Home Entertainment Awards - Video Games

The association’s retail and distributor members have recognized outstanding video game titles through its home entertainment awards. 

VSDA/EMA VIDEO GAME AWARDS - 1994 - 2009

Year

Category

Game Title

Publisher

1994

Video Game of the Year

NBA Jam

Acclaim Entertainment

1995

Video Game of the Year

Donkey Kong Country

Nintendo

1996

Video Game of the Year

Donkey Kong Country 2

Nintendo

1998

Video Game of the Year

Goldeneye 007

Nintendo of America

1999

Video Game of the Year

Legend of Zelda

Nintendo of America

2000

Video Game of the Year

Pokemon Stadium

Nintendo of America

2001

Video Game of the Year

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

Activision

2002

GameCube Video Game of the Year

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3

Activision

PlayStation 2 Video Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto 2

Take 2 Interactive

Xbox Video Game of the Year

Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 3

Activision

 

 

 

 

2003

GameCube Video Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Nintendo

PlayStation 2 Video Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Take 2 Interactive

X-Box Video Game of the Year

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Ubisoft

 

 

 

 

2004

GameCube Video Game of the Year

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

Nintendo of America

PlayStation 2 Video Game of fhe Year

Madden NFL 2004

Electronic Arts

Xbox Video Game of the Year

Tony Hawk's Underground

Activision

 

 

 

 

2005

GameCube Video Game of The Year

Mario Party 6    

Nintendo Of America

PlayStation 2 Video Game of The Year

Gran Turismo 4

Sony Computer Entertainment of America

Xbox Video Game of The Year

Halo 2

Microsoft Game Studios

 

 

 

 

2006

GameCube Game of the Year

Madden NFL '06

Electronic Arts

PlayStation 2 Video Game of the Year -

Madden NFL '06

Electronic Arts

Xbox Video Game of the Year

Halo 2 - Multiplayer Map Pack

Microsoft Game Studios

 

 

 

 

2007

DS Game of the Year

Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Lucas Arts

PC Game of the Year

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade

Blizzard

PS2 Game of the Year

Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Lucas Arts

PS3 Game of the Year

Resistance: Fall of Man

Insomniac Games

PSP Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Rockstar Games

Wii Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Nintendo

Xbox 360 Game of the Year

Gears of War

Microsoft

Shooter/Military Game of the Year

Gears of War

Microsoft

RG/Strategy Game of the Year

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade

Blizzard

 

 

 

 

2009

Action/Adventure Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto IV

Rockstar Games

Best 3rd Party Video Game Publisher

Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts

Casual Game of the Year

Wii Fit

Nintendo

DS Game of the Year

Guitar Hero: World Tour Bundle

Activision

Family/Children's Game of the Year

Mario Kart Wii

Nintendo

Fighting Game of the Year

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Midway Games

Graphics of the Year

Gears of War 2

Microsoft

Most Innovative Game of the Year

Wii Fit

Nintendo

Non-Sequel Game of the year

Left 4 Dead

Electronic Arts

PC Game of the Year

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Activision/Blizzard

PS2 Game of the Year

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Lucas Arts

PS3 Game of the Year

Call of Duty: World at War

Activision

PSP Game of the Year

God of War: Chains of Olympus

Sony Computer Entertainment

Racing Game of the Year

Mario Kart Wii

Nintendo

RPG/Strategy Game of the Year

Fallout 3

Bethesda Softworks

Shooter/Military Game of the Year

Call of Duty: World at War

Activision

Sports Game of the Year

Madden NFL 09

Electronic Arts

Video Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto IV

Rockstar Games

Wii Game of the Year

Wii Fit

Nintendo

Xbox 360 Game of the Year

Call of Duty: World at War

Activision

 

 

 

 

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