Gamasutra is pleased to announce that, after winning a Webby last year
, it has once again been nominated as a finalist for the 11th Annual Webby Awards in the 'Games-Related' category, a significant achievement for the CMP Game Group-run site in the competition that the New York Times calls 'the Oscars of the Internet'.
Other nominees in the 'Games-Related' category this year are CNET Networks' GameSpot and AOL's GameDaily, as well as the official websites for LucasArts' LEGO Star Wars II
The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization with over 500 members including internet 'founding father' Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, Simpsons creator Matt Groening, The Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington, and film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Winners will be announced on May 1st and honored at The 11th Annual Webby Awards on June 5 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The gala event will once again hosted by former Daily Show correspondent Rob Corddry, and will showcase award winners delivering their famous five-word acceptance speeches.
In addition to the Webby Awards, which are determined by the The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, there is also a People's Voice Awards
, in which interested readers can vote for Gamasutra in an all audience-determined category, presented alongside the main award.