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Game of the Year
The 4th annual Interactive Achievement Awards were held March 22 at Polly Esther's in San Jose.  It was hosted by Martin Lewis and presenters included Scott CampbellLouis CastleMark De SimoneAlex GardenTony GoodmanLorne LanningMichael LimberSid MeierRay MuzykaGabe NewellTed Price, Tom Russo, Johnathan Slager,Chris TaylorWill Wright, and Greg Zeschuk.  During the event, John Carmack was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Game of the Year

Diablo II - Blizzard Entertainment / Blizzard Entertainment

Console GOTY

PC Game of the Year

Diablo II - Blizzard Entertainment / Blizzard Entertainment

Console Game of the Year

SSX  - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Action Adventure GOTY (Console)

Action Adventure Game of the Year (Console)

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Action Adventure Game of the Year (PC)

Deus Ex - Ion Storm / Eidos Interactive

Action Adventure GOTY (PC)

Family Game of the Year (Console)

Mario Tennis - Camelot Software Planning / Nintendo

Family Game of the Year (PC)

Return of the Incredible Machine: Contraptions - Dynamix / Sierra Online
Disney Magic Artist 3D - Image Builder Software / Disney Interactive
Ernie's Adventures in Space - Sesame Workshop / Mattel
Tonka Dig'n Rigs - Hasbro Interactive / Infogrames

Family GOTY (Console)

Fighting Game of the Year

Dead or Alive 2 - Tecmo / Tecmo

Massively Multiplayer/Persistent World Game of the Year

EverQuest: Ruins of Kunark - Verant Interactive / Sony Online Entertainment

Family GOTY (PC)

Racing Game of the Year

SSX - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Role Playing Game of the Year (Console)

Final Fantasy IX - Squaresoft / Squaresoft

Fighting GOTY

Role Playing Game of the Year (PC)

Diablo II - Blizzard Entertainment / Blizzard Entertainment

Simulation Game of the Year (PC)

MechWarrior 4: Vengeance - FASA Studios / Microsoft

MMO/PW GOTY

Sports Game of the Year (Console)

SSX - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Sports Game of the Year (PC)

FIFA 2001 - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Role-Playing GOTY (Console)

Strategy Game of the Year (PC)

Age of Empires II: The Conquerors - Ensemble Studios / Microsoft

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Final Fantasy IX - Squaresoft / Squaresoft

Simulation GOTY

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Final Fantasy IX - Squaresoft / Squaresoft

Outstanding Achievement in Character or Story Development

Baldur's Gate II - BioWare / Interplay Entertainment

Strategy GOTY

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering

SSX - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Original Music Composition

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

MechWarrior 4: Vengeance - FASA Studios / Microsoft

Outstanding Achievement in Original Musical Composition

Medal of Honor: Underground - Dreamworks Interactive / Electronic Arts

Character & Story Development

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Medal of Honor: Underground - Dreamworks Interactive / Electronic Arts

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering

SSX - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Innovation in Console Gaming

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation in Computer Gaming

Deus Ex - Ion Storm / Eidos Interactive

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation in Console Gaming

Shenmue - Sega AM2 / Sega
   
*** Games listed below and attached to this page are only the winners of Awards ***    

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