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Game of the Year contenders unveiled.

WHAT: will honor the best games of 2008 with its esteemed “Game of the Year Awards.” Starting today, December 22, GT will begin rolling out 28 segments, featuring five nominees per category.  Winners in each category will be announced daily, culminating with the crowning of GT’s 2008 Game of the Year on Wednesday, December 31.

Following a year of high profile releases like Grand Theft Auto IV, Metal Gear Solid 4, LittleBigPlanet, Fallout 3, Gears of War 2, and many more, the editorial staff at GT had a difficult task of choosing this year’s winners.  The team’s selections resulted from countless hours debating the merits of every nominee, and each game was evaluated based on gameplay, design, artistry and innovation.

Tune in to GameTrailers for exciting gaming content featuring gameplay highlights and editorial commentary of the hottest games of 2008!



TODAY through Wednesday, December 31st

*2008 Game of the Year announced New Years Eve!


About GameTrailers

GameTrailers (GT) is the premier video destination for gaming entertainment and information.  GT delivers timely, high-resolution broadband video content for gamers that includes original shows, video reviews, game trailers and comprehensive video coverage of gaming events from around the world.  GT also has a robust community that features user-generated content, a community marketplace and a variety of communication tools so gamers can talk to friends and share media such as fan movies, machinima and daily blogs.  GT has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York and is a division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) MTV Networks Entertainment Group.


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