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Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards presented

After tallying the more than 26,000 votes cast, the winners of the inaugural Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards were announced today by Microsoft during a private developer reception at GDC.

And the winners are:

* Best Overall Arcade Game: Bomberman Live (Hudson Entertainment)
* Best Classic Game: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Konami Digital Entertainment)
* Best Original Game: Pac-Man: Championship Edition (NAMCO BANDAI Games)
* Best Family-Friendly Game: Pac-Man: Championship Edition (NAMCO BANDAI Games)
* Best Competitive Multiplayer Game: Bomberman Live (Hudson Entertainment)
* Best Cooperative Multiplayer Game: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Ubisoft Entertainment)
* Best-Selling Game: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Ubisoft Entertainment)
* Most-Played Game: Worms (Team17 Software Limited)
* Highest-Rated Game: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Konami Digital Entertainment)
* Xbox LIVE Arcade Staff Choice: Pac-Man: Championship Edition (NAMCO BANDAI Games)

NOTE: The finalists in each award category were chosen by a panel of select industry journalists, and the winners for the first six categories were determined by popular vote, with the final four categories decided by sales and gameplay data, Metacritic score or staff vote.

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February 22, 2008 - Posted by | Community, Xbox LIVE

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