Growing Popularity of SXSW Gaming:
The three-day SXSW Gaming Expo has emerged as one of the most exciting elements of the SXSW Interactive Festival, thrilling registrants and consumers alike with the latest innovations in video games and geek culture. For 2014, we take this show to the next level with the addition of the first-ever SXSW Gaming Awards, which are scheduled for the evening of Saturday, March 8 at 7:30
SXSW Gaming Awards Ceremony:
This ceremony will honor the year's best major studio games, as well as recognize the most innovative titles from the indie side of the fence. The SXSW Gaming Awards are scheduled to occur in the Dell Hall (pictured above) at the Long Center.
Enter Your Indie Games and / or Projects:
If you are an indie game developer, we hope that you will submit your games and projects for the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award. The top 10 SXSW Gamer’s Voice nominees selected by the SXSW Gaming Staff will receive free demo space in the Indie Showcase, March 7-9 on the 2014 SXSW Gaming Expo floor. SXSW Gaming Expo attendees will have a chance to play your games and vote on their favorite. The winner takes home the first-ever SXSW Gamer’s Voice trophy at the SXSW Gaming Awards.
Final day to enter the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award is Friday, December 13, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. CST. To see the eligibility rules, additional information, and to apply for the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award, please visit the official SXSW Gamer’s Voice submission website.
For Mainstream Gaming Award Categories:
If you are a studio or publisher interested in submitting your title for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards, please email email@example.com
There are 15 gaming awards categories for our inaugural year. Find out more about the categories
How to Attend the SXSW Gaming Awards:
On Saturday, March 8 at the Long Center, The SXSW Gaming Awards show is FREE and open to the public! SXSW Interactive, Gold and Platinum badge holders receive early entry and preferred seating. To register for SXSW, please click here.
Location of the SXSW Gaming Awards:
The SXSW Gaming Awards will take place at Dell Hall in the Long Center for the Performing Arts. This venue is located at 701 West Riverside Drive, a mere stone's throw away from the Palmer Events Center, where the SXSW Gaming Expo resides.
For More Information:
If you need more information about this exciting new addition to the schedule for March in Austin, then please browse the SXSW Gaming Awards FAQ.
Got even more questions, comments and suggestions about the SXSW Gaming Awards event? If so, then please email Matthew Crump.