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Community Game Of The Year 2017 Voting Results

What did you decide were the best games of 2017? Read on to find out!

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Hey everyone, it's that time of the year again! A good 5,563 of you decided to submit your top ten lists for Community GOTY voting this year, for a total of 46823 votes (not everyone put in ten games, and that's alright!) on 1008 different games.

Everyone seems to like Zelda a bunch! It was the #2 game on the Editor's list, but manages to take the #1 spot on both of the Community lists. (The two lists are separated by weighted voting, in which a #1 spot would be weighted more heavily than a #2 vote, and a list of pure votes without any weighting!)

Most of the games below should be pretty self-explanatory; games that were released in earlier years in other countries but hit the U.S. in 2017 were valid. A lot of people liked the most recent expansion for XCOM 2, which is why you might see it on the lists below as well.

What a year for games! Thanks to everyone who voted this year, and let's hope 2018 is as good a year for games as 2017 was.

Weighted list! (1st place votes count more than 2nd place, and so on)

GameWeighted Votes
1.The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild2115
2.NieR:Automata1549
3.Super Mario Odyssey1320
4.Persona 51034
5.Horizon Zero Dawn868
6.PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds722
7.Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus593
8.Yakuza 0500
9.Cuphead428
10.Divinity: Original Sin II299
11.Destiny 2277
12.Night in the Woods269
13.Assassin's Creed Origins269
14.Prey245
15.Resident Evil 7 biohazard238
16.Nioh203
17.Pyre195
18.What Remains of Edith Finch179
19.Hollow Knight172
20.Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice140
21.Splatoon 2134
22.Sonic Mania131
23.SteamWorld Dig 2129
24.Uncharted: The Lost Legacy121
25.Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle107
26.Tekken 7: Fated Retribution85
27.Xenoblade Chronicles 283
28.Life Is Strange: Before the Storm83
29.Doki Doki Literature Club78
30.Injustice 264
31.Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony54
32.The Evil Within 253
33.Metroid: Samus Returns52
34.South Park: The Fractured But Whole50
35.Total War: Warhammer II48
36.Golf Story47
37.Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood46
38.Heat Signature41
39.Dead Cells41
40.Tacoma40
41.Yakuza Kiwami40
42.Mass Effect: Andromeda37
43.XCOM 236
44.Puyo Puyo Tetris34
45.Battle Chef Brigade34
46.Middle-earth: Shadow of War34
47.Everybody's Golf33
48.Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands30
49.Gravity Rush 229
50.Nidhogg II27

Pure votes!

GameNumber of Votes
1.The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild3571
2.Super Mario Odyssey3218
3.NieR:Automata3013
4.Persona 52315
5.Horizon Zero Dawn2271
6.Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus2221
7.PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds1754
8.Cuphead1717
9.Yakuza 01384
10.Destiny 21256
11.Assassin's Creed Origins999
12.Resident Evil 7 biohazard959
13.Night in the Woods874
14.Prey832
15.Divinity: Original Sin II831
16.Nioh792
17.What Remains of Edith Finch774
18.Pyre763
19.Splatoon 2719
20.SteamWorld Dig 2614
21.Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle604
22.Sonic Mania603
23.Uncharted: The Lost Legacy594
24.Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice541
25.Hollow Knight506
26.Tekken 7: Fated Retribution357
27.Doki Doki Literature Club328
28.Xenoblade Chronicles 2322
29.Injustice 2306
30.Metroid: Samus Returns281
31.Life Is Strange: Before the Storm279
32.South Park: The Fractured But Whole261
33.Golf Story251
34.The Evil Within 2245
35.Yakuza Kiwami212
36.Tacoma210
37.Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony200
38.Middle-earth: Shadow of War194
39.Puyo Puyo Tetris190
40.Dead Cells180
41.Mass Effect: Andromeda175
42.Battle Chef Brigade171
43.Heat Signature168
44.Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands161
45.Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood160
46.Total War: Warhammer II160
47.Nidhogg II152
48.Everybody's Golf151
49.Gravity Rush 2141
50.Mario Kart 8129