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Wow, I didnt expect this one from IGN.

http://bestof.ign.com/2008/pc/22.html

"This is a controversial choice, to be sure, as many games scored higher than Sins of a Solar Empire. Yet during our discussions it was the one game we kept coming back to; considering it shipped way back in February that was telling. This is the game that we may have easily played the most in 2008. It's that much fun. It's also a game that has had incredible post-release support in the form on free enhancements and additions from developer Ironclad Studios, which proved to be the little studio that could. Thanks to its wildly original and fresh take on RTS and its compelling gameplay that kept us up late at nights, this is our PC game of the year."
Edited by TheProfiteer - 12/17/08 at 1:39am
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It's a great game that eats a crapload of time. I found myself playing the same battle for like 5 hours.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spart View Post
It's a great game that eats a crapload of time. I found myself playing the same battle for like 5 hours.
I wanted to get this game, but this is one aspect that kept me away.

I did not really like Supreme Commander, and the last RTS that had me saying, hmmmm yeah this is good was Company of Heroes, even though I sucked at it.

I want a game to last no longer than 1.5 hours, 5 hours is just tooooo much.
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This game more then deserves it the only company other then valve that seems to listen to thier customers the only people who matter. And to also make the gamers bill of rights and no DRM they deserve it congrats guys and girls of the dev team.

oh 5 hours pitiful lol try 10 hours the pirates just wouldnt leave me alone...
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not everyone has 5 straight hours to play =/

i can play games but like pick up and go kind, 1-2 hours.
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Awesome, my respect for IGN just went way up!

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Originally Posted by lokster View Post
not everyone has 5 straight hours to play =/

i can play games but like pick up and go kind, 1-2 hours.
You don't have to play straight. You can save multiplayer games and continue them when you and the other people have time.

But trust me, a 5-10 hours straight game at a LAN is amazing
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I may just have to pick this one up....been considering it for quite some time...
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My PC GOTY was Audiosurf.

SoaSE wasn't per se mediocre, but really, GOTY?
    
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A proper PC game, not another SecuROM-laden botched port job. Good on IGN for not picking one of the silly ports this year.
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On my Christmas list - even more happy if it turns up now!
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