Future Publishing’s HMV GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards has announced that YouTube has become an official partner.
The agreement will see YouTube sponsor a brand new category, The YouTube Gamer Award, while also promoting and hosting a livestream of the event itself.
The new category will recognise the biggest and best gaming video creators on YouTube.
James Kick, Associate Publisher of The HMV GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards, said: “We’re delighted to have an online community as prestigious as YouTube onboard.
“YouTube offers us a new platform to reach an even larger number of passionate gamers and we are extremely excited to be livestreaming from the ceremony itself for the very first time.”
The awards are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and a total of 17 winners will be named.