Rez receives special award

Sega's unique shooter wins a special Japanese arts award.


The Agency for Cultural Affairs Media Art Festival in Japan, which honors digital artwork ranging from CG to game and Web design to animation, gave a special award to Sega's Rez for its representation of modern art in a video game. Past award winners at the festival include Sega's Seaman, Nintendo's Pikmin, and Sega's Phantasy Star Online.

Rez is an incredibly stylized shooter that places strong emphasis on music. For more information on the game, check out our previous coverage here .