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Your Game Of The Year!

Discussion in 'Games' started by KieranD, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. KieranD

    KieranD

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    The years almost at an end, post your GOTY. 1 or 2 runners up (honourable mentions) max, has to be a game that was released this year, can be any platform even iOS.

    1. Skyrim!!! :laugh:

    The Witcher 2 and Bastion (had a re-think and thought Bastion was really worthy of being a runner up).
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    1. Skyrim

    2. Battlefield 3

    3. I haven't played anything else since those two were released.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    I say big rigs all over the road racing to be honest!
     
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    1. Skyrim

    For me too, great game. Despite the C2D's (which would hopefully get better through future patches), it's still the best game ever, ultra-large world, non-linear and one-of-a-kind.
     
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    Title should be replaced with The Buggiest Games of the Year.
     
  6. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Going to have to go with Skyrim, was hoping it to be BF3, but I found the vanilla maps to be lacking, good thing the Karkand maps actually seem good. 2nd would have to be SWTOR, having a ton of fun with that as we speak.
     
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    1: Rage

    2: Batman Arkham City

    3: Resistance 3
     
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    1. TES V: Skyrim

    2. Battlefield 3

    3. Uncharted 3

    I can predict Skyrim will win by a landslide :) just pointing out the obvious... :p
     
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    1. Skyrim - Great game overall, the most epic single player story there is. Battle system for me feels very unnatural compared to Dark Souls though.

    2. Dark Souls - I wish all games had this kind of difficulty, if Skyrim had the same combat mechanics as this game I'd be playing it non-stop, this game had far more epic boss fights compared to Skyrim (Despite Skyrim having Dragons) because of this. It is addictive to me. Needs more content/story though.

    3. Battlefield 3 - While the best FPS I've experienced this year, I just wouldn't spend all day on it as there are still an infinite amount of quests to complete in Skyrim ;).
     
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    I normally would not say a racing game, but have to say NFS The Run looks like it has good play value, so that is my favorite of the year.

    Runner up: Portal 2
     
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    [Racing] - Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed

    [Shooter] - Battlefield 3

    [Simulator] - RailWorks 3: Train Simulator 2012 Deluxe

    [Role-Playing] - Rage
     
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    1. Rage (PS3)
    2. Dead Space 2 (PS3)
    3. Resistance 3 (PS3)
    4. Killzone 3 (PS3)
    5. Bulletstorm (Xbox360)

    For me, the unexpected game always seem to be my favourite's as I don't hype them up in my mind unlike popular titles.

    Uncharted 3, BF3 (PC) and Skyrim I haven't bought yet but most likely would be in that list :)
     
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    Hmmm ... Game of the year for me has to meet some pretty stringent critera.

    1) No DRM. Zero. Nada.
    2) Easily accessible on-line and reasonably forgiving of a poor internet connection.
    3) Mentally challenging and at the same time fun and unpredictable.
    4) Allows short or long periods of involvement without penalizing you.
    5) Minimal issues with save games, graphic drivers or CPU performance.

    I guess once again I'm going to have to go with ... TPU forums.
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Portal 2, hands down.
     
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    1) Skyrim
    2) Metro 2033
    3) Left 4 Dead 2

    I know played Metro 2033 for the first time a few months ago :)
     
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    I have not yet played battlefield 3 or skyrim.

    So I have to go with the best game I have played. Portal 2.
     
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    battlefield 3
     
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    Skyrim

    some honorable mentions The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Bastion.
     
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    Minecraft! None can beat that!
     
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    Bastion might even be better than Deus Ex for me. I was really impressed!

    LOL i said one or 2 runners up :laugh:
    Nice choices everyone!

    EDIT: Tell you what make it games released only this year. Ill update the op.
     
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    I have several more!
     
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    I'm surprised no one mentioned this...
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution
    Great story, best prequel game I've ever played. Oh and DirectX 11 support out of the box. No console port garbage. Had a solid DLC as well, Missing Link.
     
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    +1 for Deus Ex HR.
    Skyrim is a blast too. For me that would be a toss-up between those two.

    I just got accepted into the SW:TOR early access yesterday but my modem was having problems. Played it a little today. might add it to this list if it's any good.
     
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    Battlefield 3
    Witcher 2
    Skyrim
     
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    BF3
    Deus Ex Human Revolution
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

    (all PC)
     

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