Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile, Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate, Build-a-lot, Chocolatier, Dream Chronicles and Peggle were among the winners at the Zeeby Awards, which took place Thursday night as part of Casual Connect. Gamezebo’s video coverage of the event will be available soon, but in the meantime read on for the full list of winners.


CRAFT AWARDS


Craft Award for Best Xbox LIVE Arcade Game of 2007


Winner:
Worms (Team 17)

Runners Up:

  • Carcassonne (Sierra Online)
  • Catan (Big Huge Games)
  • Heavy Weapon (PopCap Games/CTXM)
  • Pac Man Championship Edition (Namco Bandai)
  • Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (Infinite Interactive)



Craft Award for Best Social Network Game of 2007

Winner:
Who Has the Biggest Brain? (PlayFish LTD)

Runners Up:

  • Are you Sexy? (Zoosk)
  • Scrabulous (RA Ventures )
  • Scramble (Zynga)
  • Zombies (Blake Commagere)



Craft Award for Best Visual Art of 2007

Winner:
Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)

Runners Up:

  • Azada (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Cake Mania 2 (Publisher & Developer: Sandlot Games)
  • Dream Chronicles (Publisher: PlayFirst & Developer: Kat Games)
  • Peggle (Publisher & Developer: PopCap Games)
  • The Scruffs (Sweet Tooth Games)



Craft Award for Best Story of 2007

Winner:
Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)

Runners Up:

  • Agatha Christie: Peril at End House (Publisher: IPlay & Developer: Flood Light Games)
  • Azada (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Dream Chronicles (Publisher: PlayFirst & Developer: Kat Games)
  • Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords Xbox Live Arcade (Publisher & Developer: Infinite Interactive)
  • The Scruffs (Publisher & Developer: Sweet Tooth Games)



Craft Award for Best Innovative Game of 2007

Winner:
Build-a-lot (Publisher & Developer: HipSoft)

Runners Up:

  • Azada (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Dream Chronicles (Publisher: PlayFirst & Developer: Kat Games)
  • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Peggle (Publisher & Developer: PopCap Games)
  • The Scruffs (Publisher & Developer: Sweet Tooth Games



Craft Award for Best Audio Game of 2007

Winner:
Peggle (Publisher & Developer: PopCap Games)

Runners Up:

  • Azada (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Dream Chronicles (Publisher: PlayFirst & Developer: Kat Games)
  • Guitar Hero III Mobile Game (Publisher: Activision & Developer: Hands-On Mobile)
  • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • The Scruffs (Publisher & Developer: Sweet Tooth Games)

Craft Award for Best Mobile Game of 2007

Winner: Guiter Hero 3 (Hands on Mobile) 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS


People’s Choice Award for Best Arcade & Action Game of 2007

Winner:
Peggle (Publisher & Developer: PopCap Games)

Runners Up:

  • Farm Frenzy (Publisher: Alawar Games & Developer: Melesta)
  • Jojo’s Fashion Show (Publisher: iWin & Developer: Gamelab)
  • Lego Fever (Publisher & Developer: Gamelab)
  • Supercow (Publisher & Developer: Nevosoft)



People’s Choice Award for Best Time Management Game of 2007

Winner:
Diner Dash: Hometown Hero (Developer & Publisher: PlayFirst)

Runners Up:

  • Burger Shop (Publisher & Developer: GoBit Games)
  • Cake Mania 2 (Publisher & Developer: Sandlot Games)
  • Delicious Deluxe 2 (Publisher & Developer: Real Games)
  • Sally’s Salon (Publisher: Real Games; Developer: Games Café)
  • Turbo Pizza (Publisher: IPlay & Developer: Aliasworlds)

 

People’s Choice Award for Best Word & Trivia Game of 2007

Winner:
Trivial Pursuit Genus Edition (Publisher & Developer: Real Games)

Runners Up:

  • Boggle Deluxe (Publisher & Developer: iWin)
  • Brainiversity (Publisher & Developer: Red Sprite Studios)
  • Flip Words 2 (Publisher & Developer: HipSoft)
  • Jeopardy 2 (Publisher & Developer: Sony Online Entertainment)
  • The 80’s Game with Martha Quinn (Publisher & Developer: Funkitron)


People’s Choice Award for Best Puzzle Game of 2007

Winner:
Jewel Quest II (Developer & Publisher: iWin)

Runners Up:

  • Cradle of Rome (Developer & Publisher: Awem Studios)
  • Lumines (Developer: Q Entertainment; Publisher: Wild Tangent)
  • Luxor 3 (Developer & Publisher: Mumbo Jumbo)
  • Puzzle Quest (Developer & Publisher: Infinite Interactive)


People’s Choice Award for Best Card, Board, & Mahjong Game of 2007

Winner:
Monopoly Here & Now (Real Games & Developer: Tik Games)

Runners Up:

  • Fairway Solitaire (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Jewel Quest Solitaire II (Publisher & Developer: iWin)
  • Mah Jong Quest II (Publisher & Developer: iWin)
  • Mahongg Artifacts 2 (Publisher: Alawar & Developer: Shape Games)
  • Risk (Publisher & Developer: iWin)

People’s Choice Award for Strategy Game of 2007

Winner:
Chocolatier (Publisher: PlayFirst; Developer: Big Splash Games)

Runners Up:

  • Alice Greenfingers (Publisher & Developer: Arcade Lab)
  • Build-a-lot (Publisher & Developer: HipSoft)
  • Defender of the Crown – Heroes Live Forever (Publisher: eGames & Developer: Techfront)
  • Fairy Godmother Tycoon (Publisher & Developer: Electronic Arts)
  • Virtual Villagers – The Lost Children (Publisher: Big Fish Games & Developer: Last Day of Work)


People’s Choice Award for Best Hidden Object & Adventure Game of 2007

Winner:
Dream Chronicles (Developer: Kat Games & Publisher: PlayFirst)

Runners Up:

  • Azada (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Mortimer Beckett & The Secrets of Spooky Manor (Publisher: Real Games; Developer: Paprikari)
  • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull (Publisher & Developer: Her Interactive)
  • The Scruffs (Publisher & Developer: Sweet Tooth Games)



People’s Choice Award for Best Web Game of 2007

Winner:
Bloons (Ninja Kiwi)

Runners Up:

  • 50 States (Addicting Games)
  • Desktop Tower Defense (Paul Preece)
  • Portal: The Flash Version (Ido Tal and Hen Mazolski)
  • Tower Bloxx (Digital Chocolate)
  • Yin Yang (Nitrome & MTV)


People’s Choice Award for Best Game of 2007

Winner:
Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile (Publisher: IPlay & Developer: Flood Light Games)

Runners Up:

  • Build-a-lot (Publisher & Developer: HipSoft)
  • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (Publisher & Developer: Big Fish Games)
  • Peggle (Publisher & Developer: PopCap Games)
  • Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (Infinite Interactive)
  • Desktop Tower Defense (Develoer: Paul Preece)
  • Jojo’s Fashion Show (Publisher: iWin & Developer: Gamelab)
  • Delicious Deluxe 2 (Publisher & Developer: Real Games)
  • Diner Dash: Hometown Hero (Publisher & Developer: PlayFirst)
  • Farm Frenzy (Publisher: Alawar Games & Developer: Melesta)
  • Luxor 3 (Publisher & Developer: Mumbo Jumbo)
  • Sally’s Salon (Publisher: Real Games & Developer: Games Café
  • The Scruffs (Publisher & Developer: Sweet Tooth Games


Hall of Fame Award for 2007

Paul Thelen, Big Fish Games