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I'm really not bothering with GT anymore. They didn't even include MGS4 for best story nor Crysis Warhead for best graphics. Keyword "include". On every other site, MGS4 is a clear winner for best story. Last year they excluded the original Crysis with some lame performance excuses that most didn't find valid, and while it's justifiable for some to choose GoW2 over Crysis Warhead in graphics, GT just outright excluded Warhead. And GTA4 for best story? I can bet my life that those anime-like nominees are better in terms of story, not to mention MGS4. As for racing, "GRID, one of the most realistic and challenging..." and I just had to stop there. How do they define realism? Then they go on with other nominees, completely ignoring the existence of STCC The Game. STCC should at least be nominated if they were to use the word "realistic".

On a side note, they might as well rename them to the "most popular in [insert category here]" awards.
After seeing that MGS4 wasn't even nominated for Best Story - I completely agree. I mean, even if MGS4 wasn't the winner - HELL, it should've at least been nominated! Sure GTA4 was great story wise and all, it developed its plot quite well - but imo, it wasn't anything ground breaking that made me feel like I was reading a book (Valkyria Chronicles XD) or watching a well written movie (Bioshock, MGS4, Gears 2, ect.)

When they didn't included Crysis, I was like well - Warhead I guess most people for some reason thought it was an expansion pack. So I really didn't mind, because they obviously aren't the first to do so.

And GRID - I didnt even watch the racing one yet, I will now. Because GRID has to be one of the most UNREALISTIC car drivers I've ever played. Hell, Need for Speed is more realistic then that game I swear to god.

EDIT: Oh ok, the way you made it sound was as if GRID won. Burnout Paradise did That I'm really great full for because the devs over at Critereon deserve awards like that and more. They don't get enough recognition imo. One of the best racing games I've ever played.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 12/29/08 at 6:20am
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Ive never played resistance 2, is it that great? I didnt like farcry2 at all but I loooooove left4dead.
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Fallout best RGP of 2008 yay its a great game
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MGS4 should have won best graphics. It looks significantly better than Gears to me. (although Gears looks beautiful, and I would say it gets second)

I also think MGS4 should have at least been a nominee for best story. It's so in-depth and even convoluted (but in a good way, somehow!), and so incredibly epic! Although I do love GTA4's story. So I'm not mad that it won. But I think MGS4 should have been a nominee.
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MGS4 should have won best graphics. It looks significantly better than Gears to me. (although Gears looks beautiful, and I would say it gets second)

I also think MGS4 should have at least been a nominee for best story. It's so in-depth and even convoluted (but in a good way, somehow!), and so incredibly epic! Although I do love GTA4's story. So I'm not mad that it won. But I think MGS4 should have been a nominee.
This isn't really directed at your post, but you add onto it
MGS4 has possibly one of the most complex and original story lines ever to grace video game history. Whether you think its a good one or not is your opinion but there is absolutely no reason for it to be at least a nominee.
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Thankfully GRID didn't win best racing game. They even had the audacity to include the words "simulation" in their game description.
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These reviewers are paid to say this .
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This isn't really directed at your post, but you add onto it
MGS4 has possibly one of the most complex and original story lines ever to grace video game history. Whether you think its a good one or not is your opinion but there is absolutely no reason for it to be at least a nominee.
Oh, yes, I honestly think MGS4 should have won. But I can see GTA4 winning as well. I'm just blown away that MGS4 wasn't even nominated... it's ridiculous. The story is incredible, and it's so in depth.
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