The 3rd Annual New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards

As far as I’m personally concerned, last night’s award show ended up a resounding success.  I probably could’ve stood a little closer to the microphone during my award presentation, but hey – I didn’t fall down, I didn’t panic, I didn’t run screaming into the hallway.

Here’s a link to my segment (with some low audio, sorry!):

http://www.twitch.tv/m/407464

There was also an exclusive behind-the-scenes preview trailer shown for Bioshock Infinite: Burial At Sea Part 2; it was rather spoiler-heavy, so I’ll link to this Eurogamer trailer breakdown, in case you don’t want to get, you know, spoiled.

I was also tremendously grateful to be able to apologize in person to Kotaku’s Evan Narcisse for my disastrous Left 4 Dead performance from a million years ago.

Here are the winners from last night’s show.  Looking over it now, I’m starting to wonder why I was so down on 2013 for most of the year; it turned out to be a rather stellar year.  And I’m really starting to want to revisit The Last of Us again…

  • Best Handheld Console Game:  The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
  • Best Kids Game:  Super Mario 3D World
  • Best Writing in a Game:  The Last of Us
  • Best Mobile/iOS Game:  Ridiculous Fishing
  • Best Indie Game:  Gone Home
  • Best Music in a Game:  Bioshock Infinite
  • Best World:  Grand Theft Auto V
  • Best Overall Acting:  Steven Ogg (Trevor), Grand Theft Auto V
  • Best Game:  The Last of Us

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