The "World's" Favorite Games

CGW picks the winners of the 13th annual Premier Awards, highlighting the best of PC gaming.


Computer Gaming World, GameSpot's sibling publication, announced the winners of the 13th annual Premier Awards, which highlight the best of PC gaming over the past year.

Computer Gaming World's Editor-in-Chief Johnny Wilson said, "The games are clear winners and so is anyone who buys one of them. Not only do we consider them to be the best in their respective genres, but we're proud that they all brought something new, fresh, and exciting to their individual styles of play."

Here's a list of the winners:

Game of the Year Jedi Knight LucasArts

Action Game of the Year Quake II id/Activision

Adventure Game of the Year The Curse of Monkey Island LucasArts

Puzzle/Classics Game of the Year Smart Games Challenge 2 Smart Games, Inc.

Role-Playing Game of the Year Fallout Interplay

Simulation Game of the Year Longbow 2 Jane's Combat Simulations

Space Sim Game of the Year Wing Commander Prophecy Origin Systems

Sports Game of the Year Baseball Mogul Infinite Monkey Systems

Sports Game of the Year CART Precision Racing Microsoft/ Terminal Reality

Strategy Game of the Year Myth: The Fallen Lords Bungie

Wargame of the Year Sid Meier's Gettysburg Firaxis/EA

Hardware Product of the Year Pure 3D Canopus

SPECIAL AWARDS Add-On of the Year Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon Ritual/Activision

Artistic Achievement Interstate '76 Activision

Musical Achievement Outlaws LucasArts

Outstanding Multiplay Age of Empires Ensemble/Microsoft

Computer Gaming World's March issue will have the complete story. If you're a subscriber, the issue should be in your mailbox any day now.

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