Game Media Awards finalists revealed

Game Media Awards finalists revealed

Published On August 11, 2011 | By David Wriglesworth | News

The finalists of this year’s GMA (Games Media Awards) have been unveiled by MCV.

A panel of industry judges will choose the ultimate winners, which will be unveiled on Wednesday 26th October at the Vinopolis, London. The awards will be presented by stand-up comedian and Inbetweeners star, Greg Davies.

The lists of finalists are:

Games Magazine

* Edge
*Official Xbox Magazine
*Official PlayStation Magazine
*Retro Gamer

Games Website

*Gaming Union
*The Sixth Axis
*God is a Geek

Specialist Writer Print

*Matthew Castle – NGamer
*Chris Scullion – Official Nintendo Magazine
*Steve Hogarty – Official Nintendo Magazine
*Jon Blyth – Official Xbox Magazine
*Christian Donlan – Freelance

Specialist Writer Online

*Jane Douglas – GameSpot UK
*Mark Walton – GameSpot UK
*Keza McDonald – IGN
*Gillen McAllister – Game Reactor
*Gwynne Dixon – Total Video Games
*Wesley Yin-Poole – Eurogamer

Coverage In A National Newspaper

*The Guardian
*The Observer
*The Telegraph
*The Sun
*The Star

Coverage In A Mainstream Magazine

*BBC Focus Magazine

Regional Games Columnist

*Steve Wollaston – Sunday Mercury
*Dan Slingsby – Syndicated Regional
*Dave Cook – The Scotsman
*Ed Hill – Derby Telegraph
*Ian Crump – Southern Daily Echo
*Phil Harris – Craigmillar Chronicle
*James Harvey – Cardiff & South Wales Advertiser

Games Broadcast/Podcast

*GameSpot UK Podcast
*Saturday Edition 5live

Games Blog

*London Calling
*Rock, Paper, Shotgun
*Ready Up

Rising Star

*Johnny Chiodini – GameSpot UK
*Seb Ford – GameSpot UK
*Martin Gaston – Videogamer
*Andrien Gbinigie – XboxGameZone
*Jamin Smith – Videogamer
*Hollie Bennett – Destructoid
*Dan Webb –
*Matt Lees – Official Xbox Magazine

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.