Call of Duty 4 rocks Golden Joysticks

Ben Parfitt
Those in attendance at today’s 26th annual Golden Joystick Awards are currently getting stuck into the after-show drinks, with the Activision-Blizzard crowd most rapturous as the publisher celebrates a triumphant afternoon in London.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare scooped no less than four awards in total, winning the Nuts All-Nighter, ESA PC Game of the Year, GamesRadar.com Online Game of the Year and Virgin Media Ultimate Game of the Year accolades.

In addition, upcoming release Call of Duty: World at War won the Play.com One to Watch category, whilst Activision Blizzard was crowned the Future UK Publisher of the Year.

Other winners on the night include Grand Theft Auto IV, which claimed both the BBC 1Xtra Soundtrack of the Year and Arvato Digital Services Xbox Game of the Year gongs. Rockstar North was also awarded the CVG.co.uk UK Developer of the Year title.

The winners in full are as follows:

Nuts All-Nighter Award – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
The Sun Family Game of the Year – Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Bliss Handheld Game of the Year – Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
4Talent Mobile Game of the Year – Bejeweled 2
Mobile Game Pitch 2008 – Tobias Rowe with Finders Keeper
Official Nintendo Magazine Game of the Year – Super Smash Bros Brawl
ESA PC Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Activision-Blizzard Retailer of the Year – Play.com
Official Playstation Magazine High Definition PlayStation Game of the Year – Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
BBC 1Xtra Soundtrack of the Year – Grand Theft Auto IV
Arvato Digital Services Xbox Game of the Year – Grand Theft Auto IV
Edge Most Wanted Award – Fallout 3
GamesRadar.com Online Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
CVG.co.uk UK Developer of the Year – Rockstar North
E4.com Grand Master Flash Award – Stickman Madness
Play.com One To Watch – Call of Duty 4: World at War
Future UK Publisher of the Year – Activision-Blizzard
Virgin Media Ultimate Game of the Year – Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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