100 Nominees Announced for the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards

2017 Video GOTY

After several months of judging and evaluation, and over 550 entries across all categories in total, the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards has officially selected its final nominees!

The Gaming Awards, hosted by Xavier Woods and OMGitsfirefoxx, will celebrate 100 nominees across 23 unique categories, which include new additions such as Trending Game of the Year, Fan Creation of the Year, and Esports Game of the Year for 2017.

Video Game of the Year nominees for SXSW Gaming 2017 include Dishonored 2, DOOM, Overwatch, Titanfall 2, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, with Overwatch receiving a leading total of 10 nominations.

In addition to the primary award categories, the unique Gamer’s Voice award categories, which are dedicated to independent video, mobile, and tabletop games, will also return to the ceremony. With 44 nominees in total, these categories are voted on exclusively by SXSW Gaming Expo attendees, with the winners revealed during the Gaming Awards show.

Online voting for all Gaming Awards categories, excluding Gamer’s Voice, will take place from Wednesday, January 25 through Friday, February 10.

So what are you waiting for? Let us know what your Game of the Year choice is, and cast your ballot on IGN today!

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2017 Gaming Awards, Video Game of the Year Nominees – Dishonored 2, DOOM, Overwatch, Titanfall 2, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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Estevan Aviles

Gaming Festival Programming Specialist

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