Feb. 8, 2008
Did You Know?
Nintendo Wins Two Interactive Achievement Awards
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has honored Nintendo with two
Interactive Achievement Awards, including Handheld Game of the Year for The
Legend of Zelda®: Phantom Hourglass for Nintendo DS™ and Adventure Game of the
Year for Super Mario Galaxy™ for Wii™. Both games have also enjoyed strong
momentum, with more than 2.5 million copies of Super Mario Galaxy sold since
its Nov. 12, 2007, debut and more than 1.1 million copies of The Legend of
Zelda: Phantom Hourglass sold since its Oct. 1, 2007, release.
Nintendo received nine nominations in eight gaming categories. The awards were
presented the night of Feb. 7, 2008, at the Academy’s annual Design, Innovate,
Communicate, Entertain conference in Las Vegas. The awards are among the most
respected in the interactive entertainment community.