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Little Big Planet Slaps the Competition at the AIAS Awards

February 20, 2009 Written by Adam Wolfe

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I would like to thank all those that voted

Last night the 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards were held in Las Vegas, and it was hosted by comedian and avid gamer Jay Mohr. A lot of excellent games took home awards, but Little Big Planet owned the competition and took home 8 awards including the Overall Game of the Year.

LBP has been widely praised for its innovation and gameplay, and it is nice to see it getting the recognition it deserves at these award shows. Sales have been slow going, but hopefully these awards will transition into more sales for this excellent title.

Other notables are God of War: Chains of Olympus best handheld; Fallout 3 Best RPG; Mirror’s Edge best adventure game; and Dead Space for best Action game.

Below is the complete list of winners:

Overall Game of the Year: LittleBigPlanet

Console Game of the Year: LittleBigPlanet

Computer Game of the Year: Left 4 Dead

Fighting Game of the Year: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Handheld Game of the Year: God of War: Chains of Olympus

MMO Game of the Year: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Cellular Game of the Year: Spore Origins

Role-Playing Game of the Year: Fallout 3

Racing Game of the Year: Burnout Paradise

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design: World of Goo

Adventure Game of the Year: Mirror’s Edge

Sports Game of the Year: NHL 09

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert

Action Game of the Year: Dead Space

Family Game of the Year: LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Prince of Persia

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Character Performance: LittleBigPlanet (Sackboy)

Outstanding Achievement in Story -Adapted: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Outstanding Achievement in Story – Original: Fallout 3

Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play: Left 4 Dead

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack: Rock Band 2

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: Dead Space