And the Winner is…

Posted By | On 22nd, Dec. 2009 Under Feature, Website

Alright guys and gals it is time to announce the Editor’s Choice Game of the Year winners. It has been a great year with many great games emptying our wallets. It was hard to narrow down what game really stood out among this year’s many releases and here is what the Gaming Bolt staff believes are the top games of the year in the following categories. And the winners are…

Game of the Year:

Game of the Year

Uncharted 2

Best Shooter:

Best Shooter

Killzone 2

Best Action Adventure Game:

Best Action Adventure Game

Uncharted 2

Best Strategy Game:


Empire Total War

Best Sports Game:


Fifa 10

Best Role-Playing Game:


Dragon Age Origins

Best Racing Game:


Forza 3

Best Fighting Game:

Tekken 6

Tekken 6

Best New Male Protagonist:

Cole McGrath

Cole McGrath

Best New Female Protagonist:

Chloe Frazer

Chloe Frazer

Best Story/Plot:

The visuals are the best on a console

Uncharted 2

Best Visuals:

Uncharted 2...woah Deja Vu

Uncharted 2

Best Voice Acting:

Uncharted 2...I'm detecting a recurring theme here

Uncharted 2...I'm detecting a recurring theme here

Best Cutscenes:

Ok so maybe we liked Uncharted 2...a lot

Ok so maybe we liked Uncharted 2...a lot

Biggest Flop:

If only the game worked this well out of cutscenes.

Stormrise, you can't tell me you expected Uncharted 2 again

Best Developer:

Were you expecting someone else?

Were you expecting someone else?

Best Handheld Game:


Final Fantasy Dissidia

Best Console Game (Console Exclusive):

Game of the Year


Best PC Game (PC Exclusive):


Empire Total War

Best PSN/XBLA Game:

Battlefield 1943

Battlefield 1943

Biggest “Oh Snap!” Moment of 2009:

The Modern Warfare 2 scandal caused a boycott, among other things.

Modern Warfare 2 Sells 7 Million Worldwide Day 1

Best DLC:


Grand Theft Auto IV The Ballad of Gay Tony

Best Sequel:

Game of the Year

You can't say you didn't see this coming

Most Underachieved Game:


Halo Wars

Best Original Score:

The Demigods are all detailed and even have backstories available in the selection screen.


Best Soundtrack:


DJ Hero

Best Multiplayer Game:

Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2

Well that’s all for the Editor’s Choice winners. Remember to keep voting for your favorites in the user voting. Polls close on December 30th and User’s Choice winners will be announced on December 31st, the perfect way to close out the year. As always keep it here on Gaming Bolt!

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