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Last night at the 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards in Las Vegas, Media Molecule's LittleBigPlanet walked away with 8 awards. Not only did it win both game of the year awards (overall and console), but it also snagged awards for visual engineering, art direction, character performance (gotta love the Sackboy!), and innovation. Basically, the AIAA just repeated all of the reasons we loved the game.

Other games that scooped up some AIAA awards include Left 4 Dead, Braid, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and God of War: Chains of Olympus.

The full list of winners is presented after the break.

Overall Game of the Year:

* LittleBigPlanet

Console Game of the Year:

* LittleBigPlanet

Computer Game of the Year:

* Left 4 Dead

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction:

* LittleBigPlanet

Casual Game of the Year:

* Braid

Fighting Game of the Year:

* Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Handheld Game of the Year:

* God of War: Chains of Olympus

Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year:

* World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Cellular Game of the Year:

* Spore Origins

Role-Playing Game of the Year:

* Fallout 3

Racing Game of the Year:

* Burnout Paradise

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design:

* World of Goo

Adventure Game of the Year:

* Mirror's Edge

Sports Game of the Year:

* NHL 09

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year:

* Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert

Action Game of the Year:

* Dead Space

Family Game of the Year:

* LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Animation:

* Prince of Persia

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction:

* LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering:

* LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Character Performance:

* LittleBigPlanet (Sackboy)

Outstanding Achievement in Story - Adapted:

* Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Outstanding Achievement in Story - Original:

* Fallout 3

Oustanding Achievement in Online Game Play:

* Left 4 Dead

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming:

* LittleBigPlanet

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition:

* Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack:

* Rock Band 2

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design:

* Dead Space
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A few horrible picks there IMO...
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A few horrible picks there IMO...
agreed
such as....
Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

EA can go off themselves for that game. :-/
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Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year:
Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert
Wow, a new expansion for C&C3? Completely went under my radar!
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Wow, a new expansion for C&C3? Completely went under my radar!
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