Your GotYs for every year since 2005 (start of last gen).

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#1  Edited By Aegon

The 360 came out in 2005, which begun the last generation. I'm curious to see what everyone's GotYs were from then on.

For me:

2005: Shadow of the Colossus

2006: Okami

2007: Retroactively Persona 3.

2008: MGS4 (Retroactively Persona 4)

2009: Uncharted 2

2010: Red Dead Redemption

2011: Ghost Trick - Phantom Detective

2012: Sleeping Dogs

2013: A Link Between Worlds

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I didn't really start thinking about my favorite games of the year until 2011, and I didn't actually write anything down until 2012. I just didn't buy enough games released that year to know which ones I thought were the best.

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I didn't really start thinking about my favorite games of the year until 2011, and I didn't actually write anything down until 2012. I just didn't buy enough games released that year to know which ones I thought were the best.

I was drawing a blank on 2007, which was why I ended up picking something I played later.

I definitely don't feel like I played a ton of games during a lot of these years, but that doesn't mean I can't pick a favourite.

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I can go from 2007 only, since that's when I got into last gens' games: Portal, MGS4, Assassin's Creed II, Red Dead Redemption, The Binding of Isaac, Hotline Miami, The Last of Us.

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@ghostiet said:

I can go from 2007 only, since that's when I got into last gens' games: Portal, MGS4, Assassin's Creed II, Red Dead Redemption, The Binding of Isaac, Hotline Miami, The Last of Us.

You don't have to have last gen games as your fave. Look at my list. First last gen game appears at 2008.

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#6  Edited By EuanDewar

this is all very off the top of my head, 2012 and 2013 especially i was blanking on pretty hard

2005: Metal Gear Solid 3/Resident Evil 4 (sorry i really can't choose)

2006: not sure, probably Gears of War

2007: Halo 3

2008: MGS4 (apologies to Mirrors Edge)

2009: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

2010: Mass Effect 2

2011: Portal 2 (apologies to dark souls)

2012: The Walking Dead

2013: The Last Of Us

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#7  Edited By recroulette

No retroactive games, just games I played during that year.

YearGame
2005Advance Wars: Dual Strike
2006Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
2007Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations
2008The World Ends With You
2009Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
2010Heavy Rain
2011Portal 2
2012Virtue's Last Reward
2013Dynasty Warriors 8
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#8  Edited By GunstarRed

I can only go from 2007. I was always listing the games I liked, but I was playing so few a year and often past the release that I don't really remember. I'm sure Shadow of the Colossus would be somewhere here.

2007. Call of Duty 4 was everything that year, but I'd most definitely say Okami now (Europe release.) I very clearly remember playing Okami while waiting for a red ringed console to be fixed.

2008. Street Fighter IV was like air that year (Metal Gear Solid 4 is almost a tie for this year)

2009 Bayonetta (import) or Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time. I cannot choose. (I know the blog I wrote that year lists these games in very different places to how I feel about them now)

2010. Red Dead Redemption

2011. Super Mario 3D Land.

2012. Kid Icarus: Uprising.

2013. Rayman Legends.

Actually messed this up... sfiv was 2009. Oh well, lists, blah, whatever.

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#9  Edited By Animasta

Most of these early ones are going to be retroactive, and I'm probably going to forget something (I'm just using wikipedia's 200x in video gaming list)

2005: Knights of the Old Republic 2

2006: Mother 3 (FFXII is a close second)

2007: Europa Universalis 3

2008: Persona 4

2009: Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (or SMT: Devil Survivor I can't choose)

2010 (and game of the generation): Nier

2011: Witcher 2

2012: Crusader Kings 2

2013: Europa Universalis 4 (though retroactively Saints Row 4 comes close)

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#11  Edited By bushpusherr
YearGame
2005Call of Duty 2 (PC)
2006The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
2007Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2008Metal Gear Solid 4
2009Demon's Souls
2010Super Meat Boy
2011Dark Souls
2012XCOM: Enemy Unknown
2013Antichamber
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2005: Tekken 5, just seeing Kazyua kick was enough for me to go out and buy a PS2.

2006: Okami, got it around the same time as Zelda Twilight Princess and went "HEY WAIT A MINUTE!"

2007: Team Fortress 2, blah blah blah orange box, bla blah blah, here's a fun game that plays like Quake and it's ridiculous community that is out there trying to break it. Man the hats didn't come out till 2009, there was a load out change around in the middle of 2008 which didn't even really change the game that much, but it was a good lesson in how community works. (special consideration to Odin Sphere)

2008: Castlevania Order of Ecclesia, the massive change the series needed. Combat was more complex, the art style didn't feel like a saturday morning anime that gets redubbed, and it's all a reference to Simon's Quest.

2009: Batman Arkham Asylum. This never felt like the Chris Nolan batman series, where I'm tolerating it for maybe one or two good scenes. This felt like everything batman right down to adam west fighting.

2010: Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker, VIC VOSS!

2011: Bastion, the best game of a generation

2012: Hotline Miami, it's like a relic from another time.

2013: Guacamelee.

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YearGame
2005Jade Empire
2006The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
2007Bioshock
2008Fallout 3
2009Batman: Arkham Asylum
2010Fallout New Vegas
2011Portal 2 (Game of the Generation)
2012Journey
2013Saints Row IV
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2005: SWAT motherfucking 4

2006: Gears of War I guess

2007: Halo 3

2008: Grand Theft Auto IV

2009: Borderlands

2010: Mount and Blade: Warband

2011: Portal 2

2012: The Walking Dead

2013: Dota 2

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#16  Edited By pr1mus

2005: Resident Evil 4

2006: Final Fantasy XII

2007: Call of Duty 4

2008: Wrath of the Lich King

2009: Uncharted 2

2010: Mass Effect 2

2011: Portal 2

2012: Dark Souls (PC)

2013: The Last of Us

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@aegon said:

@believer258 said:

I didn't really start thinking about my favorite games of the year until 2011, and I didn't actually write anything down until 2012. I just didn't buy enough games released that year to know which ones I thought were the best.

I was drawing a blank on 2007, which was why I ended up picking something I played later.

I definitely don't feel like I played a ton of games during a lot of these years, but that doesn't mean I can't pick a favourite.

Well, all right. I'll try, but this is hardly definite

2005 - FEAR

2006 - I don't know. Persona 3 came out in Japan in 2006, so that! Or maybe Oblivion. Depends on the day. Final Fantasy XII also came out this year. Wow, that's a good year for RPG's with debatable mechanics.

2007 - Halo 3

2008 - Persona 4

2009 - I really don't know. The Metroid Prime Trilogy came out this year, so that!

2010 - A tie between Just Cause 2 and Mass Effect 2. Mass Effect 2 probably wins.

2011 - Skyrim. No doubt about that one. Actually, this marks the point where I started buying games the same year they came out. Rage, Skyrim, Deus Ex HR, and Resistance 3 all popped into my head.

2012 - Sleeping Dogs. I wrote about this. I

2013 - My favorite game that came out in 2013 was Etrian Odyssey IV, but in my GOTY list I just talked about games that I played a lot of in 2013 - I started going back to play older games again.

And these days I'm playing mostly PS2 and handheld games.

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#18  Edited By BaneFireLord

Everything prior to 2010 (including New Vegas in 2010) is retroactive, as I did not really start buying games the year they came out until 2010. Also, Fallout 3 is there by default in '08, as I kind of don't like it all that much, particularly when compared with the other Bethesda games in that vein, but nothing else came out that year that really stuck with me.

2005: Guild Wars

2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

2007: Mass Effect

2008: Fallout 3

2009: Batman Arkham Asylum

2010: Red Dead Redemption/Fallout New Vegas

2011: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2012: Spec Ops: The Line

2013: The Stanley Parable

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#19  Edited By benspyda

I accept your challenge to try and remember, good sir:

2005: Resident Evil 4

2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Okami was fantastic but Oblivion is one of my all time favorites)

2007: Portal

2008: Fallout 3

2009: Arkham Asylum / Borderlands / Demon's Souls (don't make me choose)

2010: Mass Effect 2

2011: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (With Dark Souls as the close second)

2012: The Walking Dead (Pretty much a tie with XCOM)

2013: Bioshock Infinite (Zelda: A Link Between Worlds would easily be the retroactive winner)

Looking back, 2009 and 2011 for me were the strongest years of the generation. Fuck picking a favorite from 2009!!!!

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#20  Edited By AlexW00d

2005: GT4 or retroactively Kotor 2 E: Actually no MGS3 came in it on 05 here so that.

2006: Hitman Blood Money

2007: Retroactively Europa Universalis 3

2008: MGS4

2009: Dragon Age: Origins

2010: Victoria 2

2011: Witcher 2

2012: Wargame: European Escalation

2013: Dota 2 (probably)

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My favorites of the games released each year regardless of when I actually got around to playing them list shakes out a little something like:

2005Shadow of the Colossus/Fire Emblem Path of Radiance
2006Wii Sports
2007Orange Box/Mass Effect
2008Fallout 3/Persona 4
2009Batman: Arkham Asylum
2010Mass Effect 2
2011Skyrim
2012Spelunky
2013Fire Emblem Awakening

I just finished Fire Emblem Awakening earlier today, so it's hard to say for sure if it'll stay up there. I also haven't played very many games released in 2013, but I'm pretty comfortable putting it ahead of Bioshock Infinite and Antichamber. I put Depression Quest at number one on my GotY blog, but that's a different sort of list. That game had some real impact on my life and I wanted to acknowledge that, but Fire Emblem is a great game and for this I'll pick the game I think is a great game.

I'm pretty confident that the rest are holding firm at the top of their respective years, though in a couple of cases I list the game that made a bigger first impression on me and the game I kept going back to over the years.

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I don't remember when I played what so this is going to have some retroactive choices. Oh well.

YearGame
2005Battlefield 2
2006Final Fantasy XII
2007Persona 3
2008Persona 4
2009Dragon Age: Origins
2010Mass Effect 2/Final Fantasy XIII
2011The Witcher 2
2012The Walking Dead
2013The Last of Us

Persona 4 Golden would be on here instead of the Walking Dead, but I would've felt kinda weird essentially putting the same game twice.

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#24  Edited By TobbRobb

YearGame of the YearHonorable mentions
2005Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryResident Evil 4, Devil May Cry 3 and F.E.A.R.
2006Okami-------------------------
2007Call of Duty 4Persona 3 and Assassin's Creed
2008Persona 4Valkyria Chronicles and Metal Gear Solid 4
2009BayonettaMuramasa, Batman Arkham Asylum and League of Legends
2010Red Dead RedemptionNier, Mafia 2 and Super Meat Boy
2011Dark SoulsSaint's Row 3, Witcher 2 and Bastion
2012JourneyMark of the Ninja, Asura's Wrath and Dragon's Dogma
2013Metal Gear Rising: RevengeanceThe Last of US, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and DotA 2

All information based off of Wikipedias "xxxx in video gaming" articles and I only count the games original release for any given year regardless when or where I played it for the sake of simplicity.

2005 gets the award for being an awesome fucking year for games and 2006 gets the exact opposite.

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I didn't start really taking note of this until a few years ago, but...

2005: Burnout Revenge

2006: Okami

2007: Super Mario Galaxy

2008: de Blob

2009: Bit.Trip Void

2010: Pac-Man Championship Edition DX

2011: Bastion

2012: Journey

2013: Rayman Legends

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2005: NONE

2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

2007: Mass Effect

2008: Fallout 3

2009: Assassin's Creed II

2010: Red Dead Redemption

2011: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

2013: The Last of Us

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Year Game of the Year Retroactive?/Notes
2005Resident Evil 4I love Shadow of the Colossus, but didn't play it in 2005. It's contentious, but I'd likely give the edge to RE4.
2006Gears of WarTwilight Princess is close, really close (looking back, it was a relatively weak year, I suppose). Saints Row 1 is up there too.
2007Mass Effect-
2008Fallout 3Rock Band 2 gets honorable mention, but Fallout 3 is likely my game of the generation, so no dice Harmonix!
2009Assassin's Creed III did not get a PS3 until 2010, so Uncharted 2 would contend retroactively. Also I didn't finish Dragon Age: Origins until early 2010, that would likely contend as well.
2010Mass Effect 2Neck and neck with Red Dead Redemption (this is also the first year I really gave some thought in my GotY list).
2011Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimBastion is 2, Super Mario 3D Land 3, Saints Row the Third 4.
2012JourneyRetroactively, as I didn't finish it until January 2013, Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward jumped up to my #2 spot. The Walking Dead, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and Forza Horizon also contenders.
2013Bioshock Infinite#2 Dota 2 #3 Rogue Legacy

Yeah, lots of AAA games on this list. I mean, a large chunk of this list is from an era when indies/downloadables/smaller games weren't really competitors with the big dogs. But since I've started making lists and giving thought, truly investing myself in this industry, every year I've had at least one "smaller game" in my top 5. And that warms my heart.

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2005: Jade Empire (XBox)

2006: Bully (PS2)

2007: Mass Effect (XBox 360)

2008: Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3)

2009: Uncharted 2 (PS3)

2010: Mass Effect 2 (XBox 360)

2011: TES V - Skyrim (XBox 360)

2012: XCom Enemy Unknown (XBox 360)

2013: The Last of Us (PS3)

Really wish I could have been cooler and picked more indie titles, but those big budget RPGs and action games still can have a profound effect on me.

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YearPersonal GotYHonorable Mentions
2005Devil May Cry 3Sly 3, The Warriors, NFS Most Wanted (original)
2006Gears of WarNFS Carbon, Oblivion, KH2, Twilight Princess
2007Halo 3CoD4, Rock Band, Mass Effect, TF2
2008Rock Band 2GTA IV, Burnout Paradise, SSBB, SCIV, Tales of Vesperia, LBP
2009Brutal LegendSFIV, Blazblue: Calamity Trigger, Minecraft, LoL, L4D2
2010Gran Turismo 5Blazblue: Continuum Shift, Bayonetta, Skate 3, Halo: Reach
2011SkyrimMK9, LBP2, DCUO, Arkham City, Saints Row 3, Sonic Generations
2012Sonic & All-Stars Racing TransformedBorderlands 2, Forza Horizon, DoA5, TTT2, Guild Wars 2, SCV
2013Metal Gear RisingSaints Row IV, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Injustice, Dota 2, GTAV, Warframe

Please note that I consider this list incomplete. Games can be removed and added at will once I play more of them. Still, I'm fairly proud of the list I've compiled here so far. Lots of genres represented: action games, platformers, shooters (third and first person), racing games, rhythm games, RPGs, fighting games, a couple of MOBAs and MMOs, even a sports game in Skate 3.

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  • 2005: Shadow of the Colossus (didn't have next gen out of the gates)
  • 2006: Final Fantasy XII (still didn't have next gen at this point)
  • 2007: Mass Effect (I bought a 360 for this game, finally bringing me into the next gen)
  • 2008: Fallout 3
  • 2009: Demon's Souls
  • 2010: Mass Effect 2/Red Dead Redemption (only year I have ever considered a tie, and fuck you for not liking it)
  • 2011: Dark Souls
  • 2012: Dragons Dogma
  • 2013: Ni No Kuni (TLOU is a pretender)
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#31  Edited By MajorMitch
  • 2005: Resident Evil 4
  • 2006: Elite Beat Agents
  • 2007: Super Mario Galaxy
  • 2008: The World Ends With You
  • 2009: Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • 2010: Mass Effect 2
  • 2011: Dark Souls
  • 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • 2013: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
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2005: Resident Evil 4*

2006: Dead Rising*

2007: Crackdown

2008: Saints Row 2

2009: Batman Arkham Asylum*

2010: Deadly Premonition

2011: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

2012: Sleeping Dogs

2013: Spelunky

*I didn't play it that year, but looking back it was the best game I played to come out of that year.

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  • 2005:Shadow of the Colossus
  • 2006: Kingdom Hearts 2
  • 2007: Call of Duty 4
  • 2008 : Fallout 3
  • 2009: Dragon Age: Origins/Dawn of War 2
  • 2010: Mass Effect 2
  • 2011: Skyrim
  • 2012:Xcom: Enemy Unknown
  • 2013: Last Of Us(Kind of wins by default the only new game I played in 2013)

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#34  Edited By mclargepants
  • 2005: Resident Evil 4
  • 2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • 2007: Super Mario Galaxy
  • 2008: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • 2009: Dragon Age: Origins
  • 2010: God of War III
  • 2011: The Witcher II: Assassins of Kings, Dark Souls (retroactively)
  • 2012: Sleeping Dogs
  • 2013: The Last of Us, Spelunky PC (retroactively)

Retroactive games marked with what games I think were my favorites originally. I'm probably contradicting myself with the best 25 games ever I made early this morning, but whatever! Also, normally I would keep original releases as the year it came out, but I specified for Spelunky this year because it had the Daily Challenge, and that is critical to my enjoyment of the game. This list was made looking at Wikipedia games by year lists, so I probably forgot something, but it was fun to look at past years. 2006 and 2010 were particularly weak.

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Starting from 2000, with no retroactive picks, my GOTY list is:

YEARPLATFORMGAME
2000PCDeus Ex
2001PS2Grand Theft Auto III
2002PCNo One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way
2003PCMax Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
2004PS2Burnout 3: Takedown
2005GCResident Evil 4
2006PCThe Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
2007PCThe Orange Box
2008PCLeft 4 Dead
2009PCLeft 4 Dead 2
2010PCStarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
2011PS3Dark Souls
2012PCMagic The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
2013PCDOTA 2
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#36  Edited By Milkman

2005: Resident Evil 4

2006: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

2007: BioShock

2008: Grand Theft Auto IV

2009: Dragon Age: Origins

2010: Mass Effect 2

2011: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2012: The Walking Dead

2013: The Last of Us

Might be different if I really went through and examined what came out each year but from just looking over Wikipedia, this what I came up with.

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  • 2005: Resident Evil 4
  • 2006: Okami
  • 2007: Super Mario Galaxy
  • 2008: Metal Gear Solid 4
  • 2009: Uncharted 2
  • 2010: Bayonetta
  • 2011: Portal 2
  • 2012: Persona 4 Arena
  • 2013: The Wonderful 101

I don't retroactively change my GotY so games I played later on or if my opinions on the games change over time, I don't count it. I see the GotYs as like time capsules of that year, what was I most into with video games in that year.

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#38  Edited By awesomeusername

I started gaming super seriously in 2008 but I wasn't buying tons of games so I'll start with 2007 because I got my PS3 on January 2008 and my first game was a 2007 game.

2007Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2008Fallout 3
2009Infamous
2010Mass Effect 2
2011Portal 2
2012The Walking Dead
2013The Last of Us
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2005 - God of War

2006 - Gears of War

2007 - Bioshock

2008 - Metal Gear Solid IV

2009 - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

2010 - Mass Effect 2

2011 - Portal 2

2012 - Journey

2013 - The Last of Us

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  • 2005 - Shadow of the Colossus
  • 2006 - Oblivion
  • 2007 - Mass Effect
  • 2008 - Grand Theft Auto IV
  • 2009 - Dragon Age: Origins
  • 2010 - Mass Effect 2
  • 2011 - Skyrim/Dark Souls (so hard for me to choose)
  • 2012 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • 2013 - The Last of Us
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I'll go back all the way to the year 2000 because I'm bored. I should note that none of these are retroactive except Spelunky. I played and enjoyed a whole lot of Spelunky in 2012, but I did not foresee the legs that this game would have. If that doesn't count, I'd probably go with the Walking Dead.

2000 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

2001 - Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3

2002 - Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

2003 - Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic

2004 - Katamari Damacy

2005 - Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

2006 - Bully

2007 - Portal (This is a huge toss-up between several games, Super Mario Galaxy, Call of Duty 4, Mass Effect, Bioshock, Rock Band, and Team Fortress 2 could all easily be in this spot)

2008 - Persona 4

2009 - 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors

2010 - Mass Effect 2

2011 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2012 - Spelunky

2013 - The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

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#42  Edited By TheHBK

Let me do this without look at anyone else's lists.

2005: Resident Evil 4

2006: Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion

2007: Call of Duty 4

2008: Gears of War 2

2009: Forza 3

2010: NBA 2k11

2011: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

2012: Far Cry 3

2013: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

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2005: Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

2006: Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

2007: Bioshock

2008: Valkyria Chronicles

2009: Demon's Souls

2010: Red Dead Redemption

2011: Dark Souls

2012: Xcom: Enemy Unknown

2013: The Last of Us

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#44  Edited By Seppli
  • 2005: World of Warcraft (reigned supreme)
  • 2006: World of Warcraft (reigned supreme)
  • 2007: World of Warcraft (reigned supreme)
  • 2008: Battlefield: Bad Company (GTA IV)
  • 2009: Battlefield: Bad Company (Demon's Souls)
  • 2010: Battelfield: Bad Company 2 (Mass Effect 2)
  • 2011: Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam (Dark Souls)
  • 2012: Guild Wars 2 (XCOM: Enemy Unknown)
  • 2013: Battlefield 4 (GTA V)

That's what I played the most, and also loved the most. I guess if I excluded MMOs and Battlefield, you'd get my regular GotY list. Though I can't exclude WoW from 2005 to 2007, for despite having played other games, I was totally absorbed by it. Trying to remember other games from that time fondly? Impossible. It has been Battlefield: Bad Company which managed to break the spell of World of Warcraft, and return me to regular non-monoculture gaming, because it was pushing interactivity in ways I really wanted. Everything blows up real nice, in the context of online multiplayer!

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2005: SWAT 4

2006: Hitman: Blood Money

2007: COD 4

2008: Mirrors Edge

2009: The Saboteur

2010: Red Dead Redemption (this is by far the toughest year, both Alan Wake and Alpha Protocol are all time favorites, just like Mount and Blade: Warband which I only discovered last year, then there's also Dead Rising 2 ...)

2011: Cities in Motion

2012: Zero Escape: Virtues Last Reward

2013: Tomb Raider

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#46  Edited By fattony12000

Some video games that were quite good

  • 2005: Resident Evil 4
  • 2006: Gears of War
  • 2007: Halo 3
  • 2008: Fallout 3
  • 2009: Borderlands
  • 2010: Demon's Souls
  • 2011: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • 2012: Journey
  • 2013: Journey
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  • 2005: Resident Evil 4
  • 2006: Bully
  • 2007: Rock Band *
  • 2008: Fallout 3
  • 2009: Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • 2010: Red Dead Redemption
  • 2011: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim / Dark Souls **
  • 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • 2013: Rogue Legacy

* Didn't actually come out here until summer 2008, so if it doesn't count place Call of Duty 4 in this spot instead.
** Don't make me choose. Just don't.

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2006 Nothing, what a shitty year for videogames

Hey, the game I'm most likely to call my all-time favourite came out that year. It might not have been a particularly strong year, but it did have some gems.

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  • 2005 - Resident Evil 4
  • 2006 - The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion
  • 2007 - Uncharted
  • 2008 - Dead Space
  • 2009 - Dragon Age: Origins
  • 2010 - Mass Effect 2
  • 2011 - Bastion
  • 2012 - Persona 4 Arena
  • 2013 - Grand Theft Auto 5