Valve dominates ELAN Awards

Valve dominates ELAN Awards

By Rob Crossley

April 28th 2009 at 9:13AM

Left 4 Dead picks up four awards, while Bethesdaâ??s Fallout 3 takes Best Console Game

Valve’s Left 4 Dead was the name repeated over at the third annual ELAN Awards, with the co-op survival-horror hybrid picking up four prizes.

Taking place at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, the ceremony saw Valve pick up awards for Video Game of the Year, Best PC Game, Best Game Design, and Outstanding Technical Innovation.

Bethesda’s Fallout 3, meanwhile, received two of the awards for Art Direction and Best Console Game.

The full list of winners follows:

Video Game of the Year - Left 4 Dead (Valve, PC/360/PS3)
Outstanding Technical Innovation - Left 4 Dead (Valve, PC/360/PS3)
Best Game Design - Left 4 Dead (Valve, PC/360/PS3)
Best PC Game - Left 4 Dead
Best Console Game - Fallout 3 (Bethesda, 360/PS3)
Best Art Direction - Fallout 3 (Bethesda, PC/360/PS3)
Best Casual/Arcade Game - Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst (Big Fish Games, PC)
Best Student Video Game - Deguiyu
Best Mobile Handheld Game - Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (Disney Interactive, DS)
Best Sound in a Video Game Production - Gears of War 2 (Epic/Microsoft, 360)