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Frankie Boyle to present Golden Joystick Awards

Scottish stand-up comic to entertain audience at event on October 31

Future has announced that Scottish comedian, Frankie Boyle, will host its upcoming Golden Joystick Awards, set to take place on October 31, at the Park Lane Hilton, London.

The stand-up comic, notable for his appearances on BBC Two's Mock the Week, will entertain almost 800 guests.

"This year's Golden Joystick Awards are shaping up to be the best yet, thanks to the support of our sponsor Virgin Media and Frankie Boyle signing up as host," commented Emma Parkinson, organiser of the Golden Joystick Awards.

"The industry has always seen the Joysticks as a focal point of its calendar and long may this continue. Increasingly, it has become a focal point for mainstream press attention and a celebration of the games industry. As we aim for a million votes, we need the help of your fans and customers' make the wider world proud of our industry."

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James Lee