The Australian Games Awards are now a thing, coming in December

by Daniel VuckovicNovember 5, 2018

There’s a new awards show in town, the Australian Games Awards. They’ll be taking place this December in Sydney and you can get involved right now.

There are 29 categories including best games, accessories, esports, streamers, creators, and journalism – all, of course, Aussie focused. Nintendo is also sponsoring the Indie game of the year award.

There’s an award show as well, it’ll be at Luna Park in Sydney on December 19th. The event and awards are being organized by Trade Media. You’ll have the chance to attend, it’s not cheap but you’ll get food and drinks at the end and a bunch of (yet unannounced) swag.

There’s a Gaming Publication award down there, we wouldn’t mind if you nominated us. 👀

Here are all the categories that will feature;

  • Action/Adventure Title of the Year
    Audio Brand of the Year
  • Australian Developed Game of the Year presented by Bethesda
  • Breakout Creator of the Year
  • Controller and Accessories Brand of the Year (includes chairs, travel cases etc.)
  • Cosplayer of the Year
  • Creator of the Year
  • Esports Personality of the Year
  • Esports Title of the Year
  • Family/Kids Title of Year
  • Game Of The Year
  • Gaming Publication of the Year
  • Independent Game of the Year presented by Nintendo
  • Journalist of the Year
  • Mixer Creator of the Year
  • Mobile/Handheld Title of the Year
  • Multiplayer/Online Title of the Year
  • Organisation of the Year
  • Play of the Year
  • Player of the Year
  • RPG of the Year
  • Shooter of the Year
  • Social Media God (best use of social media/community engagement)
  • Sports, Racing or Fighting Title of the Year
  • Strategy Title of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • The Gamechanger (has influenced positive change in games)
  • Twitch Creator of the Year
  • YouTube Creator of the Year

Trade Media Director, Joel Van Daal said in a press release “I’m so thrilled to finally reveal the event. This will be the biggest ever celebration of Australian gaming culture, and will give the community the opportunity to have their say. Games are the premier form of entertainment, and we are just pleased to be able to give them the platform it deserves.”

Get nominating!

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