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E3 2007 Award Winners Announced

| 1 Aug 2007 15:01
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Rock Band rocks the vote for this year's Game Critics Awards.

The winners for the 2007 Game Critics Awards have been released. Music game Rock Band has won a trailblazing three awards (Best of Show, Best Hardware and Best Social Game), followed closely by Mass Effect's two victories (Best Console Game and Best Role Playing Game). With help from Rock Band, Burnout Paradise and Madden 08, Electronic Arts won six out of its fourteen nominations.

The full list of winners reads:

Best of Show: Rock Band (Harmonix/MTV Games/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Original Game: LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule/SCEE for PS3)

Best PC Game: Crysis (Crytek/Electronic Arts)

Best Console Game: Mass Effect (BioWare/Microsoft Games Studio for Xbox 360)

Best Handheld Game: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo for Nintendo DS)

Best Hardware: Rock Band Instruments (Harmonix/MTV Games/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Action Game: Call of Duty 4 (Infinity Ward/Activision for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Action/Adventure Game: Bioshock (Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, Xbox 360)

Best Fighting Game: Virtua Fighter 5 (Sega for Xbox 360)

Best Role Playing Game: Mass Effect (BioWare/Microsoft Games Studio for Xbox 360)

Best Racing Game: Burnout Paradise (Criterion Games/EA for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Sports Game: Madden NFL 08 (Tiburon/EA for All Systems)

Best Strategy Game: World in Conflict (Massive Entertainment/Sierra for PC)

Best Social/Casual/Puzzle Game: Rock Band (Harmonix/MTV Games/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Online Multiplayer Game: Halo 3 (Bungie/Microsoft Games Studio for Xbox 360)

Special Commendation for Graphics: Killzone 2 (Guerilla Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for PS3)

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