[DFO] Multiple Nominations for Game Developers Choice Online Awards

Nexon’s Dungeon Fighter Online (‘Dungeon & Fighter’ in Korea) has been nominated for three awards at the First Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards. Dungeon Fighter Online is the world’s most popular MMORPG with over 200 million players worldwide and was nominated for “Best Online Game Design”, “Best New Online Game” and “Best Live Game”.

Blizzard was only nominated once for World of Warcraft for “Best Community Relations”.

And the nominees are

The Best Online Game Design Award

The Best Online Game Design Award honors the overall excellence of design in an online game that launched in public beta or full version in the year to May 2010. This category recognizes the best social-specific gameplay mechanics, quest design, and other major game design elements.

The Best Online Visual Arts Award

The Best Online Visual Arts Award recognizes the overall excellence of visual art in online games that launched in the 12 months to May 2010 – including, but not limited to, character and animation design, interface design, and 2D or 3D art creation and direction of all kinds.

The Best Community Relations Award

The Best Community Relations Award honors the currently operating online game that provides the highest quality community feedback and experience, including customer support, forum moderation and leadership, weblog and information updates, real-life events, and other community outreach.

The Best Online Technical Award

The Best Online Technical Award recognizes the overall excellence of technology in an online game that launched in the 12 months to May 2010. This includes excellence in complexity of network infrastructure, persistent world coding, graphics technology, artificial intelligence, or any other elements.

The Best Social Network Game Award

The Best Social Network Game Award recognizes the best game that launched on a social network such as Facebook or MySpace in open beta or full version in the year to May 2010, honoring the most outstanding title in terms of overall depth, execution and quality in the space.

The Best Audio for an Online Game Award

The Best Audio for an Online Game Award recognizes the overall excellence of audio in an online game that launched in the 12 months to May 2010 – including sound effects, musical composition, and overall sound design for an online title.

The Best New Online Game Award

The Best New Online Game Award recognizes excellence in any online-specific game, including MMOs, free to play titles and social network games that launched to the public in open beta or full versions in the twelve months ending May 2010.

The Best Live Game Award

The Best Live Game Award recognizes the best currently-operating online game, having been launched in North America for at least 12 months (before May 2009), and distinguishing itself by that exceptional new content through expansion packs, patches, or other updates in the last 12 months, as well as a vibrant player community, high-quality community management and network operation during that period.

The Audience Award

The Audience Award honors the favorite game of the worldwide online game community. Members of the public will be able to vote on their favorite currently operating online game, with options from the Game Developers Choice Online finalists and beyond. Audience Award winner to be voted on mid-September and announced at the Choice Online Award ceremony Oct 7, 2010.

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Posted on August 23, 2010, in Dungeon Fighter, Game Developer Choice Awards, Game Developers Conference, Nexon America. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. is there also a worst comunity award ?
    if so i put everything i own on nexon ! , specificly maplestory

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