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Video Game Award Winners

Epic Games and Microsoft Game Studios were at the top of their game at the 10th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards Thursday night, with the blockbuster shooter game “Gears of War” grabbing eight statues, including Game of the Year.

Nintendo’s “Wii Sports” came in second with three wins, taking honors in Outstanding Innovation in Gaming, Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering and Outstanding Achievement in Game Design.

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences also honored former president of Nintendo of America, Minoru Arakawa, and chairman emeritus of Nintendo of America, Howard Lincoln, with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Number of Awards By Publisher:
Microsoft Game Studios -- 10
Nintendo -- 5
Activision -- 5
Electronic Arts -- 3
Sony Computer Entertainment -- 2
2K Games -- 2
THQ –- 1
NCSoft –- 1
PopCap -- 1

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