Developers Love Star Wars: GDC Awards Winners Inside

Proof at last.

Posted by Staff
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.

Comments

config 25 Mar 2004 12:10
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Hey! Let's not forget Prince of Persia - a brilliant game that's been pretty much ignored by perennial hungry gamers. Two awards ain't bad at all. Props Ubisoft.

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