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Originally Posted by Grizzly Adams View Post
Deserves it.

GoW 2 = GoW 1.5
Fallout 3 = Extremely Modded Oblivion (watching people talk, running diagonally = oblivion)
and gta 4 is san andreas with better physics, no planes and smaller, and cover system

using analogies like that will never work in your favor
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i dont like fallout 3 either ... as soon as i left vault 101 ... i blew up atom city .. and that was about it .. exited the game and uninstalled it ... TOO boring
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post #33 of 44
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You say that like it's a bad thing that Oblivion is one of the best RPGs ever made..?

Anyway Fallout 3 has taken a great game and revolutionized it with a totally new combat system including VATS, and has brought the upgraded game engine to a totally new environment in a post-apocalyptic setting, with all new weapons, NPC's, skills, percs, etc.
I couldn't stand Oblivion yet I loved Fallout 3. But I agree that it doesn't deserve GOTY, it was just too buggy and unrefined. Also what is so evolutionary about VATS? This has been done in a few games before hand, nothing new here.

Personally I think MGS4 deserved it, even if you don't like the game itself. You can't deny the pure energy the game gives out and the amount of time and effort that went into it. It was a master piece in its own right, regardless of whether it was a good game or not. Personally I loved the game, my favourite game to date in fact
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post #34 of 44
I much prefered MGS4 over Fallout 3 (great game) and GTA4 (so so). But whatever, I am just excited over GOW3 (not Gears of War...)
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This is an epic fail.
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post #36 of 44
I enjoyed GTA4 alot. I'm playing through it a second time now. Although I cant help but feel like there were games this year that exceeded it.

The issue I have with GTA4 is that visually it is a next-gen evolution of past games in the series. But I cant reason with the fact that they cut so many gameplay elements from the game. San Andreas was almost so accessible that you never once felt like you had nothing to do but drive around once you completed the game. In GTA4 there are less shops to visit. Less facilities to use. You cant swim underwater. You cant fly planes. There are no mini-games like RC copters etc. With the potential of blu-ray and the funding they had they couldve expanded the game and took real advantage of the possibilities. The main story was great but there is little reason to pick it up once you've completed the game.

Fallout 3 should probably have taken GOTY i think. Gears of war 1.5 should technically win less awards for its lack of innovacy this time around. If it wins more awards than the better games, then the system is entirely flawed and based around hype alone.
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post #37 of 44
haven't played the game yet so i can't say. tbh there have been so many GoTY worthy titles this year, that there are bound to be losers, and noone will be happy... IMO L4D can easily win it, and so can Fallout 3.

oh, and to all those saying Fallout 3 sucks, try playing it on a 32" or larger monitor and come back to me... game OWNS.

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Greatest Overrated Title of the Year
That honor belongs to Spore. biggest pile of junk i ever paid for.
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I don't like any popular games because I'm cool and eccentric.
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If only the PC version worked as well as the console versions
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If only the PC version worked as well as the console versions
I thought the game was patched recently?
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