Gamespot : Demon's Soul's wins best RPG award.

Demon's Souls is one of the most innovative and engaging games to have captured our imaginations and our spare time this year. It is also GameSpot's best RPG of 2009.

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TheHater2800d ago

PS3 exclusive winning awards from the media. and from gamespot also? Is the world going to end soon?

3sq2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

Demon's Souls also won best RPG at Gametrailers.

callahan092800d ago

Last year they gave Game of the Year to Metal Gear Solid 4, so it's not the newest thing for them to give awards to PS3 exclusives. But still, I'm happy to see this, because Demon's Souls is not only my RPG of the year, it's my overall Game of the Year, and it's good to see it getting recognized here!

Saaking2800d ago

Wow, Gamespot has gained a lot of respect back during these last few days. Their choices have been spot on. If UC2 wins GOTY, then there choices will have been the best.

Genesis52800d ago

If you have played that game you would know. While playing it's impossible not to get drawn right into that world.

MEsoJD2800d ago

how good this game is. ^_^

darthv722800d ago

does that mean you will lose respect for them if they start giving GOTY awards to 360 or wii?

CrazzyMan2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

And all media KNOWS that(actually they knew this already a year ago).
It is just NOT cool to hate PS3 anymore.

On topic, the game deserves it!

Saaking2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

No, but I will loose respect if they make stupid choices or claims. I'm just saying that for the first time in a long time I agree with GameSpot and their choices are spot on. If a 360 game deserves an award then so be it, as long as it's the right choice (and this year, there's really no 360 games that deserve awards).

wow, totally forgot about Forza. I think it's between it and NFS Shift. Both are pretty much on the same level so either will be fine.

DasBunker2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

im pro-sony but i think forza deserves best racing game of the year, GTA LCS DLC deserves best DLC of the year and L4D2 is a strong candidate for multiplayer game of the year, lots of people like that game despise it should've been DLC.. the rest was meh-ish

i agree there werent many AAA games on 360 this year, but some could deserve one or two awards

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Prototype2800d ago

I actually had to force myself to stop playing DS but then something inside clicks and I'm back playing it till 3 am

It feels nice playing a game that requires some sort of timing, skill, and planning rather than "R1 shoot R2 Grenade." Also feels good playing something when you play it on NG+ its a lot more challenging instead of the same attack patterns, same enemy attitude, etc.

By the way I'm having problems getting homeboy to sell White Arrows, if anyone knows the trick outside finding the white bow (which I found on 4-2) I'd apreciate it :/

Darkstorn2800d ago

Still would have given RPG of the year to Dragon Age, but I suppose this is a good choice.

bozebo2800d ago

not a ps3 exclusive, i am quite sure it is on pc too

rezenu2800d ago

Hell must have frozen over, lol.

Megan Fox2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

@ saaking

"No, but I will loose respect if they make stupid choices or claims. I'm just saying that for the first time in a long time I agree with GameSpot and their choices are spot on."

so, if you dont agree with their claims and choices, you will loose respect for them. People in N4g really think they are more than what they are.

justpassinggas2800d ago

Dragon Age deserved to win. It is more of a ROLE-playing game than Demon's Souls. Demon's Souls is a great game, yes, but it isn't really that strong when it comes to, you know, ROLE-playing.

Digitaldude2800d ago

Well deserved, Game is fantastic and unique.
Gamepsots respect has increased heaps for me.

Tony P2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

@justpass: I entirely prefer Dragon Age as RPG of the year for just that reason of supplying more... RPGness... than DS. But DS of course has the graphics and online.

But that's the good thing about multiple publications. A lot of different games get recognized for their different strengths. Both can claim to be RPG of the Year and both deserve it imo.

PrimordialSoupBase2800d ago

It's a toss up between Demon's Souls and Dragon Age, simply can't choose.

SiteNblog Defender2800d ago

GameSpot has never been anti-PS3. It's only you PS3 fans who scream bias and make conspiracy theories because they don't think *insert PS3 exclusive* is as great as you all make them out.

Skip_Bayless2800d ago

I'm going to start building my bombshelter in my backyard the world must be coming to an end.

DaTruth2800d ago

I lost 780,000 souls trying to clean up before beating New game+. Got so mad I put down the game for almost a month. Picked it up yesterday and was at 1,000,000 souls in 2 hours.

BTW: The game is at pure white till christmas. Now's your chance to get the Friendship Ring!

TheDeadMetalhead2800d ago

I got this game on Sunday. It definitely deserves best RPG. But damn, it's really tough. @[email protected]

"not a ps3 exclusive, i am quite sure it is on pc too"


sikbeta2800d ago


This game deserves all the praise possible

Megatron082800d ago

wonder why $ony didnt ever make the announcement about them buying up gamespot ? Let face it this game was sub par the reviews for the game average at best. Yet gamespot pick it as rpg of the year the no other way to explain it other then $ony now owns gamespot.

Anyone with more then 2 brain cells know that the rpg of the year is Dragon Age

SaiyanFury2800d ago

Personally, I wish FROM Software would stick to what they do best; Making dark, brooding RPGs. Some of their best work was the King's Field series on PS1/PS2. I also love their Tenchu series. Demon's Souls rules, but I'd welcome a new King's Field game. It's one of my all time favourite series.

zeeshan2800d ago

Another PS3 exclusive winning yet another award. Nice to see that. This game is a monster!

CrippleH2800d ago

360 only owners are having a 2009 gaming slum. Not the PS3 and multiple console and PC owners.

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comp_ali2800d ago (Edited 2800d ago )

Gamespot is becoming worse and worse.

Celeras2800d ago

Demon's Souls won at IGN as well. And not only is it the best RPG of the year, its also the hardest in a very, very long time. It deserves everything it gets.

mrv3212800d ago

So in translation that means they are becoming less biased and not applying different rules to different consoles.