Eugene Oh writes "Nominations are open for the 5th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 14, 2005. All those involved in the video game industry or the development of videogames are eligible to submit nominations at. The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) will present the awards on March 9, 2005, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. The Game Developers Choice Awards categories focus on rewarding and recognizing innovation and excellence in the art of making games - regardless of genre, platform or delivery medium. Awards will be given in the following categories:Best Game, Innovation, Audio, Character Design, Game Design, Technology, Visual Arts, Writing, New Studio, Lifetime Achievement, First Penguin, Maverick, and Community Contribution."