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Machinima Announces Winners Of Third Annual Inside Gaming Awards

Machinima, the number one video entertainment brand for gamers around the world, today announced the winners of the 2011 Inside Gaming Awards.

Press Release from Machinima

LOS ANGELES, CA – December 9, 2011 – Machinima, the number one video entertainment brand for gamers around the world, today announced the winners of the 2011 Inside Gaming Awards. The event took place this evening at The Music Box in Hollywood, and was seen live on Machinima’s YouTube Channel ( Machinima’s Inside Gaming Awards was created to honor the best of the video-gaming industry and the developers who created the year's standout game experiences.

Visit beginning Saturday morning, December 10th, for access to all event images.

The full list of this year’s WINNERS is as follows:

Game of the YearThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Best TrailerDead Island - Official Announcement Trailer

Best MultiplayerGears of War 3

Best NarrativePortal 2

Best Art DirectionDeus Ex: Human Revolution

Best AnimationBatman: Arkham City

Best Game CinematographyUncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Indie GameBastion

Most Compelling CharacterWheatley - Portal 2

Best DLCFallout New Vegas - Old World Blues

Best Downloadable GameBastion

Most Original GameRock of Ages

Best Original ScoreBastion

Best Sound DesignDead Space 2

Gamers’ Choice AwardThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The 2011 Inside Gaming Awards held a live-stream, which included red carpet arrivals and interviews, the awards ceremony, post-awards party, and gaming tournaments. The show also featured a live performance by renowned producer Porter Robinson, and premiered the trailer and playable demo for THQ's latest shooter, “Nexuiz,” which is coming soon to XBLA, PSN, and Steam.

Machinima’s YouTube channel ( will be rolling out videos from the event over the next few days. Make sure to tune in to see all the highlights and stand-out moments from one of gaming’s biggest nights!

About Inside Gaming

Inside Gaming is the flagship editorial brand of the Machinima entertainment network, covering news, reviews, previews, and features through a daily and weekly video show on YouTube, blog, IG Extended video features, and a significant presence at all the major industry events.

Delivered with an edgy, gamer-focused tone, the Inside Gaming Daily and weekly shows entertain and inform over 600,000 viewers a week. Inside Gaming Extended videos delve deeper into the hottest games in development, and the blog provides on online resource for the news and reviews produced by an experienced team of dedicated editors.

Inside Gaming also hosts the Inside Gaming Awards show every year in Los Angeles, attended by representatives from all the major games industry publishers and developers, where it honors the best in the year's gaming achievements.

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About Machinima

Machinima is the dominant video entertainment network for serious gamers around the world.  The number one entertainment channel on YouTube, Machinima reaches over 116 million viewers monthly, and delivers over one billion video views a month, and growing.  Machinima’s global content network features official publisher content, gameplay videos and original content, including over 20 original weekly shows and premium episodic series, all aimed at the coveted 18 – 34 year old male demographic.  Machinima is fast-becoming a global phenomenon with an ability to capture a cultural sensibility and awareness among a next generation of entertainment consumers and marketers alike. The company is backed by MK Capital and Redpoint Ventures, and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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