Uncharted 2 sweeps 2010 Game Developer Choice Awards


Every year, the Game Developer Choice Awards gives a nod to the best game of the year, but instead of a panel of luminaries voting for the winners, this set of awards is given by developers to developers.

Action/adventure game Uncharted 2 for PlayStation 3 was the top game of the evening, winning Game of the Year, Best Technology, Best Writing and Best Audio Award. Scribblenauts, the puzzle/platformer won the Best Handheld Game and Innovation Award, and FarmVille won the best social/online game, beating out Bejeweled Blitz from Pop Cap and Restaurant City.

See the complete list of winners below:

Best Debut Game: Torchlight

Best Audio Award: Uncharted 2

Best Game Design: Batman: Arkham Asylum

Best Writing: Uncharted 2

Innovation Award: Scribblenauts

Best Downloadable Game: Flower

Best Handheld Game: Scribblenauts

Best Technology: Uncharted 2

Best Online/Social Game: FarmVille

Best Visual Arts: Uncharted 2

Ambassador Award: Penny Arcade

Pioneer Award: Gabe Newell from Valve

Lifetime Achievement: John Carmack

Game of the Year: Uncharted 2