The editor of Computer Gaming World
and Electronic Gaming Monthly
have released the list of finalists for the two magazines joint Game Blast 2000 Awards. Editors from the magazine have nominated games in 42 categories, ranging from hardware components to advancement of the art. Nominees for the Game of the Year award, given to the PC or console game that most revolutionized its field in 1999, are Rogue Spear, High Heat 2000; Age of Empires 2, Quake 3
, and Star Wars Episode One: Racer
. The two magazines will hold a joint ceremony to present the winners on January 20 in San Francisco.