Introduction to Video Game Awards
1. John Cramer (announcer) of video game awards
John Cramer (known on camera as Cramer; born July 3, 1955) is an American television announcer.
Cramer did voiceover work for Game Show Network in 1996 and 1997. He announced on The Newlywed Game and The Dating Game from 1997 to 1999. In 2000, he announced on the short-lived 2000 revival of the game show Twenty One. From 2001 to 2002, he announced on the NBC version of Weakest Link. From 2002 to 2004, he was the announcer on the revival of Pyramid hosted by Donny Osmond. Cramer also did voiceovers for fake promos on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and was the announcer for Fox News's The Half Hour News Hour. Since 2011, he was one of the guest announcers for Wheel of Fortune and is a voiceover for We the People With Gloria Allred, along with the continuity and general announcing duties for nearly all the productions of Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios.
He also announced the 1992 CBS game show The Hollywood Game as well as Big Deal for Fox and a Food Network show called Trivia Unwrapped. John Cramer is also the announcer for Funny You Should Ask. He is currently the announcer for the third season of Nickelodeon's game show BrainSurge, entitled Family Brainsurge and is also the announcer for the MTV Movie Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards.
2. Career of video game awards
2014 SeasonKi "Expect" Dae-han joined Midas FIO as a top laner in early 2014. Midas FIO qualified for HOT6iX Champions Spring 2014 but they couldn't win a single game and missed playoffs. Expect joined Xenics Storm after the season was over alongside his teammates Nexus and SSuN. The team couldn't qualify for OGN before disbanding.
Expect's name temporarily became "Han" in early 2015 before he changed it back to Expect. Expect joined 2144 Gaming in May 2015. 2144 Gaming played in the 2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season where they lost 3-1 in the first round to Unlimited Potential. The team only placed third in their group in the 2015 LSPL Summer Season and were forced to play in the 2016 LSPL Spring Relegation Tournament. They requalified for the LSPL with 2-1 victories over Energy Pacemaker.Carries and Kx.Happy.
Expect joined G2 Esports just ahead of the start of the 2016 Summer EU LCS split, alongside Mateusz "Kikis" Szkudlarek on the roster as a top laner. However, Kikis unexpectedly left the team on June 12, 2016, leaving Expect the sole top laner on the team.
3. Arts of video game awards
New Star Music, a Romanian music group
Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year Actor, one of the Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress, one of the Golden Globe Awards
"New Star", a song by Tears for Fears
4. I-0 of video game awards
I-0 is a piece of anonymous interactive fiction about the adventures of a teenage girl hitch-hiking on an Interstate Highway (in this case the nonexistent Interstate 0). It won the Best Game and Best Individual Player Character awards at the 1997 Xyzzy Awards, and was a finalist for six other categories. The game was generally praised for its branching plot structure and multiple puzzle solutions. The game is available freely online.
5. Reception of video game awards
In the United States, The Operational Art of War Volume II sold 1,298 copies during 1999.
The editors of PC Gamer US nominated The Operational Art of War Volume II for their 1999 "Best Wargame" award, although it lost to Close Combat III: The Russian Front. They wrote that "no serious wargaming library should be without a copy" of Volume II. Computer Gaming World also nominated The Operational Art of War Volume II as 1999's "Wargame of the Year", a prize ultimately given to Sid Meier's Antietam! The editors noted it as a step down from the first game. CNET Gamecenter nominated Modern Battles for its "Best Turn-Based Strategy Game" award, which went to Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri.
6. Richard Spence of video game awards
Richard Crighton Spence (born 1957) is a British film director and writer. He was born in 1957 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. He received an M.A. in Classics from Oxford University. His works include The New Godzilla and Blind Justice (1994 film). He is currently working at the COI as a consultant, and teaching video game taste in his spare time
7. Dean Erickson of video game awards
Dean Erickson (born December 5, 1958, Maine) is an actor and the founder and CEO of Bionic Capital LLC, a registered investment advisory firm which specializes in wealth management and philanthropic investment solutions.clarification needed
After graduating from Brown University, he worked on Wall Street as an options trader and risk arbitrageur.
After six years he became an actor, guest starring on Frasier, starring as Gabriel Knight in the award-winning video game The Beast Within, and starring in several lesser Shakespearean productions. He later turned his focus to writing. He has published a mystery novel, No One Laughs at a Dead Clown, under the name DC Erickson, and a self-help book, Choose Your Story, Choose Your Life.
Dean appeared in five episodes of Frasier. In 2010, he was elected to the Midcoast Maine Sports Hall of Fame.
8. BrainPipe of video game awards
Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity is an action video game developed by Digital Eel for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and handhelds and was released on December 24, 2008. The game received "Excellence in Audio" award at Independent Games Festival 2009.
9. GameplayPlotReception of video game awards
Hundra was well received by Spanish press, including review scores of 44/50 from Amstrad Accion and 9/10 from Micromania. The game was famous for its erotic cover art, which won the best title art of 1988 award from MicroHobby.
10. Expect (gamer) of video game awards
Ki Dae-han (Korean: ), better known by his in-game name Expect , is a South Korean professional League of Legends player who plays as the top laner for Excel Esports in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC)
11. Plot of video game awards
Players take the role of Azra, the Royal Librarian in the Ash Kingdom, which is being devastated by a plague that creates living dead monsters. After almost dying, she finds out that she has the power of bringing people to the spiritual world, which is the key to being able to fight the hordes of undying monsters, which are unbeatable in the physical world. During her adventure, Azra will get the help of several companions and discover the source of the plague and how she and her party can stop it and save the World.
12. Others of video game awards
Star formation, a process of in which new stars are formed
Henderson New Star, formerly New Star Asset Management, management of funds
New Star Games, an independent video game developer
New Star Soccer, a video game series developed by New Star Games
New Star incident, a February 2009 incident in which the Chinese-owned cargo ship New Star was sunk by Russian coast guard in Sea of Japan
13. Defender's Quest of video game awards
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is a tower defense and role-playing video game developed by American studio Level Up Labs. Originally a flash game distributed on web gaming portals like Kongregate and Newgrounds, it later released for Microsoft Windows via Steam in October 2012. In 2016, an HD remaster, Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten: DX Edition, was released for free to all existing owners. This version was ported to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PlayStation Vita. The game received positive reviews from critics, primarily praising its gameplay
14. Development of video game awards
The game was originally conceived as a short, three to six month project, but the developers decided to expand it after a few months due to it becoming clear that it would have a larger scope.
15. shox (gamer) of video game awards
Richard Papillon (born 27 May 1992), better known by his nickname shox, is a French professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player for Team Vitality. He is considered one of the greatest players in Global Offensive history, known for his high skill and longevity in the scene, featuring in HLTV's Top 20 Players list from 2013-2016. He has won over a dozen international tournaments, as well as one Major Championship: DreamHack Winter 2014.
16. Martin Stig Andersen of video game awards
Martin Stig Andersen (born 1973) is a Danish composer and sound designer with a background in "acousmatic music, sound installations, electro-acoustic performance, and video art." In 2010, he composed the score for Playdead's video game Limbo which won Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design at the Interactive Achievement Awards, the IndieCade Sound Award 2010, and was nominated for Use of Audio at the BAFTA Video Games Awards 2011. Following the release of Limbo, Andersen created and directed the audio for Playdead's Inside which won Best Audio at the Game Developers Choice Awards, and has received audio and music nominations at The Game Awards, the Interactive Achievement Awards and British Academy Film Awards.
17. Mauro Vigliano of video game awards
Mauro Vigliano (born 5 August 1975) is an Argentine professional football referee. He has been a full international for FIFA since 2013. He refereed some matches in Copa Libertadores and a game between Ecuador and Peru in the 2018 Russia World Cup Qualifiers.
Vigliano was the video assistant referee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup match between France and Australia on 16 June. Andrs Cunha, the head referee, used the VAR system to award a penalty kick, which was scored by Antoine Griezmann. The incident marked the first time a penalty had been awarded after consultation with a VAR in a World Cup match.
18. Early life of video game awards
Shox began playing Counter-Strike when he was nine years old, introduced to the series by his older brother. His parents allowed him to take a year off from studies to pursue the game, leading to him joining his first successful teams in Counter-Strike: Source around 2007. His handle referenced a model of Nike shoes that were popular at the time.
19. Xyzzy of video game awards
xyzzy or XYZZY may refer to:
Xyzzy (computing), a magic word from the Colossal Cave Adventure computer game, later a metasyntactic variable or a video game cheat code
Xyzzy (mnemonic), memory trick used in mathematics
XYZZY Awards, for interactive fiction
20. Hundra of video game awards
Hundra is an action game developed by Spanish studio Zeus Software and published by Dinamic Software for the Amstrad CPC, MSX and ZX Spectrum in 1988. It was loosely inspired by the 1983 film Hundra but is not based on it.
21. Etrian Odyssey Nexus of video game awards
Etrian Odyssey Nexusa is a dungeon crawler role-playing video game published and developed by Atlus for the Nintendo 3DS. It was released in Japan in August 2018, and worldwide in February 2019.
22. Winners of video game awards
Runner-up: The Player
Clint Eastwood Unforgiven
Runner-up: Robert Altman The Player
Clint Eastwood Unforgiven
Runner-up: Denzel Washington Malcolm X
Emma Thompson Howards End
Runner-up: Alfre Woodard Passion Fish
Best Supporting Actor:
Gene Hackman Unforgiven
Runner-up: Sydney Pollack Husbands and Wives, Death Becomes Her, and The Player
Best Supporting Actress:
Judy Davis Husbands and Wives
Runner-up: Miranda Richardson The Crying Game, Damage, and Enchanted April
David Webb Peoples Unforgiven
Runner-up: Neil Jordan The Crying Game
Zhao Fai Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua)
Runner-up: Jack N. Green Unforgiven
Best Music Score:
Zbigniew Preisner Damage
Runner-up: Mark Isham A River Runs Through It
Best Foreign Film:
The Crying Game UK/Japan
Runner-up: Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua) China/Hong Kong/Taiwan
Best Non-Fiction Film (tie):
Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award:
Sadie Benning It Wasnt Love
New Generation Award:
Carl Franklin One False Move
Career Achievement Award: