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.

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