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Gears of War

Platform(s): Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Epic Games

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'Gears of War' (X360) Cleans Out 2007 AIAS Awards

by Rainier on Feb. 9, 2007 @ 2:50 a.m. PST

<em>Gears of War</em> thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.</p> <p>In this third-person tactical shooter, gamers live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. Gamers immerse themselves in an experience so intensely emotional and gut-wrenching that playing will be like controlling a blockbuster action movie.</p>

AIAS 2007 Award Winners:

  • Overall Game of the Year: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Console Game of the Year: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games")
  • Computer Game of the Year: "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" (Take 2/Bethesda Softworks)
  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: "Wii Sports" (Nintendo)
  • Handheld Game of the Year: "Brain Age" (Nintendo)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack: "Guitar Hero II" (Activision/Red Octane)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition": "LocoRoco" (Sonc CE)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: "Call Of Duty 3 " (Activision/Treyarch)
  • Outstanding Achievement Character Performance - Male: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement Character Performance - Female: "Viva Piñata " (Microsof/Rare)
  • Oustanding Achievement in Story and Character Development: "The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess " (Nintendo)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering: "Wii Sports" (Nintendo)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play: "Gears of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design: "Wii Sports" (Nintendo)
  • Sports Game of the Year: "Tony Hawk's Project 8 " (Activision/Neversoft)
  • Strategy Game of the Year: "Company Of Heroes " (THQ/Relict)
  • First-Person Action Game of the Year: "Rainbow Six: Vegas " (Ubisoft)
  • Fighting Game of the Year: "Fight Night Round 3" (Electronic Arts)
  • Racing Game of the Year: "Burnout 3: Takedown" (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year: "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" (Take 2/Bethesda Softworks)
  • Childrens Game of the Year: "LocoRoco" (Sony CE)
  • Action/Adventure Game of the Year: "Gears Of War" (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year: "Guild Wars: Nightfall" (NCsoft/Arena Net)
  • Family Game of the Year: "Guitar Hero II" (Activision/Red Octane)
  • Simulation Game of the Year: "Microsoft Flight Simulator X " (Microsoft)
  • Downloadable Game of the Year: "Bookworm Adventures" (PopCap)
  • Mobile Game of the Year: "Orcs & Elves" (Electronic Arts/Fountainhead Entertainment)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Minoru Arakawa and Howard Lincoln
  • Hall of Fame Award: Dani Bunten Berry


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