Uncharted 2 Receives More Awards in Vegas

February 19, 2010 Written by Zak Islam

Uncharted 2 has raked in several prestigious awards in almost every gaming award ceremony, but Naughty Dog’s exclusive is not done just yet. AIAS held the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards show in Las Vegas. There were many notable winners at the event, but one title was dominant –¬† Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

Uncharted 2 stole the limelight once again by winning 10 awards, including the coveted ‘Game of the Year.’ Activision’s Modern Warfare 2 was recognized for its online multiplayer component. Brutal Legend was characterized for its strategy gameplay elements and game soundtrack. Scribblenauts scooped a few awards, including winning ‘Outstanding Innovation in Gaming’ and ‘Portable Game of the Year’. Batman: Arkham Asylum received Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, while Flower gently¬†floated away with the Casual Game of the Year award.

List of winners for each award below:

Overall Game of the Year
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Family Game of the Year
The Beatles: Rock Band

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
Brutal Legend

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Outstanding Character Performance
Batman: Arkham Asylum – The Joker

Outstanding Achievement in Adapted Story
Batman: Arkham Asylum

Outstanding Achievement in Original Story
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
Dragon Age: Origins

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
Scribblenauts

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack
Brutal Legend

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Adventure Game of the Year
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Sports Game of the Year
FIFA Soccer 10

Racing Game of the Year
Forza Motorsport 3

Fighting Game of the Year
Street Fighter IV

Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Action Game of the Year
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Portable Game of the Year
Scribblenauts

Outstanding Achievement in Portable Game Design
Scribblenauts

Casual Game of the Year
Flower

Social Networking Game of the Year
Farmville

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
Batman: Arkham Asylum

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves