SXSW Gaming Awards FAQ

2014 SXSW Gaming Awards Frequently Asked Questions

SXSW Gaming has put together a listing of the top FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) to help you better understand the application process.

When do the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards occur?
The SXSW Gaming Awards will be held 7:00 pm on Saturday, March 8 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public, although SXSW badgeholders get priority seating. Click here to purchase your badge for SXSW 2014.

What types of games are at the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards?
The SXSW Gaming Awards celebrate the creativity and innovation of mainstream and indie games, alike. To be eligible to be part of the SXSW Gaming Awards, your game or title has to have been released during the past year, (January 1, 2013 through December 31 2013).

How many categories are there?
We have 15 categories that cover a wide range of innovation, for our inaugural year. For the list of categories, please click here.

What if I am a studio or publisher, and I would like to have my game considered for an award?
We have already accepted all of our submissions for the 2014 Gaming Awards. For information on the 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards, please email us at this address.

Info on the SXSW Gamer's Voice Award Category

What is the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award?
This category is a special award, rewarded for excellence exhibited by independent developers for their games and projects.

What does it cost to apply to the SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award?
It is Free! There is no application fee to enter your project for consideration for the Gamer’s Voice Award.