Awards > 1st Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

The Academy’s inaugural Interactive Achievement Awards were presented at a ceremony held in Atlanta at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on May 28, 1998.

GoldenEye 007, developed by Rare and published by Nintendo of America, won four awards, including overall Game of the Year and Console Game of the Year.  Starcraft, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, won two awards, including PC Game of the Year.

The Academy presented Interactive Achievement Awards in 26 craft, console, computer and online categories. The Academy also inducted Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo into the Academy's Hall of Fame.

Finalists were nominated in the following categories:

Interactive Title of the Year

Computer Game of the Year

Console Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Art/Graphics

Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Design

Outstanding Achievement in Software Engineering

Outstanding Achievement in Sound and Music

Computer Action Game of the Year

Computer Adventure Game of the Year

Computer Creativity Title of the Year

Computer Edutainment Game of the Year

Computer Family/Kids Title of the Year

Computer Role Playing Game of the Year

Computer Simulation Game of the Year

Computer Skills Building Title of the Year

Computer Sports Game of the Year

Computer Strategy Game of the Year

Game Title Developer Publisher
Age of Empires Ensemble Studios Microsoft
Command and Conquer Gold Westwood Studios Westwood Studios
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Firaxis Games Electronic Arts
Starcraft  Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment
Total Annihilation Cavedog Entertainment GT Interactive Software
Warlords II: Reign of Heros  SSG Red Orb Entertainment

Console Action Game of the Year

Console Adventure Game of the Year

Console Fighting Game of the Year

Console Racing Game of the Year

Console Role Playing Game of the Year

Console Sports Game of the Year

Online Game of the Year

Entertainment Site of the Year

News/Information Site of the Year


Past Interactive Achievement Awards
10th Annual
9th Annual
8th Annual
7th Annual
6th Annual
5th Annual
4th Annual
3rd Annual
2nd Annual
1st Annual
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