SWTOR wins four awards at GDC Online

Thursday, 11 October 2012 21:02 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Star Wars: The Old Republic walked away with four awards this week during GDC Online.

The MMO from BioWare Austin won awards for: Best Online Game Design, Best Online Visual Arts, Best Online Technology, and Best New Online Game.

Other winners included Blizzard, Riot Games, thatgamecompany, and OMGPoP.

Best Online Game Design

  • WINNER: Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • Glitch (Tiny Speck)
  • Realm of the Mad God (Wild Shadow Studios/Kabam)
  • DragonVale (Backflip Studios)
  • Woodland Heroes (Row Sham Bow)

Best Online Visual Arts

  • WINNER: Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • Tera (Bluehole Studio/En Masse)
  • Empires & Allies (Zynga LA)
  • Age of Empires Online (Robot Entertainment & Gas Powered Games)
  • Glitch (Tiny Speck)

Best Community Relations

  • WINNER: League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • World of WarCraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Solitaire Blitz (PopCap/EA)
  • World of Tanks (Wargaming.net Belarus)
  • Diamond Dash (Wooga)

Best Online Technology

  • WINNER: Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • Diablo III (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Indiana Jones Adventure World (Zynga Boston)
  • Tera (Bluehole Studio/En Masse)
  • The Sims Social (Playfish)

Best Social Network Game

  • WINNER: Draw Something (OMGPOP/Zynga)
  • CastleVille (Zynga Dallas)
  • Rage Of Bahamut (Cygames/Mobage)
  • Empires & Allies (Zynga LA)
  • The Sims Social (Playfish)

Best Audio for an Online Game

  • WINNER: Diablo III (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • Tribes: Ascend (Hi-Rez Studios)
  • Marvel: Avengers Alliance (Playdom/Disney)
  • Indiana Jones Adventure World (Zynga Boston)

Best New Online Game

  • WINNER: Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • CastleVille (Zynga Dallas)
  • DragonVale (Backflip Studios)
  • Draw Something (OMGPOP/Zynga)
  • Rage Of Bahamut (Cygames/Mobage)

Best Live Game

  • WINNER: League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Rift (Trion Worlds)
  • CityVille (Zynga)
  • World of WarCraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • EVE Online (CCP Games)

Online Innovation Award

  • WINNER: Journey (thatgamecompany)
  • Realm of the Mad God (Wild Shadow Studios/Kabam)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
  • DayZ Mod for ArmA II (Dean Hall/Bohemia Interactive)
  • Idle Worship (Idle Games)

Thanks, D’toid.

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