Take a load off, grab some egg nog, and relax as we discuss pt. 1 of the Game of the Year debates here on Darkstation. Michael, Joel, Allen, and Crystal have a lengthy debate on several categories that make up pt. 1 of our two part series discussing our top picks for game of the year.
Make sure you check back next Monday for part 2 and keep checking in for individual top 5 picks for Game of the Year. Happpppyyy Holidays!
Here is a breakdown of our categories and winners:
1. Best Demo Winner: Rayman: Origins Runner-Up: Rage
2. Best Voice Over Winner: Mark Hamill - The Joker Runner-Up: Nathan Drake - Nolan North
3. Best Story Winner: Portal 2 Runner-Up: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
4. Best Trailer Winner: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Cinematic Trailer Runner-Up: Tomb Raider E3 2011
5. Best Sound Winner: Battlefield 3 Runner-Up: Batman: Arkham City
6. Best Music Winner: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Runner-Up: Bastion
7. Best Sports Game Winner: NBA 2K12 & FIFA 12 (tied) Runner-Up: Fight Night Champion
8. Best RPG Winner: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Runner-Up: Witcher 2
9. Best FPS Winner: Battlefield 3 Runner-Up: Call of Duty: MW3
10. Best Action Game Winner: Batman: Arkham City Runner-Up: Uncharted 3
11. Best Indie Game Winner: Bastion Runner-Up: Blinding of Isaac
12. Best Graphics Game Winner: Uncharted 3 Runner-Up: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim