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Game of the Year
The 8th annual Interactive Achievement Awards were held February 1 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas during the D.I.C.E. Summit.  It was hosted by HBO's Kurt Scholler and G4's Cory Rouse.  During the event, Trip Hawkins was inducted into the Hall of Fame.  Presenters included Lorne LanningTommy TallaricoRay MuzykaGreg Zeschuk, Stan Lee, Sid MeierJack Tretton, Doug Lowenstein, and Tal Blevins.

Game of the Year

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Console GOTY

Computer Game of the Year

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Console Game of the Year

Halo 2 - Bungie Software / Microsoft

Action Adventure GOTY (Computer)

Action Adventure Game of the Year (Computer)

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Ubisoft Shanghai / Ubisoft

Action Adventure Game of the Year (Console)

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Rockstar North / Rockstar Games

Action Adventure GOTY (Console)

Action Sports Game of the Year

Tony Hawk's Underground 2 - Neversoft / Activision

Children's Game of the Year (Computer)

Backyard Skateboarding - Humongous Games / Atari

Children's Game of the Year (Console)

Sly 2: Band of Thieves - Sucker Punch / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Action Sports GOTY

Downloadable Game of the Year

The Incredibles: Escape from Nomanisan Island - Backbone Entertainment / Disney Online
Mahjong Garden To Go - EA Pogo / Electronic Arts
Shroomz: Quest for Puppy - The Planet / Gametrust Inc.

Family Game of the Year (Computer)

Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species - Blue Fang Games / Microsoft

Children's GOTY

Family Game of the Year (Console)

Donkey Konga - Namco / Nintendo

Fighting Game of the Year

Mortal Kombat: Deception - Midway Chicago / Midway

Family GOTY

First Person Action Game of the Year (Computer)

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

First Person Action Game of the Year (Console)

Halo 2 - Bungie Software / Microsoft

Fighting GOTY

Handheld Game of the Year

Metroid: Zero Mission - Nintendo / Nintendo

Massively Multiplayer/Persistent World Game of the Year

World of Warcraft - Blizzard Entertainment / Vivendi Universal Games

Handheld GOTY

Platform Action/Adventure Game of the Year

Prince of Persia: Warrior Within - Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft

Racing Game of the Year

Burnout 3: Takedown - Criterion Games / Electronic Arts

Role Playing Game of the Year (Computer)

Neverwinter Nights: Kingmaker - BioWare / BioWare

MMO/PW GOTY

Role Playing Game of the Year (Console)

Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door - Intelligent Systems / Nintendo

Simulation Game of the Year

The Sims 2 - Maxis / Electronic Arts

Platform Action Adventure GOTY

Sports Simulation Game of the Year (Computer)

 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 - Headgate Studios / Electronic Arts

Sports Simulation Game of the Year (Console)

ESPN NFL 2K5 - Visual Concepts / Sega

Strategy Game of the Year

Rome: Total War - Creative Assembly / Activision

Racing GOTY

Wireless Game of the Year

Super Mario 64 DS - Nintendo / Nintendo

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Role-Playing GOTY (Console)

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Outstanding Achievement in Character or Story Development

Fable - Lionhead Studios / Microsoft

Sports Sim GOTY (Console)

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

Katamari Damacy - Namco / Namco

Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Strategy GOTY

Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play

Halo 2 - Bungie Software / Microsoft

Outstanding Achievement in Original Musical Composition

Fable - Lionhead Studios / Microsoft

Story & Character Development

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Halo 2 - Bungie Software / Microsoft

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Rockstar North / Rockstar Games

Game Design

Oustanding Achievement in Visual Engineering

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Outstanding Character Performance - Female

GoldenEye: Rogue Agent - EA Los Angeles / Electronic Arts

Character Performance (Female)

Outstanding Character Performance - Male

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Outstanding Innovation in Computer Gaming

Half-Life 2 - Valve / Vivendi Universal Games

Outstanding Innovation in Console Gaming

Katamari Damacy - Namco / Namco
  
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