Golden Joystick Awards 2008 – The Winners

How time flies huh?

The gaming oscars that was the 26th Annual Golden Joystick Awards have already come and gone.

Long story short – Activision pretty musch cleaned up: Call of Duty 4 nabbed four awards (Multiplayer Game Of The Year, PC GOTY, Online GOTY and Ultimate GOTY), and Call of Duty 5 taking the One to Watch award. Oh yeah, and Activision won publisher of the year too.

As expected Rockstar also swiped three gongs: Developer Of The Year, Soundtrack Of The Year and Xbox Game Of The Year for Grand Theft Auto IV.

If you’re looking for a list of all the winners, well you’re in luck people!

The Sun Family Game of the Year
: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

Bliss Handheld Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Activision Blizzard Retailer of the Year:

The E4 Talent Mobile GOTY: Bejeweled 2

Nintendo GOTY Sponsored by Official Nintendo Magazine: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Nuts All-Nighter Multiplayer GOTY: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

BBC1Xtra Soundtrack of the Year: Grand Theft Auto IV

ARVATO Xbox Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto IV

PC GOTY Sponsored by The United Kingdom e-Sport Association: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

The One to Watch: Call of Duty: World at War UK Developer of the Year: Rockstar

PlayStation GOTY Sponsored by Official PlayStation Magazine: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Publisher of the Year: Activision

Edge Most Wanted:
Fallout 3 Grand Master Flash award: Stickman Madness

Games Radar’s Online Game of the Year: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Virgin Media Ultimate Game of the Year: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Whatchya reckon? Is this a true representation of the gaming industry over the last 12 months?

Is there games that shouldn’t be there and which ones shoulda?

Let me know 🙂