Game Developers Choice Awards Open for Noms

Nominations are now open for the third annual Choice Awards. The ceremony will be presented by the IGDA at the Game Developers Conference on Thursday, March 6 at the San Jose Civic Auditorium.

For more information and to make your nominations, visit http://www.igda.org/awards. Nominations close on Jan. 23. Nominees will be announced and voting will begin on Feb. 10. Voting is scheduled to close on Feb. 21.

This year’s categories are game of the year, original game character of the year, excellence in audio, excellence in game design, excellence in level design, excellence in programming, excellence in visual arts, excellence in writing and game innovation spotlights. Special honors will include the Lifetime Achievement Award, the First Penguin Award, the Rookie Studio Award and the IGDA Award for Community Contribution.