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    The 1999 Interactive Achievement Awards celebrated the best games and software of 1998.

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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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