3rd Digital Art (Interactive Art) Division Excellence Award
SEAMAN -the forbidden pets-
SAITO Yutaka [Japan]
Reason for Award
This works uses a voice recognition system to enable the player to communicate with the characters through natural voice dialog. The way it allows the player to actually educate the characters is little short of epoch making, introducing an entirely new dimension to the world of video gaming. The humorous and witty dialog with the characters is outstanding.