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Submitted by DJZed 1159d ago | opinion piece

Machinima's Inside Gaming Awards 2012: Highlights, Winners, and Video Recap

GameDynamo - "The Machinima Inside Gaming Awards (IGA) was one of my favorite gaming events of last year, and it was even more amazing this year. This is the second one we've attended, and it was a remarkable celebration of the best of gaming. Taking place at the Avalon in Hollywood, the Fourth IGA was a brilliant climax to a brilliant year of gaming." (3DS, Android, Assassin's Creed III, Culture, Halo 4, Industry, iPad, iPhone, Mass Effect 3, PC, PS Vita, PS3, The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Episode 1 "All That Remains", Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

Lvl_up_gamer  +   1159d ago
Halo 4 received GOTY.

Nice to see Halo 4 getting the credit it deserves.
Trekster_Gamer  +   1158d ago
Agreed, I also liked the gameverbs game of the years awards.

http://www.youtube.com/user...

Unlike the VGA awards what a waste of a show.
Norrison  +   1158d ago
I found VGA winners to be spot on this year even though all the other bullshit they always do sucked.
Even though I like how spec ops the line got recognized for it's narrative even though I TWD's narrative.
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sarabbc  +   1159d ago
Awesome video! I've never heard of Hotline Miami either.
ilovepersona  +   1159d ago
Why no Persona 4 love? Both Arena and Golden should have won something.
th3n00bg4m3r  +   1159d ago
I hate Machinima. They are full of Halo and Call Of Duty fanboys[not that i hate Halo, i actually think Halo 4 is a great Game Of The Year contender]. They only cover up those two games.
Needsy  +   1158d ago
That's a fairly misguided view. Of course there are gunna be massive fans of Halo and COD at a company that is based around gaming cause they are the 2 biggest franchises of the past decade, but Machinima do more to bring indie and underground games and company's to the gaming publics knowledge. It's a bit hard to see that at the moment though seeing as the two biggest games of the year (at least units sold wise) Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 dropped a month ago and the hype around them is still huge heading into the IGA this year
tieryas  +   1158d ago
hey Needsy, yeah, it was great to see games like Hotline Miami, Tokyo Jungle, Fez, and others get more attention during the ceremony. Plus, I always enjoy seeing the new films the Machinima directors make. all in all, a great show.
tieryas  +   1158d ago
hey th3n00bg4m3r, I'm the writer of the article for GD and I actually found the nominations to be pretty well balanced. A lot of great games were well represented and the awards were well distributed between games outside of the COD and Halo franchise. I talk about it in my article, but I was surprised to see Spec Ops win best narrative and Hotline Miami take the award for most original game. The show was really great and I highly recommend you also watch the broadcast online. Thanks for taking the time to write!
Hasanhastam  +   1158d ago
I think They dont know even far cry 3 released !

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