Each December, VSG turns its attention to the MetaMeter Game Awards (MMGAs). The MMGAs are a symbol of success, recognizing the best from the year in gaming.
4th Annual MMGAs Key Dates:
– December 7, 2020: Nominees Announced
– December 14-15, 2020: Category Winners Announced
– December 16, 2020: Game of the Year Announced
Judging Criteria: Winners are selected for recognition by VSG based on editorial discretion and “critical excellence,” as reflected by the MetaMeter Score, Average Critic Score, and Adjusted Score. The 2020 MMGA’s covers games released between Dec 1, 2019 and Nov 30, 2020.
2020 Category Awards: The MMGAs honor games in seven (7) distinct award categories: Action, Adventure, Platformer, Role-Playing Game, Shooter, Strategy, Sports. In 2020, Category Awards will be announced througout the day on Dec 14 and 15.
2020 Game of the Year: The MMGAs honor a single Game of the Year reflecting the absolute best experience across all creative and technical fields. As with previous years, the 2020 Game of the Year will be announced via a countdown from five (5), beginning in the morning of Dec 16, 2020 and culminating with the GOTY Announcement at the end of the day.