Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
January 25, 2022
arrowPress Releases
If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 Left 4 Dead  Dominates Third Annual ELAN Awards

Left 4 Dead Dominates Third Annual ELAN Awards

April 27, 2009 | By Chris Remo

April 27, 2009 | By Chris Remo
Comments
    1 comments
More: Console/PC



Valve's Left 4 Dead swept the ELAN Awards, the Vancouver-based award show honoring the video game and animation industries.

The multiplayer zombie shooter took the overall Video Game of the Year award, as well as three other awards: Best PC Game, Best Game Design, and Outstanding Technical Innovation.

The only award for which the game was nominated but did not win was Best Console Game. That distinction went to Bethesda Game Studios' Fallout 3, which also took Best Art Direction. Bethesda's open-world RPG was the only other title with multiple wins.

Deguiyu, an alternate reality game created largely with Xbox 360's implementation of XNA (but currently unavailable for standard purchase, and only playable by those with a Creators Club membership), took the Best Student Video Game award.

Since their founding three years ago, the ELANS have gone from focusing specifically on Canadian media to having no particular national focus.

Other than Deguiyu, none of this year's winning developers are located in Canada. In previous years, Canadian developers like Ubisoft Montreal and BioWare were much more heavily represented.


Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[01.24.22]

Senior Animator
JDRF
JDRF — San Francisco, California, United States
[01.21.22]

JDRF Game2Give Community Manager
Disbelief
Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[01.21.22]

Programmer
Disbelief
Disbelief — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[01.21.22]

Senior Producer









Loading Comments

loader image