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 Agatha Christie: Death On The Nile  Scores People's Choice In Zeeby Awards

Agatha Christie: Death On The Nile Scores People's Choice In Zeeby Awards

August 1, 2008 | By Leigh Alexander

August 1, 2008 | By Leigh Alexander
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I-play and Flood Light Games' Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile has won the People's Choice Award for Casual Game of 2007 in casual game site Gamezebo's Zeebys awards.

For the second year in a row, the Zeebys Casual Game Awards aimed to honor "innovators and leaders" within the casual games industry. Gamezebo hosted its awards event at Casual Connect in Seattle on July 31.

2008's awards show also raised $11,000 for its non-profit partner, the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. Lifetime also broadcast the awards ceremony on its MyLifetime companion website, and Gamezebo said that over 35,000 people cast votes across 17 different categories.

A few of the Zeebys winners:

People’s Choice Award for Casual Game of the Year: Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile, by I-play and Flood Light Games

People’s Choice Award for Best Arcade/Action Game: Peggle, by PopCap Games

People’s Choice Award for Best Puzzle Game: Jewel Quest II, by iWin

People’s Choice Award for Best Web Game: Bloons, by Ninja Kiwi

People’s Choice Award for Best Hidden Object/Adventure Game: Dream Chronicles, by PlayFirst and Kat Games

Craft Award for Best Mobile Game: Guitar Hero III, by Hands-On Mobile and MachineWorks Northwest, LLC

Craft Choice Award for Social Network Game: Who Has The Biggest Brain? by Playfish

Gamezebo hosts the full list of winners at its own site, and also at a site designated for the Zeeby awards.


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