The International Animated Film Society has revealed the finalists for its latest Best Animated Video Game Award, with nominees including Capcom's Ghost Trick
, Epic's Gears of War 3
, Ubisoft's Rayman: Origins
, and more.
The award will be featured at the 39th annual Annie Awards, which honors achievements in animation across a growing range of media, from Hollywood, to television, to video games.
The Best Animated Video Game Award was first given to Treyarch's Ultimate Spider-Man
in 2005, and has since been awarded to titles such as D3 Publisher's Flushed Away
, THQ's Ratatouille
, Activision's Kung-Fu Panda
, and Playdead's Limbo
The following are the finalists for this year's Best Animated Video Game award:
- Bumpy Road
- Gears of War 3
- Epic Games
- Konami Digital Entertainment
- Ghost Trick
: “Phantom Detective” - Capcom
- Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
- Shadow Planet Productions, Gagne/Fuelcell
- Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One
- Insomniac Games
- Rayman Origins
- Ubisoft Montpellier
- Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
- Naughty Dog
These finalists were chosen by a committee of animation professionals appointed by the board of directors of the International Animated Film Society (also known as ASIFA-Hollywood), the organizing body behind the Annie Awards.
Animation professionals belonging to ASIFA-Hollywood will choose the winner via collective vote, and the award recipient will be revealed at the 39th annual Annie Awards, to be held February 4, 2012 in Los Angeles.