G4 TV 2009 Game of the Year Picks

xplayNot to be totally outdone by Spike TV’s recent show, G4’s Xplay revealed their Best of 2009 picks.

Best Original Game

Borderlands
Brutal Legend
Flower
Scribblenauts
Shadow Complex

Best Gameplay Innovation

Borderlands – Gun Tech
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Death Perks
Demon’s Souls – Multiplayer
Red Faction: Guerrilla – New Geo-Modding
Scribblenauts – Vocabulary

Best Multiplayer Game

Borderlands
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Halo 3: ODST
Left 4 Dead 2
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Sports Game

FIFA 10
Fight Night Round 4
MLB 09: The Show
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (Wii)
Wii Sports Resort

Best DLC

Burnout Paradise: Big Surf Island
Fallout 3: Broken Steel
Fallout 3: Point Lookout
GTA IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony
GTA IV: The Lost & Damned

Best Downloadable Game

1 vs. 100
Battlefield 1943
Flower
Shadow Complex
‘Splosion Man

Best Shooter

Borderlands
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Halo 3: ODST
Killzone 2
Left 4 Dead 2

Best RPG

Demon’s Souls
Dragon Age: Origins
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
Sin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor
Torchlight

Best New Character

Chloe (Uncharted 2: Among Thieves)
Claptrap (Borderlands)
Cole (inFamous)
Eddie (Brutal Legend)
Ezio (Assassin’s Creed II)

Best Art Direction

Assassin’s Creed II
The Beatles: Rock Band
Borderlands
Brutal Legend
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Animation

Assassin’s Creed II
Fight Night Round 4
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time
Street Fighter IV
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Writing

Assassin’s Cred II
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Brutal Legend
GTA IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Original Soundtrack

Assassin’s Creed II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Flower
Halo 3: ODST
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Sound Design

The Beatles: Rock Band
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Killzone 2
Left 4 Dead 2
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Action/Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed II
Batman: Arkham Asylum
inFamous
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Racing Game

Dirt 2
Forza Motorsport 3
Fuel
Need for Speed: Shift

Best Music Game

The Beatles: Rock Band
DJ Hero
Guitar Hero 5
LEGO Rock Band
Rock Band Unplugged

Best Handheld Game

GTA: Chinatown Wars
LittleBigPlanet Portable
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
Rock Band Unplugged

Game of the Year

Assassin’s Creed II
Borderlands
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
inFamous
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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  • http://www.gamesbetter.com/ Luca

    AC2 is one of the best games iv ever played it meets up and surpasses standers set in assassins creed.

  • http://www.gamesbetter.com Luca

    AC2 is one of the best games iv ever played it meets up and surpasses standers set in assassins creed.