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ETQW One of MSN's Games of the Year

The playful crew over at MSN has published their own Games of the Year feature, highlighting what they thought were the best 20 titles released in the past 12 months. Better yet, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars made the list - in a year that saw the release of countless high profile games, this is very exciting for us.

In related (and equally great) news, Phoronix has released their own list of The Greatest Linux Innovations of 2007, with Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars making the cut as the only game in the mix.

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Wins FPS of the Year Award

We're very excited to see that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has won VoodooExtreme's PC First Person Shooter of the Year award! The VoodooExtreme Game of the Year awards are based on weeklong user voting conducted last week where ETQW managed to beat a number of other multiplayer heavyweights, including Team Fortress 2 and Call of Duty 4. You can view the complete breakdown of VE's Game of the Year awards on this page.

ETQW Picks Up Two More Game of the Year Awards

Not wanting to be left out of the Game of the Year fuss, HardGame2, one of the largest Spanish gaming sites out there, has published a list of what they thought were the most outstanding PC titles of 2007. Some 25 categories were there to be won and we're very happy to see that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars managed to pick up top honors twice: Best Multiplayer Experience and Most Addicting Game! Rumor has it the Makron is having a few extra Strogg today to celebrate...

Paul Wedgwood to Speak at GDC 2008

Splash Damage owner Paul "Locki" Wedgwood is one of the featured speakers at this year's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and will be giving an hourlong talk titled From Amateur to Triple-A in Five Years. Intended for anyone looking to start or expand a game studio, the session will be an informative look at Splash Damage's history with a special focus on the lessons learned while growing the company from a mod team to a AAA game studio. GDC is set to take place February 18 - 22. Interested parties can sign up for the event here on the GDC website.

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