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Detox
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(12-17-2011, 03:41 PM)
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Next month


Edge Awards 2011
The winner is in bold and below it are the two runners-up.

Mainstream Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Dark Souls
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Indie Game of the Year
SpaceChem
Bastion
Triple Town

Portable Game of the Year
Mario Kart 7
Super Mario 3D Land
Jetpack Joyride

Best Online Experience
Dark Souls
Portal 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Best Visual Design
Uncharted 3
Battlefield 3
Child of Eden

Best Audio Design
Portal 2
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Dark Souls

Publisher of the Year
Nintendo
Ubisoft
Bethesda Softworks

Studio of the Year
Eidos Montreal
Mojang
Firemint

The alternative awards are there aswell but I'm not sure if people would want those without the comments.

Reviews
Minecraft - 9
Mario Kart 7 - 9
Need For Speed: The Run - 3
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - 9
Kinect Sports: Season 2 - 6
Saints Row The Third - 6
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon - 7
Diamond Trust Of London - 6
Where Is My Heart? - 8
Last edited by Detox; 12-17-2011 at 03:45 PM.
Perfo
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(12-17-2011, 03:44 PM)
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A preview on Final Fantasy XIII-2, interesting...
I'm thinking how they'll review it once out. They absolutely hated XIII and rated it with a supernegative score... 5/10. Will the changes made to the formula help giving this time a more decent score?

God, I can't think at anything else than Square and FF. I'm sick lol ~
Smellycat
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(12-17-2011, 03:46 PM)
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ZELDAAAAAAA! :)
Atomski
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Best Online Experience
Dark Souls
Portal 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Is this a joke? Dark Souls online hardly even worked for months. By the time the patched hit the community already seemed dead.
Derrick01
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That cover makes my stomach churn more than their goty choice does. But hey at least they gave Eidos Montreal some love, it's probably all they'll get :(
French
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(12-17-2011, 03:48 PM)
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Some pretty laughable choices and scores. Yep, it's Edge.
Last edited by French; 12-17-2011 at 03:51 PM.
crazy monkey
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(12-17-2011, 03:49 PM)
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zelda awesome.
BGBW
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(12-17-2011, 03:49 PM)
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FaceRaiders gets overlooked again... :(

At least Nintendo got some love.
Doctor_20
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(12-17-2011, 03:49 PM)
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Battlefield 3 not even nominated for Audio design? XD
Electivirus
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Originally Posted by Detox

Mainstream Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Dark Souls
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Sounds about right. :3
Mafro
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Originally Posted by Atomski

Is this a joke? Dark Souls online hardly even worked for months. By the time the patched hit the community already seemed dead.

SUMMONING FAILED
SUMMONING FAILED
SUMMONING FAILED

And it's actually worse than the online in Demon's Souls which had dedicated servers.
Darklord
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(12-17-2011, 03:52 PM)
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So Eidos Montreal is the best studio but their game is no where to be seen on any list? wat.

Saints Row The Third - 6

:|
phalestine
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(12-17-2011, 03:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Detox



Mainstream Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Dark Souls
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Yup.
Atomski
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Originally Posted by Doctor_20

Battlefield 3 not even nominated for Audio design? XD

or online..

List is bonkers.
King of the Potato People
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(12-17-2011, 03:53 PM)
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No Skyward Sword is the worst 3D Zelda.
Nirolak
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Originally Posted by Darklord

So Eidos Montreal is the best studio but their game is no where to be seen on any list? wat.



:|

By the same token, Ubisoft got almost no nominations, yet is still nominated for publisher of the year.
Detox
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Originally Posted by Darklord

So Eidos Montreal is the best studio but their game is no where to be seen on any list? wat.



:|

It was more to do with the shit they had to go through and they still managed to make a great game.
AceBandage
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Good for Zelda.
Can't wait to play it.
epmode
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SpaceChem really is awesome. Nice to see it get some recognition!
Gintoki
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Originally Posted by French

Some pretty laughable choices and scores. Yep, it's Edge.

What is laughable about the scores? Or do you want them to use most sites rating scales? (7-10)?
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(12-17-2011, 03:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Atomski

Is this a joke? Dark Souls online hardly even worked for months. By the time the patched hit the community already seemed dead.

Seriously. Smh Edge.
bigdaddygamebot
(12-17-2011, 03:55 PM)
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Their Best Audio and Best Online categories are...baffling.

And I never really took Edge for the hyper-enthusiastic type but in a year as strong as this one and they pick Skyward Sword as their game of the year? Nostalgia sure swings strong in the Edge office.
BGBW
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(12-17-2011, 03:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by King of the Potato People

No Skyward Sword is the worst 3D Zelda.

And yet it is better than every other game released this year... allegedly.
JasonMCG
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(12-17-2011, 03:57 PM)
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Hooray for Zelda! Can't wait to play it in a few weeks.
meppi
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Agree with just about everything besides the score for Saints Row.
Although I can see people disliking the game a lot...

Originally Posted by Gintoki

What is laughable about the scores? Or do you want them to use most sites rating scales? (7-10)?

Well just look at his post history and that'll tell you something.
Anything Nintendo will get trolled.
Hot Coldman
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

By the same token, Ubisoft got almost no nominations, yet is still nominated for publisher of the year.

Ubisoft should be disqualified from that award for their utter contempt for PC gamers.

(No 10 for Minecraft? Odd)

Originally Posted by bigdaddygamebot

And I never really took Edge for the hyper-enthusiastic type but in a year as strong as this one and they pick Skyward Sword as their game of the year? Nostalgia sure swings strong in the Edge office.

There is very little about Skyward Sword that's nostalgic.
BurntPork
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(12-17-2011, 03:58 PM)
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*enters thread*

*sees cover*

*punches screen*

Originally Posted by Gintoki

What is laughable about the scores? Or do you want them to use most sites rating scales? (7-10)?

There's a Nintendo game with a good score. That's what his problem is.

*leaves*
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Grisby
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(12-17-2011, 03:59 PM)
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:/ Dark Souls's online hardly ever worked for me.
ASIS
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(12-17-2011, 04:01 PM)
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Finally Zelda!
vareon
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I wonder what's the reason Jetpack Joyride is a GOTY contender? It's good, but when you compare it to many other DS/3DS/PSP titles...
Router
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(12-17-2011, 04:02 PM)
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Keep apples away from mah consoles.
@MUWANdo
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(12-17-2011, 04:03 PM)
Wait, so Diamond Trust of London is still coming out? I thought ZOO/IndiePub was pretty much dead?
Femmeworth
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WTF is going on with that cover.
web01
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(12-17-2011, 04:03 PM)
Dark Souls online works flawless for me since the patch,
Summon signs everywhere lots of invaders and instant pvp if you go to the Kiln.

Anyway the award is well deserved I cannot think of any other game that has such a well designed and unique online system that released this year.

Edit: Up against Portal 2 and MW3 it definitely deserved to win.
Last edited by web01; 12-17-2011 at 04:07 PM.
JasoNsider
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From everything I've played this year, I'd choose Zelda as well. An all around amazing piece of work. Seems it's cool to hate it on GAF but the reality is that it's one of the best games I've ever played.

Also agree with Dark Souls as best online for sure.
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Originally Posted by JasoNsider

From everything I've played this year, I'd choose Zelda as well. An all around amazing piece of work. Seems it's cool to hate it on GAF but the reality is that it's one of the best games I've ever played.

You need to play more games.
BurntPork
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Originally Posted by ninj4junpei

WTF is going on with that cover.

Edge is committing credibility suicide, obviously.
Hot Coldman
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Originally Posted by ninj4junpei

WTF is going on with that cover.

I think EDGE's cover designer had a nervous breakdown and insisted every cover have dumb lines on them
JasoNsider
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Originally Posted by bigdaddygamebot

You need to play more games.

I've played a lot and am allowed to have an opinion.
MrHicks
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(12-17-2011, 04:06 PM)
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W T F @ saints row
Derrick01
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Originally Posted by MrHicks

W T F @ saints row

Seems right to me. The game was average or below average in every single way.
genjiZERO
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was there any discussion? Did they mention the issues with PS3 Skyrim? Haven' played Zelda yet, but glad to see Dark Souls do so well.
Count of Monte Sawed-Off
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(12-17-2011, 04:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darklord

:|

Originally Posted by MrHicks

W T F @ saints row


I'd say it's about right. Maybe a 7. Good game, but a disappointment all the same.
L0st Id3ntity
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Pretentious magazine.
Boken
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SpaceChem, well deserved.
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Originally Posted by JasoNsider

I've played a lot and am allowed to have an opinion.

You most certainly are...

I don't think Skyward Sword is a bad game but saying "it's the best game I've ever played".

There's simply no place for statements like that considering the games that have come out in the last five years, let alone ten years.

You think Skyward Sword deserves game of the year accolades...awesome. It's definitely your opinion. Saying it's the best game you have ever played to simply reinforce your belief that it deserves game of the year is madness. This whole, "Well it's just my opinion" thing that seems to be picking up momentum here and...well...everywhere is growing tiresome. Opinions can be quite wrong, or flatout nonsense.


...and you still need to play more games.
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Dysun
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(12-17-2011, 04:10 PM)
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Wow no BF3 online nomination, and Dark Souls wins? Ok..
Marleyman
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Battlefield 3 not wining best audio design and not even nominated for online is a joke.
Diablohead
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What happened to EDGE? wow
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(12-17-2011, 04:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Diablohead

What happened to EDGE? wow

I was wondering the same thing.

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