Winners List For 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards


LittleBigPlanet” wins big: The 12th annual Interactive Achievement Awards, hosted by comedian Jay Mohr, were held on Thursday night near Las Vegas. Voted on by about 300 members of the gaming industry by secret ballot, here are your winners:

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12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
(All nominees listed; winners bolded)

Family Game of the Year
Boom Blox
LittleBigPlanet
-Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party
-Rock Band 2
-Wii Fit

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
-Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
-Sid Meier’s Civilizations Revolution
-Sins of a Solar Empire
-Tom Clancy’s EndWar

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
-Castle Crashers
-Gears of War 2
-Left 4 Dead
-Metal Gear Solider 4: Guns of the Patriots
Prince of Persia

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Dead Space
-Fable II
LittleBigPlanet
-Mirror’s Edge
-Prince of Persia


Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
Gears of War
LittleBigPlanet
-Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
-Resistance 2
-Tomb Raider: Underworld

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering
-Fable II
-Fallout 3
-Left 4 Dead
Spore
-Tom Clancy’s EndWar

Outstanding Character Performanc
Gears of War 2 – Dom
-Gears of War 2 – Marcus
LittleBigPlanet – Sackboy
-Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots – Old Snake
-Tomb Raider: Underworld – Lara Croft

Outstanding Achievement in Story – Adapted Material
-Lego Batman: The Videogame
-Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe
-Naruto: The Broken Bond
-Quantum of Solace
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Outstanding Achievement in Story – Original
Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway
-Fable II
Fallout 3
-Grand Theft Auto I
-Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Role Playing Game of the Year
-Fable II
Fallout 3
-Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time
-Tales of Vesperia

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
-Braid
-Left 4 Dead
LittleBigPlanet
-Spore
-Wii Fit

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
-de Blob
-Dead Space
-Fable II
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
-World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack
-Guitar Hero: World Tour
-LittleBigPlanet
-MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
Rock Band 2
-Singstar PS3 Vol. 1

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Dead Space
-Gears of War 2
-LittleBigPlanet
-Prince of Persia
-Wipeout HD

Computer Game of the Year
-Fallout 3
Left 4 Dead
-Mass Effect
-Spore
-World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Adventure Game of the Year
-Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
-God of War: Chains of Olympus
Mirror’s Edge
-Naruto: The Broken Bond
-Prince of Persia

Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
-EVE Online: Quantum Rise
-Pirates of the Burning Sea
-PMOG
-Warhammer Online; Age of Reckoning
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Sports Game of the Year

-FIFA 09
-Madden NFL 09
-MLB 08: The Show
-NBA 2K9
NHL 09

Racing Game of the Year

Burnout Paradise
-GRID
-Mario Kart Wii
-Motorstorm Pacific Rift
-Pure

Fighting Game of the Year
-Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe
-Soul Calibur IV
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
-Super Street Fighter II: Turbo HD Remix
-WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2009

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay
-Call of Duty: World at War
-Gears of War 2
Left 4 Dead
-NHL 09
-Rock Band 2

Action Game of the Year

-Call of Duty: World at War
Dead Space
-Far Cry 2
-Gears of War 2
-Grand Theft Auto IV

Handheld Game of the Year
-Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
-Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
God of War: Chains of Olympus
-Patapon
-Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Cellphone Game of the Year
-Reset Generation
Spore Origins
-Trism

Casual Game of the Year

Braid
-Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhurst
-Patapon
-Professor Layton and the Curious Village
-World of Goo

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
-Fable II
-Fallout 3
-Gears of War 2
-Left 4 Dead
World of Goo

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
-Fallout 3
-Gears of War 2
-Left 4 Dead
LittleBigPlanet
-Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Console Game of the Year
-Fallout 3
-Gears of War 2
-Grand Theft Auto IV
LittleBigPlanet
-Metal Gear Solid 4: Gun of the Patriots

Overall Game of the Year
-Fallout 3
-Grand Theft Auto IV
-Left 4 Dead
LittleBigPlanet
-Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots