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2008 Age Appropriate Game Awards

Mirror's Edge the overall victor.

Tuesday 30/12/2008

Mirror's Edge wins the overall award in Game People's 2008 Age Awards. Having been nominated in their Workers category it managed to accrue many more reader votes than other short listed games.

These Video Game Age Awards are a little different as they look to highlight games that are best suited to specific groups of gamers by their age and stage of life.

The full run down of the winners (voted on from games nominated in 2008 - is as follows:

Infants: Family Ski Wii

Juniors: Mario and Sonic at the Olympics Wii

Students: Super Smash Brothers Brawl Wii

Workers: Mirror's Edge PS3

Parents: Sing Star PS3

Seniors: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue PS3

About the Video Game Age Awards

The opposite of age restrictions and censorship, these awards show off the games that work well for particular ages. Each of the six awards (Infants, Juniors, Students, Workers, Parents and Seniors) highlights games with different qualities that match gamers at different stages of life.

"So often we are trying to keep people away from inappropriate games. It's refreshing to introduce these different groups to experiences tailored for them." - Paul Govan for Game People

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