"Best of GC": Jury Announces Nominations

GC - Games Convention 2007

(23 - 26 August 2007)

Press&Trade Visitor Day: 22 August 2007

Leipzig, 22 August 2007

The title "Best of GC" is awarded by the GC - Games Convention for the most outstanding product performances of the computer and video game sector. Today the eleven-member jury of experts announced the nominations for a total of ten categories. The award ceremony will take place in the Leipziger Messe press conference room on 24 August, at 11.00 AM.

Jury nominations have been made for the following:

In the category PC:

- Sam&Max Season One (JoWood Productions Software AG)

- StarCraft 2 (Vivendi Games Deutschland GmbH)

- Hellgate: London (Electronic Arts GmbH)

- Die Siedler Aufstieg eines Königsreichs (Ubisoft GmbH)

- Crysis (Electronic Arts GmbH)

- Enemy Territory Quake Wars (ACTIVISION Deutschland GmbH)

In the category Xbox:

- BioShock (Take 2 Interactive GmbH)

- PES 2008 (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

- Sacred 2: Fallen Angel 360 (Ascaron Entertainment GmbH)

- Eternal Sonata (ATARI Deutschland GmbH)

- Kane&Lynch: Dead Men (EIDOS GmbH)

In the category PSP:

- God of War: Chains of Olympus (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

- PES 2008 (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

- Silent Hill Origins (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

In the category PS2:

- PES 2008 (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

- Crash of the Titans (Vivendi Games Deutschland GmbH)

- Singstar - Die Toten Hosen (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

- BUZZ! - Das Film-Quiz (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

In the category PS3:

- Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

- SingStar (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

- Uncharted: Drakes Schicksal (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

- The Eye of Judgment (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)

- PES 2008 (Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)

In the category Wii:

- Wii Fitness (NINTENDO of Europe GmbH)

- Super Mario Galaxy (NINTENDO of EuropeGmbH)

- Mario&Sonic bei den Olympischen Spielen (SEGA Germany GmbH)

In the category NDS:

- Eye Training (NINTENDO of Europe GmbH)

- Undercover: Doppeltes Spiel (dtp Entertainment AG)

- The Simpsons Games (Electronic Arts GmbH)

In the category Mobile:

- Skate (Electronic Arts GmbH)

- Medal of Honor Airborne (Electronic Arts GmbH)

In the category Online:

- Hellgate: London (Electronic Arts GmbH)

- Enemy Territory Quake Wars (ACTIVISION Deutschland GmbH)

- Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (EIDOS GmbH)

In the category Best Hardware Product:

- Wii Balance Board (NINTENDO of Europe GmbH)

- Rockband (Electronic Arts GmbH)

- PlayStation®Eye (Sony Computer Entertainment)

GC exhibitors were able to submit their nominations for the categories of Hardware Accessories and Best Game PC, Xbox 360, PSP, PS2, PS3, Wii, NDS, Mobile and Online by 01 August 2007. Participation was open to all companies exhibiting playable products at the GC, the launch of which was not planned before the beginning of the convention.

Contact for the press:

Torsten Anke, Press Officer

Telephone: +49 (0)341 / 678 81 84

Fax: +49 (0)341 / 678 81 82

E-mail: t.anke@leipziger-messe.de

Contact for exhibitors/visitors:

Peggy Schönbeck, Project Director

Telephone: +49 (0)341 / 678 82 81

Fax: +49 (0)341 / 678 82 82

E-mail: p.schoenbeck@leipziger-messe.de





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