G-phoria has ended! The results are in! The people have spoken!
One game destroyed everything!
G4's annual videogame awards show decided by the viewers' vote went down like this:
You beat me to the report.
You have to laugh when you see: Best system: xbox 360... If it's so good, why do Microsoft had to stretch the warranty from 3 months, to one year, and then three years, and set 1.1 billion aside to fix the "best" system.
On the other side, I guess I may have to buy Gears of War for my pc afterall... So many xbox fans cannot be wrong : )
How does extending or changing a system warranty have anything to do with quality of games?
Never knew G4 Tech TV was run by Xbots.
but they are viewer awards. The voting has been open for months. Guess there just aren't enough of your kind around, huh?
I count that as a good thing.
"Guess there just aren't enough of your kind around, huh?". Well, actually, there are over 120 million of my kind (PS2 owners). They are too busy with their PS2's to be voting on G4's fake @ss awards, myself included.
hehe... you were hopping that resistance would be the one to win.. right?... does Resistance even have big characters like Marcus... how about Kill Zone?.... Big games are remembered by impression created by the game characters... Masterchief.... Marcus.... Snake.... lynk... mario... Kratos...
Nope. I even only heard of G-Phoria 2007 today.
Wow man, the 360 does well at G -Phoria so you try to spin it off as an xbox ran event? Good job.....
bladestar: marcus, wow this character is so amazing and everyone talks about him. /end sarcasm/ . lol wake up, noone knows marcus you moron. only dumb xbots who buy 5 xbox360 only for the sake of improving the sell quote. G4 is a xbot channel, so no wonder they get the awards for the sh!t games.
It's all a conspiracy guys! The Xbox repair facility is in Area 51! Sony rules and is being screwed by the media hhhuuuurrr!
Morgan and Adam have PS3's, but they say it's only for their reviews.
If you watch any of the G4 programming you'll know right away that they favor the 360,Wii/DS over the PS formats.
To give you an idea of how disconnected they are from anything Playstation - E3 was the first time Morgan & Adam had ever heard of "Uncharted". And these are supposed to be their best gaming insiders.
They gushed all over that game during their broadcast, but give it time, they'll go back to bashing soon enough.
The 360 cleaned up! Best Console, Best Graphics, Best New Character, etc..
The submitters here are too quick for me I don't think I will ever be able to submit an article.
I really didn't agree with a lot of these. It just seemed like people were voting on games that were on their system. Dead Rising most origional? Zelda and Okami RPGs? Nothing against Gears, it was a kick ass game, but it would have won best RPG game if it had run for it.
I feel the same way, but of course you'll vote for your system and what's on it.
A poll that asks "who is the best current QB in the NFL? Payton Manning or Tom Brady?" would only get you results on if more people are fans of the Colts or the Patriots, not who people really think the better player is.
The same goes for this. More people who own the 360 voted, so it got most of the awards.
There's nothing wrong with that. It's just not accurate, most likely, compared to if everyone voted, but that would be assuming more than 5% of the world knew this was going on, and more than 5% of them actually cared.
I totally agree. Great post, have a bubble!
Are you trying to say that it's unfair because people who have a 360 purposly voted for 360 games?
I really don't mean to be a pain in the ass fightstarter or anything, i really don't but that's just kinda stupid. It's because all the best games this year (So far) were on 360, therefore, the 360 got most of the games awards.
And Dead Rising as the most original title. What's so hard to believe about that? Could you suggest a more original title?
God, it's times like this where i'm kinda shamed to be getting a PS3 or having a 360. When people make stupid excuses for why the console isn't having a good time. It's because, at the moment. The PS3 kind of sucks. But come September, it will change, then some PS3 titles will be on some list. Then you can be all like "Oh yeah, of course that games on there! It's so original and innovative! Awesome game! Halo Killer for sure"
Will everyone be happy then? I bloody hope so all this "Fanboyism" as it's called is seriously getting to be a pain in my ass. All of it. Not just PS3, not just 360 both. (Wii doesn't really have fanboys)
In my honest opinion, Okami was most original. I don't think i said anything pro PS3 fanboy at all during that. There were games on the other systems that i think should have won some of them. Hell, they only had like 2 PS3 games.
IT WAS GEARS OFF WAR VERY GOOD GAME BY WAY
fan votes....who cares.... thats like saying TRL has as much credibility as the Academy Awards....
when did I say gears of war was bad? its great and certaily the best game graphics wise, but it dosent deserve best multiplayer game...and hottest video game babe as a catagory? cmon now........srsly
Do you think that industry insiders would have voted any different? Gears of War WAS the game of the year, there's simply no denying that. Sure, Oblvion and God of War 2 were great games as well, but were not Gears. XBOX 360 is console of the year, cause the Wii and PS3 don't have the great games or online service the 360 has right now. In a year from now it may be a different story, but I seriously doubt these results would change if it were industry votes compared to fan votes.
Like I said, next year may be a different story, but as of now this list is right on for '06-'07.
We can agree to disagree, and there is nothing wrong with that. It just seems that often times people give the nod to new IP's instead of sequels or remakes. Oblivion was awesome and so was Twilight Princess, but Gears just had a huge impact this year. On top of that everyone kisses Cliffy B's ass.
I'm gonna have to disagree with you on that one Mr. Murda, and it could be because I LOVE RPGs. I love Gears. I own Gears. I have played through gears twice on single player and God knows how many times on co-op. It's a great game. But I think Oblivion or Zelda should have won. God of War 2 should have won best action game, not Zelda, because although Zelda has action elements in it, it is mainly an RPG.
Just my thoughts on this matter.
Y R ALL U PS3 FANBOYS Y CANT U GUYS ACCEPT DAT THE XBOX WON AM NOT A FANBOY BUT Y IS IT PS3 FANBOYS JUST CANT SEE DAT DER CONSOLE DIDNT WIN N STOP BI#CHING UR CONSOLE DIDNT WIN N 2 WHOVER SAID DAT G4 IS XBOX FANS DER ACTUALLY NINTENDO ALL U FANBOYS STOP BITC*ING GEARS OFF WAR WON JUST MOVE ON IS NOT THE END OFF THE WORLD N DONT SAY IS A BAD GAME I ACTUALLY PLAY IT N ITS GREAT
The viewers I guess vote for what system they owned: xbox 360. Seeing odin sphere, and okami get beaten out by dead rising, and C&C 3 beating out Company of heroes was really depressing.
This has to be the worst C&C ever!!!!! Maybe it was the only title listed for people to vote on this one... WOW
Could also be that many voters are young kids who never played any of the previous versions, so they kind of knew the name by reputation and went for it. Sure enough, this award credibility is taking a beating.
Please, anybody who like this game, on a console, say so!!! I would like to hear why and if you've played another version before!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
C&C3 won best strategy game over company of heroes. What fools were voting?
Microsoft and the 360 laid down and ass whuppin!
it's not like gears of war had a lot of competition, hopefully it'll be less predictable next year
Its really lame that Gears got best game I would have thought something else might have won what I dont know but something. some of those awards should have gone to other games but I guess a bunch of fans of GOW ran out and voted like republicans in the last elections. Not that I hate GOW it just isnt my favorite game because of the online. Im glad I didnt watch the awards and waste my time.
I guess PS3 owners dont watch G4 and this award show gives them more reason not to. There has to be one game on PS3 that looks better then GOW. I dont have one so I wouldnt know.
Gears looked great when it came out and still looks great except for colors, but I will take Master Chief over Marcus Fenix or "Cole Train" any day.
Gears of war is a HUGE title, but isn't it a game of last year?
Epic Cleaned up
congratulations EPIC. you've created a nice game.
Best Voiceover – The Mighty Rasta as Augustus “Cole Train” Cole (Gears of War) – 46%
Yeahh! Thats my Dog
Great news for xbox 360: Best System, Best Game, Hottest Babe, Best New Character, Action Game, Multiplayer AND game of the year and more.
Not bad for a console with DVD9 and supposedly old tech as said by sony fanboys.
I expect bioshock, mass effect or halo 3 to get game of the year this year. All on DVD9.
Yea not bad at all.... but I still think we're in the transition between last gen to next gen experience (yes the transition is coming to an end). So that old tech will show it's limit soon enough ...
Nice - this article has finally posted.
GEARS OF WAR PWNS AGAIN !!!
I would rather have a Critical Review Board give awards, because when you involve the public they are just going to spam for their console.
I saw Marcus Fenix there
I KNEW some psfanboy was gonna say
'G4 works for MS'
haha....I'm psychic :)
I mean, be honest with yourselves people, what competition did the 360 have?
The truth is that if the PS3 or Wii had won for what is out RIGHT NOW, that's when we would all be the most concerned about bias. Really, Resistance and Twilight Princess are great, but they don't match up to Gears of War, a 360 second gen game. I'm not a 360 fanboy myself but in my opinion, the 360's success is perfectly just.
Will that change by next year? Well, we'll have to wait and see...
every time gears of war was a nominee, i knew right away that it was going to win. as a matter a fact, it took home all 5 nominated awards. thanks to cliffy b, i have had gears of war for a week when i bought my 360 and it is just the perfect next gen game i had hoped for. once again, thanks to cliffy b.
Mad World...good times...next year will be the best award shows ever, so many AAA titles...
whats this?? 360 is the console of the year?? did I hear this right?? hmm.. where was sony on during those awards?? hmmm LOL.
it's without question to say that 2006 and 07 is the 360's years, ms had to many good games come and will continue to come til the end of 07, bt after that the playing fiesl will become leveled aand would be interesting to see who wins top honors for 2008!
' ' Never knew G4 Tech TV was run by Xbots. ' '
Hahahaha you need to visit their website more then, actually dont its stupid 5 year old anti-Sony losers just like kotaku or jostiq and and all the likes.
G4 Tech TV is stupid noone is gonna take them seriously.
I AM ALSO AN INSECURE SONY FANBOY
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