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Blizzard Entertainment Developer Awards for Blizzard Entertainment
  • Best Multimedia Company of 1999 - SC Software Publishers Association
  • Best Software Developer of 1993 - VideoGames Magazine
  • Developer's Spotlight Award - Computer Game Developer's Association
  • Best Director of Animation: StarCraft - 1997 World Animation Celebration
  • Award of Merit: Lifetime Achievement for Mike Morhaime, Allan Adham, and Frank Pearce - IGN




World of Warcraft



Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne



Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
  • Computer Strategy Game of the Year - Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
  • Game of the Year - Gamespot
  • Game of the Year - Macworld
  • Game of the Year - XSages
  • Game of the Year - Fragland
  • Game of the Year - Cinescape
  • Game of the Year - Gaming Illustrated
  • Best PC Game of the Year - GameNOW
  • Best Real-Time Strategy Game of the Year - PC Gamer
  • Best Multiplayer Strategy Game of the Year - Gamespot
  • Best PC Strategy Game of the Year - GameNOW
  • Best PC Strategy Game of the Year - Game Revolution
  • Best PC Strategy Game of the Year - Telefragged
  • Best PC Strategy Game of the Year - OCAddiction
  • Best PC Strategy Game of the Year (Reader's Choice) - GameSpot
  • Readers’ Choice 2002: Best PC Game of the Year - GamePro
  • Strategy Game of the Year - Gamer's Pulse
  • Gamer's Choice: Overall PC Game of the Year - Gamespy
  • Gamer's Choice: PC Strategy Game of the Year - Gamespy
  • Best Non-Interactive 3D Game Cinematics - International 3D Awards
  • Best Cinematic - IGN
  • Best CG Cinematics (tie) - Gamespy's Best of E3 2002 Awards
  • Best Opening Movie - Game Chronicles
  • Editor's Choice (10 out of 10 rating) - Game Chronicles
  • Editor's Choice (9.6 out of 10 rating) - Gaming Illustrated
  • Editor's Choice (9.5 out of 10 rating) - SLCCentral
  • Editor's Choice (9.5 out of 10 rating) - The Entertainment Depot
  • Editor's Choice (95 out of 100 rating) - Action Trip
  • Editor's Choice (94 out of 100 rating) - PC Gamer
  • Editor's Choice (93 out of 100 rating) - Gaming Excellence
  • Editor's Choice (93 out of 100 rating) - Invisible Dream
  • Editor's Choice (9.3 out of 10 rating) - IGN
  • Editor's Choice (92 out of 100 rating) - Gamitopia
  • Editor's Choice (9.1 out of 10 rating) - Firing Squad
  • Editor's Choice (8.7 out of 10 rating) - Strategy Gaming Online
  • 5 out of 5 rating - Games First
  • 5 out of 5 rating (Award for Excellence) - Wargamer.com
  • 5 out of 5 rating (Seal of Excellence) - The Adrenaline Vault
  • 6 out of 6 rating (Drool Award) - Gamers Depot.com
  • 9.7 out of 10 rating (Outstanding Game Award) - GameZone.com
  • 97 out of 100 rating - Wired Play
  • 96 out of 100 rating (Award of Excellence) - The Gamers Temple
  • 95 out of 100 rating (GG Platinum Award) - Gone Gold
  • 93 out of 100 rating - Game Rankings
  • 9.3 out of 10 rating - Geek Haven
  • 9.3 out of 10 rating (Game of the Month July 2002) - GameSpot
  • 92 out of 100 rating (AOG Approved) - All Out Games
  • 9 out of 10 rating (Mindless Choice Award) - Mindless Games
  • 90 out of 100 rating (Gamers' Choice Award) - Game Over
  • 8.9 out of 10 rating (Silver Hell Award) - Gamer's Hell
  • 4 out of 5 rating (Top Game) - Games Domain
  • Best Animation 2003 - Digital Media World
  • Best Cut Scenes 2002 - XSages
  • Best Cinematic/Cut-Scene Audio - Music4Games.net




Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
  • Best Roleplaying and Adventure Game of the Year (Gold Medal) - Wargamer
  • Editor's Choice (5 out of 5 rating) - Computer Games
  • Editor's Choice (4.5 out of 5 rating) - Computer Gaming World
  • Editor's Choice (4.5 out of 5 rating) - Game Pen
  • Editor's Choice (90 percent rating) - Gamesmania
  • Editor's Choice (8.8 out of 10 rating) - IGN
  • Best PC Expansion of 2001 - GamePen
  • Gamers' Choice Expansion Pack Game of the Year - Gamespy
  • Role Playing and Adventure Game of the Year 2001 - Wargamer
  • 90 percent rating - PC Games (Germany)
  • 89 percent rating - PC Gamer (UK)
  • 89 percent rating - Gamestar
  • Runner Up PC Expansion Pack Game of the Year - Gamespy
  • Gamers Choice Award (92 percent rating) - Game Over Online
  • Pure Gold - Gone Gold
  • Golden Heart Award - Gamers Pulse
  • Whoop Ass - Voodoo Extreme
  • Games de Gold - Games.de
  • Freakin' Awesome! - MacAddict
  • Best Expansion Pack of 2001 - January 2002 issue of Macworld


Diablo II Diablo II
  • Computer Game of the Year - Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
  • Game of the Year - Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
  • Game of the Year - PC Dome Magazine
  • Best PC Game of the Year -- 2000 European Computer Trade Show Awards
  • Roleplaying Game of the Year - Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
  • Roleplaying Game of the Year - PC Dome Magazine
  • Excellence in Audio (Matt Uelmen, Jason Hayes, Glenn Stafford & Andrea Pessino) - Game Developers Choice Awards
  • Editors' Choice Award - Computer Gaming World
  • Editor's Choice/Game of the Month - PC Gamer
  • Editor's Choice Awards - GamePro
  • Best Network Game of the Year Award -- Play Online Magazine
  • 2000 Game Hall of Fame - MacWorld
  • Roper/Starch Worldwide Best of Issue (September 2000) - Computer Gaming World
  • Golden Fire Hydrants Award - RPG - Happy Puppy
  • Top 20 Video Games of 2000 - Newsweek
  • 94 percent rating - PC Gamer
  • 4.5 out of 5 rating - Computer Gaming World
  • 5 out of 5 rating - Incite
  • 5 out of 5 rating - Maxim Online
  • Direct Hit - Daily Radar
  • 4 out of 5 rating - Computer Games Magazine
  • 3 ½ out of 4 rating - USA Today
  • 4 out of 4 - Dallas Morning News


StarCraft: Brood War StarCraft: Brood War
  • Add-on of the Year -- Computer Gaming World
  • Special Achievement Award: Best Expansion Pack -- Gamespot

  • 97% Rating -- GameFan
  • 9.1 out of 10 Spotscore -- GameSpot
  • 9 out of 10 Rating -- Gamesmania
  • 8 out of 10 Rating -- PC Accelerator
  • 5 out of 5 Rating -- Warzone
  • 4 out of 5 Rating -- C/NET Gamecenter
  • Best Mission Pack -- PC Accelerator


StarCraft StarCraft
  • Greatest Game of All Time - GameSpot
  • Number-one selling PC Game of 1998 - PC Data
  • Walk of Game inductee. StarCraft received a star on the floor of the Metreon in San Francisco in early 2006.
  • Game of the Year -- Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS)
  • Game of the Year -- Computer Gaming World
  • Game of the Year -- European Consumer Trade Show Industry Award
  • Game of the Year -- PC Powerplay
  • Game of the Year -- Gamesmania
  • Best Game of the Year -- PCFan
  • Taiwan Gamer's Choice of Game of the Year. -- Chinese Edition of PC Gamer or PC Gamer (China)
  • Hall of Fame -- Gamespy
  • #7, Top 100 Games of All Time: 2005 Edition, and StarCraft placed #2 among PC games – IGN
  • #7, Top 100 Games of All Time: 2003 Edition - IGN.
  • #9, Top 100 Games of All Time - Entertainment Weekly/G4.tv

  • Strategy Game of the Year -- Computer Games Strategy Plus
  • Strategy Game of the Year -- Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS )
  • Real Time Strategy Game of The Year -- PC Gamer
  • Strategy Game of the Year -- Gamespot
  • Strategy Game of the Year -- Games Domain
  • Strategy Game of the Year -- Gamesmania
  • Best Real Time Strategy Game - Editor's Choice -- Gamezilla
  • Best Real Time Strategy Game - Reader's Choice -- Gamezilla
  • Best Real Time Strategy Game - Reader's Choice -- Gamecenter
  • Best Real Time Strategy Game - Reader's Choice -- Duelist Magazine
  • Best Real-Time Strategy Title -- PCFan

  • Mulitplayer Game of The Year - 1999 Milia Awards
  • Multiplayer Game of the Year -- Gamecenter
  • Mulitplayer Game of The Year -- The Gamers Net
  • Best Multiplayer Title -- PCFan
  • Best New Multiplayer Online Game -- 1999 Codie Awards
  • Best use of Online Multiplayer Gaming (Editor Award) -- HotGames.com

  • Best Online Game - Reader's Choice -- Duelist Magazine
  • Special Achievement Award - Best Story -- Gamespot
  • Special Achievement Award - Best Multiplayer Game -- Gamespot
  • Best use of Sound in a Computer Game (Reader Award) -- HotGames.com
  • #1 Reader's Top 50 -- PC Gamer
  • Best Depth -- PC Accelerator

  • 5 out of 5 Stars Editor's Choice-- Computer Gaming World
  • 5 out of 5 Gameworthy Rating -- C/NET Gamecenter
  • 9.4 out of 10 -- Online Game Review
  • 92% Editors Choice -- PC Gamer
  • 4.5 out of 5 star rating - Computer games Strategy Plus
  • 5 out of 5 star rating - Mac 3D Total Action
  • 9.1 out of 10 rating -- Gamespot
  • A+ -- Gameweek
  • 4 out of 4 star rating - USA Today


Diablo Diablo
  • Game of the Year - Computer Gaming World
  • Game of the Year - Computer Game Entertainment

  • Role-Playing Game of the Year - Computer Games Strategy Plus
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year - Computer Net Player
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year - Online Game Review
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year - Gamecenter
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year - runner-up - PC Gamer

  • 1998 Best Role-Playing Game - Software Publishers Association
  • 1998 Best Multiplayer Online Game - Software Publishers Association
  • Best Role-playing Game of the Year, Editor's Choice Awards - PC Games
  • Ranked second Best Role-Playing game of All Time - Gamecenter

  • Editors' Choice Award - PC Gamer
  • CG Choice Award - Computer Gaming World
  • #5 Reader's Top 50 - PC Gamer

  • A+ rating - GamePen
  • 90 Percent rating - PC Gamer
  • 10 out of 10 rating - Computer Net Player
  • 10 out of 10 rating - Online Game Review
  • 9.6 out of 10 rating - Gamespot
  • 5 out of 5 rating - Gamecenter
  • 4.5 out of 5 rating - Computer Gaming World


Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal

Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness
  • Hall of Fame Inductee - Computer Gaming World

  • Game of the Year - PC Gamer
  • Game of the Year finalist - Computer Games Strategy Plus

  • Best Multiplayer Game of the Year - PC Gamer
  • Best On-line Game - c|net Award of Internet Excellence
  • Best Strategy Game - MacWorld Macintosh Hall of Fame 1997
  • Best New Game - MacUser Editors' Choice Awards
  • Best Internet Game - Video Game Advisor
  • Europe Software of Excellence Award - Ziff-Davis UK
  • 1996 Innovations Award - Consumer Electronics Show, Winter 1996
  • 1996 Eddy Award: Best Game - MacUser
  • 1996 "Best of After Hours" - PC Magazine
  • Real-Time Strategy Game of the Year runner-up - Computer Games Strategy Plus
  • Game of the Year finalist - Computer Games Strategy Plus
  • Number-one selling entertainment CD-ROM of 1996 - PC Data
  • Strategy Hall of Fame award - MacWorld magazine

  • #2 Reader's Top 50 - PC Gamer
  • Editors' Choice Award - PC Gamer
  • CG Choice Award - Computer Gaming World
  • Golden Triad Award - Computer Game Review
  • 96-percent rating - PC Gamer
  • 93-percent rating - Computer Game Review
  • 4.5 out of 5 rating - Computer Gaming World


Warcraft: Orcs and Humans Warcraft: Orcs and Humans
  • 1995 Premier finalist - Computer Gaming World
  • Editors' Choice Award - PC Gamer
  • Strategy Game of the Year runner-up - PC Gamer
  • Critics' Pick - Computer Life
  • 1995 Best Strategy finalist - Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
  • 1995 Innovations Award - Consumer Electronics Show, Winter 1995
  • Four out of five rating - Computer Gaming World
  • 92-percent rating - PC Gamer
  • Four out of five rating - Computer Life


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