GDC 08 – Game Developers Choice Awards

The 8th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards took place Wednesday, between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. And the winners are:

Special Honors

  • Lifetime Achievement – Sid Meier
  • Pioneer Award – Ralph Baer
  • Ambassador Award – Jason Della Rocca

Best of 2007 Awards

  • Best Game Design – Portal
  • Innovation Award – Portal
  • Best Debut – Crackdown
  • Best Audio – Bioshock
  • Best Downloadable Game – Flow
  • Best Technology – Crysis
  • Best Visual Arts – Bioshock
  • Best Handheld Game – Phantom Hourglass
  • Best Writing – Bioshock
  • Game of the Year – Portal

Congratulations Portal!

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Best of 2007 Pt. 4

Joystiqs Top 10 Games of 2007
Noteable Winners
#10 – Mass Effect
#7 – Assassin’s Creed
#2 – Bioshock

You might be surprised with who made Joystiq’s #1 Best Game of 2007. You can find out right here.

Best of 2007 Pt. 3

Gamespot’s Best of 2007
Noteable Winners
Most Disappointing Delay – Grand Theft Auto IV
Best Action Adventure Game – Assassin’s Creed
Game of the Year – Super Mario Galaxy

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FoxNew’s Best of 2007 (nothing special, just a good read)
Noteable Winners
Most Enjoyable #1 – BioShock
Most Enjoyable #4 – Mass Effect
Best game that almost seems like an afterthought – Portal

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GameZone’s Reader’s Choice Best of 2007 – Coming January 8th, 2008
1UP’s 2007 Awards – Coming Soon
and more may come tomorrow…who knows.

Best of 2007 Pt. 2

The Edge Awards 2007
Noteable Winners
Best Game – Super Mario Galaxy
Best Visual Design – Bioshock
Best Hardware – Rock Band

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GameDaily’s NOD Awards 2007
Noteable Winners
Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4
Best Racing Game You’ve Never Heard Of – Dirt
Best Game with its own Softdrink – Halo 3

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X-Play’s Best of 2007
Noteable Winners
Game of the Year – Bioshock
Most Original Game – Portal
Best Action/Adventure Game – Super Mario Galaxy

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Coming Soon
Gamespot’s Best of 2007
GameZone’s Reader’s Choice Best of 2007
1UP’s 2007 Awards
Foxnews’s Best of 2007

Best of 2007 Pt. 1

The Best of the Year awards have started and we have a few to share right now. We will be posting more as they are released.

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Gamespy’s 2007 Game of the Year Awards
Noteable Winners
Handheld Gaming Overall Top 10 Winner – The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Overall Console Top 10 Winner – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2007 Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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TeamXbox’s Game of the Years Awards 2007
Noteable Winners
Best Multiplayer Game of the Year – Halo 3
Best Story of the Year – Mass Effect
Game of the Year – Mass Effect

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IGN’s Best of 2007 Awards
Noteable Winners (Overall Winners will be announced on January 8th, 2008)
Best PS3 Game of the Year – Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune
Best Xbox 360 Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Best Wii Game of the Year – Super Mario Galaxy

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Gamesradar’s seemingly annual Platinum Chalice Awards 2007
Noteable Winners
Holy Crap, New Ideas! – Bioshock
Special award: Best Alien Sex – Mass Effect
Actual Game of the Year – The Orange Box

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Yahoo! Game’s Game of the Year 2007 
Noteable Winners
Best Action Adventure Game – Super Mario Galaxy
Best Original Game – Bioshock
Best Overall Game of the Year – Super Mario Galaxy

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Best of 2007’s Coming Soon
The Edge Awards 2007 – Coming Today
GameDaily’s NOD Awards 2007 – Coming Today
X-Play’s Best of 2007 – Coming Today
Gamespot’s Best of 2007 – Starting December 24th, ending December 28th
GameZone’s Reader’s Choice Best of 2007 – Coming January 8th, 2008 –
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1UP’s 2007 Awards – Coming Soon – Vote Now
and maybe even several more coming soon.