Golden Joystick Awards Announce Official Partnership With Twitch To Exclusively Stream The Event Live www.twitch.tv/goldenjoystickawards
Closest Awards Ever Voting Closes In Seven Days Vote At – www.goldenjoystick.com
Event takes place The indigO2, at The O2, London – Friday 30 October @GoldenJoysticks / #goldenjoystick
The world’s most popular and long-established games awards, the Golden Joystick Awards, today announced an official partnership with Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, to host the exclusive live broadcast of the ceremony.
Broadcasting as live from 3.30pm (GMT) on Friday 30 October at www.twitch.tv/goldenjoystickawards, this will be the only place to see the action as and when it happens, and find out first who the winners of the world famous Joystick gongs are.
With the awards hosted by multi-award winning comedian, writer, film maker and presenter Danny Wallace, his co-host, Julia Hardy (BBC Radio 1, Sky News, SB.TV), will give triple-A access to all the backstage goings-on and exclusive interviews with the evening’s winners.
This year the awards have never been closer, with only a handful of votes separating the winners in many categories. With millions of votes already cast, this year looks set to come down to the final few hours and every vote is counting. Closing at midnight on Friday 16 October, you can vote at www.goldenjoystick.com, and each voter will receive a copy of BioShock Infinite for PC from Green Man Gaming (GMG)*.
Daniel Dawkins, Future plc’s Editor-in-Chief of Gaming says, “We’re delighted to once again be working with Twitch as an official partner of this year’s awards, there is no better platform for the Joysticks to be shown. We can’t wait to join Twitch’s millions of users all over the world in celebrating the games we love, voted for by the people who play them, at the Golden Joystick Awards.”
Chris Mead, Twitch’s Partnerships Director, EMEA, says, “The Twitch community is passionate about consuming live gaming content from all over the world. By continuing our partnership with Future for the Golden Joystick Awards, we ensure our fans are able to view one of the industry’s most popular award shows regardless of where they are based.”
Follow Danny Wallace’s instructions on how to vote and how to watch the Golden Joystick Awards below on YouTube.
*To claim BioShock Infinite on PC, you just need to follow these instructions;
- Vote in the 33rd Golden Joystick Awards
- Create your GMG / Playfire account through the links provided after voting
- Link your Steam account on Playfire (if you haven’t already) to receive your exclusive voucher code for BioShock Infinite for £1/$1/€1.
- Play BioShock Infinite and earn £1/$1/€1 GMG credit back.
- Receive other great discounts from GMG.