GBAtemp Exclusive GBAtemp Game of the Year 2016 - Round One

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GBAtemp Game of the Year 2016

Poll closed Dec 28, 2016.
  1. Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice

    11.3%
  2. Battlefield 1

    5.5%
  3. Bravely Second

    9.7%
  4. Call of Duty Infinite Warfare

    1.3%
  5. Civilization VI

    4.8%
  6. Dark Souls 3

    12.3%
  7. Dishonored 2

    2.6%
  8. DOOM

    17.1%
  9. Dragon Ball Fusions

    1.9%
  10. Dragon Quest Builders

    2.3%
  11. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

    2.6%
  12. Final Fantasy XV

    15.5%
  13. Fire Emblem Fates (All Versions)

    20.0%
  14. Firewatch

    2.6%
  15. Forza Horizon 3

    3.2%
  16. Gears of War 4

    0.6%
  17. Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-

    1.9%
  18. Hitman

    0.6%
  19. Hyper Light Drifter

    2.9%
  20. INSIDE

    1.9%
  21. Killing Floor 2

    0.3%
  22. The Last Guardian

    5.2%
  23. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

    11.0%
  24. Monster Hunter Generations

    9.7%
  25. No Man's Sky

    5.5%
  26. Odin Sphere Leiftrasir

    1.0%
  27. Overwatch

    19.7%
  28. Owlboy

    1.9%
  29. Oxenfree

    0.6%
  30. Paper Mario: Color Splash

    8.1%
  31. Planet Coaster

    1.9%
  32. Pokemon Sun and Moon

    44.2%
  33. Pokken Tournament

    4.5%
  34. Ratchet and Clank

    5.2%
  35. Severed

    1.6%
  36. Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

    4.8%
  37. Star Fox Zero

    3.2%
  38. Stardew Valley

    10.3%
  39. Steins;Gate 0

    7.1%
  40. Superhot

    5.2%
  41. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

    4.8%
  42. Tom Clancy's: The Division

    1.0%
  43. Thumper

    0.6%
  44. Trails of Cold Steel II

    2.3%
  45. Tyranny

    0.6%
  46. Uncharted 4

    14.2%
  47. Watch_Dogs 2

    3.5%
  48. The Witness

    2.3%
  49. XCOM 2

    2.6%
  50. Zero Time Dilemma

    8.1%
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  1. Chary
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    GBAtemp's GOTY 2016 - Round 1...FIGHT!


    Welcome to GBAtemp's 2nd annual game of the year voting thread! It's time to pick what you think was the best release of 2016, all the way from A to Z! The staff has agreed upon 50 games which will be up in the poll above so that the community can choose their favorite title from 2016. Out of the 50 listed, 25 of these games will be making it to round 2. For this round, you can choose 5. Happy voting!
     
  2. Luckkill4u

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    Battlefield 1, DOOM, Final Fantasy XV, Pokemon Sun & Moon, and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse are my votes.
     
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    I see someone else with good taste voted for SMTIV:A. Lots of fantastic games this year, it'll be interesting to see what makes it to the next poll. Pokemon will likely sweep though.
     
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    Odin Sphere came out on PS2 and Twilight Princess HD is a HD remake.
    Should those remakes/reissues/remasters really be in the list?
    I mean, they aren't new games.

    Anyway, voted.
     
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    As stated in my review of the game, Odin Sphere is more than the average HD remake, adding in enough changes to be a new experience. TP:HD gets the spot because Nintendo isn't that big on HD remakes, and the site has gotten flak for not having enough Nintendo representation before so I wanted to be as inclusive as possible. Otherwise we would have had to add in Yokai Watch 2 as a choice and no one wanted that.
     
  6. ItsKipz

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    The C: drive
    how is pokemon sun and moon beating overwatch smh /sarcasm kinda
     
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  7. CitizenSnips

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    My choices from this list:
    No Man's Sky
    /s
    Uncharted 4
    Pokemon S&M
    DOOM
    Fire Emblem Fates
     
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    The C: drive
    I actually picked NMS, get rekt
     
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  9. VinLark

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    tfw one of the worst pokemon games in the franchise is beating DOOM the real GOTY

    kill me
     
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    Diamond and Pearl were the worst pokemon games imo, i actually enjoyed S&M quite a bit. Everyone is entitled to their opinion though :) I agree DOOM was pretty good though
     
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    Huh, Nate is in the pic but Yo-Kai Watch 2 is nowhere to be found on the list. *ironically votes for no man's sky*
     
  12. VinLark

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    What why? Diamond and Pearl are actually my favorite pokemon games.
     
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    The C: drive
    *unironically
     
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    idk, whenever I tried to start playing one of them, I just became uninterested and i'd stop playing it. I've played through every other pokemon game besides D/P
     
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    Not to completely derail the thread but...eh, why not. DPPT had an awesome soundtrack, a good region, decent Pokemon, and a good amount of things to do. (Underground 4 lyfe)

    However, I think what holds it back the most is the sluggish battle system. D/P/Pt/HG/SS were all fantastic games imo but that darn gen 4 engine is a blight to humanity (at least slow 2D is better than frame dropping 3D, I'm looking at you, sun and moon. So a lot of people wound up giving up on the games which is a shame. Even if DP got a remake on 3DS, it'd retain a janky battle system. We can pray for an optimized switch version one day...perhaps.
     
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    Selection of 50 games from a fairly tepid year in gaming, still better than yo kai watch 2?
     
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    Unfortunately I haven't played spirit of justice yet so I cant vote for that, so far my picks were Fire Emblem fates, overwatch, zero time dilemma, and sun/moon.
     
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    what a shit year for gaming imo.

    i thought 2016 be like :-D


    i ended like :-|








    come on a mobile game called Pokemon Go was the biggest thing.
     
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  19. VinLark

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    And what games did you like?
     
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    you see that's the problem i did like games, but loved none.