Okami, Dead Rising publisher says it was snubbed from awards show for not paying up; AIAS says games did not make final ballot because they didn't have enough votes.
Obviously not so independent. I don't see where being a member should have any effect on the nominating and voting. This organization is clearly biased and looking to protect it's members by making sure that no company ever gets any recognition other than ones that pay to join.
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