2012 Game Developers Choice Online Awards Nominees Announced

July 27, 2012 -

Nominees for the 2012 Game Developers Choice Online Awards have been announced, with Star Wars: The Old Republic picking up the most in six different categories. Other games picking up multiple nominations this year include League of Legends, World of Warcraft, Rage Of Bahamut, Empires & Allies, Realm of the Mad God, Rift, CastleVille, The Sims Social, and Draw Something.

The 2012 Game Developers Choice Online Awards ceremony takes place October 10, 2012 during GDC Online (Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas October 9-11).

A full list of categories and nominees can be found below. Congratulations to all of the developers who have had their games nominated this year.

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

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

BEST ONLINE GAME DESIGN:
•Glitch (Tiny Speck)
•Realm of the Mad God (Wild Shadow Studios/Kabam w/Spry Fox)
•Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)
•DragonVale (Backflip Studios)
•Woodland Heroes (Row Sham Bow)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Source: Destructoid


 
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