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Game of the Year
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 Shelley, Peter Molyneux, George Ailstair Sanger, Bruno Campos, Zachery Ty Bryan, Gilman G. Louie, Ben Stein, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Chris Roberts, David Perry, Danica McKeller, David Gallagher, Coolio, Sugar 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

Computer GOTY
Computer GOTY

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

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Half-Life - Valve / Sierra Online

Metal Gear Solid - Konami / Konami

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Firaxis / Electronic Arts

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron - LucasArts / LucasArts

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

Starsiege Tribes - Dynamix / Sierra Online

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six - Red Storm Entertainment / Red Storm Entertainment

Unreal - Epic Games & Digital Extremes / GT Interactive Software

Action Game of the Year (Console)

Action GOTY (Console)
Action GOTY (Console)

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

Metal Gear Solid - Konami / Konami

Parasite Eve - Squaresoft / Square EA

Spyro the Dragon - Insomniac Games / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Tenchu: Stealth Assassins - Acquire / Activision

Adventure Game of the Year (Computer)

Adventure GOTY (PC)
Adventure GOTY (PC)

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Dark Side of the Moon - SouthPeak Interactive / SouthPeak Interactive

Douglas Adam's Starship Titanic - The Digital Village / Simon & Schuster Interactive

King's Quest: Mask of Eternity - Sierra Online / Sierra Online

Sanitarium - Dreamforge Entertainment / ASC Games

The X-Files Game - HyperBole Studios / Fox Interactive

Adventure Game of the Year (Console)

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

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

MediEvil - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus - Oddworld Inhabitants / GT Interactive

Children's Entertainment Title of the Year

Children's GOTY
Children's GOTY

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

Barbie Riding Club - Human Code / Mattel Interactive

Blue's Birthday Adventure - Humongous Entertainment / Humongous Entertainment

Dr. Brain Thinking Games: IQ Adventure - Knowledge Adventure / Knowledge Adventure

LEGO Creator - Superscape / LEGO Media International

Rugrats Adventure Game - The Learning Company / The Learning Company

The Starfire Soccer Challenge - Purple Moon / Stormfront Studios

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

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

Fighting Game of the Year

Fighting GOTY
Fighting GOTY

WCW/nWo Revenge - AKI Corporation / THQ

Bushido Blade 2 - Squaresoft / Square EA

WWF WarZone - Iguana West / Acclaim

Online Action/Strategy Game of the Year

Starsiege Tribes - Dynamix / Sierra Online

Air Warrior III - Kesmai Studios / iEntertainment Network

CyberStrike 2 - Simutronics / Simutronics

Online Family/Board Game of the Year

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

The Game of Life - Mass Media / Hasbro Interactive

Multiplayer Wheel of Fortune Online - Sony Online Entertainment / Sony Online Entertainment

What's the Big Idea? - Berkeley Systems / Berkeley Systems

Online Role Playing Game of the Year

Online Role Playing GOTY
Online Role Playing GOTY

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

Racing GOTY
Racing GOTY

Gran Turismo - Polyphony Digital / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Extreme G2 - Probe Entertainment / Acclaim

F-Zero X - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

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

Role Playing Game of the Year (Computer)

Baldur's Gate - BioWare / Interplay Product

Fallout 2 - Black Isle Studios / Interplay Entertainment

Might & Magic VI - New World Computing / The 3DO Company

Return to Krondor - Pyrotechnix / Sierra Online

Role Playing Game of the Year (Console)

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

Pokemon - Game Freak / Nintendo

Panzer Dragoon Saga - Sega / Sega

Parasite Eve - Squaresoft / Square EA

Simulation Game of the Year

Simulation GOTY
Simulation GOTY

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

Descent: FreeSpace - The Great War - Volition / Hyperion Entertainment

Independence War - Particle Systems / Infogrames

Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighter - Jane's Combat Simulation / Electronic Arts

Total Air War - Digital Image Design / Infogrames

Sports Game of the Year (Computer)

FIFA 99 - EA Canada / Electronic Arts

Links LS 1999 - Access Software / Access Software

Madden NFL 99 - EA Tiburon / Electronic Arts

Motocross Madness - Rainbow Studios / Microsoft

NASCAR Revolution - Stormfront / Electronic Arts

Sports Game of the Year (Console)

1080 Snowboarding - Nintendo EAD / Nintendo

Hot Shots Golf - Camelot Software Planning / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside - Left Field Productions / Nintendo

NFL Blitz - Midway Games / Midway

NFL Quarterback Club '99 - Iguana Entertainment / Acclaim

Strategy Game of the Year

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Firaxis / Electronic Arts

Caesar III - Impressions Games / Sierra Online

Close Combat III: The Russian Front - Atomic Games / Microsoft

Mech Commander - FASA Studio / MicroProse Software

Sim City 3000 - EA Maxis / Electronic Arts

Outstanding Achievement in Art/Graphics

Banjo-Kazooie - Rare / Nintendo

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Half-Life - Valve / Sierra Online

Spyro the Dragon - Insomniac Games / Sony Computer Entertainment America

Outstanding Achievement in Story Development

Pokemon - Game Freak / Nintendo

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Half-Life - Valve / Sierra Online

King's Quest: Mask of Eternity - Sierra Online / Sierra Online

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

Metal Gear Solid - Konami / Konami

Sanitarium - Dreamforge Entertainment / ASC Games

The X-Files Game - HyperBole Studios / Fox Interactive

Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Design

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

Half-Life - Valve / Sierra Online

Metal Gear Solid - Konami / Konami

Pokemon - Game Freak / Nintendo

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Firaxis / Electronic Arts

Outstanding Achievement in Software Engineering

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

Half-Life - Valve / Sierra Online

Metal Gear Solid - Konami / Konami

Motocross Madness - Rainbow Studios / Microsoft

NFL Quarterback Club '99 - Iguana Entertainment / Acclaim

Outstanding Achievement in Sound and Music

Road Rash 3D - Electronic Arts / Electronic Arts

Grim Fandango - LucasArts / LucasArts

Heart of Darkness - Amazing Studios / Interplay Entertainment

Wild 9 - Shiny Entertainment / Interplay Entertainment

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

*** Games listed below and attached to this page are only the winners of Awards ***

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