And The Results Are in… 2nd Annual XBLA Awards
The results of the 2nd annual XBLA awards are in and it’s good news for The Behemoth’s mighty Castle Crashers which scooped 3 awards including ‘Game of the Year’ and ‘Best Original Game’. Capcom’s Super Street Fighter II: Turbo HD Remix also picked up 3 awards including ‘Best Remake’ and ‘Best Graphics’. The other winners on the night were Braid, A Kingdom for Keflings and Portal: Still Alive.
The XBLA awards are voted for by the community, with over 185,000 votes for the 9 categories in this years awards.
See the full results and press release after the break.
Game of the Year: Castle Crashers
Best Versus Mode: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Best Single Player Game: Portal: Still Alive
Best Remake: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Best Original Game: Castle Crashers
Best Innovation: Braid
Best Graphics: Super Street Fight II Turbo HD Remix
Best Family Game: A Kingdom for Keflings
Best Co-op Mode: Castle Crashers
The Xbox LIVE Community Has Spoken! The Winners of The Second Annual Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards Are…
Xbox LIVE Arcade is proud to announce the best games of 2008 thanks to the Xbox LIVE community’s votes in the 2nd Annual Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards!
Crowd favorite “Castle Crashers,” developed by The Behemoth, remains number one in fans’ hearts and wins the top honor of Best Game of the Year along with awards for Best Original Game and Best Co-op Mode.
Some classics never die. “Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix,” published by Capcom, also takes home the top brass in three categories: Best Versus Mode, Best Remake, and Best Graphics.
Adding to its trophy cabinet, “Braid” designed by Jonathan Blow, receives notable praise for creativity winning Best Innovation; everyone’s favorite artificial intelligence GLaDOS proves she’s not going anywhere as “Portal: Still Alive” developed by Valve wins Best Single Player; and “A Kingdom for Keflings” developed by Ninja Bee, shows that people love to play as their Avatar, taking home “Best Family Game.”
All winners were determined by the Xbox LIVE community’s popular vote, who turned out in impressive numbers.185,000 members casted their votes for the biggest and best games of 2008.
Xbox LIVE Arcade is committed to delivering quality pick-up-and-play titles at the best value, and is proud to offer these stellar games to the Xbox LIVE community. Xbox LIVE Arcade is the exclusive console home of “Castle Crashers,” “Braid,” “Portal: Still Alive,” and “A Kingdom for Keflings.”