In addition to highlighting the best that the gaming industry has to offer, the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards sponsored by IGN and Imaginary Forces also provides great entertainment with a star-studded lineup of hosts and entertaining performances. Previous emcees and guests include Jacksepticeye, Rachel Quirico, Markiplier, Janet Varney, Starbomb, Cirque du Soleil, and many more.
Whether you work in the industry or are simply a fan who loves games as much as we do, we invite you to take a look at how you can be a part of the magic at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards.
The 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards will take place at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 18 from 8pm – 10pm.
SXSW Gaming 2017 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18.
2017 Gaming Awards Hosts
WWE® Superstar Xavier Woods® is a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion alongside fellow New Day members Big E and Kofi Kingston. An avid gamer, Woods is also the host of his own YouTube gaming channel, UpUpDownDown, where he’s known by his gamer tag Austin Creed. The channel, which has secured nearly 1 million subscribers since launching last June, is the home to popular shows like Gamer Gauntlet and Superstar Savepoint, and continues to be a must-watch channel for gamers around the world.
OMGitsfirefoxx, the self-proclaimed “full-time dragon slayer, part-time sniper,” aka Sonja Reid, holds the Guinness World Record as the most popular female broadcaster, boasting just under 800,000 followers on Twitch.