User Voting For 2010's Game of the Year Begins... Now!

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Edited By Jeff  Staff

OK, people, the time is now. If you want to stand up and be heard, then you should start thinking about your ten favorite games of 2010. Create them using our list tools, and your picks will be counted when we tabulate the results and show you your Game of the Year next month. Here's how it works.

  1. Go to a page for a game you want to add to your list.
  2. Hit the Add to List button in the upper-right corner of the page.
  3. Press the big "52nd Annual End of Year Top 10 Games" button to create your list.
  4. Add ten games to that list and make sure they're in order!

This! This is what I'm talking about! 
This! This is what I'm talking about! 
You can fool around with your list, we won't be taking the final tally until sometime in January. Also, if you've already created a list, you can make it count by renaming it "Best of 2010" via the list editing tool.

We'll count your first pick for 10 points, the second for nine, and so on, so again, make sure your list is in order. Games that didn't actually come out this year will be, like, disqualified, OK? So don't bother doing that.

Meanwhile, we've got all of our picks settled and we'll start rolling out our picks across multiple categories next week. So spend some time reflecting on the year and get your list built!
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#1  Edited By Jeff  Staff

OK, people, the time is now. If you want to stand up and be heard, then you should start thinking about your ten favorite games of 2010. Create them using our list tools, and your picks will be counted when we tabulate the results and show you your Game of the Year next month. Here's how it works.

  1. Go to a page for a game you want to add to your list.
  2. Hit the Add to List button in the upper-right corner of the page.
  3. Press the big "52nd Annual End of Year Top 10 Games" button to create your list.
  4. Add ten games to that list and make sure they're in order!

This! This is what I'm talking about! 
This! This is what I'm talking about! 
You can fool around with your list, we won't be taking the final tally until sometime in January. Also, if you've already created a list, you can make it count by renaming it "Best of 2010" via the list editing tool.

We'll count your first pick for 10 points, the second for nine, and so on, so again, make sure your list is in order. Games that didn't actually come out this year will be, like, disqualified, OK? So don't bother doing that.

Meanwhile, we've got all of our picks settled and we'll start rolling out our picks across multiple categories next week. So spend some time reflecting on the year and get your list built!
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#2  Edited By Jayross

If I put 200+ hours into Bad Company 2, but the singleplayer was underwhelming and the multiplayer maps too small, can it still be my Game of the Year? 
 
Mass Effect 2 is #8 on my list. There.  

Best of 2010

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#3  Edited By Bigbombomb

Sounds great, I'll try to see if I could put some games on this list, I haven't played a lot this year.

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#5  Edited By Kjellm87

It begins

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#6  Edited By recroulette

Done.

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#7  Edited By Archangel0713

holy crap what came out this year?

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#8  Edited By rjayb89

I just has 8 to put onto my list.

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#9  Edited By ht101

I will get to figuring out my list when I have a little more time on my hands

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#10  Edited By MysteriousBob

Can I have less than 10 in my list? 
 
I've been so busy at work, I haven't had time to play 10 games released this year. In fact ever since I got an income, I've been mostly catching up by buying older games. I got New Vegas at launch and I still haven't played it.

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#11  Edited By lemon360
@Kjellm87 said:
" It begins "
Yes. Yes it does.
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#12  Edited By Jayross

Mmm... maybe I'll throw some iPhone games into my list for good measure.

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#13  Edited By Video_Game_King
@Archangel0713 said:
" holy crap what came out this year? "
Fragile Dreams, for one. But because nobody likes existential versions of a better Silent Hill 2, it's only gonna get, like, 35 points.
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#14  Edited By HaroldoNVU

I'm not qualified to do this kind of list... but I will anyway!

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#15  Edited By JoMu

Is there a list somewhere of all the games that came out this year?  I'm sure there's some great games from the beginning of the year that I've probably forgot came out this year.

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#16  Edited By Somadude

Go mass effect 2!
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#17  Edited By babylonian
@Archangel0713 said:
" holy crap what came out this year? "
I would actually really appreciate a full list of all the releases (disc and downloadable) of 2010, just to jog my memory. Anyone know of something like this?
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#18  Edited By Lunar_Aura

DAEDLY PREMONAION!

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#19  Edited By SethPhotopoulos

I made a top 5.  Does that count?

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#20  Edited By Mijati

10 games came out this year? I'm stumped after 5.
 
Been a very long year and i have a very bad memory :P

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#21  Edited By Animasta

NIER NIER NIER
 
nier nier nier
 
go Nier! (NIER IS NUMBAH 1)

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#22  Edited By WatanabeKazuma

Yakuza 3 will feature somewhere for me,  2010 in NA and Europe but 2009 release in Japan, that counts right?
 
I don't know if I actually fully played 10 games to flesh this list out.

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#23  Edited By Ben_H

I'll put 9 spots of SC2 and one spot of Super Meat Boy.

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#24  Edited By Archangel0713
@Babylonian:  Under the games section of Giantbomb, it lists major releases by year, and there is another tab that lists all releases by year. Hope that helps.
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#25  Edited By Vlodd
@Babylonian: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_in_video_gaming#Game_releases
 This looks like a full list.
 
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#26  Edited By Jeff  Staff

Yes, if your list is shorter than 10 games, it will still count.

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#27  Edited By allprox

VVVVVV, the greatest game of 2010.

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#28  Edited By Nictel
@Babylonian said:

" @Archangel0713 said:

" holy crap what came out this year? "
I would actually really appreciate a full list of all the releases (disc and downloadable) of 2010, just to jog my memory. Anyone know of something like this? "
@JoMu said:

" Is there a list somewhere of all the games that came out this year?  I'm sure there's some great games from the beginning of the year that I've probably forgot came out this year. "

@DarkDude said:

" 10 games came out this year? I'm stumped after 5.  Been a very long year and i have a very bad memory :P "

 
http://www.giantbomb.com/games/?page=27&sort=release_date From this page and up. There  bit over a 1000 games. Have fun ;-). 
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#29  Edited By snide
@MysteriousBob said:
" Can I have less than 10 in my list?  I've been so busy at work, I haven't had time to play 10 games released this year. In fact ever since I got an income, I've been mostly catching up by buying older games. I got New Vegas at launch and I still haven't played it. "
Less than 10 is fine. Personally I can't come up with 10 this year either. More on that later...
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#30  Edited By Animasta
@WatanabeKazuma said:
" Yakuza 3 will feature somewhere for me,  2010 in NA and Europe but 2009 release in Japan, that counts right?  I don't know if I actually fully played 10 games to flesh this list out. "
same for me: I just made the list, but Call of Pripyat came out in Eastern Europe in 2009.
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#31  Edited By MysteriousBob
@Jeff said:
" Yes, if your list is shorter than 10 games, it will still count. "
Thanks. Guess I can still make one then.
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#32  Edited By afrocod

Wow that is hard... i guess these in some kind of order, couldn't be bothered working that out yet.. Maybe this will jog people's memory of some of the stuff that came out... Anywho, in no particular order:
 
Mass Effect 2
God Of War III
Super Street Fighter IV
Red Dead Redemption
Limbo
Halo Reach
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
Pac Man CE DX
Call of Duty: Black Ops
 
Damn, I've only got 9...

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#33  Edited By BeachThunder
@Nictel said:
" @Babylonian said:

" @Archangel0713 said:

" holy crap what came out this year? "
I would actually really appreciate a full list of all the releases (disc and downloadable) of 2010, just to jog my memory. Anyone know of something like this? "
@JoMu said:

" Is there a list somewhere of all the games that came out this year?  I'm sure there's some great games from the beginning of the year that I've probably forgot came out this year. "

@DarkDude said:

" 10 games came out this year? I'm stumped after 5.  Been a very long year and i have a very bad memory :P "

 
http://www.giantbomb.com/games/?page=27&sort=release_date From this page and up. There  bit over a 1000 games. Have fun ;-).  "
There's also this page, which just lists the major releases of this year.
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#34  Edited By MistaSparkle

This will be interesting...

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#35  Edited By rjayb89

TIME TO MAKE MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS TO MAKE PICROSS 3D WIN.

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#36  Edited By Zamir

GAME ROOM

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#37  Edited By WatanabeKazuma

I think it's slightly bizarre to think that Mass Effect was released this year, it seems so long ago.

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#39  Edited By librariangmr

Deadly Premonition = GOTY

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#41  Edited By Red12b

YOU'RE WINNER!!!

 

Fuckin' awesome

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#42  Edited By Mijati

There, mine's done too.
 
No Mass Effect, no RDR on mine because I've not touched ME2 and haven't really played enough RDR to put it in my list.

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#43  Edited By Kjellm87

Ok, my top 6 bias list is more or less done, 
now I can end this year with no regrets

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#44  Edited By hagridore

This year I played so much less new stuff...

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#46  Edited By MysteriousBob
@afrocod said:
"  Super Street Fighter IV "
You see, this is why I'm worried about making a list. I keep thinking SSFIV was 2009 for some reason. Guess I'll just have to go through my 360 collection carefully, including downloadables (Super Meat Boy and Monday Night Combat).
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#47  Edited By GunnBjorn
@Laketown said:
"NIER NIER NIER  nier nier nier  go Nier! (NIER IS NUMBAH 1) "

NIER surely deserves an honorary mention, because it's way better than many want you to believe.
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#48  Edited By WinterSnowblind

Wow, just realizing there weren't many games this year that really impressed me.   
 
Tempted to add Red Dead Redemption to one of my spots, because it mostly had a great story and really good atmosphere..  But a lot of the gameplay lets it down and I really don't think it deserves GoTY.

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#49  Edited By AndrewB

I can't come up with 10 either.
 
I haven't even played 10 new games this year.

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#50  Edited By AURON570

how the heck is it the 52nd?