The winner of the VGA's Action/Adventure Award was not Uncharted 2 like many hoped, but rather UbiSoft's Assassin's Creed 2!
Should have gone to UC2, but oh well. AC2 deserves as well...but UC2 was definitely the best. Not off to a good start are we VGAs?
I have not played AC2 yet, but I thought UC2 would have won it. On my 3rd go through.
u clearly havent played both games. it should have been a race between batman arkham asylum and Uncharted 2
Yest Batman was very good indeed.
I am the only one who thought ACII wasn't that hot.....I mean the graphics looked really bad in some scenes. The gameplay was good but I think people were hyping it up too much. Well maybe cause i wasn't a fan of the first game @dread.....yeah i guess your right...no point taking it so seriously
Remember who voted guys..just remember who voted. From what I understand half the votes came from the GAMERS and the other half comes from the CRITICS. I really don't see a fairer way of doing it. @BlackPanther- Yep no point in taking it seriously. If you take a few seconds to think about it, u realize that it would be nearly impossible for Uncharted 2 to win GOTY. More gamers own MW2 over U2. Therefore, more votes will go to MW2 over U2. Also, MW2 is multiplatform so it will get EVEN MORE votes because of that. Uncharted 2 won't win because many people don't own it, much less know of it.
I've played AC2, Platinum-ed it ( Damn feathers ) but I can't find in my mind that it's the best action adventure game, there's barely any stunts in that game, even when it's actually have action sequence, it's really slow paced, what the hell ? Batman AA and UC2 definitely much better than this slow paced action game, I mean....we're talking about ACTION here, right ?
IS the best
Uncharted 2 bundled so much in the game package, it more than justifies paying 60 dollars for the game. So many people complain that games these days aren't worth 60 bucks, but that isn't the case with U2. I'm sad that Naughty Dog's masterpiece didn't win the award, but at least it did manage to make it into the finals. *shrug* Assassin's Creed 2 is multiplatform, so I guess to keep their viewer base happy, they just went ahead and gave it to the best MULTIPLATFORM game of the year. I probably would have chosen Batman: Arkham Asylum over AC2, but hey, that's just my preference. I wonder if any of the VGA's judges even own PS3's, or play many games on it?
AC2 was great but not as epic as U2 if you compare them to each other. Oh well, what do you expect? U2 would have grabbed a lot of awards if it was fair.
well it couldn't win in its own genre...I guess that means MW2 is going to take GoTY. I'm still watching it. Only because Infinity Ward didn't win studio of the year.
Guys AC2 is an amazing game. I definitely don't agree with Hugh Jackman winning best 'Male voice acting' (or whatever the award was for), Nolan North should have gotten that I reckon. Oh well.
It will be not honest if it was a PS3 exclusive right? thats why they choose Assassin greed 2
While AC2 was good, UC2 was GREAT! Uncharted definitely should have won.
I love AC 2 but come on Uncharted 2 should have won this category. I have a feeling that it won't be a good night for Uncharted 2.
Let the UC2 snubbing begin. Here we go with the AC2 campaign for GOTY. Anything but a PS3 exclusive. And while we are at it, remember all of the attacks on Killzone 2 because it had no Co-op? Where are the similar attacks on AC2 for no MP AND no Co-op?
Are all you people really taking the result of this so-called award show seriously? Jack Black won for f*ck sake. All for a retarded stunt.
I think multiplayer action in Assassin's Creed 2 would have been awesome. If they can manage to make it work in Uncharted 2, they can easily pull it off with Assassin's Creed 2 IMO.
I agree but the fact is AC2 is getting a pass on something that was used to damn KZ2.
However, I think it's a little skewed because they are two different genres. AC2 isn't even a shooter, which is something that comprises the majority of Uncharted 2's gameplay. I think it makes more sense to compare Gears and Uncharted, or Halo and Killzone, which is why Killzone was derided for not having co-op. Most shooters these days do have co-op, even if a lot of the time, it ends up being a rather shallow addition to a game. While I will say that I feel as though Killzone 2's campaign felt perfect the way it was -- it has such a narrative and pacing that made sense to have you go alone through the game -- I wouldn't have minded an extra mode, to see the game through the eyes of another character. Or, you could have played Rico, while your friend played another member of your team. Something to that extent, anyway. Anything more than 2-player co-op just wouldn't have made sense.
Uncharted 2 should have won this category, but this isn't too much of an upset. If this were the GOTY category, that's a different story...
I am sorry, that doesn't fly. Bioshock is a shooter and it also got the same free pass. Had they woven the story properly it could have been done. There is more than one assassin. They chose not to. Both UC2 and AC2 are 3rd person action games and UC2 pulled it off. I won't let comments about genre skew the fact it got a free ride.
I think Assassins is a choice. UC2 was overhyped, although everyone but me seems to love it. And its not like I'm a AC fanboy, I hated the first one so much that I actually broke the disc rather than trade it in so that hopefully one less person would have to go through the punish. But it is probably my GOTY (Assassins 2 that is) for 2009.
From my perspective this is way off. Assassin's Creed 2 is a 8.9 in my book, while Uncharted 2 is a 10 (very few games deserve a 10). This practice of snubbing exclusives is unfair. Winners should not have to be multi-platform games.
Uncharted 2 fanboys. I haven't played AC2, but U2 fanboys r pathetic.
I don't have a flying *bleep* what anybody says. ASsassins Creed II should of gotten game of the year. They put so much work into this game it isn't even funny. Not only is Desmond's story original and interesting, but you have Ezio's as well... NOT to mention all of subject 16's clips and alternate history/conspiracy of it all. It was so unique and awesomely made. So emotional. The animations were lushous and amazing, the graphics are amazing for the scale of the cities. WITH NO FRAME DIPS, atleast I haven't encountered any. People just don't understand deep and interesting stories. I was confused and lost and I'm a hardcore fan. I had to look things up online to make sense etc. It's so deep, this game is one of the best period. People need to look at the whole picture and not just compare the gameplay.
OMFGOD WHAT THE HELL >>>>? ?????? i was sure Uncharted 2 will take crown but assassin sure good game but best adventure yeah right >>/??
"remember, this is for the casuals. Just wait till the AIAS." Who cares about VGAs or AIAS? Ur basically saying that you need a group to publicly recognize Uncharted 2 just so u can use it as fanboy ammo on N4G. Grow up. We already know AIAS will give it to Uncharted 2 and NO ONE is going to care because MOST gamers don't even know what AIAS is. Whether we like it or not, the VGAs are the most popular yearly videogame awards. Uncharted 2 can be YOUR game of the year..just leave it at that and ull never be dissapointed
I was surprised by this. I know many people dont take the VGAs seriously, but I honestly thought Uncharted 2 would clean up the awards because its so damn good.
remember, this is for the casuals. Just wait till the AIAS.
what a f*cking joke ac2 seriously gtfo its just what ac shouldve been.
Let the BS begin!
The shocking announcement of MW2 winning GOTY is sure to ensue. /sarcasm. This is nothing but a popularity contest. At least before the voting system was implemented, it was better set up. These games aren't even being rated on their merits.
i feel a great disgust
i played all of the games up for nomination and definently thought U2 should have won
I was expecting Uncharted 2 to get it. Wow.
Might as well give the GOTY award to L4D2 while we are at it, what a big joke VGAs are.
Well if it happens don't be shocked , anything can happen ya know
Yh I think they are relying on shock tactics to get some viewers!! Like all big awards they are a joke, just like the Oscars...
Do we actually think a ps3 game will win a award not even best gfx that will go to mw2 then i will just cry at what gaming has become.
gaming is all political now, it's all about what popular to the mainstream public. I remember when I growing up, developers put their heart and soul into their product. Now all these developers care about now is sales, it's sad when we are heading.
AC2 is just so dull!
Don't care about this show. U2 is the clear winner. BTW, the New PoP character model looks AWFUL. PoP has really gone downhill. Sad, I used to love the series.
WTF?? It should've gone to UNCHARTED 2 I have played both games AC2 was fun but come on. Anyways it's just the VGA's they don't count. Explain this to me though the highest rated game for 2009 was Uncharted 2 but studio of the year is NOT naughty dog??? I'm lost
Kanye shouldve come on stage. I know you made a great video game and all but uncharted 2 was 1 of the best action/adventure games ever!
I agree with you, but Mr.West is in hiding right now.
i hope to dearness hat the VGA's bomb so damn hard so that next year us GAMERS (fvck critics) wont have to put up with this biased horse sh!t.. even if unchated 2 wins GOTY (highly doubt it :() .. i still want this gay ass awards crap outta here.. VGA'S=BULLSH!T
pop pop go the bubbles... :)
pop pop go ^^^ your bubbles... what a d!ck take bubbles because your game didn't win. Whining baby
I agree he shouldn't take bubbles for his game not winning, but could the guy explain why he is laughing?
I'm not taking bubbles for Uncharted 2 not winning. Unlike you, Jason, I don't take this site that seriously. I'm taking his bubbles because he has nothing else but trolling and SPAM to contribute to this discussion. There's probably a reason why he's in the Open Zone. And who is whining here? I think you have your emotions confused. Better luck next time though... :) @ SunnyD I think we all know why he's laughing
I think he is laughing because UC2 didn't win but it's still a cowardly thing to take his bubbles because UC2 didn't win... even though it should have.
We're going to be talking about this all night. I have AC2 its a great game, but i still thought UC2 was going to win, even without playing it.
I've played both, and it really should have been Uncharted 2. Even if U2 wouldn't have won, Assassin's Creed 2? Really? I LOVE the game, but even Arkham Asylum beats that one out. Especially when it comes to action.
anyways.. congrats to AC2... clearly the better game chosen by the gamers and critics themselves.
LOL... that's all I can say to your comment. Even many 360-only fans (read: fans, not FANBOYS) have admitted that U2 is the greatest game they've played all year. But, since you will never own a PS3, I suppose ignorance is all you have going for you. :)
You talk about crybabies? Even though UC2 deserved this award, it's really not a big deal to me. It is sad though, to know that you are a grown man and still such a rabid fanboy. From your post history, I would have thought you were 10-14 years old. It's sad to know who you really are, I honestly wish I didn't.
This is F***ing Stu*id
To edit the word "stupid".
Uncharted 2 is better, but it's all good.
How can U2 not win best action/adventure?? that game is great and beats AC2 anyday. This is really disappointing :(
Stop your whining!!!
Sigh...UC2 was a great game. AC2 was just ok.
Lol REASON: Its Multiplat. Obviously!!
Damnation for the win! Whos with me?
I laughed :)
Its VGAs! anything can happen. Im with you!
Halo odst is gonna win goty cause else bungie wouldnt give spike the halo:reach footage.
the cinema for PoP looks like a$$-cheeks, I hope it turns out good.
The 360 should cancel crackdown 2, that game looks horrible