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Game of the Year
The 2nd annual Interactive Achievement Awards were held May 13 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.  Although the show was not held in Los Angeles, it took place after the first day of the 1999 Electronic Entertainment Expo.  There was no specific host, but presenters included Bruce ShelleyPeter MolyneuxGeorge Ailstair Sanger, Bruno Campos, Zachery Ty Bryan, Gilman G. LouieBen Stein, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Chris RobertsDavid Perry, Danica McKeller, David GallagherCoolioSugar Ray Leonard, Jez San, Thomas Galvin, and Nicolle Tom.  During the event, Sid Meier was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Computer GOTY

Computer Game of the Year

Half-Life - Valve / Valve

Console Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Action Game of the Year (Computer)

Half-Life - Valve / Valve

Action GOTY (Console)

Action Game of the Year (Console)

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

Adventure Game of the Year (Computer)

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Adventure GOTY (PC)

Adventure Game of the Year (Console)

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Children's Entertainment Title of the Year

Disney/Pixar's A Bug's Life - Traveller's Tales / Buena Vista Games

Children's GOTY

Creativity Title of the Year

Barbie Photo Designer Digital Camera and CD-ROM - Gorilla / Mattel Interactive
3-D Castle Creator - Image Builder Software / IBM
American Greetings Craft Deluxe - American Greetings / Broderbund Software
Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover - Motion Works / Broderbund Software
Printmaster Platinum 7.0 - Broderbund Software / Broderbund Software

Educational Title of the Year (0-8 Years)

JumpStart Preschool - Knowledge Adventure / Knowledge Adventure
Blue's Birthday Adventure - Humongous Entertainment / Humongous Entertainment
Disney's Adventures in Typing with Timon & Pumbaa - Disney Interactive / Disney Interactive
Dr. Seuss Preschool - The Learning Company / The Learning Company
Elmo's Reading: Preschool & Kindergarten - Children's Television Workshop / The Learning Company
Reader Rabbit's Math - The Learning Company / The Learning Company

Fighting GOTY

Educational Title of the Year (9-16 Years)

Thinkin' Science ZAP! - Edmark Corp. / Edmark Corp.
Journey Into the Brain - Morphonix / Morphonix
JumpStart Adventure: 6th Grade - Human Code / Knowledge Adventure
National Geographic Maps - National Geographic Interactive / Broderbund Software
Star Wars Droidworks - Lucas Learning / LucasArts

Family Title of the Year

National Geographic Maps - National Geographic Interactive / Broderbund Software
3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball - Dynamix / Sierra Online
The D Show - Cyberflix / Disney Interactive
Looney Tunes Cosmic Capers: Animation Jigsaws - SouthPeak Interactive / SouthPeak Interactive
Star Wars: Behind the Magic - LucasArts / LucasArts

Online Action/Strategy GOTY

Fighting Game of the Year

WCW/nWo Revenge - AKI Corporation / THQ

Online Action/Strategy Game of the Year

Starsiege Tribes - Dynamix / Sierra Online

Online Role Playing GOTY

Online Family/Board Game of the Year

Multiplayer Jeopardy! Online - Sony Online Entertainment / Sony Online Entertainment

Online Role Playing Game of the Year

Ultima Online: The Second Age - ORIGIN Systems / Electronic Arts
Dragon Realms: Maritime Expansion - Simutronics / Simutronics
Meridian 59: Dark Auspices - The 3DO Company / The 3DO Company

Racing Game of the Year

Gran Turismo - Polyphony Digital / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Racing GOTY

Role Playing Game of the Year (Computer)

Baldur's Gate - BioWare / Interplay Product

Role Playing Game of the Year (Console)

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Role Playing GOTY (PC)

Simulation Game of the Year

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Sports Game of the Year (Computer)

FIFA 99 - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Simulation GOTY

Sports Game of the Year (Console)

1080 Snowboarding - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Strategy Game of the Year

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Firaxis / Electronic Arts

Sports GOTY (PC)

Outstanding Achievement in Art/Graphics

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

Outstanding Achievement in Story Development

Pokemon - Game Freak / Nintendo

Sports GOTY (Console)

Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Design

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Outstanding Achievement in Software Engineering

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Strategy GOTY

Outstanding Achievement in Sound and Music

Road Rash 3D - Electronic Arts / Electronic Arts

Entertainment Site of the Year

GameSpot.com - GameSpot Inc. / GameSpot Inc.
Comedy Central Online - Comedy Central / Comedy Central
MSN Gaming Zone - Microsoft / Microsoft
Uproar.com - E-Pub Inc. / E-Pub Inc.

News/Information Site of the Year

CNN.com - CNN Interactive / CNN Interactive
GameSpot.com - GameSpot Inc. / GameSpot Inc.
Media Newsweek.com - Washington Post & Newseek Interactive / Washington Post & Newseek Interactive
Metromix.com - Juliana Cole / Chicago Tribune Interactiv
NYTimes.com - The New York Times Electronic Media / The New York Times Electronic Media 
 
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