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No Borderlands 2 on that list ? ...... fail
BL2 was much more deserving than Dishonored

How? BL2 is fun, but nowhere near great. It only shines when you're playing co-op, definitely gets boring at times when you're playing solo.
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No Borderlands 2 on that list ? ...... fail
BL2 was much more deserving than Dishonored

I thought about that; and a companies attitude is a big part of a game. Sure Borderlands 2 was amazing (no, really, amazing), but after the stunt Gearbox and it's president pulled with A:CM, I wouldn't include them at all. No matter what game they made. I mean, president of a company blocking people on twitter for ASKING NICELY about fixes for a game? Nah. he can go out of business and starve.
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I thought about that; and a companies attitude is a big part of a game. Sure Borderlands 2 was amazing (no, really, amazing), but after the stunt Gearbox and it's president pulled with A:CM, I wouldn't include them at all. No matter what game they made. I mean, president of a company blocking people on twitter for ASKING NICELY about fixes for a game? Nah. he can go out of business and starve.

Their business practices are irrelevant and shouldn't be taken into consideration when determining if a game is GOTY material or not. Yes, it was a bad move on Gearbox's part, but it doesn't make another game of theirs any less good. However, I don't feel BL2 was GOTY material. It didn't do anything new or spectacular; They just refined the original Borderlands formula.

Also, he was blocking people that were straight up insulting and threatening him. This is the gaming community we're talking about here.. not many gamers ask nicely.

I really need to play Dishonored. It does look like an excellent game and I've heard nothing but good things about it. I may pick it up pretty soon here.
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Dishonored was the first new game that I finished in a long time.

Now looking forward to Thief!
 
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Dishonored was the "Call of Duty of stealth games" as I like to say - it was so streamlined (dumbed down) and easy even on hard it was ridiculous. It is the pinnacle of games being made so everyone can play them and be good at them without much effort at all. I bought it, played it and beat it, but would never nominate it for best game.

Ridiculous.

IMHO
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Their business practices are irrelevant and shouldn't be taken into consideration when determining if a game is GOTY material or not. Yes, it was a bad move on Gearbox's part, but it doesn't make another game of theirs any less good. However, I don't feel BL2 was GOTY material. It didn't do anything new or spectacular; They just refined the original Borderlands formula.

Also, he was blocking people that were straight up insulting and threatening him. This is the gaming community we're talking about here.. not many gamers ask nicely.

I really need to play Dishonored. It does look like an excellent game and I've heard nothing but good things about it. I may pick it up pretty soon here.

Business practice should be taken consideration for EVERYTHING, even awards.

Furthermore, he blocked me on twitter for asking "Any update on the A:CM fix?". That's it.

He's a piece of crap.
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Dishonored was the "Call of Duty of stealth games" as I like to say - it was so streamlined (dumbed down) and easy even on hard it was ridiculous. It is the pinnacle of games being made so everyone can play them and be good at them without much effort at all. I bought it, played it and beat it, but would never nominate it for best game.

Ridiculous.

IMHO

Would you play a game that you couldn't be good at?

The whole purpose of a game is to have fun, if you can't be good at it, or beat it, then what fun is there?
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Dishonored was the "Call of Duty of stealth games" as I like to say - it was so streamlined (dumbed down) and easy even on hard it was ridiculous. It is the pinnacle of games being made so everyone can play them and be good at them without much effort at all. I bought it, played it and beat it, but would never nominate it for best game.

Ridiculous.

IMHO

The point of the game is to make you feel like a badazz magic assassin who slices through guards like butter. And I object to your statement that it was "dumbed down." There are usually at least 3 different ways you can approach assassinations and various tools and powers that can vary your game experience every time you play. In COD you have the exact same setpieces every single time. In Dishonored you make your own setpieces.
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Business practice should be taken consideration for EVERYTHING, even awards.

Furthermore, he blocked me on twitter for asking "Any update on the A:CM fix?". That's it.

He's a piece of crap.

No, it shouldn't. It really has nothing to do with whether a game is GOTY material or not. That's just silly..
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Dishonored is a masterpiece in every respect & deserved soooo much more critical acclaim than it got (and it got a lot). For me, Dishonored is in the same league as Half-Life 2 & Thief.

I'm kind of bummed that Far Cry 3 won for best action game. I hate that game with a violent passion, but I guess that for these critics pretty graphics are enough to overshadow a mind-numbingly stupid story, the lamest protagonist in video game history, and the worst UI known to man.
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