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    The 2001 Interactive Achievement Awards celebrated the best games of 2000.

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    Game of the Year
    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
    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 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)
    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)
    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)
    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
    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
    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)
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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