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GC: Nominees announced for Best of GC awards

The eleven-member jury for the Best of GC awards have announced the finalist in all ten categories for this year's ceremony.

The eleven-member jury for the Best of GC awards have announced the finalists in all ten categories for this year's ceremony.

Due to take place August 24, the awards cover all major formats, mobile and online gaming and hardware peripherals.

Konami's Metal Gear Solid 4 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 are going head-to-head with Sony's SingStar, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and The Eye of Judgement in the PS3 category, while Wii Fit, Super Mario Galaxy and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games will face-off in the coveted Wii category.

Take Two's BioShock, Eidos' Kane & Lynch Dead Men and Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata are up for the Xbox 360 award, and the best hardware category is a showdown between EA's Rock Band, the Wii Balance Board and the PlayStation Eye for PS3.

The full list of nominees follows:


Sam & Max Season One

StarCraft 2

Hellgate: London

The Settlers — Rise of an Empire


Enemy Territory Quake Wars

Xbox 360


Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel 360

Eternal Sonata

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men


God of War: Chains of Olympus

Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

Silent Hill Origins


Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

Crash of the Titans

Singstar - Die Toten Hosen

BUZZ! - Das Film Quiz


Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots


Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

The Eye of Judgement

Pro Evolution Soccer 2008


Wii Fitness

Super Mario Galaxy

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games


Eye Training

Undercover: Dual Motives

The Simpsons



Medal of Honor Airborne


Hellgate: London

Enemy Territory Quake Wars

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

Best Hardware Product

Wii Balance Board

Rock Band

PlayStation Eye

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