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Game Developers Choice Awards Nominees Announced

Nominations have been made for the 10th Annual Game Developers Choice awards at the Game Developers Conference on March 11. Uncharted 2 leads the nominations with seven, followed by indie game Flower and Assassin’s Creed 2. Winners will be chosen by 500 selected game creators, and the winners will be announced at the GDC on March 11th.

 

Best Game Design:

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady)
  • Assassin’s Creed 2 (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Flower (Thatgamecompany)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Plants Vs. Zombies (PopCap)

Best Visual Art:

  • Borderlands (Gearbox Software)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward)
  • Flower (Thatgamecompany)

Best Technology:

  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward)
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla (Volition)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Killzone 2 (Guerrilla Games)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Writing:

  • Brutal Legend (Double Fine)
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)
  • Dragon Age: Origins (BioWare)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Halo 3: ODST (Bungie)

Best Audio:

  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Dragon Age: Origins (BioWare)
  • Rock Band: The Beatles (Harmonix)
  • Flower (Thatgamecompany)
  • Brutal Legend (Double Fine Productions)

Innovation:

  • Scribblenauts (5th Cell)
  • Flower (Thatgamecompany)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Plants Vs. Zombies (PopCap)
  • Demon’s Souls (From Software)

Best Debut:

  • The Maw (Twisted Pixel)
  • League Of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Spider: The Secret Of Bryce Manor (Tiger Style)
  • Torchlight (Runic Games)
  • Zeno Clash (ACE Team)

Best Downloadable Game:

  • Plants Vs. Zombies (PopCap)
  • Trials HD (RedLynx)
  • PixelJunk Shooter (Q Games)
  • Shadow Complex (Chair Entertainment)
  • Flower (Thatgamecompany)

Best New Social/Online Game:

  • Restaurant City (Playfish)
  • Farmville (Zynga)
  • Dungeon Fighter Online (Neople/Nexon)
  • Free Realms (Sony Online Entertainment San Diego)
  • Bejeweled Blitz (PopCap)

Best Handheld Game:

  • Scribblenauts (5th Cell)
  • Flight Control (Firemint)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (Rockstar Leeds/Rockstar North)
  • Spider: The Secret Of Bryce Manor (Tiger Style)
  • Legend Of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Nintendo EAD)

Game of the Year:

  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog)
  • Dragon Age: Origins (BioWare)
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)
  • Demon’s Souls (From Software)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (Ubisoft Montreal)

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