This year is the thirty-fourth Golden Joystick Awards – an event where awards are voted upon by the public. This year, the event takes place at the O2 arena in London on 18 November (that’s 2016!). The event will take place in the afternoon, from 15:30 to 17:00.
For the first time, there are a limited number of Balcony Tickets being sold to the public and they are on sale now (from 09:00 on 01 August, 2016). If you’d like to attend and have £10 to spend, head over to www.goldenjoysticktickets.
Here’s a bit of official blurb about the awards themselves:
The Golden Joystick’s is the world’s most popular and credible games awards, and the only one that is voted for by the public. In 2015, over 9 million votes were cast across all aspects of gaming, from Best Handheld Game through the biggest AAA blockbusters. The event is attended by the the great and good of gaming industry.
Declan Gough, Future’s Head of Content and Marketing for Games said, “The Golden Joystick Awards have become the biggest gaming awards ceremony in the world because they are about what the gaming community think. We have been working in the past couple of years to brings the community more into the awards with live feeds on Twitch, and we are delighted that this year we are able to actually invite them to experience the ceremony first hand.”
The Golden Joystick Awards are powered by GamesRadar+, Future’s market leading entertainment website.
Voting for this year’s awards will open on 01 September – so it might be worth starting to have a think about your nominations in advance.
Source: Press Release
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