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.