The Best Live Game Award recognizes the best currently-operating online game -- distinguishing itself by releasing exceptional new content through expansion packs, patches, or other updates in the 12 months to May 2012, as well as a vibrant player community, high-quality community management and network operation during that period.
3rd annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards Nominees (2012)
- League of Legends (Riot Games)
- Rift (Trion Worlds)
- CityVille (Zynga)
- World of WarCraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
- EVE Online (CCP Games)