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Editor's Choice Awards 2010 on Touchgen

View Poll Results: What do you think about their selection?
Great 11 26.83%
Good 13 31.71%
Okay 9 21.95%
Awful 8 19.51%
Voters: 41. You may not vote on this poll
12-31-2010, 01:48 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,359
Editor's Choice Awards 2010 on Touchgen

What do you think about their selection?
http://www.touchgen.net/editors-choi...10-nominations
12-31-2010, 02:49 AM
#2
It's nice to see Bit.Trip Beat take best music game. Neuroshima Hex should have been in the strategy game section as well as board game, and wins for strategy in my book. But ultimately who cares about TG right, especially here.

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12-31-2010, 02:58 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Starts off good and slowly begins to decline, making it an okay list by the time we get to the end.
12-31-2010, 02:59 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,169
I agree with a lot of it not sure Galaxy if Fire 2 is an adventure game but it definitely deserved to win something. Really the only one I really disagree with is Street Fighter IV it's really just not that good it looks the part but it's missing tons and controls horribly. Dondonpachi is much better.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out
12-31-2010, 03:07 AM
#5
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Joined: Oct 2010
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It sucked! LEGO HP doesn't win an award, Aralon doesn't win an award, and IB is GOTY?! And best Action Game?! And Spiderman not even nominated?! Yeah, it sucked.
12-31-2010, 03:12 AM
#6
IB just didn't do it for me, pretty game but too repetitive for me.
12-31-2010, 04:01 AM
#7
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Super Earth - Our Home.
Posts: 5,565
IB wasn't bad, just, there are WAYYYYY Better games that were released this year. I don't agree with Touchgen on their GOTY descision.
12-31-2010, 04:31 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Right. Behind. You.
Posts: 769
Reasons people pick Infinity Blade as GOTY:

1. It just came out and it's the only game they remember of the year.

2. It was uber over-hyped and they don't want it to go to waste.

3. The graphics are good, the only outstanding part of the on-rails, 20-minute long game.

4. It's only for advanced iPods and they need to brag about their new tech.
12-31-2010, 12:22 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,359
Quote:
Originally Posted by mpf189 View Post
IB just didn't do it for me, pretty game but too repetitive for me.
As much as I love(d) Infinity Blade, I'd have to agree. It was game of the year for me for about a week, but now I barely touch it. After playing through over 25 bloodlines, and leveling up to level 42, I'm kind of tired of it. Maybe I just played it too much? But my interest may peek again after some more updates are released.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Der-Kleine View Post
IB wasn't bad, just, there are WAYYYYY Better games that were released this year. I don't agree with Touchgen on their GOTY descision.
But we have to give them credit for having the testicular fortitude to go with an unconventional choice. Yeah, there are better games available, but Space Miner is a great game, and this is exactly the kind of recognition it deserves. But whether or not gaming sites should choose underdogs for the sake of choosing underdogs is a different discussion altogether.
12-31-2010, 01:01 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
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The list was good, with the exception of Infinity Blade which doesn't deserve GOTY.

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