2006 Video Game Award Winners

The winners of the 2006 Video Game Awards have been announced. Below is a list of the winners.

  • Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Best Individual Sports Game: Tony Hawk Project 8 (Activision/Neversoft)
  • Best Team Sports Game: NBA2K7 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts)
  • Best Song: "Lights and Sounds" by YellowCard in Burnout Revenge-XBOX 360 (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
  • Best Soundtrack: Guitar Hero II (Red Octane/Harmonix)
  • Studio of the Year: Epic Games (Gears of War)
  • Best Wireless game: SWAT Force (Vivendi/KAOLink)
  • Best Performance by a Human Male: Patrick Stewart in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Best Performance by a Human Female: Vida Guerra in Scarface: The World is Yours (Vivendi/Radica Entertainment)
  • Best Cast: Family Guy (2K Games/High Voltage Software)
  • Most Addictive: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Critic's Choice: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Nintendo/Nintendo EAD)
  • Best Driving Game Award: Burnout Revenge-XBOX 360 (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
  • Best Action Game: Dead Rising (Capcom)
  • Cyber Vixen of the Year: Alyx Vance - Half-Life 2: Episode 1 (Valve)
  • Best Original Score: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Best Fighting Game: Mortal Kombat Armageddon (Midway Games)
  • Best PC Game: A HREF="http://www.companyofheroesgame.com/">Company of Heroes (THQ/Relic)
  • Best RPG: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Best Shooter: Gears of War (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Best MILITARY Game: Company of Heroes (THQ/Relic)
  • Best Graphics: Gears of War (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Best Handheld Game: New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo/Nintendo EAD)
  • Best Multi-Player Game: Gears of War (Microsoft/Epic Games)
  • Breakthrough Technology: WII (Nintendo)
  • Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show: Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (LucasArts/Traveller's Tales)
  • Best Supporting Male Performance: James Gandolfini in The Sopranos: Road to Respect (THQ/7 Studios)
  • Best Supporting Female Performance: Rachel Leigh Cook in Kingdom Hearts II (Square Enix)
  • Gamers Choice: Breakthrough Performance: Rosario Dawson in Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (Atari/The Collective)
  • Gamers Choice: Character of the Year: "Jack Sparrow" portrayed by Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow (Bethesda Softworks/7Studios/Buena Vista Games)

    Joystiq which liveblogged the awards also notes that Sony was ignored at the 2006 awards.

    Posted on January 4, 2007