Infinity Ward Cleans Up Machinima Inside Gaming Awards

December 16, 2009 Written by Kishen Patel

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A few weeks ago, PlayStation LifeStyle gave its verdict for Machinima.com’s 2009 Inside Gaming Awards on this year’s game with the best replayability and best downloadable title. With categories from best cinematography to best weapon, the First Annual IGA’s came and went with a bang. Now that the event has come to a close, the winners of the event are decided and revealed. And to no surprise, one of our favorite shooters cleaned up the event.

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Infinity Ward and Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 created a bang at the first ever Machinima Inside Gaming Awards, racking in six awards out of the 18 categories.

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As for the rest of the awards, here is the full list of winners, courtesy of Machinima.com.

  • Game of the Year
    Modern Warfare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Trailer
    Halo 3: ODST (Microsoft, Bungie)
  • Best Multiplayer
    Modern Warfare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Narrative
    Brutal Legend (EA, Double Fine)
  • Best Art Direction
    Batman Arkham Asylum (Eidos/Warner Bros., Rocksteady Studios)
  • Best Animation
    Batman: Arkham Asylum (Eidos/Warner Bros., Rocksteady Studios)
  • Best Game Cinematography
    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Sony, Naughty Dog)
  • Best Replayability
    Modern Warefare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Indie Game
    I MAED A GAM3 W1TH ZOMBIES 1N IT!!!1 (Ska Studios)
  • Most Compelling Character
    The Joker – Batman Arkham Asylum (Eidos/Warner Bros., Rocksteady Studios)
  • Best DLC (best content pack/expansion content)
    Fallout 3 – Expansions (Bethesda Game Studios)
  • Best Downloadable Game (games only available digitally for purchase or free download)
    Plants vs. Zombies (PopCap)
  • Most Original Game
    Scribblenauts (Warner Bros, 5th Cell)
  • Best Control
    Modern Warfare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Game Innovation
    1 vs. 100 – Massively Multiplayer Online game show with real prizes (Microsoft)
  • Best Original Score
    Modern Warfare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Weapon
    AC – 130 – Modern Warfare 2 (Activision, Infinity Ward)
  • Best Sound Design
    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Sony, Naughty Dog)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 saw an industry shattering release in terms of sales figures and review scores so it should come as no surprise to see the title win the coveted Game of the Year IGA. Want to see what it was like at the event? Check out the video below!

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtbcB2AeF-c[/youtube]