Game of the Year 2014 Roundup

Posted on Monday, February 9th 2015 at 7:42 p.m.

*drum roll please*.  This is it.  Here is the collective Game of the Year for 2014 based on majority consensus!  Here’s where we take everyone’s vote and see who takes home the prize.

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)

Results from 2013 - Winner: The Last of Us (13 votes)

Critics’ Game of the Year:

  • Edge - Bayonetta 2
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Game Informer - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Eurogamer (UK) - Mario Kart 8
  • GamesRadar - Destiny
  • Game Revolution - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • GameSpot - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • GameTrailers - Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Giant Bomb - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • IGN - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Joystiq - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Moby Games - Bayonetta 2
  • Yahoo! Games - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Polygon - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Golden Joystick Awards - Dark Souls II
  • The Game Awards - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Good Game - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Slant Magazine - Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
  • Time (magazine) - 80 Days

Based on average of review scores:

  • Metacritic - Super Smash Bros.

Readers’ Game of the Year:

  • GameFAQs - Super Smash Bros.
  • GameSpot - Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • IGN - Dragon Age: Inquisition

Total awards for each game:

  1. Dragon Age: Inquisition - 11 votes total (9 critics, 2 readers)
  2. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - 3 votes total (3 critics)
  3. Bayonetta 2 - 2 votes total (2 critics)
  4. Super Smash Bros. - 2 votes (1 based on review average, 1 reader)
  5. Mario Kart 8 - 1 vote (1 critic)
  6. Destiny - 1 vote (1 critic)
  7. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft - 1 vote (1 critic)
  8. Dark Souls II - 1 vote (1 critic)
  9. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth - 1 vote (1 critic)
  10. 80 Days - 1 vote (1 critic)

Source: Wikipedia

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