The First Australian Games Awards Are Happening In December

The inaugural Australian Games Awards will be taking place this December in Sydney.

The Australian Games Awards will provide gamers with the chance to nominate and then vote across a wide variety of categories (29 to be exact) ranging from games, accessories, games journalism, esports and content creation.

The fully fledged awards show is being organised by Trade Media and will take place on December 19th at Big Top in Sydney’s Luna Park. Gamers will be able to purchase one of  200 Ultimate Fans tickets through EB Games Australia for $199 each. Each attendee will receive food, drinks and exclusive swag (to be announced at a later date).

To nominate your favourite games, find out more information about tickets or keep tabs on the event, you can visit the Australian Game Awards website right HERE.


You can nominate right now. HEAD HERE.

  • Action/Adventure Title of the Year
  • Audio Brand of the Year
  • Australian Developed Game of the Year presented by Bethesda
  • Breakout Creator of the Year
  • Controller and Accessories Brand of the Year (includes chairs, travel cases etc.)
  • Cosplayer of the Year
  • Creator of the Year
  • Esports Personality of the Year
  • Esports Title of the Year
  • Family/Kids Title of Year
  • Game Of The Year
  • Gaming Publication of the Year
  • Independent Game of the Year presented by Nintendo
  • Journalist of the Year
  • Mixer Creator of the Year
  • Mobile/Handheld Title of the Year
  • Multiplayer/Online Title of the Year
  • Organisation of the Year
  • Play of the Year
  • Player of the Year
  • RPG of the Year
  • Shooter of the Year
  • Social Media God (best use of social media/community engagement)
  • Sports, Racing or Fighting Title of the Year
  • Strategy Title of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • The Gamechanger (has influenced positive change in games)
  • Twitch Creator of the Year
  • YouTube Creator of the Year

Joel Van Daal, the Director of Trade Media said: “I’m so thrilled to finally reveal the event. This will be the biggest ever celebration of Australian gaming culture, and will give the community the opportunity to have their say. Games are the premier form of entertainment, and we are just pleased to be able to give them the platform it deserves.”