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GMA Hall of Fame: Dave Cook

MCV talks to the previous winners of a Games Media Award. This week, NowGamer’s Dave Cook talks to MCV about life as a games journalist. How did it feel to win a Games Media Award last year? Unexpected as always. I thought my first win back in 2008 was a …

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GMA 2011: Online and broadcast

The nominations are flooding in for this year’s Games Media Awards, with over 800 journalists, broadcasters, PRs, readers and viewers nominating their favourite mags, websites and more for one of the sector’s top accolades. If you haven’t lobbied, you have until Monday July 25th to make your views count. Simply …

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Games Media Awards finalists revealed

Over 300 of you made in excess of 2,000 nominations – and the result is a fascinating list of finalists in this year’s Games Media Awards. The next level of judging will now be done by a panel drawn from the full gamut of the video games media itself, plus …

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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: Slingsby is best Regional Journo

Dan Slingsby was named the best Regional Games Columnist gong at last night’s Games Media Awards. He beat out Ross Wilkinson (Press Association), Steven Fox (Metro), Ian Crump (Southern Daily Echo) and last year’s winner Dave Cook (The Scotsman). Slingsby’s Games Addict is a syndicated column that appears in 16 …

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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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