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Winners Announced at Game Developers Choice Awards Ceremony

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3/5/2015 11:24:18 AM
Winners Announced at Game Developers Choice Awards Ceremony
Posted Thursday, March 05, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson, Global Sales

Winners Announced at Game Developers Choice Awards Ceremony
The annual Game Developers Choice Awards winners for 2015 were announced at the Game Developers Conference during an awards ceremony held at the Moscone Center.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was named Game of the Year and mobile puzzle game Monument Valley won two awards including the Best Visual Art, Innovation and Best Handheld/Mobile Game.

The Game Developers Choice Awards honor the best games of the year, as voted on by developers. Winners are selected by the Game Developers Choice Awards-specific International Choice Awards Network (ICAN), which is an invitation-only group comprised of game creators from all parts of the video game industry.

GDCA winners are:  

- Best Debut: Stoic Studio (The Banner Saga)
- Innovation Award: Monument Valley (ustwo)
- Best Technology: Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
- Best Audio: Alien: Isolation (Creative Assembly/Sega)
- Ambassador Award: Brenda Romero
- Best Visual Art: Monument Valley (ustwo)
- Best Narrative: Kentucky Route Zero: Act III (Cardboard Computer)
- Pioneer Award: David Braben
- Best Design: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard)
- Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Monument Valley (ustwo)
- Audience Award: Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments)
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Hironobu Sakaguchi
- Game of the Year: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)


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