December 31, 2008

2009 Game Developers Choice Awards Open for Nominations

San Francisco, Calif. - Submissions are now being accepted for the 2009 Game Developers Choice Awards, the most prestigious honors in video game development.  

The ten awards will be given out at a ceremony produced by the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and presented by and
Game Developer Magazine on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at GDC. The celebration, held in conjunction with the Independent Games Festival (IGF), will be hosted in the Esplanade Room in the South Hall of San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center. 

The nomination ballot and further details about the Choice Awards are now available online at

The Game Developers Choice Awards recognizes excellence in the art of game creation in any genre or platform. The 2009 award categories open for nominations are:

·        Best Audio

·        Best Debut Game

·        Best Downloadable Game

·        Best Handheld Game

·        Best Game Design

·        Best Technology

·        Best Visual Arts

·        Best Writing

·        Innovation Award

·        Game of the Year

To submit a nomination ballot for the Game Developers Choice Awards, visit