26th March 2009

Prince of Persia Wins at GDC Game Choice Awards

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UbisoftMontreal/San FranciscoUbisoft Montreal’s Prince of Persia was the recipient Prince of Persiaof the Best Visual Arts award at last evening’s 9th Annual Game Developers Game Choice Awards, held at the Moscone Convention Centre in conjunction with the Game Developers’ Conference. The artwork in Prince of Persia is hauntingly beautiful, with rich, highly detailed environments. We at Village Gamer were lucky enough to have attended a recent SIGGRAPH Vancouver event which featured the artwork and creative processes used in developing Prince of Persia, and we extend our congratulations to the many artists who worked on the title.

Game Choice Awards Winners’ List

Game of the Year: Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks)

Best Game Design: LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Writing: Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks)

Best Technology: LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Visual Arts: Prince of Persia (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Debut Game: LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Handheld Game: God Of War: Chains Of Olympus (Ready at Dawn)

Innovation Award: LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Audio: Dead Space (EA Redwood Shores)

Best Downloadable Game: World Of Goo (2D Boy)

Recipients for the evening’s special awards were:

Lifetime Achievement Award: Hideo Kojima

Pioneer Award: Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy

Ambassador Award: Tommy Tallarico (congratulations, Tommy!)

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