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GDC Online Awards Announced

by on October 11, 2012
 

Both Star Wars: The Old Republic and League of Legends did well at last night’s Game Developers Choice Online Awards ceremony.

Star Wars: TOR walked away with four awards, including Best New Online Game and Best Online Game Design. Meanwhile, LoL earned the Best Live Game award and Audience Award.

“We’re thrilled to be able to honor this elite group of industry-leading online games,” said Meggan Scavio, General Manager, UBM Tech Game Network. “This year’s winners represent the cream of the crop across the range of online game categories, including battle-arena MMOs, MMORPGs, social, mobile, indie and downloadable titles. We’d like to extend our thanks and congratulations to all of this year’s finalists and winners for their fantastic contributions to the community.”

The awards were started in 2010. You can see a full list of winners below.

BEST LIVE GAME

. League of Legends (Riot Games)

BEST NEW ONLINE GAME

. Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)

BEST SOCIAL NETWORK GAME

. Draw Something (OMGPOP/Zynga)

BEST ONLINE TECHNOLOGY

. Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)

BEST AUDIO for an ONLINE GAME

. Diablo III (Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST ONLINE VISUAL ARTS

. Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)

BEST COMMUNITY RELATIONS

. League of Legends (Riot Games)

BEST ONLINE GAME DESIGN

. Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin)

AUDIENCE AWARD

. League of Legends (Riot Games)

ONLINE INNOVATION AWARD

. Journey (thatgamecompany)

HALL OF FAME AWARD

. World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

ONLINE GAME LEGEND AWARD

Raph Koster

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