Game of the Year 2016 Roundup

Posted on Wednesday, March 8th 2017 at 11:13 a.m.

The critics have spoken. Was your game picked? Let’s see…

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)

Results from 2014 - Winner: Dragon Age: Inquisition (11 votes)

Results from 2015 - Winner: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (13 votes)

Critics’ Game of the Year:

  • Czech Game of the Year Awards - Samorost 3
  • D.I.C.E. Awards - Overwatch
  • Easy Allies - The Last Guardian
  • Edge - The Last Guardian
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly - Overwatch
  • Empire - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Entertainment Weekly - INSIDE
  • Eurogamer - Overwatch
  • The Game Awards - Overwatch
  • Game Informer - Overwatch
  • Game Revolution - Overwatch
  • GameSpot - Overwatch
  • GamesRadar - Titanfall 2
  • GamesTM - Overwatch
  • Giant Bomb - Hitman
  • Golden Joystick Awards - Dark Souls III
  • Good Game - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • IGN - Overwatch
  • Polygon - DOOM
  • Slant Magazine - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • TecMundo Games - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Time - The Witness

Based on average of review scores:

  • GameRankings - INSIDE
  • Metacritic - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Readers’ Game of the Year:

  • Eurogamer - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Game Informer - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine
  • GameFAQs - Final Fantasy XV
  • GameSpot - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • IGN - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Total awards for each game:

  1. Overwatch -  9 votes total (9 critics)
  2. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End - 8 votes total (4 critics, 1 based on review average, 3 readers)
  3. The Last Guardian - 2 votes total (2 critics)
  4. INSIDE - 2 votes total (1 critic, 1 based on review average)
  5. DOOM - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  6. The Witness - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  7. Hitman - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  8. Dark Souls III - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  9. Titanfall 2 - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  10. Samorost 3 - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  11. Final Fantasy XV - 1 vote total (1 reader)
  12. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine - 1 vote total (1 reader)

Source: Wikipedia

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