Game of the Year 2017 Roundup

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th 2018 at 8:19 p.m.

The critics have spoken as have the readers and here is your TRUE Game of the Year.

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)

Results from 2016 - Winner: Overwatch (9 votes)

Critics’ Game of the Year:

  • Ars Technica - Super Mario Odyssey
  • British Academy Games Awards - What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Colemono Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Destructoid - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • D.I.C.E. Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Easy Allies - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Edge - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Empire - Super Mario Odyssey
  • Entertainment Weekly - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Eurogamer - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Famitsu Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • The Game Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Game Developers Choice Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Game Informer - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Game Revolution - Persona 5
  • GamesBeat - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • GameSpot - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • GamesRadar - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Giant Bomb - PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Global Game Awards - Nier: Automata
  • Golden Joystick Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • IGN - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Japan Game Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • MobyGames - Super Mario Odyssey
  • NAVGTR Awards - Super Mario Odyssey
  • Polygon - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Slant Magazine - Nier: Automata
  • SXSW Gaming Awards - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Time - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • USGamer - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Voxel - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Yahoo! - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Based on average of review scores:

  • GameRankings - Super Mario Odyssey
  • Metacritic - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Readers’ Game of the Year:

  • Eurogamer - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Game Informer - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • GameFAQs - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • GameSpot - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • IGN - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Metacritic - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Total awards for each game:

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 31 votes total (24 critics, 1 based on review average, 6 readers)
  2. Super Mario Odyssey - 5 votes total (4 critics, 1 based on review average)
  3. Nier: Automata - 2 votes total (2 critics)
  4. What Remains of Edith Finch - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  5. Persona 5 - 1 vote total (1 critic)
  6. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds - 1 vote total (1 critic)

Source: Wikipedia

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