Game of the Year 2013 Roundup

Posted on Saturday, January 11th 2014 at 5:26 p.m.

Here we go folks. The moment we’ve all been waiting for as gamers. Game of the Year selections are in so let’s see which title won the hearts of critics/readers everywhere in 2013. It doesn’t seem like there is as big of a differing opinion this year as you can see below.

Results from 2011 - Winner(s): The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim & The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (7 votes each)

Results from 2012 - Winner(s): The Walking Dead & Borderlands 2 (5 votes each)

Critics’ Game of the Year:

  • Edge - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Game Informer - The Last of Us
  • GamePro TV - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Games Magazine - Bioshock Infinite
  • GamesTM - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Eurogamer (UK) - Super Mario 3D World
  • GamesRadar - The Last of Us
  • Game Revolution - The Last of Us
  • GameSpot - The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
  • GameTrailers - The Last of Us
  • Giant Bomb - The Last of Us
  • IGN - The Last of Us
  • Joystiq - The Last of Us
  • Kotaku - The Last of Us
  • Yahoo! Games - The Last of Us
  • Golden Joystick Awards - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Spike TV’s VGX - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Good Game - The Last of Us
  • Slant Magazine - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Time (magazine) - Grand Theft Auto V

Based on average of review scores:

  • GameRankings - Grand Theft Auto V
  • Metacritic - Grand Theft Auto V

Readers’ Game of the Year:

  • GameSpot - The Last of Us
  • IGN - The Last of Us
  • MMGM - The Last of Us

Total awards for each game:

  1. The Last of Us - 13 votes total (10 critics, 3 readers)
  2. Grand Theft Auto V - 9 votes total (7 critics, 2 based on review average)
  3. Bioshock Infinite - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  4. Super Mario 3D World - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  5. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - 1 vote total (1 critic)

Source: Wikipedia

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