The winners of the first Games Media Brit List Awards were revealed last night at a fun-filled ceremony in Shoreditch, London.
The new awards event celebrated the very best in games writing and broadcasting, and attracted nominations from across the spectrum of the games media – from specialist consumer journalists, B2B reporters, eSports presenters, YouTubers, streamers, media brands, national media reviewers and more.
The winners were:
Christian Donlan – Eurogamer
Ben Barrett – Freelance
BEST FEATURES WRITER
Tamoor Hussain – Gamespot
BEST VIDEO PRESENTER
Chris Bratt – Eurogamer
Adam Rosser – Radio 5Live Game On
BEST PRINT EDITORIAL TEAM
BEST ONLINE EDITORIAL TEAM
BEST VIDEO PRODUCTION TEAM
Vic Hood – Freelance
An award for the MOST INFLUENTIAL was also announced, with The Guardian’s Games Editor Keza MacDonald picking up the prestigious trophy.
The awards were hosted by writer, editor, producer, and trainee pro wrestler Simon Miller and hosted at the Rich Mix venue in Shoreditch.
Supporting the very first Games Media Brit List Awards were Trailblazers from Rising Star Games, Belong by GAME, Reality Clash, Bossa Studios, Hitman Definitive Edition from Warner Bros, Vuelio, Jägermeister, plus industry bodies Ukie, TIGA and ERA.
The next Games Media Brit List will take place on Thursday, May 16th 2019 – More details will be announced soon at www.gamesmediabritlist.com .
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Lisa Carter, Event Director at Games Media Brit List, said: “We’re absolutely delighted with the response we’ve had to the first Games Media Brit List Awards. To see such positivity in the room, with friends, peers and rivals cheering each other was absolutely brilliant.
“A huge congratulations to all the winners, a big thank you to our partners who helped make it happen, and apologies for any sore heads. See you all again in 2019!”