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GotY Nominees - Part 3: The Final Stuff

Continuing on from Part 2, if you missed it, we are continuing to get our nominees for this year's GotY categories. For each one of the categories, submit up to 3 nominees. Just reply with your nominees to the following categories and you will not only help to determine who is up for winning in each category but will also be entered for a chance to win a $100 or $50 Amazon Gift Card. This is a completely new drawing for a completely new set of gift cards, it is not tied to the Part 1 or Part 2 Contest.

GOTY Nominee Categories - Part 3: The Final Stuff

1. Gaming News Story of the Year
Good or bad, what story was one that we couldn't stop talking about and/or had the greatest impact in the industry.

2. Most Anticipated Game of 2017

3. Fail of the Year
Disappointing, broken, or just plain ole bad

4. Indie Game of the Year

5. Game of the Year

Note: You don't have to have three nominees for each category nor nominees in each category, just put in what you can. Remember that the games or content had to be originally released in 2016. Rereleases on other platforms in 2016 do not count if it originally released in 2015 on one or more other platforms.

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ninsigma599d ago

1. Upgraded Consoles (Ps4 Pro and Project Scorpio).

2. Horizon Zero Dawn.

3. No Mans Sky.

4. Firewatch

5. Dishonored 2.

naruga599d ago (Edited 599d ago )

1. Gaming News Story of the Year
Scalebound cancellation (ok is Jan 2017 but the thing was cooking the whole year especially after E3 2016)

2. Most Anticipated Game of 2017
Horizon Zero (for many)
NioH (for me)

3. Fail of the Year
The Division
Quantum Break

4. Indie Game of the Year

5. Game of the Year
The Last Guardian
Dark Souls 3

piroh598d ago

1. TLoU2 announcement
2. GT Sports (hope its 2017)
3. Quantum break
4. Alienation (dunno if its indie..?)
5. U4

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Rimeskeem599d ago (Edited 598d ago )

1. Gaming News Story of the Year
Upgraded Consoles (including Switch)
Kojima's Death Stranding and collaboration with GG
Sony E3 2016 + TLOU2 announcement

2. Most Anticipated Game of 2017
1. Horizon: Zero Dawn
2. God of War (not confirmed)
3. Days Gone (not confirmed)

3. Fail of the Year
1. Quantum Break
2. No Mans Sky
3. Xbox One has "exclusives"?

4. Indie Game of the Year
1. Firewatch
3. The Witness

5. Game of the Year
1. Uncharted 4
2. Battlefield 1
3. Doom

ninsigma599d ago

Is Days Gone confirmed for this year?? Awesome if so!

Rimeskeem598d ago

Every site I went said so. But tbh I have no idea.

coolbeans599d ago

"3. Scalebound cancellation"

What are you talking about? That category's focused on games, not announcements. And that was announced in 2017.

Sparta07598d ago

" game news of the year "
So yes scalebound cancellation does count for that.
But your right that was just n 2017 not 2016.
Maybe next year 🤓

coolbeans598d ago


No, Rimeskeem placed it under "Fail of the Year," not "Gaming News Story." Fail of the Year is focused on '16 games that were disappointing, broken, or flat-out bad.

lolosgolos596d ago

FB of the year. Quantum break is good the show was bad. No Man's Sky on the other had and PS 4 pro are fails of the year

Sparta07596d ago (Edited 596d ago )

QB was bad game period. A bad game is a bad game. Gameplay sucks, story sucks and live cutscenes sucked.
Same with NMS, but at least they are still doing updates on it. ( a little too late )
😂 The Pro sold out this holiday and it also outsold it's competitor.
If you think the PRO is a failure I could image what you think about Xboxone 😏