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PSXE Game Of The Year Nominations

Well, it's that time of the year, and we're just about ready to unveil all the big winners of 2008. But before we do, we're giving you a look at all the nominees, thereby giving you a chance to debate 'til you're blue in the face.

There were plenty of fantastic titles in 2008, and as we look back, we start to realize just how far the industry has come. In fact, we've come a long way since the start of this new generation; few will argue that we've all had memorable experiences this year. We can't drop any hints regarding all the winners, but we'll be interested to hear what you think...will we spread the wealth? Will one or two games dominate? Will there be surprises? Who knows? What we do know is that we'll announce the winners just after New Year's, so stay tuned for the big feature. For those of you who give us a lot of respect and put a lot of emphasis on our reviews, you should probably agree with a lot of our decisions. But we won't satisfy everyone...and that's half the fun. ;)

And the nominees for PSX Extreme's Game of the Year Awards are:

Achievement Awards

Best Graphics

  • Gran Turismo 5: Prologue
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Resistance 2
  • Grand Theft Auto IV

Best Sound

  • Resistance 2
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Dead Space
  • Call of Duty: World at War

Best Acting

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Dead Space
  • Bioshock
  • Silent Hill: Homecoming

Best Multiplayer Game

  • MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
  • Resistance 2
  • Rock Band 2
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour
  • Metal Gear Online
  • Grand Theft Auto IV

Best Artistry/Art Direction

  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Prince of Persia
  • Mirrors Edge
  • Dead Space
  • Bioshock
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Most Original/Innovative

  • Mirrors Edge
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • echochrome
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Patapon

Most Overlooked

  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Pure
  • The Club
  • Patapon
  • Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Perelli

Genre Awards

Best Puzzle Game

  • echochrome
  • Downstream Panic!
  • Pipe Mania

Best Music Game

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour
  • Rock Band 2
  • SingStar

Best Racing Game

  • Wipeout HD
  • Burnout Paradise
  • Pure
  • MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
  • Midnight Club: Los Angeles
  • Gran Turismo 5: Prologue

Best Sports Game

  • Madden NFL 09
  • NHL 09
  • MLB 08: The Show
  • Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09
  • FIFA Soccer 09

Best RPG

  • Fallout 3
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
  • Eternal Sonata
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

Best Fighting Game

  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
  • Soul Calibur IV
  • Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
  • WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2009
  • Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Best FPS

  • Far Cry 2
  • Resistance 2
  • Bioshock
  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • Battlefield: Bad Company

Best Action/Adventure

  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Devil May Cry 4
  • Dead Space
  • God of War: Chains of Olympus

Platform Awards

Best PS2 Game

  • Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant
  • Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
  • Yakuza 2

Best PSP Game

  • Patapon
  • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
  • Wipeout Pulse
  • God of War: Chains of Olympus
  • Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2

Best PS3 Game

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Resistance 2
  • Fallout 3
  • Bioshock

Special: The PSXE Favorite

  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Gran Turismo 5: Prologue
  • Devil May Cry 4
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds

Game of the Year

  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Dead Space
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Bioshock
  • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
  • Resistance 2
  • Fallout 3

12/30/2008 Ben Dutka, Arnold Katayev

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Comments (67 posts)

caliblue15
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:09:25 PM
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Good list Ben, nothing to complain about. Just got myself a PSP, and playing through GOW:COC now, then on to Crisis Core, and the 9 unopened PS3 games. Just not enough time for all these great games!

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MirrorSoul
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:16:54 PM
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I already see 3 awards or MGS4 lol

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MetalHead09
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:18:01 PM
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great list, so far of the games ive played this year (and it aint much sorry) id have to go with resistance2 and metal gear solid 4 as game of the year possibilities.

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eLLeJuss
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:18:45 PM
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mgs4 will sweep :)

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bigrailer19
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:21:11 PM
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yes good list i agree sept why is fallout 3 not atleast an honorable mention for GOY... i vote mgs4 but it should be on there! and even though i hated the fact call of duty:wow, was WWII based and it took some playing to get used to after cod: 4 was amazing, it is a solid multi player game online... just thoughts but the list is good! im excited to see who gets each category win!

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weeee
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 6:26:09 PM
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NHL 09 wins
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lbp most original/innovative.
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too obvious lol.

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Naga
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:12:39 PM
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The multiplayer games are kinda poor, haven't stopped playing Warhawk since August 07. But Resistance 2 gets best multiplayer game It slowed down the Warhawk virus for now......

Game of the year: Littlebigplanet killed my old PS3 (sobs) so Metal Gear Solid 4 wins

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:13:50 PM
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I don't think you guys made your choice for GotY much of a secret, lol. But here's my list.

Best Graphics
* Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Best Sound
* Call of Duty: World at War
Best Acting
* Grand Theft Auto IV
Best Multiplayer Game
* I don't think any of your nominees deserve to win. I'd choose Burnout or WaW.
Best Artistry/Art Direction
* Prince of Persia
Most Original/Innovative
* LittleBigPlanet
Most Overlooked
* Valkyria Chronicles

Best Puzzle Game
* echochrome
Best Music Game
* Rock Band 2
Best Racing Game
* Burnout Paradise
Best Sports Game
* Madden NFL 09
Best RPG
* Fallout 3
Best Fighting Game
* Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
Best FPS
* Call of Duty: World at War
Best Action/Adventure
* Dead Space

Best PS2 Game
* Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection
Best PSP Game
* God of War: Chains of Olympus
Best PS3 Game
* Grand Theft Auto IV
Special: The PSXE Favorite
* Grand Theft Auto IV

Game of the Year
* Grand Theft Auto IV

Last edited by SHADOW on 12/30/2008 7:16:26 PM

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:57:14 PM

Are you saying we're transparent? ;)

Anyway, how can YOU say what OUR favorite game might be? You might be right...might not...never know...

Just sayin'. :)

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:16:30 PM

No I just feel that I've gotten to know you guys enough. I mean you're not like other sites, actively voicing your displeasure whenever MGS4 doesn't win someone GotY award. Wait... I've said too much.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:34:30 PM

LOL Point taken. ;)

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Aftab
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 4:05:26 PM

Hey there, Shadow. I understand your disdain for the bandwagon thing, but after playing through Metal Gear Collections (the first two anyhow last week), and so far having played through the first 4 acts of MGS4 (in one sitting), I must say that MGS4 is every good as it has been praised. Not being crazy about the gameplay of the metal gears (after loving the action of DMC1, I was totally pissed I couldn't even jump when playing my first MG action-adventure), I procrastinated, and left it after GTA4, R2, Gears2, Deadspace, and even POP. However, after playing some of MGS4, I have yet to see game that can match it in terms of graphics, story, production values, and yes, even playablility. Yeah, ok, so you can't sit around and shoot pool in it, or have 60 player online fragfests, dismember baddies, etc, but these are just sprinkle elements in their respective games. In addition of having it's own (insane) fair share of sprinkles, what the game lacks in bowling matches, and online modes, it more than makes up for in every other (important) department. Yes, GTA4 is amazing, especially for someone like myself who never played the previous GTA's, but did it really push the envelope this generation like MGS4 did? Tough call. What I can say on my own behalf is that the greatest games reduce to nothing more than some reiterated game mechanics, like shooting galleries, dressed with story. GTA4 not only had plenty of shooting gallery, but competent platforming and even racing. And it's sheer scale and depth made me smile plenty. But MGS4 had me exclaim, "WOW", at least as much. For what MGS4 lacked somewhat in scale, it made up in pace, and continued urgency and a story, which, granted, tended to go off the deep end, but never let up. GTA4 was a continued joy, over time. I played it, and left it for a month or two before completing it. But MGS4 would not let me put down the controller. I have yet to finish MGS4, but what I can say so far, is that I can already tell it won't be a clear cut decision. So what I'm saying is that I wish all the intelligent folk around here would talk more about their individual experience, and less about what the fanboys are up to.

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 9:11:19 PM

Oh don't misunderstand me I don't have any ill will towards MGS4. I don't know if you've read my other posts talking about GotY but basically the way I see it is that:

Big companies that cater to very broad audiences have no business giving MGS4 GotY because such a low number of their readers/viewers could get into it. The story is very confusing (on purpose I know, but still) and it's only available on one system (the one with the lowest install base at that, but now I'm off topic). For THIS site, THIS audience; MGS4 makes perfect sense as GotY.

The reason I chose GTA4 is simply because I love it. The online is horrible the mini games are barely entertaining but the characters are a f***ing riot. Brucie is the best supporting character games have seen in a long time.

Oh yeah: and PARAGRAPHS my friend. that massive block of text is intimidating.

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Aftab
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 5:20:44 PM

I hear you, Shadow. I'm usually quite particular about paragraphs and punctuation. I guess was too involved in a rant to notice my neglect.

Regarding MGS4 getting GOTY or not, I understand your concern about it's accessiblity at least as far as the story element is concerned. But, I'm not a Metal Gear fan, and I forced myself to play the first two before playing the fourth...here's how it goes, without giving away spoilers...(skip if you don't care)

MGS1: Foxhound member Snake must diffuse Supreme weapon of mass destruction, Metal Gear at Alaskan location, Shadow Moses.

Snake is a clone made as a super soldier, by government secret agency...Patriots. He is up against defectors, who are also clones like him...Liquid Snake and Ocelot, who wish to start their own society, "Outer-Heaven".

He is equipped with nanomachines to enable in battle, covert communication, and was also infused with Foxdie, engineered virus as a fail-safe.



MGS2: After Shadow Moses, Snake's whereabouts are unknown. Thought to be dead, or suspected for another event... a takeover of a oil rig, that was actually a masquerade or cover for another Metal Gear...Arsenal Gear. Arsenal Gear is a system designed to control all information, and is defended with Metal Gears. Ocelot returns and wishes to gain control of Arsenal Gear from the Patriots. Two years later, Raiden is sent in by Foxhound to stop Ocelot. Snake and his partner Octacon give him support.

MGS3: Takes place two or three decades before. Tells the story of the original Snake clone, or Daddy, BigBoss. I didn't play it, yet.

That's all you really need to understand MGS4. I played mgs1 and mgs2 a week before, and that was enough to understand mgs4, as well as ample enough to allow nostalgia.


Regarding GOTY qualification, I really think critics should evaluate independent of consumers (granted without being a-holes, or careless of their actual gaming needs). How else will the industry be pushed towards excellence?



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SHADOW [Moderator]
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 10:08:55 PM

I didn't play the original MGS (nor do I have any intention of doing so) but I did read through that whole damn Database thing. So I get it. But I don't think the 50 year old dudes and house wives who read Time Magazine or the New York Times can really wrap their heads around all that, let alone the whole sneak around, hide in cardboard boxes thing. I think that writers to GotY or any awards for fans and readers not for themselves. Therefore there opinions and viewpoints should match that of their audience.

I guess what I'm saying is that, no a writer shouldn't give an award out based on the fact that his audience likes it, but that writer probably should be on the same page as his audience anyway. Right? So as an outsider looking in on the audience that reads Time Magazine or The New York Times, or even Gamespot and IGN to a degree; it just seems preposterous to me to EXPECT them to award their honor on MGS4.

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Mightynemesis
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:18:28 PM
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MGS4 & MGO FTW

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DGo8
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:22:24 PM
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Most Original/Innovative

LBP has win!!

Best PS3 Game

MGS4!!

Best Acting

GTA IV gota win!

Best RPG

Fallout 3

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kreate
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:26:14 PM
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'We're giving you a shot at debating and arguing and conversing until your typing fingers fall RIGHT off'

i just wanted to lol that statement lol
im laying low on this one.
knock yrselves out guys.

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iPwn_3G
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 7:42:22 PM
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No xbox games? is this just for the PS3, or general? btw MGS4 will sweep

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supremekai
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:09:02 PM
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LBP not in best multiplayer game?
Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm not in Best fighter and DBZ is? o_O

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:37:46 PM

Yeah......

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:36:52 PM
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Don't know 'bout you but MGS4 wins in so many of those, SPECIALLY "Best Sound."

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coolistic
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:37:34 PM
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I don't think that Resistance 2 is comparable to the other titles in the "Best Graphics Nominations".

LBP and MGS4 are waaay better looking than R2.

GTAIV is also better looking in my opinion - but that isn't as much difference as it is with the other two titles.

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coolistic
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:40:41 PM
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I want to add that I still think R2 is a exceptional first-person shooter - for the matter of fact it's the most enjoyably fps I have played all this year:D

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mk ultra
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:46:01 PM
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Only two things i'd change on that list. COD:WAW in best MP, and Fallout 3 at least nominated for GOTY. MGS4 should win but Fallout 3 was at least better then Dead Space IMO. Not saying Dead Space was bad, just that Fallout 3 was better.

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Arvis
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:51:38 PM
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Glad to see Valkyria Chronicles sprinkled in there. Truly one of the elite games on any current-gen console. :)

I also would have nominated it for Best Artistry/Art Direction, but that's just me.

-Arvis

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:56:03 PM
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Sorry guys, Fallout 3 SHOULD'VE been on there for GoY. We certainly nominated it; I just left it off by accident.

On there now. :)

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ps92117
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 8:59:52 PM
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i realy liked the naruto game fight style defenetly beats sc , n 4 goty i realy got rush of adrenalin when cutting throats it was so much fun i screamed of the joy of seeing someone struggle 4 there lifes even if it was just vidgames , so it would b mgs4 , by the way i m completely normal person

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:18:36 PM

a little sadistic... but tite I guess. Remind me to never invite you over for a BBQ or something.

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Sir Shak
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:40:21 PM
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how do you cut throats in mgs4 ?

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Sir Shak
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:44:24 PM
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where are the nominees for best soundtrack ?

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:48:16 PM

Soundtrack is considered in Best Sound. The category includes effects, voice acting, music, etc.

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AceTatsujin
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 9:50:13 PM
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Nice list man!

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Nsho
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 10:02:20 PM
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I think that Metal Gear Solid 4 will get most of the awards

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Sir Shak
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 10:43:05 PM
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i think this category is highly debatable , according to me best music is from LBP , best sound effects goes to dead space and best voice acting is definitely mgs 4 .

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SerendipityDeus
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 10:52:06 PM
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MGS4 FTW!!

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jerocarson
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 11:46:31 PM
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mgs4 rocks!

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Reccaman18
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 @ 11:55:49 PM
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Im glad you guys decided to do the game of the year at the very end of the year. Unlike Spike. I hate it when they do it prematurely.

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somethingrandom
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 2:11:43 AM
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LBP is cartoony. It does NOT look better than Resistance 2. Don't say I'm wrong because I OWN both. Ben, you missed DMC4 under GoTY.

Top 5 games of '08 (in my oppinion(I didn't like the Demo of MGS4))
1. Resistance 2
2. Devil May Cry 4
3. Battlefield: Bad Company
4. Motorstorm: Pacific Rift
5. Rock Band 2
I'm sorry if you don't agree, this is out of the games that I own.

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FLYING_APE
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:18:53 AM

im never gonna read your comments ever again. lbp kills resistance 2. Resistance 2 was a solid fps end off lbp is a masterpiece.
So what if you own both lol

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somethingrandom
Friday, January 02, 2009 @ 1:04:19 AM

Whatever... R2 looks better because it's designed to look realistic. LBP looks like any other cartoony game because it's designed to look like that.

Last edited by somethingrandom on 1/2/2009 1:07:37 AM

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TEG3SH
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 4:21:28 AM
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i know everyone is thinking it,but no one dare to say it. R2 SUCKS MON*KEY BALLS(for me at least ), it was a huge letdown for me, i just simply didn't like it.(the first one was awesome btw)

although i love MGS4 i think lbp should nail GOTY ,or maybe fallout3
but please don't give it to the over-hyped gta4 ( which also sucks u knw what).

and one last thing can we put GEARS OF WAR 2 under GOTY.LOL

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 9:15:36 PM

I haven't said it on this thread but I've posted my distaste for R2 all over this site.

and you should be burned at the stake for you comments on GTA4. :p

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Zorigo
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 7:12:45 AM
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Goty- MGS4
Graphics- GT5:p (even on SD has extremely high quality, i know, can't afford HD telly.)
best PS3 game- mgs4.
best racer- between burnout and M:PR
best sound - mgs4
best soundtrack - burnout, those songs r all awesome
best multiplayer- hard, didn't see many exceptional ones this year. possibly cod5, similar to cod4.
best fps- COD5, nothing else really
best rgp- fallout3
best action/adventure- PoP, MGS4 doesn't really count

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FLYING_APE
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:19:02 AM
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gears 2

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Troy Powers
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:45:19 AM
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Rock Band 2 isn't even nominated for best sound?!!? How is that even possible? SOUND?!!?

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 12:27:27 PM
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For the record, we did not include any music games in "Best Sound" because those games have their own genre that's all ABOUT sound. Furthermore, we're counting soundtrack, sound effects, and voice acting in that Sound category; two of which aren't even part of games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero.

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BigT_1980
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 2:21:12 PM
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Well I feel their should be three changes to this list. The first change is The Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection should not be on this list because these are old games that came out prior years past. They were great games but I feel they don't qualify because they weren't new releases this year. And I feel Arcana Heart should added to the "Best Fighting Game" and the "Best PS2 Game" list.

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BlinkBoy
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 7:21:27 PM
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Wipeout HD should be in the best graphic group to be honest, not many games support crisp flawless graphics in 1080p and 60 fps. Only GT5:Prologue is equal in graphic.

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Aftab
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 5:47:51 PM

I quietly concur!

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shaydey77
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:03:20 PM
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Well heres my list from those listed for best..
Graphics: MGS4
Sound: Resistance 2
Acting: MGS4
Multiplayer: GTAIV
Artistry:Prince Of Persia
Original: LittleBigPlanet
Overlooked: Valkyria Chronicles
Puzzle: Pipe Mania
Music: Singstar
Racing: Burnout Paradise
Sports: Fifa
RPG: Fallout 3
Fighting: Soul Calibur 4
FPS: Resistance 2
Action/Adventure: LittleBigPlanet
PS2: Crash Bandicoot
PSP: God Of War
PS3: MGS4
Special: MGS4
GOTY: MGS4

Id just like to say Thanks for the great updates on news for the PS3 throughout the year and i wish all you guys,the readers and commenters a great 2009!!

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OU812
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:14:59 PM
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Great list; couldnt agree more. But from my personal taste and my all time personal fav: GTA4 to date.

Agreed with shaydey77; this site has one of the best updats around and the people are very civil

Happy New Year Everyone ( all hail the PS )

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Aftab
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 8:19:24 PM
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Everybody seems to be picking BP for best racer. Any WO fans, here?

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 9:19:17 PM

I like Wipeout (you should have typed that out BTW) but Burnout is just awesome it can't be touched, as far as I'm concerned.

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Aftab
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 5:52:58 PM

Yeah, I know. One word, not two. But, you knew what I was talking about ;) I might get in to BP, later, but I've yet to devote time to my favorite game, Wipeout HD.

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 10:00:01 PM

No I meant cause not enough people know what WipeOut is. WO wouldn't mean much too them. I could be wrong though, maybe I'm the only one who had little to no clue what WipeOut was until this summer.

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 9:25:45 PM
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Ben:
Why weren't Burnout, CoD:WaW, or Socom nominated for best online?

Burnout trumps Motorstorm for online features.
CoD:WaW is almost as cood as CoD4 and that won everything last year.
And Socom was great after you got past all the bugs in the first month. And the bugs in MGO were just as bad in my opinion.

The whole category seems like it is designed for Resistance 2 to win. RockBand and Guitar Hero are music games. All music games are designed to be enjoyed in a group/party setting it just seems like it's dumb to list them here as well as in the music category.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 11:40:12 PM

Trust me, Arnold and I really had to work to trim down the Multiplayer nominations. All those games you listed were considered, but for our own reasons, we chose the titles you see. You can make legitimate arguments for all of them, though.

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supremekai
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 11:43:16 AM
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Valkyria Chronicles should also be in Best Artistry/Art Direction...

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city96
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 5:02:38 PM
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I say u have missed alot of great games on that list. shudda made it a bit longer. I thinkCOD4 or Motorstorm 1 and other older games shud be on the list. And you cuoldda put some games coming out really soon like ummm? damn oh well. I agree with most.
Burnout - best online.
LilHugePlanet - Most innovative.
GRID cmon great game fun got mix of different motorsport.
well its already official nd other than that n what others said great list. BTW is R2 better than COD5
or is COD5 overrated coz of COD4s success.

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 9:57:29 PM

CoD:WaW is underrated because of CoD4's greatness.

And this is all awards for games that have released in 2008. Not 2007 and not 2009. I'm sure at some point when PS3 is becoming a fading memory they will choose their greatest PS3 games ever, but not yet.

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city96
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 5:02:42 PM
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TEG3SH
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 7:24:34 PM
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@ shadow gta died for me after san andreas nthn can top that

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Aftab
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 8:16:28 PM

That was soooo "emo".

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 9:54:30 PM

That's funny cause San Andreas killed GTA for me too. But with IV, GTA, like Jesus, was ressurected.

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TheBand1t
Thursday, January 01, 2009 @ 11:41:15 PM
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Dead Space FTW!

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TEG3SH
Friday, January 02, 2009 @ 5:26:04 PM
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at shadow nothing can top those BMX'S STUNTS.LOL

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