Wireless award winners announced at CTIA

G-mode's Topolon nabs Mobile Game of the Year at CTIA Wireless in New Orleans.


It didn't take long for the gaming industry to realign its view--moving deftly from Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to the even sunnier and hotter confines of New Orleans where CTIA Wireless 2005 kicked off this week.

As is now a CTIA custom, GameSpot and sister site Wireless Gaming Review handed out the coveted Mobies awards last night at this mobile applications-focused trade show.

The awards were given in 10 categories, with an emphasis on innovation, technology, and design as criteria the judges used to determine winners.

The winners (game, publisher, developer) in all categories are as follows:

Mobile Game of the Year
Topolon (G-mode, G-mode)

Special Achievement Awards

Best Indie Game
Nano Kid (Pocket Panic!, Pocket Panic!)

Best Use of Existing IP
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (Gameloft, Gameloft)

Genre Awards

Best Action Game
Star Trek: The Birds of Prey (Jumbuck Corporation, Jumbuck Corporation)

Best Adventure/RPG Game
Might and Magic (Gameloft, Gameloft)

Best Board/Card Game
Amy's Hangman (Centerscore, Centerscore)

Best Platform Game
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (Gameloft, Gameloft)

Best Puzzle Game
Topolon (G-mode, G-mode)

Best Sports Game
Deer Hunter (Sorrent, Sorrent)

Best Strategy Game
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 (Gameloft, Gameloft)

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