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Nintendo Power - 2008 awards roundup

Wii Game Of The Year

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Nintendo DS Game Of The Year

Staff: The World Ends With You
Readers: Kirby Super Star Ultra

WiiWare Game Of The Year

Staff: Mega Man 9
Readers: Mega Man 9

Best Wii Graphics

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Best DS Graphics

Staff: Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
Readers: The World Ends With You

Best Original Score

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Best Sound/Voice Acting

Staff: No More Heroes
Readers: Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People

Best Music/Rhythm Game

Staff: Rock Band 2
Readers: Guitar Hero World Tour

Best Adventure Game

Staff: No More Heroes
Readers: Okami

Best RPG

Staff: The World Ends With You
Readers: The World Ends With You

Best Shooter/Action Game

Staff: Mega Man 9
Readers: Mega Man 9

Best Sports Game

Staff: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play
Readers: Mario Super Sluggers

Best Racing Game

Staff: Mario Kart Wii
Readers: Mario Kart Wii

Best Platformer

Staff: Kirby Super Star Ultra
Readers: Kirby Super Star Ultra

Best Puzzle Game

Staff: Professor Layton and the Curious Village
Readers: Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Best Alternative Game

Staff: Wii Fit
Readers: Animal Crossing: City Folk

Best New Character

Staff: Travis Touchdown - No More Heroes
Readers: Shade - Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

Best Multiplayer

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Best Story/Writing

Staff: The World Ends With You
Readers: The World Ends With You

Best Online Functionality

Staff: Mario Kart Wii
Readers: Mario Kart Wii

Best Fighting Game

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Overall Game Of The Year

Staff: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Readers: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

The Chris Slate “Good Samaritan” Award - Wario Land: Shake It!
The Chris Hoffman “Retro Revival” Award - Chrono Trigger
The Justin Cheng “My Brain Hurts” Award - Professor Layton and the Curious Village
The Steve Thomason “Living Longer” Award - Wii Fit

Past Game of the Year winners

1988 - Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
1989 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
1990 - Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES) / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan (GB)
1991 - Battletoads (NES) / Metroid II: Return of Samus (GB) / Super Mario World (SNES)
1992 - Mega Man 4 (NES) / Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB) / Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (SNES)
1993 - R.C. Pro Am II (NES) / The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (GB) / Mortal Kombat (SNES)
1994 - Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
1995 - Chrono Trigger (SNES) / Donkey Kong Land (GB) / Wario Land (VB)
1996 - Super Mario 64 (N64) / Super Mario RPG (SNES) / Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
1997 - GoldenEye 007 (N64) / Harvest Moon (SNES) / Donkey Kong Land 3 (GB)
1998 - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64)
1999 - Donkey Kong 64 (N64)
2000 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (N64)
2001 - Super Smash Bros. Melee (GCN)
2002 - Metroid Prime (GCN)
2003 - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (GCN)
2004 - Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (GCN)
2005 - Resident Evil 4 (GCN)
2006 - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii/GCN)
2007 - Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)

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Categories: Consoles, Portables
Tags: ds, wii

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