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Abe's Oddysee Awards

1998

OGR Slect Award, Online Gaming Review

Nobel Prize, PC Computing

PC Games "A" List, PC Games

Best Action/Adventure Award, PC Player

Editor's Choice (April), PC Gamer

Silver X Rating, PS Extreme

1997

Best Director CD ROM/Game Platform, World Animation Festival

Wire Award for Games, Multimedia Wire

Video Game Approval, Parent's Choice Foundation

Best PlayStation Manual, Sony Entertainment of America

Nominee, Console Adventure Game of the Year, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Sound/Music, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Art/Graphics, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

Silver Review Award, Electronic Gaming Monthly

Best Voice Acting Award, Electronic Gaming Monthly

Console Game of the Month (November), Escape UK

CD-Rom of the Month (November), Focus UK

10 out of 10 Gold Bee Award, Fun Generation

Arcade Game of the Year, Game. EXE

E3 Showstopper '97, GamePro

Electronic Game of the Year, Games

Big Rubber Stamp of Approval, Hyper

Seal of Approval, Level

It's A Maniac Award, Maniac

Gold Game Award, Mega Fun

Game of the Month (September), Next Level

Best Character Design, Official US PlayStation

"A" Pick Seal, Sci-Fi Weekly Online

Best Platform Game, Adrenaline Vault

Reviewer's Choice Award - Best Platform Game, Adrenaline Vault

Best Platform Game of 1997, VideoGameSpot

"Certified Gem" Award, Gameslice

"Best PSX Game of E3" Award, GamePen

Best of the Bunch Award, Animation World Magazine

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Abe's Exoddus Awards

1999

Nominee, Console Adventure Game of the Year, Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences

Coolest Character of the Year, Bravo Screenfun

2nd Place, Game Category, Imagina

Gold Review Award, Electronic Gaming Monthly

Best Gameplay Challenge Winner, Expert Gamer

The EGM Slick 50 List, Electronic Gaming Monthly

E3 Best of Show Winners List, Game Informer

PC Games "A" List, PC Games

Gold Player, PC Player

Player Fun Award, Player One

Ten Best Heroes - Abe, Gamespot - Online

Most Wanted, PSM

Silver Medal, Institutional, Spectrum Annual for Fantastic Art

1998

"Top 25 PSX Games Ever" List, Game Informer

E3 Top Ten Games, GameFan

E3 Showstopper, GamePro

Gold Game Award, Mega Fun

Best Action/Adventure PSX Game, Next Level Holiday Guide

Top Game Award, PlayStation Games

Solid Gold Award (Must Buy), PlayStation Pro

Gold X Rating, PS Extreme

Triple A Title, Station

Total Play Star Award, Total Play

Video Game Classic Award, Video Games

1998 E3 Awards, Best Adventure Game, Adrenaline Vault

GamePower "4 Lighting Bolt Review Award", GamePower/Cmp Media

1998 Best PSX Adventure Game, Game Revolution

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Munch's Oddysee Awards

2003

Expose 1: Digital Fine Art Annual, www.ballisticpublishing.com

Finalist Nominee: Music Video Category, "Use Yur Imagination", 1st Annual 3D Awards

Tenth Annual Spectrum International Competition for Fantastic Art, Spectrum

Gold World Medal, Best Computer-Generated Images, "The Auction Sequence", New York Festivals

Silver World Medal, Best Soundtrack/Audio Mix, "The Auction Sequence", New York Festivals

Finalist, Best Editing, "The Auction Sequence", New York Festivals

Finalist, Best Direction, "The Auction Sequence", New York Festivals

Society of Illustrators 45th Annual Exhibition, Institutional, "Munch and Vyykers Scientist image", Society of Illustrators, NYC

Ninth Annual Spectrum International Competition for Fantastic Art, Spectrum

Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences

2002

Editors' Choice, Best Xbox Game of the Year, Electronic Gaming Monthly

No. 3, Readers' Choice, Best Xbox Game of the Year, Electronic Gaming Monthly

No.3, Readers' Choice, Adventure Game of the Year, Electronic Gaming Monthly

Silver Editors' Choice Award, Electronic Gaming Monthly

Best Xbox Action Game of 2001, Game Revolution

Runner-up, Readers' Choice, Best Adventure Game 2001, Xbox IGN

Nominee, Excellence in Game Design, Game Developers Choice Awards

Nominee, Original Game Character of the Year (Munch), Game Developers Choice Awards

Nominee, Excellence in Visual Arts, Game Developers Choice Awards

Nominee, Innovation in Console Gaming, Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences

Nominee, Outstanding Achievemnet in Art Direction, Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences

Finalist, Short Film: Animated, New York Festivals

Finalist, Best Direction, New York Festivals

Finalist, Best Original Music/Lyrics, New York Festivals

Gold World Medal, Best Computer-Generated Images, New York Festivals

Gold World Medal, Best Sountrack/Audio, New York Festivals

Gold World Medal, Intro: Educational Production, New York Festivals

Nominee, Readers' Choice, Xbox Game of the Year, Xbox IGN

Copper Winner-Video, Music Video, "Use Yur Imagination", Axiem Awards

Copper Winner- Animation, Music Video, "Use Yur Imagination", Axiem Awards

Copper Winner, Video/Entertainment Category, "The Auction Sequence", Axiem Awards

Copper Winner, Animation/Audio Mixing, "The Auction Sequence", Axiem Awards

Copper Winner, Directing in Animation, "The Auction Sequence", Axiem Awards

Silver Finalist, TV/Station ID "G4 Network ID "Lift", Axiem Awards

Nominee, Readers' Choice, Best Xbox Story of 2001, Xbox IGN

Nominee, Readers' Choice, Best Xbox Graphics of 2001, Xbox IGN

Nominee, Readers' Choice, Best Xbox Sound of 2001, Xbox IGN

No.1, Best Characters, PLAY

Xbox Elite Award for Excellence, OXM

Best in Show Xbox Games, E3 2001, Edge

Best Xbox Game, E3 2002 Review, Electronic Gaming Monthly

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Stranger's Wrath Awards

2006

BEST CINEMATIC/CUT-SCENE AUDIO - Finalist, Fourth Annual G.A.N.G. Awards

BEST DIALOGUE - Finalist, Fourth Annual G.A.N.G. Awards

Outstanding Pre-Rendered Visuals in a Video Game - Nominee, In Game Story Clips - Rich McKain, Iain Morton, Raymond Swanland, Lorne Lanning, Sherry McKenna, Visual Effects Society Awards

Outstanding Achievement: Animation - Nominee, AIAS

Character Design - Nominee, National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers

Costume Design - Nominee, National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers

Sound Editing in a Game Cinema - Nominee, National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers

Writing in a Comedy - Nominee, National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers

Number One Game of the Year , PlayStation Editor's Pick, IGN

Top 10 of 2005 - Editor's Picks, PLAY magazine

Top 50 games of 2005 list; Top 10 Heroes (Stranger), Game Informer

Top 50 Games of 2005, Gamesmaster UK

Game of the Year - Nominee, Overgame.com

Best Cinematics - Nominee, Overgame.com

Best Soundtrack - Nominee, Overgame.com

Best Voice Acting - Nominee, Overgame.com

Best of the Best Award - "Coups de coeur", Xbox Mag France

Xbox - Most Innovative Design - Runner-up, Best of IGN

Best Graphics, Artistic - Finalist, Gamespot

Best 50 Games Ever, smh.com.au

Game of the Year - Editor's Pick, Underrated Games of the Year, Gamasutra

2005

Edge Awards - Finalist, Edge

"Best Cinematics" and "Best Character"(Stranger) - Nominations, G4Phoria Awards

Must buy for Xmas list, jeuxvideo

Xbox's Golden Five, Gamerfeed

Top Ten Xbox Games of 2005, about.com

Games of the Year, Guardian Limited UK

Best Xbox Game for 2005, Young Money

Top Five Shooters, NoFrag.com

Top Ten Games of 2005, Global Gaming

Selected Artwork and Artists: "Song Engine" by Raymond Swanland, "Into the Pixel"

Expose 3: Digital Fine Art Annual, Four images accepted for inclusion, Expose 3

Spectrum Annual - Four images accepted for inclusion, Spectrum Annual for Fantastic Art

Editor's Pick, Tips-N-Tricks

SILVER REVIEW AWARD, Official Xbox Magazine U.S.

SILVER REVIEW AWARD, Electronic Gaming Monthly

EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD, TeamXbox

GamePro Gold Award, GamePro

Editor's Choice Award, IGN

It's A Maniac!, Maniac

XBM Essential Game, XBM - UK

AMN Gold Award, Xbox Advanced

Game of the Month, Playboy

Xbox GamerStar Game, Xbox Gamer

XBM Big Game, XBM, Gold World Medal - Best CG Images, New York Festivals

Silver World Medal - Best Direction, New York Festivals

2004

Best of Class - Animation, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Animation Media - Games, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Animation Media - Directing, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Animation Media - Editing, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Animation Media - Entertainment, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Interactive Media - Directing, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Interactive Media - Editing, Axiem Awards

Copper Award, Interactive Media - Entertainment, Axiem Awards

Best Graphics & Animation (non broadcast), NAB - ICE Awards

Inclusion in Animation Theater, Siggraph

Gold World Medal, Best Soundtrack/Audio Mix, New York Festivals

Finalist, Best Direction, New York Festivals

Finalist, 3D Game Cinematics (non interactive), 3D Festivals

Excellence Award, 3D Character in Action, Expose 2