Golden Joystick Awards

  • Golden Joystick 2010 Award Winners Revealed

    The winners of 2010 Golden Joystick Awards are revealed yesterday in a show that was hosted by Rich Hall.

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    A total of 1,543,309 votes was cast by the fans.

    The biggest winner was Mass Effect 2 which got its hands on RPG and Ultimate Game of the years awards. On the same line Plant Vs Zombies also grab two awards best download and strategy game of the year.

    Check out the complete list of winners below:

    •     Action/Adventure Game Of The Year – Assassin’s Creed II
    •     Download Game Of The Year – Plants Vs Zombies
    •     Fighting Game Of The Year – Super Street Fighter IV
    •     Music Game Of The Year – Guitar Hero 5
    •     One To Watch – COD: Black Ops
    •     Online Game Of The Year – League Of Legends
    •     Portable Game Of The Year – Pokémon Heart Gold/Soul Silver
    •     Puzzle Game Of The Year – World Of Goo
    •     RPG Of The Year – Mass Effect 2
    •     Racing Game Of The Year – Forza 3
    •     Shooter Of The Year – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
    •     Soundtrack Of The Year – Final Fantasy XIII
    •     Sports Game Of The Year – FIFA10
    •     Strategy Game Of The Year – Plants Vs Zombies
    •     UK Developer Of The Year – Jagex
    •     Ultimate Game of the Year – Mass Effect 2
  • First person shooters battle in Golden Joystick Awards

    The competition for winning the crown of ITN Game on Shooter of the Year Award at 2010 Golden Joystick Awards is getting hotter and hotter, as the battle involves many big game title of the year.

    The list of game which are in contention for the award consist of latest blockbuster game title like Halo 3: ODST to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that takes on other classic in the genre which include Alien Vs Predator and Left 4 Dead 2.

    The complete list of nominee is given below:

    • Aliens vs. Predator
    • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
    • Bioshock 2
    • Borderlands
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
    • Halo 3: ODST
    • Left 4 Dead 2
    • Metro 2033
    • Metroid Prime Trilogy
    • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat
  • Fight for Downloadable Game of the Year at 28th annual Golden Joystick Awards

    Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies, Battlefield 1943 and Assassin’s Creed 2: Bonfire of the Vanities are in contention for prestigious Golden Joystick Award

    10th September 2010 Three of 2010’s biggest downloadable videogames are fighting it out for the Downloadable Game of the Year award in the 28th annual Golden Joystick Awards, the world’s biggest video games awards event.

    Over 680,000 votes have already been cast in this year’s competition and with just over one month’s voting to go, the competition is hotting up to determine the year’s favourite downloadable video game.

    Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies, the hugely popular undead-slaying iphone version of the original PC gameplay mode is in contention for the award alongside the action-packed online multiplayer FPS Battlefield 1943. Assassin’s Creed 2: Bonfire of the Vanities, the action-adventure fantasy game set in Renaissance Italy completes the category’s heavyweight trio.

    The downloadable contenders also face stiff competition from an impressively diverse field of renowned franchises including Grand Theft Auto, LittleBigPlanet and FIFA. It’s the first time the category has been contended at the Joysticks and following a classic year for downloadable games, it looks to be amongst the strongest fields and the most difficult from which to predict a winner.

    The full list of nominations aiming for victory in the Downloadable Game Of The Year category for the 2010 Golden Joystick Awards, are:

    • 'splosion Man
    • Assassin's Creed 2: Bonfire of the Vanities
    • Battlefield 1943
    • Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES
    • FIFA 10
    • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
    • LittleBigPlanet
    • Plants vs. Zombies
    • Shadow Complex
    • Trials HD

    Source: [Press Release]