And The Winners Are….

And The Winners Are….


The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences handed out awards for the greatest games of 2010 at its 14th annual awards ceremony yesterday. Among the winners were Mass Effect 2, Limbo, and Red Dead Redemption. Check out the full list below:

Outstanding Achievement In Animation
God Of War III

Outstanding Achievement In Art Direction
Red Dead Redemption

Outstanding Achievement In Visual Engineering
Heavy Rain

Outstanding Achievement In Gameplay Engineering
Red Dead Redemption

Outstanding Achievement In Character Performance
Red Dead Redemption

Family Game Of The Year
Dance Central

Racing Game Of The Year
Need For Speed Hot Pursuit

Pioneer Award
Bill Budge

Jay Mohr Award For Listening To His Monologue
Some Dude In The Audience

Outstanding Achievement In Story
Mass Effect 2

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
Mass Effect 2

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
Heavy Rain

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Heavy Rain

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack
Rock Band 3

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Adventure Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play
StarCraft II

Action Game of the Year
Red Dead Revolver

Sports Game of the Year

Fighting Game of the Year
Super Street Fighter IV

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
StarCraft II

Portable Game of the Year
God of War: Ghost of Sparta

Casual Game of the Year
Angry Birds HD

Social Networking Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Red Dead Redemption

Game of the Year
Mass Effect 2

Games weren’t the only ones to receive awards at the ceremony, as their creators were also celebrated. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk of BioWare were inducted into the academy’s hall of fame and Bing Gordon was handed an AIAS Lifetime Achievement Award.

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