New Super Mario Bros. Wii And Heavy Rain Honored By CESA

By Spencer . September 20, 2010 . 5:33pm

imageJapan’s Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association just announced the winners of the Japan Game Awards 2010, which covers titles released between April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010.

 

New Super Mario Bros. Wii took top honors. CESA chose it as the Game of the Year since beginners and advanced gamers can enjoy it. According to CESA, New Super Mario Bros. Wii bridges generation gaps. Heavy Rain won the Game Designer’s Award for creating a suspenseful scenario with convincing graphics and sound to match it.

 

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies also claimed a trophy. Actually, two of them. It was the top selling game in Japan and won an excellence award.

 

Here’s the list of CESA winners.

 

Game of the Year    
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo
     
Game Designers Award    
Heavy Rain PS3 Sony / Quantic Dream
     
Excellence Award    
Inazuma Eleven 2 DS Level 5
Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo
Tomodachi Collection DS Nintendo
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies DS Square Enix
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo
Bayonetta PS3 – X360 Sega
Final Fantasy XIII PS3 – X360 Square Enix
Pokémon: HeartGold / SoulSilver DS Nintendo
Monster Hunter Tri Wii Capcom
LovePlus DS Konami
Yakuza 4 PS3 Sega
     
Best Seller Award    
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies DS Square Enix
     
Global Award (Developed in Japan)    
Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo
     
Global Awards (Developed Overseas)    
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS3 – X360 Activision


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