The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) revealed the 2011 Interactive Achievement Awards Winners. Blizzard Entertainment was nominated in several categories, and won two of them.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty won the Oustanding Achievement in Online Game Play Award and the Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year Award.
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm wasn’t lucky this year, but it was nominated in two categories. The fact an expansion was nominated, that’s a bonus.
The replay of AIAS 2011 Interactive Achievement Awards will Air on G4TV on Saturday, Feb. 12th at 4PM ET / 1PM PT.
“The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences’ annual conference exploring artistic expression in video game development includes the Interactive Achievement Awards, which will be handed out on Thursday, February 10 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. The awards celebrate the best technical and artistic achievements in video games in the last year.
Hosted for the sixth year in a row by comedian, actor and game enthusiast Jay Mohr, the AIAS Awards will air on G4TV on Saturday, February 12th at 4pm ET in a one-hour, G4 special presentation. We’ll also be featuring a live, same-day webcast of the awards on our site, and a ton of exclusive online content from the D.I.C.E. Summit sessions and the Indie Game Challenge that take place throughout the week.”