I'm a dirty dirty cheater pants and have crafted a NG+ save via the use of a trainer with infinite money and unlocking all the guns. I wish there was a way to force the wingsuit, because having that early on would be awesome. Chose not to cheese the crafting and skill upgrades though, because that takes out a lot of the incentive in playing the game.
The Walking Dead is not even a video game, so why should it win the Game of the Year award ? It shouldn't.
I am getting so fucking tired of hearing this "argument". With it you're basically writing off a whole genre, one with a long and storied history, as "not real games" Day of the Tentacle, Monkey Island, Full Throttle, Grim Fandango. You know, some of the all-time classics? Yeah, they're not "real" games anymore. Bullshit, of course TWD is a video game and one of this years best. GOTY? That is up for discussion. It's legitimacy as a video game is not.
It's a conversation that's almost certainly going to happen in the GOTY Delib Podcasts, man. They already foreshadowed it with a brief touching on the subject either this past week, or the one before that. So if you're planning on listening to those, be ready for it to in fact be very up for discussion.
If someone doesn't at least half heartedly lobby for the Far Cry 3 dark horse, I'm gonna be really sad. Yes, the story is a little bummer, but the part where it is a game is fucking fantastic. Enough that I believe it outshines the lack luster story.