2009 Family Gamer Award Finalists Announced


Game People has just announced their finalists for the Family Gamer Age Specific Game Awards. A winner will be selected in each of age specific category: Toddlers, Juniors, Students, Workers, Parents and Seniors.

Last year saw hundreds of gamers vote for their favourite game in each of the categories and Mirror's Edge emerge as the overall winner. Nominees are poised on their edge of their seats as they wait to see how voting will go this year.

Gamers can vote for their favourite game from the list below and earn the chance of winning a PS3 Slim 120GB by tweeting @paulgovan: "@PaulGovan http://bit.ly/8IGayU my Family Game of the Year is ."

The following games have been nominated for an award in each category:


Go Go Diego: Dinosaur Adventure Wii

Story Hour Adventures Wii

Pass the Pigs DS

EyePet PS3


World of Goo Wii

Rolando 2 iPhone

Shaun White's Snowboarding World Stage Wii

High School Musical 3: Dance! Wii/PS3/360


Peggle Dual Shot DS

Wii-Sports Resort Wii

Disaster: Day of Crisis Wii

DJ Hero PS3/360/Wii


Street Fighter IV PS3/360

Shadow Complex 360

Dead Space: Extraction Wii

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PS3


Fable 2 360

Red Faction PS3/360

Dragon Age: Origins PS3/360

Assassin's Creed 2 PS3/360


Flower PS3

Fuel 360/PS3

Real Racing iPhone

Gardening Guide DS

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