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[12/19/06 - 10:30 PM]
X-Play Awards Best Video Games of 2006 on G4
"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" took home "Game of the Year" honors.

[via press release from G4]

X-Play� Awards Best Video Games of 2006 on G4

X-Play� Awards Best Video Games of 2006 on G4

�The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess� for the Wii Honored as Game of the Year

LOS ANGELES, December 19, 2006 -- �X-PLAY,� G4�s ultimate source for brutally honest videogame reviews, has announced the winners of the "Best of 2006 Awards," its annual recognition of the year�s greatest achievements in videogames. Game of the Year honors went to �The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.� The awards were announced during a special episode of �X-PLAY� that premiered Monday, December 18. �X-PLAY� delivers the latest game previews and brutally honest reviews every weeknight at 8:00 pm ET/PT.

In a year marked by the eagerly anticipated release of two new game consoles, Nintendo emerged as the big winner among competing hardware manufacturers. Games for the Nintendo Wii garnered top honors in five of the 11 nominated categories, including Best Sports Game (Madden NFL 07) and Best Puzzle/Party Game (Wii Sports). Games for Microsoft�s Xbox 360 garnered three awards, including recognition for Dead Rising as Best Original Game.

Past �X-PLAY� Game of the Year Award winners have included Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003), Halo 2 (2004) and Resident Evil 4 (2005). This is the fourth consecutive year that �X-PLAY� has awarded honors to the best video games of the year

The complete list of 2006 winners includes:

Best Action/Adventure Game: � The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)

Best Fighting Game: � Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (Wii)

Best Racing Game: � FlatOut 2 (Xbox)

Best RPG: � The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Xbox 360)

Best Platformer: � New Super Mario Bros. (DS)

Best Puzzle/Party Game: � Wii Sports (Wii)

Best Shooter: � Gears of War (Xbox 360)

Best Strategy Game: � Company of Heroes (PC)

Best Sports Game: � Madden NFL 07(Wii)

Best Original Game: � Dead Rising (Xbox 360)

Game of the Year: � The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)

About G4

G4, the fastest growing network on television for 2006, launched in April 2002 and is now available in 60 million cable and satellite homes nationwide. The #1 podcasted cable network in America and a leader in VOD, G4 embraces the male 18-34 audience and their fascination with video games, the Internet, broadband, technology, comics and animation. Additionally, G4 provides breaking news and insider opinions on these topics as well as the broader culture young men are interested in. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles and is owned by Comcast Corporation. To learn more, log onto www.g4tv.com.





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