Forums - Gaming Discussion - Sony, MSFT, Nintendo and more replacing VGX/VGA's with The Game Awards. Hosted by Geoff Keighley

Keighley also was heavily involved in vga/vgx .. I don't expect this "new" show to be any different



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Sounds even more like a big marketing stunt than VGA's were.
Well there's always BAFTA'S.



So it is happening...PS4 preorder.

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I guess it can't be worse than VGX (I only watched the highlights of that but it was awkward). I hope it's not some Oscar-level snorefest though. I don't like it when the video game industry has to legitimise itself by copying other industries.



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Good. We need a universal awards show that we can respect. The VGAs are and have always been a joke.



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VGX 2013 was so bad that it killed the show.



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If the big three are all behind this, then hopefully we get some unbiased awards and reveals.



Sounds great, and I'm glad that Geoff is involved - no matter how much some people dislike him (or downright hate him), he's been nothing but one of biggest promoters of the industry, stood in the first lines whenever there was a need to defend it, yet he isn't afraid to ask difficult questions (anyone remembers Reggie's: "Geoff, Geoff!, GEOFF!!!" from few years ago?)



I don't see any particular reason why this won't be at least 50% pain as with previous years

Even in a "more developed industry" like film, awards are complete and utter nonsense. I really don't see much point in creating this event

Just put the trailers online and save yourself a lot of time and money



Great NEWS! finally we may have a good award show, and probably i will be able to see it live from now on.



Good improvement over vgx. Awards will be fair I hope.



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