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Saturday, 23rd September 2023

GDC Spotlight Awards - 1999


The Spotlight Awards (GDC) was hosted annually by the Game Developers Conference from 1997 to 1999. Its focus was on the video and computer game industry. The Spotlight awards took a lot of gaming platforms into consideration, but 1999 awarded many PC games.

The best video games for 1999 according to the Spotlight awards were:

  • 1999
  • Baldur's Gate Best Adventure Game/RPG
  • Gran Turismo Best Simulation Game
  • Half-Life Best Action Game
  • Half-Life Best AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Half-Life Best PC/Mac Game
  • Half-Life Best Use of Audio
  • Half-Life Best Use of Graphics
  • NFL Blitz Best Sports Game
  • StarCraft Best Multiplayer Game
  • StarCraft Best Strategy/War Game
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Most Innovative Game Design
  • You Don't Know Jack 4: The Ride Best Trivia or Puzzle Game
Take a look at other video games awards