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Best of Games Convention Nominations Announced

A list of nominations for the “Best of GC” awards at the Leipzig Games Convention has been announced, with a shortlist drawn up by eleven industry experts. The winners of the awards will be revealed at ceremony due to take place on August 24th.
A list of nominations for the “Best of GC” awards at the Leipzig Games Convention has been announced, with a shortlist drawn up by eleven industry experts. The winners of the awards will be revealed at ceremony due to take place on August 24th. Exhibitors at the convention were able to submit nominations in the ten categories before a deadline of August 1st, with only games that are shown in playable form at the event being eligible for consideration. The full list of nominations is as follows: Best PC Game: Sam & Max: Season One (JoWooD) StarCraft II (Vivendi Games) Hellgate: London (Electronic Arts) The Settlers: Rise of an Empire (Ubisoft) Crysis (Electronic Arts) Enemy Territory: Quake Wars (Activision) Best Xbox 360 Game: Bioshock (Take-Two Interactive) Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (Ascaron) Eternal Sonata (Atari) Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (Eidos) Best PSP Game: God of War: Chains of Olympus (Sony) Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) Silent Hill: Origins (Konami) Best PlayStation 2 Game: Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) Crash of the Titans (Vivendi Games) Singstar: Die Toten Hosen (Sony) Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz (Sony) Best PlayStation 3 Game: Metal Gear Solid 4 (Konami) SingStar (Sony) Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (Sony) The Eye of Judgment (Sony) Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) Best Wii Game: Wii Fitness (Nintendo) Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo) Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) Best Nintendo DS Game: Flash Focus: Vision Training (Nintendo) Undercover: Dual Motives (dtp Entertainment) The Simpsons Game (Electronic Arts) Best Mobile Game: Skate (Electronic Arts) Medal of Honor Airborne (Electronic Arts) Best Online Game: Hellgate: London (Electronic Arts) Enemy Territory: Quake Wars (Activision) Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Eidos) Best Hardware Product: Wii Balance Board (Nintendo) Rock Band (Electronic Arts) PlayStation Eye (Sony) Gamasutra will continue to report from the Games Convention with Developers Conference reviews and new announcements from the show floor.

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