The Golden Joystick Awards has announced that Sean Lock is to host the 27th annual awards ceremony. Lock is one of the finest comedians around and he will also join the club of past famous presenters of which includes Matt Lucas, Frankie Boyle and Jonathan Ross.
The 2009 awards are already groundbreaking with a rich history of 970,000 votes so far having been cast by gamers in whatâ€™s expected to be the yearâ€™s best video games event. The Golden Joystick Awards is the most loved and highly anticipated award ceremony as the video game industry looks set to be the most popular event as votes surge towards the one million barrier.
Featuring 15 gamer voted categories, it is the worldâ€™s longest running video games awards which was initially first held back in 1982. With only a few remaining tables left, almost 800 guests will be thoroughly entertained at the ceremony.
Cast your votes now at www.goldenjoystick.com where you can decide who scoops a prestigious Golden Joystick when the winners are announced at the ceremony at Londonâ€™s Park Lane Hilton on Friday 30th October.
Voting for the awards closes on October 26th 2009. The categories are;
Family Game of the Year
Handheld Game of the Year
Mobile Game of the Year
The MSN Multiplayer Game of the Year
Nintendo Game of the Year
The ShortList One to Watch
Online Game of the Year
PC Game of the Year
PlayStation Game of the Year
Publisher of the Year
Retailer of the Year
The Rampage Soundtrack of the Year
The Amiqus Games UK Developer of the Year
The Ultimate Game of the Year together with Zavvi.co.uk
Xbox Game of the Year