RSS Feeds NGN on Facebook NGN on Twitter NGN on YouTube
Welcome, Guest. Login | Register | PW? ]
Header logo

PC Game of the Year Awards 2008


It is time to present our choices for Best PC games of 2008.

Posted by NGN_Staff on Jan 25, 2009 - 5:30pm EST (Jan 25, 2009 17:30)

Genre Awards

Best Driving Game: GRID
No other game out there really challenged GRID this year for the best driving game. Great physics and driving, fun to play, lengthy campaign mode, and solid multiplayer make this the best racing game of the year.
 
Best Platformer: Prince of Persia
Once again the game had little competition in this category, and takes the win deservingly.
 
Best Shooter: Crysis Warhead
While Warhead remains a very good-looking game, it also manages to pull off exciting open-world gameplay combined with a strong story and interesting characters.
 
Best Action Game: Grand Theft Auto 4
With GTA4, the Rockstar series continues to dominate the Open-world action-based genre with its high production values, good story, great amounts of multiplayer fun and a breathtaking city to explore.
 
Best Strategy Game: Sins of a Solar Empire
This massive strategy game lets you easily command humongous fleets spread out across multiple star systems in real-time. It's brilliant, addictive, and a great strategy game in every way.
 
Best Adventure Game: Overclocked: A History of Violence
This game had a great story, it is very atmospheric and the puzzles are challenging as they are rewarding. The gameplay is also unique and memorable, and the climax of the story is a shocking series of events that need to be experienced.
 
Best Role Playing Game: Fallout 3
This was a great achievement in the RPG genre. As a standalone, it did a great job of pushing the genre further into unexplored and innovative territory, while remaining true to its roots as best it can. Not all fans were happy, but this is still the best RPG this year.
 
Best Sports Game: NBA 2k9
If you are sports gamer, you should have no doubt about this year's winner. For years, EA Sports franchises have been feeding us crap PS2 ports of their sports games while consoles got the good stuff. Well this is a huge step for the PC platform, as 2k Sports is attempting to enter the market, and what a great start they made. Here at NGN we do not have many basketball fans, but as sports fans we was absolutely amazed at the level of gameplay and graphic detail that can be found here. Watch out EA, your monopoly may be coming to an end if 2k continues this trend and brings its other sports titles to PC next year.
 
Best Simulation: FIFA Manager 09
Football Manager series fans may be upset, but FIFAM has been the soccer management sim genre since the 2007 edition. Good learning curve, interesting gameplay and of course, top-notch 3D match simulation really put this series above anything else that the competitiors offer.
 
 
Contiue to Game of the Year... 
Interaction
Share
Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Post Comment
You may not post comments as a guest. Please register or login to your account.
Username:
Password:
Create a new account?
Forgot your password?
#1 Oct 3, 2009 13:50:53 (Oct 3, 2009 13:50)

kamikaziechameleon
For me fallout falls apart as soon as you get involved in the story, I played the game for 4 hours without fallowing the story, just exploring and experiencing the game world.  Every thing in the world feels like it has a reason and a place.  Just experiencing and exploring i felt like I was discovering the story of the world.  The story is much more limiting and not as natural as exploring the world, unlike Oblivion you can't really just meander and make your own story.
Last 3 Months
The Sims 4 Preview - E3 2014


Posted 44 days ago by SpectralShock
Comments (0)

Divinity: Original Sin Review
Posted 9 days ago by with_teeth26

Age of Wonders 3 Review
Posted 85 days ago by nutcrackr

Civilization: Beyond Earth Previ...
Posted 46 days ago by Nechrol

GRID Autosport Review
Posted 16 days ago by nutcrackr

Dead Island 2 Preview - E3 2014
Posted 37 days ago by joshywa

Sniper Elite 3 Review
Posted 22 days ago by SpectralShock

Dark Souls 2 Review
Posted 71 days ago by with_teeth26

Tesla Effect Review
Posted 78 days ago by Quill

The Elder Scrolls Online Review
Posted 84 days ago by joshywa
Last 6 Months Platform
PC
1. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z ...
Type: Review
Author: SpectralShock





PC
6. GRID Autosport Review
Review


PC
8. Thief Review
Review

PC
9. Sniper Elite 3 Review
Review

PC
10. Dark Souls 2 Review
Review
Latest Comments
The Sims 2 Ultimate...
Jul 24, 2014 by JamesJay
Old game but a classic,...
JamesJay

Contest: Win a Destiny...
Jul 22, 2014 by Craonic
Can't wait for this!!
Craonic

The PC Gaming Alliance...
Jul 22, 2014 by nutcrackr
What a joke, their original goal...
nutcrackr

The PC Gaming Alliance...
Jul 22, 2014 by Tim Reid
Maybe the were like the marvel...
Tim Reid

The PC Gaming Alliance...
Jul 22, 2014 by David Will
It speaks volumes about how...
David Will

Advertisement ▼
pfooter
Advertisement ▼