IVG GOTY 2009: Overall Game of the Year

icon_feature1After a month of voting and deliberations, we’re finally now able to announce IVG’s Game of the Year for 2009. Below are the IVG Community’s top 10 games of 2009 as voted by our members on the forums throughout December. To see the list of games that made up the rest of the top 20, head over to the discussion thread here. Before we announce the top 10, here’s a quick round up of the winners of the various other categories in the IVG GOTY 2009:

[singlepic id=1750 float=center]
Best New IP
– Batman: Arkham Asylum
Best Use of Co-op – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Sports Game – FIFA 10
Best Racing Game – Colin McRae: DiRT 2
Best Fighting Game – Street Fighter IV
Best Strategy Game – Warhammer 40000: Dawn Of War II
Best Multi-player Game – Killzone 2
Best Downloadable Game – Flower
Best Platformer – Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time
Best Action-Adventure Game – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Multi-platform Game – Batman: Arkham Asylum
Best RPG – Dragon Age: Origins
Best Shooter – Killzone 2
Best Handheld Game – Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Best Franchise/Series Title – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Game No One Played – Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time
Most Disappointing Game – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Best Character – Nathan Drake – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Story – Assassin’s Creed 2
Best PC Game – Dragon Age: Origins
Most Epic Gaming Moment – Nepal chopper chase/building collapse – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
One To Watch In 2010 – Heavy Rain

And finally, here are IVG’s top 10 games of 2009


Developer/Publisher:
Turn 10/Microsoft
Genre: Racing
Platforms: Xbox 360
Other awards:


Developer/Publisher:
From Software/Atlus
Genre: RPG
Platforms: PS3
Other awards:


Developer/Publisher:
EA Vancouver/EA Sports
Genre: Sports
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
Other awards: Best Sports Game


Developer/Publisher:
Sucker Punch/Sony
Genre: Action-Adventure
Platforms: PS3
Other awards:


Developer/Publisher:
Bioware/EA
Genre: RPG
Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
Other awards: Best RPG, Best PC Game


Developer/Publisher:
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Genre: Action-Adventure
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
Other awards: Best Story


Developer/Publisher:
Infinity Ward/Activision
Genre: First-person Shooter
Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
Other awards: Most Disappointing Game


Developer/Publisher:
Guerrilla Games/Sony
Genre: First-person Shooter
Platforms: PS3
Other awards: Best Shooter, Best Multi-player Game


Developer/Publisher:
Rocksteady Studios/Eidos
Genre: Action-Adventure
Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
Other awards: Best New IP, Best Multi-platform Game


Developer/Publisher:
Naughty Dog/Sony
Genre: Action-Adventure
Platforms: PS3
Other awards: Best Action-Adventure Game, Best Use of Co-op, Best Franchise/Series Title, Best Character, Most Epic Gaming Moment

We would like to thank the IVG members who participated in the voting process. We’ll be announcing the winners the IVG GOTY Lucky Draw in the coming days, so if you voted for your top 5 games of 2009, be sure to check back and see if you’re one of the three lucky winners.

Join the discussion at the IVG Community forums

/ / / /
« »