This year The Game Awards will support emerging game development talent at the high school and university/college with the first SGA — Student Game Award.
The winner of the award will be selected from five nominees by an all-star panel that includes:
  • Todd Howard (Executive Producer and Game Director, Bethesda Game Studios)
  • Hideo Kojima (Director, Kojima Productions)
  • Illka Paananen (CEO and Co-founder, Supercell)
  • Kim Swift (Design Director, EA Motive)
  • Vince Zampella (CEO, Respawn Entertainment) 
Awarded to a team or individual, The Student Game Award recognizes five nominees and one winner based on the excellence and ambition of a game, without regard to the team size or subject matter.  The submission deadline for the 2017 SGAs was Friday, November 3.

Recent Posts

Student Game Awards Submissions Now Open

Get ready to meet the next generation of game creators! This December, The Game Awards will once again present the Student Game Award to recognize and support emerging game development talent at the high school, university and collegiate levels around the globe. The winner, selected by a special jury of notable…

The Search for Global Gaming Citizens

UPDATED 9/19: Submissions are now closed. Thank you! The Game Awards and Facebook Gaming are looking for inspiring stories of people using the power of games to build community. We want to hear about gamers, game developers, or anyone from anywhere in the world with a unique…

The Game Awards 2018: Live December 6

It’s official: The Game Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Thursday, December 6 2018. Produced by Geoff Keighley for the fifth year, The Game Awards will once again celebrate the best games and esports of 2018, in addition to world premiering the most anticipated games of the future.