …

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GMAs 2009: One Life Left named Best Games Broadcast

After two years being nominated, but never winning, Europe’s only FM games-focused radio show One Life Left was named best games broadcast at last nights Games Media Awards. The show, hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, is also a popular podcast distributed through iTunes. "Thank you very …

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GMAs 2009: Edge wins Best Games Magazine

Edge was named the Best Games Magazine at the Games Media Awards. The Future mag beat out rivals PC Gamer, OXM, GamesTM and Retrogamer to win. It was the second year running it was named Best Magazine. The award was collected by online editor Alex Wiltshire and staff writer Richard …

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GMAs 2009: Hat-trick for Pat Garratt

Pat Garratt and his site VG247 took home three of the key Games Media Awards last night. The site was named best blog, while Garratt himself won accolades for both best online writer – and was named the Games Media Legend. "This is immensely flattering and it really means a …

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