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The winners in each category are as follows:

Game of the Year[]

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  • Computer Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
    (P: 2K Games, D: Bethesda Softworks, Executive Producer: Todd Howard)
    • other nominees:
      Company of Heroes (D: Relic, P: THQ)
      Battlefield 2142 (D: D.I.C.E., P: Electronic Arts)
      Prey (D: Human Head Games, P:2K Games)
      Age of Empires III: The Warchiefs (D: Ensemble Studios, P: Microsoft Game Studios)
  • Handheld Game of the Year: Nintendo Brain Age
    (P: Nintendo, D: Nintendo, Producer: Shinya Takahashi, Game Director: Kouichi Kawamoto, Creative Directors: Kouichi Kawamoto, Noriko Kitamura, Masamichi Sakaino, Shinji Kitahara, Yoshinori Katsuki, Tadashi Matsushita, Masura Nishida)

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming[]

  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: Wii Sports
    (P: Nintendo, D: Nintendo, Executive Producer: Satoru Iwata, Producer: Katsuya Eguchi, Game Directors: Keiza Ohta, Takayuki Shimamura, Yoshikazu Yamashita)
    • other nominees:
      Nintendo Brain Age (D/P: Nintendo)
      Gears of War (D: Epic Games, P: Microsoft Game Studios)
      Viva Pinata (D: Rare, P: Microsoft Game Studios)
      LocoRoco (D/P: Sony Computer Entertainment)

Outstanding Achievement[]

  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Gears of War
    (P: Microsoft Game Studios, D: Epic Games, Producer: Rod Ferguson, Game Director: Michael Capps, Creative Director: Cliff Bleszinski)
    • other nominees:
      Daxter (D: ReadyatDawn, P: Sony Computer Entertainment)
      LEGO Star Wars II (D: Traveler's Tales Games, P: Lucas Arts)
      Rayman Raving Rabidds (D: Ubisoft Montpellier, P: Ubisoft)
      Fight Night Round 3 (D: EA Sports, P: Electronic Arts)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Gears of War
    (P: Microsoft Game Studios, D: Epic Games, Producer: Rod Ferguson, Game Director: Michael Capps, Creative Director: Cliff Bleszinski)
  • Outstanding Achievement: Soundtrack: Guitar Hero 2
    (P: Activision/Red Octane, D: Harmonix, Producer: John Tam, Game Director: Daniel Sussman, Creative Director: Josh Randall)
    • other nominees:
      SingStar Rocks! (D: Sony Computer Entertainment London, P: Sony Computer Entertainment)
      FIFA '07 (D: Electronic Arts Canada, P: Electronic Arts)
      Marc Ecko's Getting Up (D: The Collective, P: Atari)
      Scarface (D: Radical Entertainment, P: Sierra Entertainment)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Gears of War
    (P: Microsoft Game Studios, D: Epic Games, Producer: Rod Ferguson, Game Director: Michael Capps, Creative Director: Cliff Bleszinski)

Outstanding Character Performance[]

  • Outstanding Character Performance: Male: Gears of War
    (P: Microsoft Game Studios, D: Epic Games, Producer: Rod Ferguson, Game Director: Michael Capps, Creative Director: Cliff Bleszinski)
  • Outstanding Character Performance: Female: Viva Piñata
    (P: Microsoft Game Studios, D: Rare, Producer/Game Director/Creative Director: Greg Mayles)
    • other nominees:
      Saints Row (D: Volition, P: THQ)
      Desperate Housewives (D: Liquid Entertainment, P: Buena Vista Games)
      Bully (D: Rockstar Games, P: Rockstar Games)
      The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (D: Bethesda Softworks, P: 2k Games)

Genre Awards[]

  • Sports Game of the Year: Tony Hawk Project 8
    (P: Activision, D: Neversoft Entertainment, Producer; Chris Parise, Game Director/Creative Director: Brian Bright)
    • other nominees:
      MLB '06: The Show (D: SCEA, P: SD Sports Studio, P: Sony Computer Entertainment)
      NBA 2K7 (D: Visual Concepts, P: 2K Sports)
      FIFA '07 (D: Electronic Arts Canada, P: Electronic Arts)
      NBA '07 (D: SCEA SD Sports Studio, P: Sony Computer Entertainment)
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  • First-Person Action Game of the Year: Rainbow Six: Vegas
    (P: Activision, D: Neversoft Entertainment, Producer; Chris Parise, Game Director/Creative Director: Brian Bright)
    • other nominees:
      Resistance: Fall of Man (D: Insomniac Games, P: Sony Computer Entertainment)
      Prey (D: Human Head Games, P: 2K Games)Half Life 2: Episode 1 (D: Valve, P: Valve/Electronic Arts)
      Black (D: Criterion Games, P: Electronic Arts)
  • Fighting Game of the Year: Fight Night Round 3


(P/D: Electronic Arts, Producer: Kudo Tsunoda, Game Director: Keith Morton, Creative Director: Darren Bennett)

    • other nominees:
      Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (D/P: Midway)
      WWE Smackdown VS Raw 2006 (D: Yuke's Co. Ltd., P: THQ)
      Tekken Dark Ressurection (D/P: Namco)
  • Children's Game of the Year: LocoRoco
    (P: Sony Computer Entertainment, D: Sony Computer Entertainment, Producer/Game Director/Creative Director: Tsutomo Kouno)
    • other nominees:
      Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (D: The Pokemon Co./CHUNSOFT Co., P: Nintendo)
      Disney's Kim Possible: What's the Switch (D: A2M, P: Buena Vista Games)
      Over the Hedge (D: Edge of Reality, P: Activision)
      Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning (D: Krome Studios, P: Sierra Entertainment)
  • Family Game of the Year: Guitar Hero 2
    (P: Activision/Red Octane, D: Harmonix, Producer: John Tam, Game Director: Daniel Sussman, Creative Director: Josh Randall)
    • other nominees:
      Rayman Raving Rabidds (D: Ubisoft Montpellier, P: Ubisoft)
      Viva Piñata (D: Rare, P: Microsoft Game Studios)
      LEGO Star Wars II (D: Traveler's Tales Games, P: Lucas Arts)
      Nintendo Brain Age (D/P: Nintendo)
  • Simulation Game of the Year: Microsoft Flight Simulator X
    (P/D: Microsoft Game Studios, Producer: Shawn Firminger, Game Director: John Licata, Creative Director: Patt Cook, Jason Waskey)
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  • Massively Multiplayer/Persistent World Game of the Year: Guild Wars Nightfall
    (P: NCsoft, D: ArenaNet, Producer: Jay Adams, Game)
    • other nominees:
      Eve Online: Revelations (D/P: CCP Games)
      Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach (D: Turbine, P: Atari/Wizards of the Coast)
      Auto Assault (D: Net Devil, P: NCsoft)
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Orcs and Elves
    (P: Electronic Arts Mobile, D: Fountainhead Entertainment, Producer/ Game Director/ Creative Director: John Carmack, Katherine A. Kang)
    • other nominees:
      Tropical Madness (D/P: Gameloft)
      Duckshot (D: MoFactor, P: Hands-On Mobile)
      Brothers in Arms 3D (D: ??, P: Gameloft)

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