If there?s one thing developers love, it's fast food and surfing the Internet. But when they're not hard at work eating and besoiling, another fascination takes hold ? Star Wars, a fact borne out by the results of this year's Game Developers Conference Awards.
The full, KOTOR-heavy list of winners reads:
Game of the Year:
Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic (BioWare Corp.).
Original Game Character of the Year:
HK-47 from Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic.
Rookie Studio of the Year:
Infinity Ward for Call of Duty.
Excellence in Audio:
Chuck Russom for Sound Effects in Call of Duty.
Excellence in Game Design:
David Chateauneuf, Patrice Desilets, Jordan Mechner and Team for Game Design in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
Excellence in Programming:
Dominic Couture, Feng Quan Wang and Team for Graphics Programming in Prince of Persia: The Sands Of Time.
Excellence in Visual Arts:
Masanao Arimoto, Yoshiki Haruhana, and Satoru Takizawa for Art Direction in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Excellence in Writing:
David Gaider, Drew Karpyshyn, Luke Kristjanson, and Peter Thomas for Writing in Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic.