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Oobgarm
12-27-2007, 08:25 AM
So we decided to take a year off in 2006-but we've re-focused and returned better than before for 2007. Its been a banner year for gaming, and there's no better way to reward exceptional titles than with the Otto Award!

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The time-honored tradition at Digital Press re-boots in 2007 as we invite everyone to cast their nominations in various video gaming categories. Though there's still some time left in the year, we'll start the nominatin' here and do the actual voting starting January 9th.

We've decided to expand the voting a bit this year by implementing member suggestions and offering individual game-of-the-year polls for each console currently on the market. Additionally, sound and graphics have been broken down into distinct categories.

Cut and paste this list of categories and give us your nominations. Everyone should be able to participate here - just choose categories that you know well. Due to board restraints, only the top 10 nominated titles for each category will go into the poll for final voting.

Hopefully apparent - your nominations should be cast for games that were actually RELEASED in 2007, not existing titles you played for the first time this year.

Game of the Year (Overall)
Game of the Year (PC)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360)
Game of the Year (PS2)
Game of the Year (PS3)
Game of the Year (PSP)
Game of the Year (DS)
Game of the Year (Wii)
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism)
Best Music (Score)
Best Music (Licensed Music)
Best RPG Title
Best Action Title
Best Adventure Title
Best Music/Rhythm Title
Best Sports Title
Best Driving/Racing Title
Most Innovative Title
Biggest Surprise Title
Most Addictive Title
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title
Biggest Flop (Individual Title)
Most Newsworthy Event

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA)
Best Downloadable Game (PSN)
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console)

Gamereviewgod
12-27-2007, 11:27 AM
Game of the Year (Overall): Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PS2): God of War II
Game of the Year (DS): Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii): Super Paper Mario
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Contra 4
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score): Contra 4
Best Action Title: Call of Duty 4
Best Sports Title: NHL 08
Best Driving/Racing Title: PGR4
Most Innovative: Halo 3 (Forge, Saved Films)
Biggest Surprise: Earth Defense Force 2017
Most Addictive: Puzzle Fighter HD
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked: Earth Defense Force 2017
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Lair
Most Newsworthy Event: Activision/Blizzard merge

blissfulnoise
12-27-2007, 11:37 AM
Game of the Year (Overall):
Mass Effect (X360)

Game of the Year (PC):
World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade
Honorable Mentions: Crysis, Desktop Tower Defense, BioShock, Hellgate: London, Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer, Portal, Sam & Max: Episodic,

Game of the Year (Xbox 360)
Mass Effect
Honorable Mentions: BioShock, Catan, Eternal Sonata, Every Extend Extra Extreme, Halo 3, Pac-Man: Championship Edition

Game of the Year (PS2)
God of War II
Honorable Mentions: Persona 3, GrimGrimoire, Odin Sphere, Neo Geo Battle Coliseum, Fire Pro Wrestling Returns, Lumines Plus

Game of the Year (PS3)
flOw
Honorable Mentions: Everyday Shooter, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, Super Stardust HD, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, The Eye of Judgment, Warhawk

Game of the Year (PSP)
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Honorable Mentions: Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles, Chili Con Carnage, Crush, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, Hot Pixel, Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops +, Monster Hunter Freedom 2, Pirates!

Game of the Year (DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Honorable Mentions: Brain Age 2, Contra 4, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings, Geometry Wars: Galaxies, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Phoenix Wright: Justice for All, Phoenix Wright: Trials and Tribulations, Picross DS, Pokemon Diamond/Pearl

Game of the Year (Wii)
Super Mario Galaxy
Honorable Mentions: Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core, Mario Strikers Charged, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, NiGHTS: Journey into Dreams, Super Paper Mario, Trauma Center: New Blood, Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Everyday Shooter (PS3)
Honorable Mentions: flOw (PS3), Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (DS), Rock Band (Multi), BioShock (X360/PC), Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3), Super Mario Galaxy (wii), Super Paper Mario (Wii)

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4 (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Mass Effect (X360), BioShock (X360/PC), God of War II (PS2), The Orange Box (Multi), Ninja Gaiden Sigma (PS3), Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3)

Best Music (Score) - Eternal Sonata (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Everyday Shooter (PS3), BioShock (X360/PC), Mass Effect (X360), flOw (PS3), Super Mario Galaxy (Wii), God of War II (PS2), Halo 3 (X360)

Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Guitar Hero III (Multi), skate. (Multi), Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Multi), BioShock, NBA Street: Homecourt

Best RPG Title - Mass Effect (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Eternal Sonata (X360), Persona 3 (PS2), Rogue Galaxy (PS2), Pokemon Diamond/Pearl (DS), Super Paper Mario (Wii)

Best Action Title - Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Honorable Mentions: God of War II (PS2), Ninja Gaiden Sigma (PS3), , Pac-Man: Championship Edition (X360), Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3), Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3), Crackdown

Best Adventure Title - BioShock (X360/PC)
Honorable Mentions: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS), Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (DS), Phoenix Wright 2 & 3 (DS), Sam & Max: Episodic (PC), Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure (Wii),

Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Guitar Hero III (Multi), Everyday Shooter (PS3), Boom Boom Rocket (X360), PaRappa the Rapper (PSP)

Best Sports Title - skate. (X360/PS3)
Honorable Mentions: NBA 2K8 (Multi), Madden 08 (Multi), High Velocity Bowling (PS3), NBA Street: Homecourt (Multi), Major League Baseball 2K7 (X360),

Best Driving/Racing Title - Forza 2 (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Gran Turismo Concept HD, PGR4, DiRT (Multi), GripShift (X360)

Most Innovative - flOw (PS3)
Honorable Mentions: Everyday Shooter (PS3), Eye of Judgment (PS3), Rock Band (Multi)

Biggest Surprise - Everyday Shooter (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Desktop Tower Defense (PC), Generally very high quality downloadable content,
Pac-Man: Championship Edition (X360), NiGHTS: Journey into Dreams (Wii), flOw (PS3), Contra 4 (DS), Crackdown (X360)

Most Addictive - Rock Band (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade (PC), Pac-Man: Championship Edition (X360), Geometry Wars: Galaxies (DS)

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked - Everyday Shooter (PS3)
Honorable Mentions: flOw (PS3), Space Giraffe (X360), Geometry Wars: Galaxies (DS), Eternal Sonata (X360), Desktop Tower Defense (PC), Eye of Judgment (PS3), Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (DS)

Biggest Flop - SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash DS
Honorable Mentions: Lair, Video Game Reviews, Two Worlds, 360 Reliability, The Wii's motion controls, Most gamers poor taste in games

Most Newsworthy Event - GameSpotGate.
Honorable Mentions: Fallout 3's announcement, Mergers, DS's continued, and unprecedented, worldwide success, Wii's global attach rate, Child's Play/Desert Bus For Hope

New Categories:

Multiplatform Game of the Year (Must appear on at least 2 consoles.)
Rock Band (PS2/PS3/X360)
Honorable Mentions: Call of Duty 4, The Orange Box, skate., Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD

Downloadable Game of the Year (Overall)
Everyday Shooter

Downloadable Game of the Year (X360)
Pac-Man: Championship Edition
Honorable Mentions: Boom Boom Rocket, Catan, Carcassonne, Every Extend Extra Extreme, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD, Undertow, Exit, Space Giraffe

Downloadable Game of the Year (PS3)
Everyday Shooter
Honorable Mentions: flOw, Super Stardust HD, Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection ONLINE, Calling All Cars, Locoroco Cocoreccho, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD

Downloadable Game of the Year (Virtual Console)
Sin & Punishment
Honorable Mentions: n/a

Expansion of the Year - World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (PC)
Honorable Mentions: Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword (PC), Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles (Multi), Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus (Multi), Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer (PC), Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (PS3/PSP)

Fighting Game of the Year - Virtua Fighter 5 (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Guilty Gear XX Accent Core (Wii), Neo Geo Battle Coliseum (PS2), King of Fighters XI (PS2), Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2), Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (PSP/PS3)

First Person Shooter of the Year - Call of Duty 4 (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Halo 3 (X360), Unreal Tournament 3 (PS3/PC), Crysis (PC), The Orange Box (Multi), Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)

Online Game of the Year - World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (PC)
Honorable Mentions: Call of Duty 4 (Multi), Catan (X360), Rock Band (Multi), Virtua Fighter 5 (X360), Halo 3 (X360), Madden 08 (Multi), Phantasy Star Universe (Multi), Warhawk (PS3), Team Fortress 2 (Multi)

Party Game of the Year - Rock Band (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Multi), Mario Party 8 (Wii), Wii Play (Wii), Wario Ware: Smooth Moves (Wii), Calling All Cars (PS3)

Puzzle Game of the Year - Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD (Multi), Lumines Plus (PS2), Carcassonne (X360), Exit (X360), Crush (PSP), flOw (PS3), Picross DS (DS)

Remake of the Year - Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (PSP)
Honorable Mentions: Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness (PSP), PaRappa the Rapper (PSP), Castlevania X: Dracula X Chronicles (PSP), Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops + (PSP), Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD (Multi), Pac-Man: Championship Edition (X360), flOw (PS3), Ninja Gaiden Sigma (PS3)

Retro Compilation of the Year - Taito Legends 2 (PS2)
Honorable Mentions: Metal Slug Anthology (Multi), Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits (DS)

Sequel of the Year - Call of Duty 4 (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: God of War II (PS2), Forza 2 (X360), Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3), Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2), Halo 3 (X360), Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii), Super Mario Galaxy (Wii), Contra 4

Strategy Game of the Year - Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
Honorable Mentions: Supreme Commander (PC), World in Conflict (PC), Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars (X360/PC), Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness (PSP), Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (PSP), GrimGrimoire (PS2), Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (DS)

Traditional Shooter/Shmup of the Year - Everyday Shooter (PS3)
Honorable Mentions: Geometry Wars: Galaxies (DS), Every Extend Extra Extreme (X360), Aegis Wing (X360), Undertow (X360), Raiden III (PS2), WarTech: Senko no Ronde (X360)

Weirdest Console Game of the Year - Chulip (PS2)
Honorable Mentions: Everyday Shooter (PS3), flOw (PS3), GrimGrimoire (PS2), Crush (PSP), Wario Ware: Smooth Moves (Wii), Eternal Sonata (X360), Persona 3 (PS2), Touch the Dead (DS)

Best Peripheral of the Year - Rock Band Drums (Multi)
Honorable Mentions: DualShock 3 (PS3), Eye of Judgment (PS3), Messenger Pad (X360)

Best Online Service in 2007 of the Year - Xbox Live (X360)
Honorable Mentions: Steam (PC), Playstation Network (PS3), Virtual Console (Wii)

Most looking forward to in 2008 - Super Smash Brothers: Brawl (Wii)
Honorable Mentions: Fallout 3 (X360), No More Heroes (Wii), Grand Theft Auto IV (Multi), Too Human (X360), Rez HD (X360), Starcraft II (PC)

heybtbm
12-27-2007, 11:48 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War II
Game of the Year (PS3) - Warhawk
Game of the Year (PSP) - Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions
Game of the Year (DS) - Legend of Zelda - Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - Everyday Shooter
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Guitar Hero III
Best RPG Title - Blue Dragon
Best Action Title - Crackdown
Biggest Surprise - Crackdown
Most Addictive - Crackdown (orb hunting)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked - Everyday Shooter
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair

Borman
12-27-2007, 12:07 PM
Game of the Year (Overall)
Unreal Tournament PS3

Game of the Year (PC)


Game of the Year (Xbox 360)
Orange Box

Game of the Year (PS2)
Fire Pro Wrestling

Game of the Year (PS3)
Unreal Tournament 3

Game of the Year (PSP)
Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core [JPN]

Game of the Year (DS)
Contra 4

Game of the Year (Wii)
Super Mario Galaxy

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Super Mario Galaxy - Wii

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism)
Unreal Tournament 3 [PC/PS3]

Best Music (Score)
Super Mario Galaxy - Wii

Best Music (Licensed Music)
Rock Band - Multi

Best RPG Title
Puzzle Quest

Best Action Title
Uncharted [PS3]

Best Adventure Title
Super Mario Galaxy (wii)

Best Music/Rhythm Title
Rock band (Multi)

Best Sports Title
NHL 08 [Multi]

Best Driving/Racing Title
Forza Motorsport 2 [360]

Most Innovative
Unreal Tournament 3 [PS3] - True User Created Content after promises and more promises by various companies

Biggest Surprise
Lair totally bombing

Most Addictive
Rock Band (Multi)

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked
Everyday Shooter (PS3)

Biggest Flop (Individual Title)
Lair [PS3]

Most Newsworthy Event
Bungie leaves Microsoft

jdc
12-27-2007, 12:08 PM
GOTY overall...Ratchet And Clank Tools Of Destruction
GOTY PC...Call Of Duty 4
GOTY 360...Call Of Duty 4
GOTY PS2...God Of War 2
GOTY PS3...Ratchet And Clank ToD
GOTY PSP...FF Tactics
GOTY DS...Phantom Hourglass
GOTY Wii...Mario Galaxy
Graphics Artistic...Ratchet and Clank ToD(PS3)
Graphics Realistic...Call Of Duty 4 (PS3)
Music Score...
Music Licenced...Need For Speed Pro Street
RPG...Folklore
Action...Call Of Duty 4
Adventure...Ratchet And Clank ToD
Music...
Sports...Tiger Woods 08
Racing...Need For Speed Pro Street
Innovative...Phantom Hourglass
Biggest Surprise...Need For Speed Pro Street
Most Addictive...Need For Speed Pro Street
Most Overlooked...Lair
Biggest Flop...Lair
Newsworthy Event...Bungie leaves Microsoft

Oobgarm
12-27-2007, 12:09 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): Rock Band
Game of the Year (PC): Unreal Tournament III
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): Rock Band
Game of the Year (PS2): Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core
Game of the Year (PS3): Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP): Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS): Geometry Wars: Galaxies
Game of the Year (Wii): Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Eternal Sonata
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score): Eternal Sonata
Best Music (Licensed Music): Rock Band
Best RPG Title: Eternal Sonata
Best Action Title: Contra 4
Best Adventure Title: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Rock Band
Best Sports Title: NCAA Football 08
Best Driving/Racing Title: Forza 2
Most Innovative: Drawn to Life
Biggest Surprise: Contra 4
Most Addictive: Geometry Wars: Galaxies
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked: Picross DS
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Lair
Most Newsworthy Event: Activision/Vivendi Merger

Coldguy
12-27-2007, 12:12 PM
This is tough in this year, this post saids it all:
http://sarcasticgamer.com/wp/index.php/2007/12/game-of-the-year-simply-cannot-exist.html

However I will try my might to get this right:

Game of the Year (Overall) BioShock
Game of the Year (PC) BioShock
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PS2) God of War 2
Game of the Year (PS3) Ratchet and Clank 3: tools of destrution
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii) Zack and Wiki the quest of Barboro's treasure
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Ratchet and Clank 3
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) BioShock
Best Music (Score) Zack and Wiki
Best Music (Licensed Music) Rockband
Best RPG Title Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Best Action Title Contra 4
Best Adventure Title Phantom hourglass
Best Music/Rhythm Title Rockband
Best Sports Title Wii Sports
Best Driving/Racing Title Mario Kart DS
Most Innovative Zack and Wiki
Biggest Surprise Zack and Wiki
Most Addictive Link's Crossbow
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Zack and Wiki
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Lair
Most Newsworthy Event Gamespotgate

mailman187666
12-27-2007, 12:31 PM
Game of the Year (Overall)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Mass Effect
Game of the Year (PS2) Persona 3
Game of the Year (PS3) Heavenly Sword
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Eternal Sonata
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Uncharted: Drakes Fortune
Best Music (Score) Eternal Sonata
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title : Mass Effect
Best Action Title : God of War 2
Best Adventure Title: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Guitar Hero 3
Best Sports Title: The Bigs
Most Innovative Title: Odin Sphere
Biggest Surprise Title: Nights: Journey Into Dreams
Most Addictive Title: Mass Effect
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Eternal Sonata

udisi
12-27-2007, 12:34 PM
Game of the Year Super Paper Mario
Game of the Year God of War II(PS2)
Game of the Year Uncharted: Drake's Fortune(PS3)
Game of the Year Super Paper Mario(Wii)
Best Graphics Super Paper Mario(Artistic/Traditional)
Best Graphics Uncharted: Drake's Fortune(Technical/Realism)
Best Music Zack and Wiki(Score)
Best RPG Title Blue Dragon
Best Action Title Call of Duty 4
Best Adventure Title Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Best Driving/Racing Title Forza 2
Most Innovative Title Super Paper Mario
Biggest Surprise Title Zack and Wiki
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Warhawk
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Lair
Most Newsworthy Event Merger of Activision and Blizzard

Frankie_Says_Relax
12-27-2007, 12:40 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Bioshock
Game of the Year (PC) - Minesweeper (Windows XP/Vista)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War II
Game of the Year (PS3) - Warhawk
Game of the Year (PSP) - Syphon Filter : Logan's Shadow
Game of the Year (DS) - Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii) - Resident Evil 4
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Bioshock (Xbox 360)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Assassin's Creed (PS3/Xbox 360)
Best Music (Score) - Beautiful Katamari (Xbox 360)
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band (PS3/Xbox 360/PS2)
Best RPG Title - ?
Best Action Title - Warhawk (PS3)
Best Adventure Title - Assassin's Creed (PS3/Xbox 360)
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Guitar Hero 3 Legends of Rock (PS3/Xbox 360/Wii)
Best Sports Title - WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2008 (PS3/Xbox 360/Wii)
Best Driving/Racing Title - Motorstorm (PS3)
Most Innovative Title - Assassin's Creed (PS3/Xbox 360)
Biggest Surprise Title - Warhawk (PS3)
Most Addictive Title - Guitar Hero 3 Legends of Rock (PS3/Xbox 360/Wii)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - High Velocity Bowling (PS3 via PSN Store)
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair (PS3)
Most Newsworthy Event - The Kitchen Brothers "hang out" @ Dec. 07' NAVA (Atari 2600)

ZackyH
12-27-2007, 01:12 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (Xbox 360 & PC): Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS2): Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (PS3): Ratchet and Clank Future Tools of Destruction
Game of the Year (PSP): Puzzle Quest
Game of the Year (DS): Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii): Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Bioshock
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Crysis
Best Music (Score): Bioshock
Best Music (Licensed Music): Rock Band
Best RPG Title: Mass Effect
Best Action Title: Bioshock
Best Adventure Title: Metroid Prime 3
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Rock Band
Best Sports Title: MLB Power Pros (Wii)
Best Driving/Racing Title: Forza 2
Most Innovative Title: Portal from the Orange Box
Biggest Surprise Title: Zack & Wiki
Most Addictive Title: Geometry Wars Galaxies (Wii)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Zack & Wiki
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Lair
Most Newsworthy Event: Kane & Lynch Gamespot review fiasco

TurboGenesis
12-27-2007, 01:27 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (PC) EXEMPT
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Halo 3
Game of the Year (PS2) Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (PS3) ???
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Odin Sphere
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Call of Duty
Best Music (Score) Zack and Wiki
Best Music (Licensed Music) Rock Band
Best RPG Title Persona 3
Best Action Title Geometry Wars Galaxies
Best Adventure Title Odin Sphere
Best Music/Rhythm Title Rock Band
Best Sports Title Wii Sports (is it eligible?)
Best Driving/Racing Title Test Drive Unlimited
Most Innovative Title Rock Band
Biggest Surprise Title Zack and Wiki
Most Addictive Title Super Mario Galaxy
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title The Red Star
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Kane and Lynch
Most Newsworthy Event Kane and Lynch conspiracy

SkiDragon
12-27-2007, 01:38 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Halo 3
Game of the Year (DS) Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Score) Mario Galaxy
Most Innovative Title Portal
Most Addictive Title Halo 3
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Metroid Prime 3 (in comparison to most big titles)

diskoboy
12-27-2007, 01:49 PM
I added some categories that were left out.... Best downloadable title and best downloadable content


Game of the Year - BioShock
PC Game of the Year - Crysis
360 Game of the Year - BioShock
PS3 Game of the Year - Ninja Gaiden Sigma
PSP Game of the Year - Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles
DS Game of the Year - Contra 4
Wii Game of the Year - Super Mario Galaxy
Downloadable Game of the Year - Pac-Man Championship Edition
Best Downloadable Content - TIE: Crackdown/Beautiful Katamari
Best Graphics (artistic/traditional)- BioShock
Best Graphics (technical/realism)- BioShock
Best Music - Gary Schyman (BioShock)
Best Music (Licensed Music) - BioShock
Best RPG Title - Mass Effect
Best Action Title - Call of Duty 4
Best Adventure Title - Metroid Prime 3
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Best Sports Title - Tiger Wood 2008 (Wii)
Best Driving/Racing Title - Forza Motorsports 2
Most Innovative Title - Rock Band
Biggest Surprise Title - Geometry Wars Galaxy
Most Addictive Title - Beautiful Katamari
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Project Sylpheed
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Kane & Lynch
Most Newsworthy Event - TIE: Gamespots Kane & Lynch debacle/Ninja Gaiden 2 announcment

Apollo
12-27-2007, 02:59 PM
Best Music (Score): Bioshock
Best Music (Licensed Music): Bioshock

More to come later...

Trebuken
12-27-2007, 03:41 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Bioshock
Game of the Year (PC) Unreal Tournament 3
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Mass Effect
Game of the Year (PS2) God of War II
Game of the Year (PS3) Ratchet and Clank Tools of Destruction
Game of the Year (PSP) Jeanne D'Arc
Game of the Year (DS) Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Crysis
Best Music (Score) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero III
Best RPG Title Mass Effect
Best Action Title God of War 2
Best Adventure Title Assassin's Creed
Best Music/Rhythm Title Rock Band
Best Sports Title Tiger Woods 2008 (PS3)
Best Driving/Racing Title Dirt
Most Innovative Title Odin Sphere
Biggest Surprise Title Zack And Wiki
Most Addictive Title Mass Effect
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Neverwinter Nights 2 Mask of the Betrayer
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Lair
Most Newsworthy Event 3 Red Rings
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Nebagram
12-27-2007, 05:20 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) The Orange Box
Game of the Year (PS3) Ratchet & Clank
Game of the Year (PSP) CRUSH
Game of the Year (DS) Zelda Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Bioshock
Best Music (Score) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title Blue Dragon
Best Action Title Bioshock
Best Adventure Title Zelda Phantom Hourglass
Best Music/Rhythm Title Guitar Hero 3
Best Sports Title SWOS on XBLA
Best Driving/Racing Title Forza 2
Most Innovative Title Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
Biggest Surprise Title Pac-Man CE
Most Addictive Title Pac-Man CE
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Space Giraffe
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Kane & Lynch
Most Newsworthy Event The Bungie/MS divorce

namzep
12-27-2007, 06:08 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (PS2): Guitar Hero III
Game of the Year (DS): Picross DS
Game of the Year (Wii): Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): God of War II
Best Music (Licensed Music): Guitar Hero III
Best RPG Title: Naruto Uzumaki Chronicles 2
Best Action Title: God of War II
Best Adventure Title: Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Guitar Hero III
Most Innovative Title: Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Biggest Surprise Title: Picross DS (DS)
Most Addictive Title: Guitar Hero III (PS2)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Picross DS (DS)
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s (PS2)

Overbite
12-27-2007, 06:33 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) - The Orange Box
Game of the Year (PC) - The Orange Box
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Rock Band
Game of the Year (PS2) - Persona 3
Game of the Year (PS3) - hahahahaha
Game of the Year (PSP) - Tales of the World Radiant Mythology
Game of the Year (DS) - Final Fantasy XII Revenant Wings
Game of the Year (Wii) - Metroid Prime 3
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Team Fortress 2
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - Persona 3
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best RPG Title - Persona 3
Best Action Title - Ace Combat 6
Best Adventure Title - Were there any released?
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Best Sports Title - All-Pro Football
Best Driving/Racing Title - Project Gotham 4
Most Innovative Title - Portal
Biggest Surprise Title - Team Fortress 2
Most Addictive Title - Team Fortress 2
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title -Wild Arms 5
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Unreal Tournament 3
Most Newsworthy Event - Tales of Vesperia announced!

darkhades
12-27-2007, 06:58 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Blue Dragon
Game of the Year (PS2) - Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (DS) - Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Contra 4
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title - Blue Dragon
Best Action Title - Metroid Prime 3
Best Adventure Title - Zelda Phantom Hourglass
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Guitar Hero 3
Most Innovative Title - Portal
Biggest Surprise Title - Zack and Wiki
Most Addictive Title - Contra 4
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Zack and Wiki
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair

unwinddesign
12-27-2007, 07:29 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): Halo 3
Game of the Year (PC): Age of Empires: Asian Dynasties (by default...only one I played)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): Halo 3
Game of the Year (PS2): N/A
Game of the Year (PS3): N/A
Game of the Year (PSP): N/A
Game of the Year (DS): Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii): N/A
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Assassin's Creed
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score):Halo 3
Best Music (Licensed Music): Rock Band
Best RPG Title: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (it counts, right?)
Best Action Title: Bioshock
Best Adventure Title: Assassin's Creed
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Rock Band
Best Sports Title: The BIGS
Best Driving/Racing Title: N/A
Most Innovative Title: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Biggest Surprise Title: Crackdown
Most Addictive Title: Guitar Hero III
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Virtua Tennis 3
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): NiGHTS: Journey Into Dreams
Most Newsworthy Event: Wii first place in sales after one year

davidbrit2
12-27-2007, 08:50 PM
Best Driving/Racing: Outrun 2 SP (PS2, Japan)

MarkMan
12-27-2007, 09:39 PM
Game of the Year (Overall)
Super Mario Galaxy

Game of the Year (PC)
The Orange Box

Game of the Year (Xbox 360)
Call of Duty 4

Game of the Year (PS2)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Game of the Year (PS3)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Game of the Year (PSP)
Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles

Game of the Year (DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Game of the Year (Wii)
Super Mario Galaxy

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Assassin's Creed

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism)
Gran Turismo HD

Best Music (Score)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Best Music (Licensed Music)
Rock Band

Best RPG Title
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Best Action Title
Rachet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction

Best Adventure Title
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Best Music/Rhythm Title
Rock Band

Best Sports Title
Skate

Best Driving/Racing Title
Sega Rally Revolution

Most Innovative Title
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Biggest Surprise Title
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Most Addictive Title
Super Mario Galaxy

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection ONLINE

Biggest Flop (Individual Title)
Beowulf

Most Newsworthy Event
Activision/Blizzard

Vectorman0
12-27-2007, 11:31 PM
... means I don't know

Game of the Year (Overall) - ...
Game of the Year (PC) - Orange Box (Portal if allowed separate would be even better)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Orange Box
Game of the Year (PS2) - Raiden III
Game of the Year (PS3) - Superman 2: The Movie (Richard Donner Cut) Blu-Ray Movie
Game of the Year (PSP) - ...
Game of the Year (DS) - Picross DS
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - ...
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - ...
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best RPG Title - ...
Best Action Title - Call of Duty 4
Best Adventure Title - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Best Sports Title - skate.
Best Driving/Racing Title - Stuntman Ignition
Most Innovative Title - ...
Biggest Surprise Title - Crackdown
Most Addictive Title - Picross DS
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Boom Boom Rocket
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Fuzion Frenzy 2
Most Newsworthy Event - Wii sales take over 360 overall


My suggested categories:
Best Digitally Distributed Exclusive (Not available by any other means) - Pac-man Championship Edition
Best Digitally Distributed Remake/Port - E4 (360)
Worst Digitally Distributed Game - Yaris
Most Overappreciated/Overhyped Title - Halo 3
Funniest News Event - Jeff Minter speaks on Space Giraffe sales

Half Japanese
12-28-2007, 01:29 AM
Game of the Year (Overall): The Orange Box
Game of the Year (PC): N/A
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): The Orange Box
Game of the Year (PS2): Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (PS3): Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP): N/A
Game of the Year (DS): Picross DS
Game of the Year (Wii): N/A
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Odin Sphere
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Best Music (Score): N/A
Best Music (Licensed Music): Xbox Custom Soundtracks
Best RPG Title: N/A
Best Action Title: Bioshock
Best Adventure Title: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Best Music/Rhythm Title: N/A
Best Sports Title: N/A
Best Driving/Racing Title: N/A
Most Innovative Title: Eye of Judgement
Biggest Surprise Title: Pac Man: Championship Edition
Most Addictive Title: Everyday Shooter
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Shadowrun
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Two Worlds
Most Newsworthy Event: Jeff Gerstmann/Gamespot fiasco


Also, a few recommendations for other categories:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA)
Best Downloadable Game (PSN)
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console)

Or just lump all 3 into one category.

There should also be a FPS/Shooter category, though action might cover that base.

Vinnysdad
12-28-2007, 01:37 AM
Game of the Year (Overall)-CALL OF DUTY 4
Game of the Year (PC)-?
Game of the Year (Xbox 360)-CALL OF DUTY 4
Game of the Year (PS2)-GOD OF WAR 2
Game of the Year (PS3)-UNCHARTED DRAKES FORTUNE
Game of the Year (PSP)-DRACULA X CHRONICLES
Game of the Year (DS)-?
Game of the Year (Wii)-SUPER PAPER MARIO
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)-SUPER PAPER MARIO
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism)-CALL OF DUTY 4
Best Music (Score)-HALO 4
Best Music (Licensed Music)-GUITAR HERO 3
Best RPG Title-?
Best Action Title-CALL OF DUTY 4
Best Adventure Title-RATCHET & CLANK
Best Music/Rhythm Title-GUITAR HERO 3
Best Sports Title-?
Best Driving/Racing Title-MOTORSTORM
Most Innovative Title-?
Biggest Surprise Title-CRACKDOWN
Most Addictive Title-?
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title-CRACKDOWN
Biggest Flop (Individual Title)-KANE & LYNCH
Most Newsworthy Event-SONY WENT FROM FIRST TO LAST
__________________

j_factor
12-28-2007, 02:03 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) -- Zack & Wiki
Game of the Year (PC) -- Sam & Max: Season 2 Episode 1
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) -- BioShock
Game of the Year (PS2) -- Persona 3
Game of the Year (PS3) -- Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP) -- Crush
Game of the Year (DS) -- Hotel Dusk: Room 215
Game of the Year (Wii) -- Zack & Wiki
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) -- Odin Sphere
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) -- Crysis
Best Music (Score) -- NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams
Best Music (Licensed Music) -- skate.
Best RPG Title -- Persona 3
Best Action Title -- Contra 4
Best Adventure Title -- Zack & Wiki
Best Music/Rhythm Title -- Ouendan 2
Best Sports Title -- skate.
Best Driving/Racing Title -- Motorstorm
Most Innovative Title -- Portal
Biggest Surprise Title -- Puzzle Quest
Most Addictive Title -- Crush
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title -- Ghost Squad
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) -- Ninjabread Man
Most Newsworthy Event -- 360's failure rate and Microsoft $1Billion cost to fix them

Juganawt
12-28-2007, 02:43 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Halo 3
Game of the Year (PC) - Crysis
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Halo 3
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War II
Game of the Year (PS3) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PSP) - Wipeout Pulse
Game of the Year (DS) - Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Mass Effect
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Crysis
Best Music (Score) - Halo 3
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best RPG Title - Hellgate London
Best Action Title - Halo 3
Best Adventure Title - Zack & Wiki
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Best Sports Title - Skate.
Best Driving/Racing Title - Wipeout Pulse
Most Innovative Title - Orange Box: Portal
Biggest Surprise Title - Zack & Wiki
Most Addictive Title - Halo 3
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Space Giraffe
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair
Most Newsworthy Event - EA and Activision's company spending sprees. The gaming world shakes and shudders at the thought of Mass Effect 09 - with added rosters and Trickstick moves, and Sitar Hero.

Keir
12-28-2007, 10:59 AM
EDIT: Oh, this is just nominations. Oops.

Mayhem
12-28-2007, 11:10 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (PC) - Orange Box
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War 2
Game of the Year (DS) - Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Odin Sphere
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Bioshock
Best Music (Score) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best Action Title - Metroid Prime 3
Best Adventure Title - Zack and Wiki
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Most Innovative Title - Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Biggest Surprise Title - Geometry Wars Galaxies
Most Addictive Title - Super Mario Galaxy
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Zack and Wiki
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Assassin's Creed
Most Newsworthy Event - Sony go from leading to third place

Mangar
12-28-2007, 01:47 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Civilization 4: Beyond The Sword (PC)

Game of the Year (PC) - Civilization 4: Beyond The Sword (PC)

Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - N/A

Game of the Year (PS2) - N/A

Game of the Year (PS3) - Eye of Judgement

Game of the Year (PSP) - N/A

Game of the Year (DS) - Puzzle Quest - Challenge of The Warlords

Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Team Fortress 2 (PC - Part of The Orange Box)

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Vanguard SOH (PC)

Best Music (Score) - Vanguard SOH (PC)

Best RPG Title - Neverwinter Nights 2 (PC)

Best Action Title - Orange Box (PC)

Best Sports Title - Madden 08 (Wii)

Most Innovative Title - Eye Of Judgement (PS3)

Biggest Surprise Title - Eye of Judgement (PS3)

Most Addictive Title - Civilization 4: Beyond The Sword (PC)

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Marvel Trading Card Game (DS and PC)

Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Vanguard SOH (PC)

Most Newsworthy Event - Nintendo Takes the Console Lead for the first time since the days of the Original NES

monkeysuit
12-28-2007, 02:01 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PS3) - Uncharted: Drakes Fortune
Game of the Year (DS) - Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best RPG Title - Eternal Sonata
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Most Innovative Title - The Orange Box: Portal
Biggest Surprise Title - Crackdown
Most Addictive Title - Halo 3
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair
Most Newsworthy Event - Gamespot Scandle

FlufflePuff
12-28-2007, 07:26 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Bioshock
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS2) God of War 2
Game of the Year (PS3) Eye of Judgment
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Paper Mario
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Bioshock
Best Music (Score)
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title : Mass Effect
Best Action Title : God of War 2
Best Adventure Title: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Guitar Hero 3
Best Sports Title: Tiger Woods 08 (Wii)
Most Innovative Title: Eye of Judgment
Biggest Surprise Title: Assassin's Creed (Surprised that it wasn't good)
Most Addictive Title: Guitar Hero 3
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Zack & Wiki

otaku
12-28-2007, 09:48 PM
Game of the Year: Rock band

Game of the Year 360: rock band
Game of the Year: yakuza
Game of the Year (PS3)
Game of the Year (PSP) chili con carnage
Game of the Year (DS)
Game of the Year (Wii) wario ware smooth moves
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Gears of war
Best Music:(score) Rez
Best Music (Licensed Music) Rock band (honorable mention GH3)
Best RPG Title: Panzer dragoon saga for me!
Best Action Title
Best Adventure Title
Best Music/Rhythm Title-Rock band
Best Sports Title:
Best Driving/Racing Title: PGR4 (forza 2 in second)
Most Innovative Title:
Biggest Surprise Title
Most Addictive Title: Rock band
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title
Biggest Flop (Individual Title)
Most Newsworthy Event: Halo 3 launch

G-Boobie
12-29-2007, 02:39 AM
Game of the Year: Bioshock
Game of the year PC: Desktop Tower Defense
Game of the year PS3: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year 360: Halo 3
Game of the year Wii: Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the year PSP: Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the year DS: Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Game of the year PS2: Persona 3
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Odin Sphere
Best Graphics (Technical/Realistic): Crysis
Best Music (Score): Odin Sphere
Best Music (Licensed): Rock Band
Best RPG Title: Persona 3
Best Action Title: Crackdown
Best Adventure Title: (Pass)
Best Music/Rhythm Title: Rock Band
Best Sports Title: (Pass)
Best Driving/Racing Title: (Pass)
Most Innovative Title: Portal
Biggest Surprise Title: Everyday Shooter
Most Addictive Title: Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Persona 3
Biggest Flop: Hellgate: London
Most Newsworthy Event: the Gamespot/Jeff Gerstmann situation

swlovinist
12-29-2007, 10:48 AM
Game of the Year (Overall)...Mass Effect-360

Game of the Year (PC)...Hellgate London

Game of the Year (Xbox 360)...Mass Effect 360

Game of the Year (PS2)...Guitar Hero III

Game of the Year (PS3)...Drakes Fortune

Game of the Year (PSP)...Final Fantasy Tactics

Game of the Year (DS)...Puzzle Quest

Game of the Year (Wii)...Mario Galaxy

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)...Super Paper Mario

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism)...Mass Effect

Best Music (Score)...Mass Effect 360

Best Music (Licensed Music)...Rock Band 360

Best RPG Title...Mass Effect 360

Best Action Title...Call of Duty 4

Best Adventure Title...Super Mario Galaxy

Best Music/Rhythm Title...Rock Band

Best Sports Title...Madden 08

Best Driving/Racing Title...Motorstrom PS3

Most Innovative Title...Puzzle Quest DS

Biggest Surprise Title...Puzzle Quest DS

Most Addictive Title...Puzzle Quest DS

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title...Zack and Wikki Wii

Biggest Flop (Individual Title)...Liar PS3

Most Newsworthy Event...Bungie and MS parting ways

rapstyle
12-29-2007, 05:19 PM
Cool,I'd like to know who will won.

diskoboy
12-29-2007, 06:46 PM
Game of the Year: Rock band

Game of the Year 360: rock band
Game of the Year: yakuza
Game of the Year (PS3)
Game of the Year (PSP) chili con carnage
Game of the Year (DS)
Game of the Year (Wii) wario ware smooth moves
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Gears of war
Best Music:(score) Rez
Best Music (Licensed Music) Rock band (honorable mention GH3)
Best RPG Title: Panzer dragoon saga for me!
Best Action Title
Best Adventure Title
Best Music/Rhythm Title-Rock band
Best Sports Title:
Best Driving/Racing Title: PGR4 (forza 2 in second)
Most Innovative Title:
Biggest Surprise Title
Most Addictive Title: Rock band
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title
Biggest Flop (Individual Title)
Most Newsworthy Event: Halo 3 launch


Um.... this award is for games that came out in 2007
-Panzer Dragoon (mid 90's) Rez (2002) Yakuza & Gears of War (2006)

ZackyH
12-29-2007, 07:50 PM
Yeah, I wasn't thinking about the Xbox Live downloadable games when I voted. Should a rule be added about those? Only a new game that's part of the Live Arcade, PSN, or VC services maybe?

digdug
12-29-2007, 07:55 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) BioShock
Game of the Year (PC) WoW: Burning Crusade
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS2) God Of War 2
Game of the Year (PS3) Uncharted:Drakes Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP) Final Fantasy Tactics
Game of the Year (DS) Mario Party DS
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Bioshock
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Bioshock
Best Music (Score) Need For Speed Pro Street
Best Music (Licensed Music) Need For Speed Pro Street
Best RPG Title Mass Effect
Best Action Title The Orange Box
Best Adventure Title Uncharted Drakes Fortune
Best Music/Rhythm Title Rock Band
Best Sports Title The Bigs
Best Driving/Racing Title Dirt
Most Innovative Title Portal
Biggest Surprise Title Zak & Wiki (Wii)
Most Addictive Title BioShock
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Call Of Duty 4
Most Newsworthy Event Announcement of "Wrath Of the Lich King: WoW"

Chainsaw_Charlie
12-30-2007, 12:09 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Blue Dragon
Game of the Year (PS2) Persona 3
Game of the Year (DS)Phoenix Wright T+T
Best RPG Title Odin Sphere

Dreamcast
12-30-2007, 07:42 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): .... Unreal tournament 3 (PC)
Game of the Year (PC) .... Crysis
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) .... Guitar Hero 3
Game of the Year (PS2) ... God of war 2
Game of the Year (PS3)... Orange Box
Game of the Year (PSP) ... Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters
Game of the Year (DS) ... Contra 4
Game of the Year (Wii)... Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) .... TrackMania United
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) .... Burnout Dominator (you know the wrecks and stuff)
Best Music (Score) .... Unreal Tournament 3
Best Music (Licensed Music) .... Rock Band
Best RPG Title Paper .... Mass Effect (it was categorized as an RPG)
Best Action Title.... Unreal Tournament 3
Best Adventure Title .... PASS (if it was 2006 I would say Daxter)
Best Music/Rhythm Title.... Guitar hero 3
Best Sports Title .... (PASS) (thanks to EA I cant put a good football game down)
Best Driving/Racing Title..... TrackMania United (PC)
Most Innovative Title..... Portal
Biggest Surprise Title..... Contra 4
Most Addictive Title..... Lumines (PSP)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title..... Shadowrun
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) ..... MX vs. ATV Untamed (PSP)
Most Newsworthy Event....... EA bought Pendamic

Nesmaster
12-31-2007, 02:04 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Call of Duty 4
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War II
Game of the Year (PS3) - Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP) - Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions
Game of the Year (DS) - Legend of Zelda - Phantom Hourglass
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - BioShock
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score) - Assassin's Creed
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best RPG Title - Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions
Best Action Title - Crackdown
Biggest Surprise - Earth Defense Force 2017
Most Addictive - Crackdown
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked - Earth Defense Force 2017
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Lair

DaBargainHunta
12-31-2007, 02:10 AM
If the category is blank, I haven't played enough/any games on the system.

Game of the Year (Overall) - Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2)
Game of the Year (PC)
Game of the Year (Xbox 360)
Game of the Year (PS2) - Fire Pro Wrestling Returns
Game of the Year (PS3)
Game of the Year (PSP)
Game of the Year (DS) - Puzzle Quest
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Hotel Dusk (DS)
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) -
Best Music (Score)
Best Music (Licensed Music)
Best RPG Title
Best Action Title - Contra 4 (DS)
Best Adventure Title - Hotel Dusk (DS)
Best Music/Rhythm Title
Best Sports Title - Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2)
Best Driving/Racing Title
Most Innovative Title - Puzzle Quest (DS)
Biggest Surprise Title - Puzzle Quest (DS)
Most Addictive Title - Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2)
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Odin Sphere (PS2)
Most Newsworthy Event - Nintendo's lead/MS's 360 red ring error fiasco/Sony's drop (all connected)

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA)
Best Downloadable Game (PSN)
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console): Sin & Punishment

sirhansirhan
01-02-2008, 02:20 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (PS2) Chulip (no, I'm not kidding)
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Picross DS
Game of the Year (Wii) Kororinpa: Marble Mania
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title Soul Nomad
Best Music/Rhythm Title Guitar Hero 3
Most Innovative Title Arkanoid DS
Biggest Surprise Title Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Most Addictive Title Picross DS
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Kororinpa: Marble Mania
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) The Simpsons Game

Oobgarm
01-02-2008, 08:09 AM
Also, a few recommendations for other categories:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA)
Best Downloadable Game (PSN)
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console)

Or just lump all 3 into one category.

There should also be a FPS/Shooter category, though action might cover that base.

I didn't want the number of categories to bloat too much, but those should have been added. If you want, vote for them. There are plenty to add, and I'll flesh out the lists if need be.

FPS/Shooter category should mesh well with Action-at least, that was the plan.

GrandAmChandler
01-03-2008, 08:24 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (PC) - Desktop Tower Defense
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Halo 3
Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War 2
Game of the Year (PS3) - Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP) - Castlevania Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) - Picross DS
Game of the Year (Wii) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Bioshock
Best Music (Score) - Halo 3
Best Music (Licensed Music) - Rock Band
Best RPG Title - Mass Effect
Best Action Title - Halo 3
Best Adventure Title - Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music/Rhythm Title - Rock Band
Best Sports Title - Super Mario Strikers (Wii)
Best Driving/Racing Title - Forza 2
Most Innovative Title - Puzzle Quest DS
Biggest Surprise Title - Crackdown
Most Addictive Title - Geometry Wars Galaxies (Wii)
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Zack and Wiki
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Kane & Lynch
Most Newsworthy Event - Jeff Gertsmangate / Gamespot Kane & Lynch Fiasco

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA) - Pac-Man Championship Edition
Best Downloadable Game (PSN) - PS1 Games
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console) - Sin & Punishment (N64 JP)

Buns34
01-04-2008, 02:57 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (PC) Crysis
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Blue Dragon
Game of the Year (PS2) Odin Sphere
Game of the Year (PS3) Uncharted: Drakes Fortune
Game of the Year (PSP) Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
Game of the Year (DS) Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Eternal Sonata
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Uncharted: Drakes Fortune
Best Music (Score) Super Mario Galaxy
Best RPG Title BlueDragon
Best Action Title The Orange Box
Best Adventure Title Ratchet And Clank Future: Tools Of Destruction
Best Music/Rhythm Title
Best Sports Title NBA 2K8
Best Driving/Racing Title
Most Innovative Title Puzzle Quest
Biggest Surprise Title Uncharted: Drakes Fortune
Most Addictive Title Pacman Championship Edition
Best Online Game Halo 3
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) The Legend Of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass
Most Newsworthy Event The dude from Valve saying the PS3 was a piece of crap.

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA) Pacman Championship Edition
Best Downloadable Game (PSN) Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console) Super Mario Brothers 3

spoon
01-05-2008, 01:47 AM
I'd like to nominate Mike Otto for a punch in the face. He defienetly earned it this year.

alxbly
01-05-2008, 11:49 PM
Game of the Year (Overall): The Orange Box
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): The Orange Box
Game of the Year (PS3): Ratchet and Clank Future
Game of the Year (DS): SimCity DS
Game of the Year (Wii): RE4 Wii Edition
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Bioshock
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score): Bioshock
Best Music (Licensed Music): Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories
Best RPG Title: Mass Effect
Best Action Title: The Orange Box
Best Driving/Racing Title: Project Gotham Racing 4
Most Innovative Title: Crackdown
Biggest Surprise Title: Crackdown
Most Addictive Title: The Orange Box
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Crackdown

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console): Sin and Punishment

Daltone
01-06-2008, 07:47 AM
Game of the Year (Overall) - Mass Effect

Game of the Year (PC) - Crysis

Game of the Year (Xbox 360) - Mass Effect

Game of the Year (PS2) - God of War II

Game of the Year (PS3) - Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) - Eternal Sonata

Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) - Crysis

Best Music (Score) - Halo 3

Best Music (Licensed Music) - Guitar Hero

Best RPG Title - Mass Effect

Best Action Title - Call of Duty 4

Best Adventure Title - Hotel Dusk

Best Sports Title - Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

Most Innovative Title - Portal

Biggest Surprise Title - Puzzle Quest DS

Most Addictive Title - Halo 3 online.

Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title - Puzzle Quest DS

Biggest Flop (Individual Title) - Assassin's Creed

Most Newsworthy Event - The Gamespot debacle.

skylark
01-07-2008, 07:49 AM
Game of the Year (Overall): Bioshock
Game of the Year (Xbox 360): Bioshock
Game of the Year (PS3): Folklore
Game of the Year (DS):
Game of the Year (Wii): Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional): Folklore
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism): Call of Duty 4
Best Music (Score): Folklore
Best RPG Title: Mass Effect
Best Action Title: CAll of Duty 4
Best Adventure Title: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Most Innovative Title: Eye of Judgment
Biggest Surprise Title: Folklore
Most Addictive Title: Mass Effect
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Folklore
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Lair
Most Newsworthy Event: Bioware/Pandemic join EA

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA): Pacman CE

Oobgarm
01-07-2008, 10:53 AM
We're down to two days!

Get your nominations in! There are still some close races that could use some more competition!

(w00t 5000 posts!)

jcalder8
01-07-2008, 06:06 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Mass Effect
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Mass Effect
Game of the Year (PS3) MotorStorm
Game of the Year (PSP) Ratchet And Clank Size Matters
Game of the Year (DS) Legend Of Zelda Phantom Hour Glass
Game of the Year (Wii) Zack And Wiki
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Blue Dragon
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Orange Box
Best Music (Score) Mass Effect
Best Music (Licensed Music) Guitar Hero 3
Best RPG Title: Mass Effect
Best Action Title: Ace Combat 6
Best Adventure Title: Super Mario Galaxy
Best Music/Rhythm Title: RockBand
Best Sports Title: NHL 2k8
Best Driving/Racing Title: MotorStorm
Biggest Surprise Title: Puzzle Quest
Most Addictive Title: Puzzle Quest
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title: Timeshift
Biggest Flop (Individual Title): Lair
Most Newsworthy Event: Bungie Leaves MS

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA): Puzzle Quest

ubersaurus
01-07-2008, 06:46 PM
Game of the Year (Overall) Super Mario Galaxy
Game of the Year (Xbox 360) Halo 3
Game of the Year (PS2) King of Fighters XI
Game of the Year (DS) Hotel Dusk
Game of the Year (Wii) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Artistic/Traditional) Super Mario Galaxy
Best Graphics (Technical/Realism) Bioshock
Best Music (Score) Halo 3
Best RPG Title Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Best Action Title Super Mario Galaxy
Best Adventure Title Hotel Dusk
Best Sports Game Mario Strikers Charged
Most Innovative Title Portal
Biggest Surprise Title Crackdown
Most Addictive Title Pac Man Championship Edition
Most Underappreciated/Overlooked Title Space Giraffe
Biggest Flop (Individual Title) Lair
Most Newsworthy Event Bungie/ Microsoft split

ADDITIONAL BONUS CATEGORIES:

Best Downloadable Game (XBLA) Pac-Man Championship Edition
Best Downloadable Game (Virtual Console) Super Mario Bros: Lost Levels

Oobgarm
01-08-2008, 11:03 AM
Last day!