Gamasutra and sister publication Game Developer magazine have been honored with 5 nominations to the prestigious Maggie Awards, with nominees including Gamasutra itself (in best web trade publication), Jon Jordan's 'The Euro Vision' column
, and Frank Cifaldi's recent article
on the Xbox Live camera.
In other categories for the long-standing awards, Game Developer magazine
itself was nominated for Best Computer Trade Magazine (for the April 2006 issue
) and Best Annual Trade Magazine (for the 2006 Game Career Guide special
The Western Publications Association (WPA), the creator of the Maggie Awards, is a non-profit trade association working to advance the business of print and online magazines in the western United States, and has been operating for more than 50 years. The nominated categories for CMP Game Group publications in full are as follows:
Best Web Publication Website/Trade
Federal Computer Week
Best Regularly Featured Web Column/Trade
Gamasutra - 'The Euro Vision'
InfoWorld Open Enterprise
Innovate Forum Aug 24, Nov 30, Dec 5 Managing Innovation
RedmondMag.com Feb 16, May 30, Jul 5 Redmond Report
Best Web Article/Trade
CNET News.com Mar 27-30 Silicon Money: How do tech firms buy influence in Washington?
ERE.net Mar 7 Here in Israel, Global Businesses are Grabbing Talent in a Huge Wave of Investment
Gamasutra - An Update on Microsoft's Xbox 360 Live Vision Camera
Written By To Tell the Truth
48th Grammy Program Book February
Game Developer's Game Career Guide - Fall
Nails Career Handbook July
ret2 (Real Estate Trends + Technology Winter
Game Developer - April
Network Computing Nov. 9
Redmond Channel Partner October
RTC Magazine August
Technology & Learning November
The results of the 56th Annual Maggie awards will be announced at an April 27th ceremony in Los Angeles, held as part of the the WPA Publishing Conference in the same location.