Game of the Year, Nominees|
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Ensemble Studios' excellent historical real-time strategy game is at least as good as the best games in the genre.
Publisher: 989 Studios
Developer: Verant Interactive
Verant Interactive gave a glimpse of the future of gaming with its addictive online-only role-playing game.
Developer: Volition Inc.
Both in its technical achievements and its story, FreeSpace 2 is one of the year's most notable games.
Developer: id Software
What it lacks in variety it makes up for in excellence. Id Software's latest is simply the finest deathmatch game ever created.
Publisher: GT Interactive
Developer: Epic Games
Second to Quake III only in its deathmatch, Unreal Tournament features great map design, excellent weapons balance, and five solid game types.