Posts tagged 2011
Spike TV VGA Awards 2011: The Round Up

Geographically close to one of the gaming industry's iconic public stages – E3's LA Convention Center – the Spike TV VGA Awards has been building quite the name for itself over the past few years. Once just another 'me-too' award show (albeit one with more T & A and ill-conceived humour than your average affair), the annual show, shown live on Spike TV, is now one of the most hyped events in the industry's calendar. What with a host of exclusive worldwide reveals (Mass Effect 3, Batman: Arkham City), Spike TV has built the VGA's into quite the spectacle – a show that celebrates games, gamers and gaming with a menagerie of celebrity guests, worldwide reveals, exclusive debut trailers and, of course, the awards themselves. This year might have struggled to break free from its immature roots, for many, including Jason Schreier, still a worrying trend, but that didn't mean we weren't treated to some truly spectacular glimpses at upcoming titles. So, without further adieu, here are our picks of the very best moments of the Spike TV VGA Awards 2011...

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Facebook Memology presents the most popular topics and cultural trends of 2011

Let's be honest, this is only scratching the surface as to how many data trends the social network are collecting about its users; but the Facebook Data Team have returned to present this year's Memology, tapping into the social graph by tracking 2011's most talked about topics, memes and the widely used acronyms on the service.

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All Four Seasons at one time. A World First for Lincoln

The hugely successful Four Seasons project by Metro-Boulot-Dodo will be presented in Lincoln from tomorrow for the first Frequency digital culture Festival.  

From tomorrow through to 21st October, Spring and Summer will be on display at The Collection, while AUTUMN and WINTER will be at Lincoln Drill Hall.  A first for the whole world, this hugely ambitious four-part multi-media installation that looks to the seasons to reflect different stages of life will kick off the festival in true technological style.  What's more, this fantastic opportunity is free.

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