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01-12-2011, 02:37 PM #1
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- Jun 2011
Place your bets for door twenty-four
So, what do you think is most likely to be behind door 24 for RPS this year.
Down to the general reaction and the sheer volume of coverage afforded on the site, I'd have to say that the joint favourites are Human Revolution and Skyrim. Portal 2 is a contendor naturally, but I can't really see it beating out those two. Equally, even though it's a better game than 12 months ago, I can't see Minecraft getting in there for a second year either.
Anyone else's feeling on what the Hivemind are likley to prefer?
01-12-2011, 02:54 PM #2
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I'd go with Human Revolution, on the basis that it's good and also significant to PC gaming culture. Skyrim is arguably better, but also arguably less significant.
And Duke Nukem Forever is significant, but... well..."Moronic cynicism is a kind of na´vetÚ. It's na´vetÚ turned inside-out. Na´vetÚ wearing a sneer." -Momus
01-12-2011, 03:10 PM #3
I'm expecting Saints Row 3 to poll quite high. It seems to be a reviewer favourite. However I'd say the safe money is probably on DX:HR. Skyrim is all consuming, but it doesn't hit the high notes enough to be No 24 imo, and although Portal 2 was a joy, the lack of flexibility in the puzzle solving Vs the original probably drags it down.
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01-12-2011, 03:11 PM #4
Question: Will Minecraft be featured this year?
01-12-2011, 04:01 PM #5
I think they'll go with Skyrim.
The games I've had most fun this year with have been Just Cause 2 (can't beat walking away from explosions) and X3 : Terran Conflict. I think X3:TC just about shades it due to the sheer depth and variety of things to do.
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01-12-2011, 04:02 PM #6
The Witcher 2 is my 'dark horse' pick.
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01-12-2011, 06:56 PM #10
The rym from the sky, hands-down.
01-12-2011, 06:58 PM #11
Wasn't Minecraft featured last year? My internet is too slow to check but if so I think it's pretty safe to assume it won't feature again.
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01-12-2011, 09:23 PM #14
So yeah, I'm inclined to go with 'Unlikely'.
(research, it's a wonderful thing).
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01-12-2011, 09:25 PM #15
Plus, Terraria is better after comparing MC 1.0 and Terraria 1.1 anyway.
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