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Dec 8 Deadline for SXSW Gaming Awards

The Forrest Four-Cast: November 30, 2017

Categories for entry range from “Mobile Game of the Year” to “VR Game of the Year” to “Esports Game of the Year “ to “Excellence in Design” and “Excellent in Narrative.” There are 20 total categories to choose from.

Friday, December 8 is also the entry deadline for the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award, which is exclusively available to indie game titles and teams.

Finalists for this competition will be honored at the SXSW Gaming Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 17 at the Hilton Austin. Stay tuned for more information on emcees for the 2018 ceremony. Emcees for this past spring were OMGitsfirefoxx and Xavier Woods (as pictured above).

SXSW Gaming runs March 15–17 at the Austin Convention Center. To attend this fun-filled event, purchase a single day or multi-day wristband here.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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