2011 MI6 Awards Finalists Announced: World of Warcraft and StarCraft II Dominate

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in StarCraft 2 News, World of Warcraft News

MI6 launched in 2006 as the first association dedicated to maximizing the effectiveness and supporting the success of marketing, promotion and advertising professionals involved in the video gaming and interactive entertainment community. MI6 is a not-for-profit association providing education, promoting industry growth and celebrating marketing excellence.

Taking place annually, the MI6 Conference is in its sixth successful year and is seen as a must-attend event for marketing professionals in the video gaming space.

The annual MI6 Conference provides an all-inclusive forum for common thought, bond and community for video game marketing and promotion executives.

The MI6 Awards showcases and honors the top creative work produced by the video game marketing community and its partners. The awards show takes place as part of the MI6 Conference. It will be celebrated on April 7, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, CA where the winners will be announced.

MI6 has announced the 2011 MI6 Awards Finalists. Blizzard Entertainment has been nominated in several categories for their games: World of Warcraft: Cataclysm and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.

BEST PRODUCT PACKAGING

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Standard Edition
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Call of Duty Black Ops
Activision and Petrol Advertising

Sesame Street: Elmo’s A-to-Zoo Adventure for Wii Product Packaging
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Packaging
Ubisoft

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Standard Edition
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

God of War III
Sony Computer Entertainment America and Petrol Advertising

BEST LIMITED EDITION, SPECIAL EDITION OR COLLECTORS EDITION PACKAGING

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Collector’s Edition
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Halo: Reach Legendary Edition
Microsoft Games Studios, 343 Industries, Bungie, Idea Planet, McFarlane Toys

Bioshock 2 Special Edition
2K Games, MPS

Call of Duty Black Ops : Prestige Edition
Activision and Petrol Advertising

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Collector’s Edition
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Fable III Limited Collector’s Edition
Microsoft Games Studios, Lionhead Studios, Idea Planet

BEST ONLINE ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

Fallout: New Vegas – Online Advertising Campaign
AKQA

Just Dance 2 Online Campaign
Ubisoft, RED Interactive Agency

EA SPORTS Madden NFL 11 –Plan Accordingly
EA SPORTS

Playstation.com Homepage Banner Campaign
Sony Computer Entertainment America and Petrol Advertising

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Online Campaign
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Tron Evolution
Disney Interactive Studios and Petrol Advertising

BEST COMMUNITY BASED WEB EXPERIENCE

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm – ‘Your Fortune Awaits’ Campaign
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Halo: Reach “Monument of Light”
Microsoft Xbox

Assassin’s Creed Project Legacy Facebook Game
Ubisoft

LEGO Star Wars III Website
LucasArts & RED Interactive Agency

StarCraft II ‘Join the Dominion’ Campaign
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

Okamiden Facebook Application
Midnight Oil Creative

SHARPEST EDGE AWARD – BEST EDITING

Alan Wake Trailer
The Ant Farm

Splinter Cell Conviction – Story Trailer
Simple Films, LLC

COD Black Ops – “Launch”
The Ant Farm

LittleBigPlanet2 – Actions Trailer
g-NET

Launch Trailer – Michael Jackson The Experience
Ubisoft and Hammer Creative

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty TV Commercial
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT

BEST PRODUCT LOGO DESIGN

Bulletstorm Logo Animations
g-NET

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT& HAMAGAMI/CARROLL

God of War III
Sony Computer Entertainment America and Petrol Advertising

End of Nations
Trion World Networks and Petrol Advertising

Kinectimals
Microsoft Xbox

WB Games – Mature Titles Logo Animation
Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing On-Air

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