GameStooge announced the Technical Awards on January 1st, now comes the Genre Awards, in which they take a look at the best games of each genre category. GameStooge writer Jonathon Howard also chimes in with some of his own picks in categories he's familiar with.
BEST ACTION GAME OF 2008: Grand Theft Auto IV
BEST SHOOTER OF 2008: Gears of War 2
BEST PLATFORM GAME OF 2008: LittleBigPlanet
BEST RACING GAME OF 2008: GRID
BEST SPORTS GAME OF 2008: NHL 09
BEST STRATEGY GAME OF 2008: Civilization Revolution
BEST ROLEPLAYING GAME OF 2008: Fallout 3
BEST MMORPG OF 2008: Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
BEST ADVENTURE GAME OF 2008: Professor Layton and the Curious Village
BEST PUZZLE GAME OF 2008: Braid
BEST DIGITAL GAME (ORIGINAL) OF 2008: Braid
BEST DIGITAL GAME (ADAPTATION) OF 2008: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
The Awards will continue with the Platform Awards, including Best Game of the Year.