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Call Of Duty 4 Dominates At UK’s Golden Joystick Awards

The winners of the 26th annual Golden Joystick Awards have been announced in the UK, with Call of Duty 4, Grand Theft Auto IV, Metal Gear Solid 4 and Super Smash Bros. Brawl amongst the titles voted for by the British public.
The winners of the 26th annual Golden Joystick Awards have been announced in the UK, with Call of Duty 4, Grand Theft Auto IV and Metal Gear Solid 4 amongst the victors. The awards ceremony took place in London on Friday afternoon and as usual each category was voted on purely by members of the public (the exception being the Edge Most Wanted Award). More than 850,000 votes were received this year, with consumers voting for games released over the last twelve months. Activision’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare won in four of the 17 categories, including Ultimate Game of the Year, Nuts All-Nighter Award, PC Game of the Year and Online Game of the Year. Call of Duty: World at War also won the One to Watch award and Activision Blizzard picked up the Publisher of the Year award. Rockstar Game’s Grand Theft Auto IV was the only other game to win multiple awards, picking up Soundtrack of the Year and Xbox Game of the Year. Developer Rockstar North also won the UK developer of the year award. The full list of winners is as follows: Arvato Digital Services Xbox Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto IV Official PlayStation Magazine High Definition PlayStation Game of the Year: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Official Nintendo Magazine’s Nintendo Game of the Year: Super Smash Bros. Brawl UK ESA PC Game of the Year: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Nuts All-Nighter Award: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare The Sun Family Game of the Year: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bliss Handheld Game of the Year: Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass 4Talent Mobile Game of the Year: Bejeweled 2 Mobile Game Pitch 2008: Finders Keeper E4.com Grand Master Flash Award: Stickman Madness Activision Blizzard Retailer of the Year: Play.com BBC 1Xtra Soundtrack of the Year: Grand Theft Auto IV Future UK Publisher of the Year: Activision Blizzard CVG.co.uk UK Developer of the Year: Rockstar North Play.com One To Watch: Call of Duty: World at War GamesRadar.com Online Game of the Year: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Edge Most Wanted Award: Fallout 3 Virgin Media Ultimate Game of the Year: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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