GAF Game of the Year 2009 - Voting Thread - 3 POINT SYSTEM, rules updated!

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UFRA

Member
Demon's Souls: 3

Borderlands: 2
Uncharted 2: 2

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2: 1
Red Faction: Guerrilla: 1
Gran Turismo PSP: 1
 

sohois

Member
3 points - Persona 4 (EU)

2 Points - The Last Remnant (PC)
Brutal Legend

1 Point - Dragon Age:Origins
WH40K: Dawn of War 2
Prototype


I presume The Last Remnant(PC) is allowed, since it was released on PC in 2009 which qualifies it according to the OP, though if not bump up Dragon Age to 2 points.
 

seat

Member
Assassin's Creed 2 - 3
Shadow Complex - 2
Resident Evil 5 - 1

I still haven't had a chance to play Uncharted 2, but deadline's almost up, so oh well!
 

ampere

Member
Most of my gaming time in 2009 went to games that were released in 2008...
So of the handful of games I did buy:

3 - Pixeljunk Shooter
2 - Flower
1 - Noby Noby Boy


Assassin's Creed 2, Dragon Age, Uncharted, etc all might be on there if I had a chance to play them :p

Pixeljunk Shooter is really great though, fun local co-op for a few hours.
 

Zeliard

Member
Demon's Souls - 3 points
Dragon Age: Origins - 2 points
New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 1 point

The only reason I didn't vote for Bayonetta here is because there's no real consensus on it being 2009 or 2010, and most seem to consider it 2010.

So Bayonetta will just have to settle for merely being GOTY 2010.
 
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So Bayonetta will just have to settle for merely being GOTY 2010.

If this year's "preview" performance is anything to go by, it will do very well next year.
 

Sanjay

Member
Batman: Arkham Asylum - 3 points
Street Fighter 4 - 2 points
Left 4 Dead 2 - 2 points
Demigod - 1 points
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - 1 points
Dragon Age Origins - 1 points
 
Spelunky - 3
Torchlight - 2

Plants vs. Zombies - 1
Shadow Complex - 1
Trine - 1
Demon's Souls - 1
Minecraft - 1



Hm... I guess that's really biased toward indie/downloadable stuff. I did play a few bigger games this year, but they were mostly a year or two old, and the couple I played from this year I wouldn't put on my list.
 

nilay

Member
batman arkham asylum - 3 points

street fighter 4 - 2 points
torchlight - 1
demigod - 1
left 4 dead 2 - 1
dragon age origins - 1
borderlands - 1
 

DDayton

(more a nerd than a geek)
Punch-Out!! (Wii) - 3
New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 2
Tales of Monkey Island - 1
Rhythm Heaven - 1
Bit.Trip Beat - 1
Metroid Prime Trilogy - 1
Wii Sports Resort - 1
 
Barely played any games released this year, so...

New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 3

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story - 2
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - 2

The Legendary Starfy - 1
Giana Sisters DS - 1
Elebits: The Adventures of Kai & Zero - 1 *


*played this for like 1 hour only, but I had to get to 10 points...
 

Gozan

Member
Little King's Story 3 pts
Dragon Age: Origins 2 pts
A Boy and His Blob 1 pt
Red Faction Guerilla 1 pt
Spelunky 1 pt
New Super Mario Bros Wii 1 pt
New Play Control: Pikmin 2 1 pt



Edit: Punch-Out out, Pikmin 2 in (if only to rub it in to NA Wii owners)
 

ktulu

Neo Member
Dragon Age Origins - 2
Halo 3: ODST - 1
Left 4 Dead 2 - 2
Killing Floor - 2
Resident Evil 5 - 1
Torchlight - 1
Batman Arkham Asylum - 1
 

AniHawk

Member
Gozan said:
Edit: Punch-Out out, Pikmin 2 in (if only to rub it in to NA Wii owners)

I voted for it in 2004 so there.

In fact, it made the top 10!

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1. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
2. Halo 2
3. Half-Life 2
4. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
5. Ninja Gaiden
6. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
7. Katamari Damacy
8. Pikmin 2
9. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
10. Burnout 3: Takedown
 

sciplore

Member
Brutal Legend: 3
Assassin's Creed: 2
Splosion Man: 2
Shadow Complex: 1
The Maw: 1
Axel & Pixel: 1

Also an honorable mention to me is "The Secret of Monkey Island:Special Edition" was my first time ever playing a game from the series and so I got to see what all the hype was about. I can see why it is considered a gaming classic, I think it has been on enough GOTY lists though so I wont vote for it. Shame only one other adventure game came after it though I hope to see more on xbla in the future.
 
New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 3
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story - 2
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time - 2
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - 2
Wii Sports Resort - 1
 

Scipius

Member
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - 2 points
Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - 2 points
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars - 2 points

Well, much like last year, most of 2009 was spent playing games from earlier years and some 2009 games I only purchased this month and haven't yet played.
 

AllGamer

Member
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - 3 points
Demon's Souls - 2 points (imported it bc I am from Europe)
Street Fighter IV - 2 points
Killzone 2 - 2 points
Assassin's Creed 2 - 1 point
 

spineduke

Unconfirmed Member
PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe - 2
Batman Arkham Asylum - 2
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite - 1
WH40K: Dawn of War 2 - 1
Half Minute Hero - 1
Resistance Retribution - 1
Torchlight - 1
Punch Out - 1
 
2 points:
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Demon's Souls

1 point:
Assassin's Creed 2
Dragon Age: Origins
Shadow Complex
Resident Evil 5
 

a.wd

Member
Assassin's Creed 2 - 3
Halo ODST - 1
Left 4 Dead 2 - 1
SF 4 - 1
Modern Warfare 2 - 1
Prototype - 1
Arkham Asylum - 1
NSMB Wii - 1
 
Uncharted 2 - 3

Left 4 Dead 2 - 2

Batman: Arkham Asylum - 1
Demon's Souls - 1
New Super Mario Bros. Wii 1
FIFA 10 - 1
MLB 09: The Show - 1
 
Uncharted 2 - 3

Batman: AA - 2

Trials HD - 1
Dragon Age - 1
Assassin's Creed 2 - 1
FIFA 10 - 1
Demon's Souls - 1


(InFamous, RE5, and Borderlands round out the rest of the top 10)
 
Dragon Age: Origins - 3 points

Left 4 Dead 2 - 2 points

Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II - 1 point
Batman: Arkham Asylum - 1 point
Torchlight - 1 point
Trine - 1 point
Persona 4 (PAL) - 1 point
 

RustyO

Member
Demon's Souls | 3 points

Assassins' Creed II | 2 points
Valkyria Chronicles | 2 points

The Last Guy * | 1 point
New Super Mario Bros. Wii | 1 point
Shadow Complex | 1 point

* Imported games.

Region: Australia
 

HUELEN10

Banned
HUELEN10'S OFFICIAL BALLOT

REGION: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

EXCITEBIKE: WORLD RALLY (Wii/WiiWare) THREE POINTS (3)
OUTRUN ONLINE ARCADE (360/XBLA) TWO POINTS (2)
HATSUNE MIKU: PROJECT DIVA (JAPANESE PSP IMPORT) TWO POINTS (2)
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: SPIRIT TRACKS (Nintendo DS) TWO POINTS (2)
NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII (Wii) ONE POINT (1)

THUS MY OFFICIAL VOTE IS IN. RELATED COMMENTARY WILL NOW APPEAR BELOW THIS LINE.

Excitebike: I've played a ton of blockbusters on all console, my DS got some loving, and I fell in love with the PSP this year thanks to Project Diva, but no other game that has come out this year has been able to keep me entertained the way this new Excitebike does. It is very pick-up-and-play friendly, addicting, and most importantly, fun. It has a ton of unlockables, an fucking awesome soundtrack, and it is a great example of a game that totally legitimizes the existence of download games. We need more games like this, games worth playing. Whenever I pick up my controller to play this game, the can slogan comes up in my mind: Truly "Born To Play". The industry as a whole would benefit from more games like this one. What a treasure, and an instant classic to be loved by all for now, and forever. Game of the motherfucking year, easily. I honestly cannot say enough good things about this one, it's jut that good people, it's that freaking good. They don't make games like this anymore, so cherish it people!

Outrun: It is the definitive driving game, but now it's been juiced up for the 360 with crisp visuals. What is not to love? 360 GOTY indeed, and most played on the system this year personally.

Miku: Her sweet voice, which I have on various albums already, became only sweeter when I had part in this amazing music/rhythm game. It is everything a Miku fan could ask for, and a whole lot more! It's also a system seller, hell, why do you think I got a PSP in the first place? :3 Handheld game of the year, easily.

Zelda: This one took me completely by surprise. It fixes all the problems with the previous DS outing and has trains! What is not to love? As for MIC problems, I hadn't had any issues.

Mario: Night and day compared to the DS outing. Fixes everything, and feels fresh. As some would say, it's what SMW should have been.
 

Dacvak

No one shall be brought before our LORD David Bowie without the true and secret knowledge of the Photoshop. For in that time, so shall He appear.
New Super Mario Bros Wii: 3 Points

Left 4 Dead 2: 2 Points
Scribblenauts: 2 Points

God of War Collection: 1 Point
The Beatles: Rock Band 1 Point
Dudebro: My Shit is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It's Straight-Up Dawg Time: 1 Point
 

BatmanX

Member
Uncharted 2 | 3 points

Demon's Souls | 2 points
Batman Dark Asylhum | 2 points

inFamous | 1 point
Pixel junk shooter | 1 point
Trine | 1 point
 

Arch

Member
Batman: Arkham Asylum - 3 points
Left 4 Dead 2 - 2 points
Street Fighter IV - 1 point
Uncharted 2 - 1 point
Rhythm Heaven - 1 point
Infamous - 1 point
Assassin's Creed 2 - 1 point
 

dejan

Member
Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War 2 - 3 points

Borderlands - 2 points
Left 4 Dead 2 - 2 points

Dragon Age: Origins - 1 point
Resident Evil 5 - 1 point
The Last Remnant (PC) - 1 point
 

Temujin

Member
Street Fighter IV - 2
Plants vs. Zombies - 2

GTA: Chinatown Wars - 1
Assassin's Creed II - 1
Madworld - 1
EA Grand Slam Tennis - 1
Dead Space Extraction - 1
Shadow Complex - 1
 

tiedacK

Neo Member
Dragon Age Origins - 3
Uncharted: Among Thieves 2 - 2
Killzone 2 - 2
Demon's Souls - 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - 1
 
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - 3
Assassins Creed 2 - 2
Batman: Arkham Asylum - 2
Critter Crunch - 1
Shadow Complex - 1
Pixeljunk Shooter - 1


Honorable Mentions:
Shatter
Borderlands
Splosion Man
 
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - 2
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon - 2
Street Fighter IV - 2
Demon's Souls - 2
Uncharted 2 - 2


i'll just vote for Bayonetta next year.
 
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