Game Developer Choice Awards

Though the results have not yet appeared on the Game Developer Choice Awards Website, the award ceremony was conducted last night. The Associated Press, Gamasutra, and VentureBeat have write-ups of the festivities, and this press release highlights the game of the year award earned by Fallout 3, and lists all the winners:
Game of the Year
Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks)

Best Game Design:
LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Writing:
Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks)

Best Technology:
LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Visual Arts:
Prince of Persia (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Debut Game:
LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Handheld Game:
God Of War: Chains Of Olympus (Ready at Dawn)

Innovation Award:
LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Audio:
Dead Space (EA Redwood Shores)

Best Downloadable Game:
World Of Goo (2D Boy)

Recipients for the evening's special awards were:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Hideo Kojima

Pioneer Award
Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy

Ambassador Award
Tommy Tallarico
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All I'm seeing is people discussing their general disappointment over what most gamers seem to agree is undeserved kudos for a mediocre at best game.

This is the only place out of the 4-5 gaming sites I read that bitches about Fallout 3. Everywhere else either agrees that it's GOTY, or would pick GTA IV instead.

What would you give it to? I see a lot of people whining, but what would you have picked? I notice that no one else suggests anything, aside from the guy who thinks L4D, a game without any writing really, had better writing than Fallout 3.
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