Winners of the Golden Joystick awards 2013

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  1. pwsincd
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    pwsincd Garage Flower

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    Seems GTA is becoming one of the UK's biggest exports, I much prefer lego city :) anyways here's the list .

    Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24677247



    Now in its 31st year, the awards were first given out back in 1983, with the first Game of the Year award going to Jet Pac on the ZX Spectrum.
    Andy Robinson, editor of Computer and Videogames, said that three decades on, the awards still "represent the voice of gamers worldwide".
    "We've revamped the categories to reflect the diversity of modern gaming and also added the inaugural Lifetime Achievement award, which has made this year's ceremony the most thrilling for us yet," he said

    Full list of winners :
    Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto V
    Hall of Fame: Activision: Call of Duty
    Lifetime Achievement: Ken Levine
    Best Newcomer: The Last of Us
    Most Wanted: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
    Best Indie Game: Mark of the Ninja
    Best Visual Design: BioShock Infinite
    Best Multiplayer: Payday 2
    Best Gaming Moment: Far Cry 3 - The Definition of Insanity
    Studio of the Year: Naughty Dog
    Innovation of the Year: Oculus Rift
    Best Storytelling: The Last of Us
    Best Online Game: World of Tanks
    Best Handheld Game: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
    YouTube Gamer Award: Yogscast
    Best Gaming Platform: Steam
    Best Mobile/Tablet Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
     
  2. GameWinner

    GameWinner Take your heart

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    Good day for Naughty Dog!
    Wait what? Assassin's Creed Vita won best handheld game? It wasn't even that good.
     
  3. Hells Malice

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    A majority of the awards had very limited selection that didn't even cover most of the best games.
    A lot of them were just picking the obvious gems among a pile of shit, with most of the true gems never even being an option. Pretty much why I only managed to vote for maybe half the categories.
     
  4. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    I'll have to agree with Mark of the Ninja as indie game of the year. Really loved that. The rest... meh, dunno.
     
  5. shakirmoledina

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    i agree with most if not all the games listed up there. nice choices.
     
  6. Flame

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    i think people just voted to get those free games......
     
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  7. Guild McCommunist

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    The Danger Zone
    >Ken Levine
    >Lifetime Achievement

    [​IMG]
     
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  8. YayMii

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    that place
    Oh hey, none of my votes won (except for Steam). What a surprise.

    /sarcasm

    EDIT: oh wait, WoT won. That makes 2.
     
  9. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Why are there 2012 games in the 2013 awards?

    Like, seriously, Far Cry 3 winning "best gaming moment" for this year? How the hell does that work? "Every single second of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon" should've taken the title instead.
     
  10. Black-Ice

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    world...of tanks?
    ...
    [​IMG]
     
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  11. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    I don't see how World of Tanks was the best online game, it's way too much pay to win and some elements of the game are way too cheese and easymode. It's too bad PGI has really screwed the pooch with MechWarrior Online, cause it's a good game that they can't balance.
     
  12. Hells Malice

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    Pay to win? Wut? I hadn't paid a dime and I pretty much never did bad in any match.
    All paying does is allow you to progress a hell of a lot quicker, like if you could pay money on League of Legends to gain summoner levels or something. I was tempted to pay to get better arty tanks quicker, but that's about it.
    Most of the time you're put in with tanks around your rank, with a couple higher ups on both sides to retain balance, and the bigger and more badass your tank is, the more likely my artillery-ass was to focus you to rubble.
    I've also seen lower tanks beat higher tier tanks simply because the skill gap was too great.
     
  13. TyBlood13

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    I'll just put my individual reaction to each in this handy quote here
    Overall, I guess I am not with the popular opinion
     
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    Yay Bioshock!
    Yay Ken Levine!
    Yay Yogscast!

    I knew GTA 5 would go GOTY.
     
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    Most of those votes probably aren't all that true because of how many people that would have raced through them twice for their free games. I know I didn't pay attention to who I was voting for.
     
  16. frogboy

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    Most... Wanted... Witcher... 3?

    Out of the list they supplied, I felt like that was the least wanted.