Japanese game publication Famitsu has awarded its "Famitsu Awards 2008" for games released between January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008.

The winners are...

*Drumroll please*

Game Of The Year
Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G

Most Valuable Person
Hideo Kojima

Game Character of The Year

Game Company of They Year

Special Awards
Rookie Title Grand-Prize
The Last Remnant

Innovation Grand-Pize
Wii Music

High Quality Grand-Prize
Metal Gear Solid 4

Best Seller Grand-Prize
Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G

Awards In Excellence
Racing Game Prize
Mario Kart Wii

Multi-Play Game Prize
Super Smash Bros. Brawl

All Generation Prize
Pokémon Platinum

Communication Game Prize
Animal Crossing: City Folk

Adventure & Puzzle Prize
Professor Layton and The Last Time Travel

Masterpiece Prize
Dragon Quest V

Character & Action Game Prize
DISSIDIA Final Fantasy

Role Playing Game Prize
Tales of Vesperia

Dramatic Prize
428: In a Blockaded Shibuya

PlayStation 2 Game Prize
Persona 4

World-wide Prize
Grand Theft Auto IV

速報! ゲームユーザーが選ぶ"FAMITSU AWARDS 2008"は、この作品!! [Famitsu]