Uncharted 2 Garners More Love with More Awards

Posted By | On 22nd, Feb. 2010 Under Industry News


The 13th Annual Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) were held on February 18th, 2010 and surprisingly they happened to not be shown on Spike.  This despite the fact that the award ceremony was hosted by none other then ‘comedian’ Jay Mohr.

The big winner at the award show was Uncharted 2, which has received numerous critical praise.  Below are the complete list of award winners.

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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    Awesome game! Deserves everything it gets.


 

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