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2011 Nintendo Power Awards results

Posted on February 21, 2012 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, DS, General Nintendo, News, Wii

Game of the Year – 3DS

Dead or Alive: Dimensions
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Mario Kart 7
Sonic Generations
Super Mario 3D Land (readers and staff)
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition

Game of the Year – Wii

Bit.Trip Complete
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (readers and staff)
Rayman Origins
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters

Game of the Year – DS

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (staff)
Kirby Mass Attack
Okamiden
Pokemon Black and White (readers)
Professor Layton and the Last Spector
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter

Game of the Year – Downloadable

Antipole (DSiWare)
Bit.Trip Flux (WiiWare)
VVVVVV (eShop) (staff)
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition (DSiWare) (readers)
Mighty Switch Force (eShop)
MotoHeroz (WiiWare)

Best 3DS Graphics

Dead or Alive: Dimensions
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Nano Assault
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Star Fox 64 3D (staff)
Super Mario 3D Land (readers)

Best Wii Graphics

Conduit 2
Kirby’s Return to Dreamland
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (readers)
Rayman Origins (staff)

Best DS Graphics

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (staff)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (readers)
Monster Tale
Radiant Historia

Best Original Score

Bit.Trip Complete (Wii)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) (readers)
Radiant Historia (DS)
Rayman Origins (Wii) (staff)
Sonic Generations (3DS)
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)

Best Adventure Game

Cave Story 3D (3DS)
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) (staff and readers)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS)
Okamiden (DS)
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (DS)

Best Role-Playing/Strategy Game

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (DS)
Pokemon Black/White (DS) (readers)
Radiant Historia (DS) (staff)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked (3DS)
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars (3DS)

Best Sports Game

FIFA Soccer 12 (Wii)
Mario Sports Mix (Wii) (readers)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters (Wii) (staff)
Virtua Tennis 4 (Wii)

Best Racing Game

FAST – Racing League (WiiWare)
Mario Kart 7 (3DS) (staff and readers)
MotoHeroz (WiiWare)
Ridge Racer 3D (3DS)

Best Action Game

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy (3DS)
Aliens: Infestation (DS)
Kirby Mass Attack (DS)
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D (3DS)
Shinobi (3DS)
Star Fox 64 3D (3DS) (readers and staff)

Best Fighting Game

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II (3DS)
Dead or Alive: Dimensions (3DS)
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition (3DS) (readers and staff)
WWE All Stars (3DS)

Best Platformer

de Blob 2 (Wii)
Giana Sisters DS (DS)
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land (Wii)
Rayman Origins (Wii)
Sonic Generations (3DS)
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) (readers and staff)

Best Multiplayer

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land (Wii)
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition (DSiWare)
Mario Kart 7 (3DS) (readers and staff)
MotoHeroz (WiiWare)
Rayman Origins (Wii)
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D (3DS)

Best New Character

Chibiterasu – Okamiden (DS)
Doctor Lautrec – Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights (3DS) (staff)
Ghirahim – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) (readers)
Groose – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
Red the Hunter: Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (DS)
Sissel – Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS)

Best Story/Writing

Back to the Future: The Game (WiiWare)
Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights (3DS)
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS) (staff)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) (readers)
Radiant Historia (DS)
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (DS)

Best New Idea

Solving puzzles by posessing objects – Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (DS)
Playing as and interacting with shadows – Lost in Shadow (Wii)
AR Games – 3DS (readers)
Mii Plaza – 3DS (staff)

Portal of Power – Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure

Best Retro Revival

Giana Sisters DS (DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition (DSiWare)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS) (readers)
Shinobi (3DS)
Sonic Generations (3DS) (staff)
Star Fox 64 3D (3DS)

Best Steroscopic 3D

Dead or Alive: Dimensions
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Mario Kart 7
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Star Fox 64 3D
Super Mario 3D Land (readers and staff)

Overall Game of the Year

Dead or Alive: Dimensions
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Mario Kart 7
Sonic Generations
Super Mario 3D Land
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition
Bit.Trip Complete
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (staff and readers)
Rayman Origins
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
Kirby Mass Attack
Okamiden
Pokemon Black and White
Professor Layton and the Last Spector
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter
Antipole
Bit.Trip Flux
VVVVVV
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition
Mighty Switch Force
MotoHeroz

Random awards

Finish-Strong Award – Super Mario 3D Land
Biggest “What-the-heck” Moment – Space Lincoln and Space Washington (Conduit 2)
Most Infuriating – Fun Fun Island (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
Creep of the Year – The Trainer (Star Fox 64 3D)
Best Streetpass Mii Plaza hat – Cheeseburger Hat

Thanks to Jake for the tip!

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