EMA Honors ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Wii Fit’ Games11 Feb, 2009 By: Billy Gil
The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) honored Activision’s Call of Duty: World at War and Nintendo’s Wii Fit with three 2009 Video Game Home Entertainment Awards each, while Video Game of the Year went to Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV.
The “Call of Duty” title won PS3 and Xbox 360 Game of the Year, while Most Innovative Game of the Year went to Wii Fit. Other winners included Nintendo’s Mario Kart Wii, with two awards, and Electronic Arts, honored in the new category of Best Third-Party Publisher.
The winners were chosen by retail and distributor members of EMA and were revealed during “Game Supply: The Supply Chain Academy for Interactive Entertainment.”