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DICE 2010: Uncharted 2 Leads AIAS Winners With 10 Awards

Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was the big winner at the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards held in Las Vegas this evening, coming away with ten awards, including the overall Game Of The Year.
Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was the big winner at the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards held at DICE 2010 in Las Vegas this evening, coming away with ten awards, including the overall Game Of The Year. Hosted by gregarious stand-up comedian and video game enthusiast Jay Mohr at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, the awards spanned a mass of diverse categories in order to honor a large amount of the leading video game titles of 2009. As well as picking up Game Of The Year, the Sony-published PS3 exclusive Uncharted 2 also picked up awards for Game Direction, Visual Engineering, Original Story, and more. Other multiple award-winners over the plethora of gongs included Batman: Arkham Asylum, Scribblenauts, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Brutal Legend. The 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards honored successful game designer and Activision co-founder, David Crane with the AIAS' Pioneer Award. Entertainment Software Association (ESA) founder, Douglas Lowenstein was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, the gaming legend behind successful titles Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon, Mark Cerny, was inducted into the Hall of Fame, one of the organization's highest honors. The winners in each category are as follows: Game of the Year: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Producer: Sam Thompson * Creative Director: Amy Hennig * Game Director: Bruce Straley Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Producer: Sam Thompson * Creative Director: Amy Hennig * Game Director: Bruce Straley Casual Game of the Year Flower * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America * Developer: thatgamecompany * Producer: Kellee Santiago * Creative Director: Jenova Chen Fighting Game of the Year Street Fighter IV * Publisher: Capcom * Developer: Capcom * Producer: Yoshinori Ono Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year Dragon Age: Origins * Publisher: Electronic Arts * Developer: Bioware * Producer: Mark Darrah * Creative Director: Mike Laidlaw * Game Director: Mark Darrah Sports Game of the Year FIFA Soccer 10 * Publisher: Electronic Arts * Developer: EA Canada * Producer: David Rutter * Creative Director: Gary Paterson * Game Director: Kaz Makita Racing Game of the Year Forza Motorsport 3 * Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios * Developer: Turn 10 Studios * Producer: Korey Krauskopf * Creative Director: John Wendl * Game Director: Dan Greenawalt Outstanding Achievement in Game Design Batman: Arkham Asylum * Publisher: Eidos/Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment * Developer: Rocksteady Studios * Lead Level Designer: Ian Ball Adventure Game of the Year Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Producer: Sam Thompson * Creative Director: Amy Hennig * Game Director: Bruce Straley Social Networking Game of the Year Farmville * Publisher: Zynga * Developer: Zynga * Producer: David Gray * Creative Director: Mark Skaggs * Game Director: Bill Mooney Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year Brutal Legend * Publisher: Electronic Arts * Developer: Double Fine Productions * Producer: Caroline Esmurdoc * Creative Director: Tim Schafer * Game Director: Tim Schafer Action Game of the Year Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 * Publisher: Activision * Developer: Infinity Ward * Producer: Mark Rubin * Game Director: Jason West Family Game of the Year The Beatles: Rock Band * Publisher: MTV Games * Developer: Harmonix Music Systems * Producers: Paul DeGooyer, Jeff Jones, Alex Rigopulos * Creative Director: Chris Foster * Game Director: Josh Randall Outstanding Innovation in Gaming Scribblenauts * Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment * Developer: 5th Cell Media * Producer: Joseph M. Tringali * Creative Director: Jeremiah Slaczka * Game Director: Jeremiah Slaczka Outstanding Achievement in Animation Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Lead Animators: Josh Scherr, Jeremy Lai-Yates, Mike Yosh Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Technology Director: Pal-Kristian Engstad Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Art Directors: Erick Pangilinan, Robh Ruppel Outstanding Achievement in Story -Adapted Batman: Arkham Asylum * Publisher: Eidos/Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment * Developer: Rocksteady Studios * Writers: Paul Dini, Paul Crocker Outstanding Character Performance Batman: Arkham Asylum – Joker * Publisher: Eidos/Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment * Developer: Rocksteady Studios * Writers: Paul Dini, Paul Crocker * Voice Actor: Mark Hamill Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 * Publisher: Activision * Developer: Infinity Ward * Lead Online Designer: Todd Alderman Outstanding Achievement in Story - Original Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Writers: Amy Hennig, Neil Druckmann, Josh Scherr Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Composer: Greg Edmonson Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack Brutal Legend * Publisher: Electronic Arts * Developer: Double Fine Productions * Music Supervisor: Emily Ridgway Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Lead Game Play Programmer: Travis McIntosh Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment * Developer: Naughty Dog * Sound Designer/Audio Lead: Bruce Swanson Outstanding Achievement in Portable Game Design Scribblenauts * Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment * Developer: 5th Cell Media * Lead Level Designer: Matt Cox Portable Game of the Year Scribblenauts * Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment * Developer: 5th Cell Media * Producer: Joseph M. Tringali * Creative Director: Jeremiah Slaczka * Game Director: Jeremiah Slaczka

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