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The 5th Annual New York Game Awards

Feb 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

| $20.00

The 5th Annual New York Game Awards

You Are Invited to Join NYVGCC For Its Annual Awards Show

 

New York, New York (January 26h, 2016) – The New York Videogame Critics Circle will be hosting the 5th Annual New York Game Awards on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time at Villain (50 N. 3rd St.) in Brooklyn. Tickets to the event, which include access to the open bar for 21+ attendees and access to the afterparty can be purchased for a $20 donation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-ny-game-awards-tickets-20079778157. Can’t attend the event, but want to watch? The awards will be livestreamed through Twitch here: http://www.twitch.tv/nyvgcc/.

 

In addition to celebrating 2015’s best games, this year’s event will be the debut of a new initiative for The New York Videogame Critics Circle: a scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a high school student based on the results of a narrative story writing contest. Sponsors of the scholarship program include Sony, Twitch, and Green Man Gaming. To learn more about the new scholarship initiative, please visit: http://nygamecritics.com/2015/12/21/the-new-york-videogame-critics-circle-announces-its-first-scholarship-initiative/

 

Also new this year will be the Best Games Journalism Award. This award is intended to serve as an affirmation of the value of games journalism, and will be conferred upon one journalist or critic for distinguished contributions to the field. To learn more about this new award and see the short list of potential winners, please visit:

http://nygamecritics.com/2015/12/17/awards-1st-annual-games-journalism-award/

 

This year’s event will be written and hosted by Emmy Award winning Comedy Central comedians and writers including Owen Parsons and Daniel Radosh. NYC-local musician Tom Clark will be the musical guest for both the awards and the afterparty, singing songs from Fallout 4 and GTA V.

 

Rockstar Games will receive the Andrew Yoon Memorial Legend Award. Beyond the popular art they carefully create, Rockstar is responsible for a great amount of jobs and charity work within the videogame industry here in New York. (Andrew Yoon, a Circle co-founder, was a game journalist and developer who passed away in 2015.)

 

To learn more about The New York Videogame Critics Circle and this year’s New York Game Awards event visit: http://nygamecritics.com/. If you would like to sponsor the event please email Harold Goldberg at mediacur@gmail.com. Additional press inquiries can be directed to jcollins006@gmail.com. The full list of nominees for this year’s awards can be found at: http://nygamecritics.com/2016/01/07/awards-nominees/

 

The New York Videogame Critics Circle can be found on Twitter @NYVGCC.

 

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About The New York Videogame Critics Circle

The New York Videogame Critics Circle is an organization founded by veteran journalist Harold Goldberg in response to the west coast focused industry. The Circle is a multicultural group that advocates for game writers including freelancers. In addition, The Circle seeks to nurture the New York games community through open community events, a scholarship initiative, and speaking engagements at various schools regarding industry career opportunities.

Details

Date:
Feb 9, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$20.00
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-ny-game-awards-tickets-20079778157

Venue

Villain
50 N 3rd St.
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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