4th Digital Art (Interactive Art) Division Grand Prize
DRAGON QUEST VII -Warrior of Edden-
“DRAGON QUEST VII” Development Team (HORII Yuji (Game design & Scenario direction) / SUGIYAMA Koichi (Music compose) / TORIYAMA Akira (Charactor design) / YAMANA Manabu (Program direction) / MAJIMA Shintaro (Art direction), Representatives) [Japan]
Reason for Award
Many gamers have been eagerly awaiting the release of Dragon Quest VII. With record-breaking sales, it has become the definitive game software of the year. This game is engaging without depending on a high degree of realism. The story that this game is based on is well refined and artfully executed. Dragon Quest VII is a reaffirmation of what role playing games are all about.