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Mass Effect 2 Nominated as GDC Game of the Year

If you felt the shame of watching the spectacle that was the Spike Video Game Awards show last month, your redeeming moment is soon arriving. The 11th annual Game Developers Choice Awards are just around the corner and the nominees are in.

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Mass Effect 2 Nominated as GDC Game of the Year

by on January 13, 2011

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If you felt the shame of watching the spectacle that was the Spike Video Game Awards show last month, your redeeming moment is soon arriving.  The 11th annual Game Developers Choice Awards are just around the corner and the nominees are in.  The usual suspects are all represented with Red Dead Redemption, Mass Effect 2, Call of Duty Black Ops, Limbo, and Assasssin’s Creed Brotherhood all getting a nomination for Game of the Year.

Here’s the full run-down for all categories.

Best Game Design

Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Nintendo)
Mass Effect 2 (BioWare)
Limbo (Playdead)
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar San Diego)
God of War III (SCE Santa Monica)

Innovation

Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
Kirby’s Epic Yarn  (Nintendo)
Limbo (Playdead)
Minecraft (Mojang)
Dance Central (Harmonix)

Best Tech

Starcraft II (Blizzard)
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar)
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
Mass Effect 2 (Bioware)
God of War III (Sony Santa Monica)

Best Handheld

God of War Ghosts of Sparta (Sony Santa Monica)
Cut the Rope ( Zepto Lab)
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker ( Kojima Prod.)
Dragon Quest IX (Level 5)
Game Dev Story ( Kairosoft)

Best Audio

Limbo (Playdead)
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar)
Halo: Reach (Bungie)
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 ( DICE)
Mass Effect 2 (Bioware)

Best Writing

Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar)
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
Mass Effect 2 (Bioware)
Costume Quest (Double Fine)
Fallout: New Vegas (Obsidian)

Best Debut

Limbo (Playdead)
Darksiders (Vigil)
Minecraft (Mojang)
Monday Night Combat (Uber Entertainment)
Super Meat Boy (Team Meat)

Best Downloadable

Costume Quest (Double Fine)
Limbo (Playdead)
Super Meat Boy (Team Meat)
Minecraft (Mojang)
Monday Night Combat ( Uber Entertainment)

Best Visual Arts

God of War III (Sony Santa Monica)
Limbo (Playdead)
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Treyarch)
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar)

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