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GDC: Portal wins GOTY at Choice Awards


GDC really is the awards vehicle that keeps on giving. Here are the winners from yesterday's Choice Awards. All we can say is, "Please make another Crackdown."

  • Best Game Design - Portal (Valve) Kim Swift, Realm Lovejoy, Paul Graham Best Visual Art - BioShock (2K Boston/2K Australia / 2K Games) Scott Sinclair, Shawn Robertson, Andrew James
  • Best Technology - Crysis (Crytek/Electronic Arts) Cevat Yerli, Douglas Binks, Timur Davidenko, Martin Mittring
  • Best Writing - BioShock (2K Boston/2K Australia / 2K Games) Ken Levine, Emily Ridgway, Joe McDonagh, Susan O'Connor
  • Best Audio - BioShock (2K Boston/2K Australia / 2K Games) Eric Brosius, Pat Balthrop, Emily Ridgway, Justin Mullins
  • Best Debut - Crackdown (Real Time Worlds / Microsoft Game Studios) Ramon Gonzalez, Violetta Sanchez, Rafael Diaz, Jose Guerra
  • Innovation - Portal (Valve) Kim Swift, Erik Wolpaw
  • Best Handheld Game - The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo / Nintendo) Eiji Aonuma
  • Best Downloadable Game - Flow (thatgamecompany / Sony Computer Entertainment) Kellee Santiago, Jenova Chen, Martin Middleton, Hao Cui, John Edwards, Nick Clark
  • Game of the Year - Portal (Valve) Kim Swift, Erik Wolpaw
  • Recipients for the evening's special awards were: Lifetime Achievement Award Sid Meier, Pioneer Award Ralph Baer, Ambassador Award Jason Della Rocca

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