Are gaming awards still relevant?
December saw the annual Game Awards come and go, except this time totally online due to COVID-19 restrictions. Last of Us – Part 2 completely swept the awards despite many gamers absolutely bombing it in the reviews. Are gaming awards just a self-congratulatory pat on the back by gaming media? Do awards still have a place in the current gaming ecosystem? Do they play any role in what gamers choose to play or have they lost touch with the voice of gamers?
This week, Tim and Gareth take a look at The Game Awards and gaming awards in general to answer these questions in the opening episode of season 3 of the Gaming Guru Podcast.
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