Rift and Minecraft won two categories apiece at the Game Developers Online Choice Awards in Austin, Texas.
    Trion’s MMO nabbed ‘Best New Online Game’ and ‘Best Online Technology’, while Mojang’s Minecraft grabbed ‘Best Live Game’ and ‘Best Community Relations’.
    Scott Hartsman collected both awards on behalf of Trion. You can sample Rift for yourself, for free, this coming weekend.
    The full list of winners from the event can be read below:

    Best Online Visual Arts
    DC Universe Online (Sony Online Entertainment)
    Best Social Network Game
    Gardens of Time (Playdom)
    Best Online Game Design
    Spiral Knights (Three Rings Design/Sega)
    Online Innovation
    Shadow Cities (Grey Area)

    Best Online Technology
    Rift (Trion Worlds)
    Best Community Relations
    Minecraft (Mojang)
    Best Audio for an Online Game
    Clone Wars Adventures (Sony Online Entertainment)
    Best New Online Game
    Rift (Trion Worlds)
    Best Live Game
    Minecraft (Mojang)

    Audience Award
    Wizard101 (KingsIsle Entertainment)

    Online Game Legend
    John Taylor and Kelton Flinn (creators of Island of Kesmai)

    Hall of Fame
    EverQuest (Sony Online Entertainment)
    Source: gamasutra.com
    Image taken from Rift

    Paul Younger
    Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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