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News: Journey Misses Out on Prestigious Grammy Award

Journey Misses Out on Prestigious Grammy Award

The one that got away

Given the sheer amount of awards that Journey has scooped up over the past 12 months, we suppose it’s about time that the title stopped hogging the limelight. Despite being the first ever video game to be nominated for a Grammy award, Austin Wintory’s scorching score lost out to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ e

News: Journey Soundtrack Makes History with Grammy Nomination

Journey Soundtrack Makes History with Grammy Nomination

Blimey

Clearly not content with the mass of awards that it’s already won, Journey has made history by becoming the first ever video game to be nominated for a Grammy award. The title’s scorching score – composed by Austin Wintory – is up for contention in the ‘Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media’ category. It’ll face off against...

News: Journey Awarded Top Gong at GameCity 2012

Journey Awarded Top Gong at GameCity 2012

Deserving winner

Thatgamecompany’s exceptional PlayStation Network exclusive Journey took home the second GameCity Prize last night, when it was selected from a shortlist that included Catherine and Mass Effect 3. "I really like the goal of GameCity, to get people to notice games and talk about games, particularly for people who don't encounter...

News: The Last of Us Scoops Five Game Critics Awards

The Last of Us Scoops Five Game Critics Awards

Best of show

There’s no stopping Naughty Dog at the moment. Not content with dominating the generation with Uncharted, it’s now repeating that success with its upcoming survival horror The Last of Us. The PlayStation 3 exclusive was the star of this year’s E3, taking home five Game Critics Awards for Best Original Game, Best Console Game,...

News: LittleBigPlanet 2 Scoops Up Two BAFTA Awards

LittleBigPlanet 2 Scoops Up Two BAFTA Awards

Portal 2 takes home Game of the Year

Valve’s first-person puzzler Portal 2 took home the coveted Game of the Year gong at last night’s glitzy BAFTA awards ceremony in London. The brilliant brain bender was the biggest winner on the night, scooping up an additional two awards for best Design and Story. Despite being nominated in five categories,...

News: Sony Reveals PSN Gamers' Choice Nominees

Sony Reveals PSN Gamers' Choice Nominees

Quest for the best

Sony's revealed the nominees for the second annual PlayStation Network Gamers’ Choice Awards. Like last year, you’ll be able to vote for your favourites via the PlayStation Network, with an XMB theme available for each title you select. The winning game in each category will secure a 30% discount on the PlayStation Store (50%...

News: Uncharted 3 Up for BAFTA Game of 2011

Uncharted 3 Up for BAFTA Game of 2011

Test of Drake's fortune

One of the best PS3 games of last year — heck, of any year — is up for this year's BAFTA GAME Award. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception has been nominated in the only category determined by public votes, which means you have a real chance to shape its outcome. You can head over and vote for Uncharted 3 — or, you know, any...

News: PlayStation Move Up for Big Technical Innovation Award

PlayStation Move Up for Big Technical Innovation Award

Will it beat Kinect?

Prestigious UK industry magazine Develop has announced the list of nominees for its upcoming awards ceremony, and PlayStation Move is up for the Technical Innovation category where it competes against Kinect for Xbox 360. One of Move's biggest successes so far, Killzone 3 is also up for a well deserved Visual Arts award, and...

News: Sony Kicks Off The PlayStation Network Gamers' Choice Awards

Sony Kicks Off The PlayStation Network Gamers' Choice Awards

There were a lot of quality PlayStation Network releases last year, and Sony wants to honour the best of the best with the inaugural PlayStation Network Gamers' Choice Awards

Nominees are after the jump. Voters will cast their ballot by downloading an exclusive theme of each category winner from the PlayStation Store. Sony's pledged to cut the price of each winner by 30% (Plus subscribers will get..

News: PlayStation Move Wins Popsci's "Best of What's New" Award

PlayStation Move Wins Popsci's "Best of What's New" Award

Nabs "most immersive game controller" gong

We know Move works great, you know Move works great, and now Sony's controller has been honoured with an award in Popular Science magazine's "Best of What's New 2010" issue. Honoured in the always hotly-contested Home Entertainment category, Move was called the "most immersive game...