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The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2017

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DaveKinetic
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DaveKinetic
Posted on 21 December 17 at 17:52
The winners are...

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JohnnyInterfnk
Posted on 21 December 17 at 17:57
Assassin's Creed Origins? Destiny 2? Mass Effect: Andromeda? Oof.
Senseless Ogre
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:01
One of the weaker AC games winning? Weak year overall for Xbox. Cuphead was the only notable game worthy as a contender. This was definetaly Nintendos year to shine, with some of the best games released in decades (Mario, Zelda and Xenoblade).
PlayUltimate711
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:02
JohnnyInterfnk said:
Assassin's Creed Origins? Destiny 2? Mass Effect: Andromeda? Oof.
Well since it's voted on by the entire community it turns into the most popular games of the year that also happen to be good as opposed to the best games of the year. That's not to say that sometimes the most popular games don't also happen to be the best, but when destiny 2 has 3 times as many players as Wolfenstein 2 you're never going to see Wolfenstein win unless destiny turned out to be absolutely hated by all of those people
I AM PEKE?
NoHeroes94
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NoHeroes94
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:04
I love this community so much, but for Origins to win GOTY is ludicrous. Its good, but it's not an amazing game.
HawkeyeBarry20
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:09
The only thing that really surprised me is Mass Effect winning best RPG. I haven’t played the game but everything I read talks about how disappointing the game is. Maybe it’s not so bad...
JohnnyInterfnk
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:09
ORIGENxGarboMan said:
JohnnyInterfnk said:
Assassin's Creed Origins? Destiny 2? Mass Effect: Andromeda? Oof.
Well since it's voted on by the entire community it turns into the most popular games of the year that also happen to be good as opposed to the best games of the year. That's not to say that sometimes the most popular games don't also happen to be the best, but when destiny 2 has 3 times as many players as Wolfenstein 2 you're never going to see Wolfenstein win unless destiny turned out to be absolutely hated by all of those people
I know all this, but I consistently hold the TA community in higher esteem. Oftentimes this pays off, though sometimes not. 2017 is a non-payoff year apparently.

(...and Assassin's Creed Origins as best TA Playlist game is shockingly egregious)
RedBlinky
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RedBlinky
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:09
All the legitimate goty contenders are on other consoles it says something that one of the best years for gaming in a long time and microsofts console has shit to show for it.
Spilner
708,192
Spilner
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:11
Winners matching a lot of my choices dance
Pom poms at the ready, cheerleaders!
JohnnyInterfnk
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:11
HawkeyeBarry20 said:
The only thing that really surprised me is Mass Effect winning best RPG. I haven’t played the game but everything I read talks about how disappointing the game is. Maybe it’s not so bad...
Its not bad per se -- it's biggest crime is that its just mediocre. I definitely don't feel ripped off by the game or that it was a waste of my time, but at the end of the day, it was a mediocre game. Therein, best RPG? Nope.
JohnnyInterfnk
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:14
Spilner said:
Winners matching a lot of my choices dance
I know these results are the fault of group-think, but now we have a face to channel our rage against. Thanks Spilner! toast
Vitiated1
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Vitiated1
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:16
I think this just kinda demonstrates how weak Xbox is as a platform and how bad 2017 was as a year in games. A lot of the games listed (Destiny 2, Andromeda, Shadow of War, Yooka-Laylee) were panned pretty heavily by critics and players.

But if you're forced to swallow shit, guess you'll end up picking the piece that has some corn in it.
Spilner
708,192
Spilner
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:16
JohnnyInterfnk said:
Spilner said:
Winners matching a lot of my choices dance
I know these results are the fault of group-think, but now we have a face to channel our rage against. Thanks Spilner! toast
laugh
Pom poms at the ready, cheerleaders!
vSully
625,139
vSully
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:17
What a shitty year for games.
Rivalor
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Rivalor
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:18
Agree with most of these, but Mass Effect winning makes me wonder about legitimacy of the voting
HawkeyeBarry20
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:19
Spilner said:
Winners matching a lot of my choices dance
Nice picks then. I couldn’t think of all the new games that game out and didn’t fill out all the categories. It would of been nice if they had a menu of 5-10 choices per category. I don’t remember what I had for lunch a week ago let alone what the GWG was back in April. Could of looked it up but I’ not lazysleep
DANIELJJ14
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DANIELJJ14
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:20
Assassins creed origins for proudest achievement facepalm

There have been so many harder, more challenging achievements that are way more rewarding than that.
Feels like this years categories have just been swamped by the newest and most typically popular releases.
I’m surprised that people are so willing to put up with Destiny 2's level of scumbaggery.
Saiyan Ruuku
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Saiyan Ruuku
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:20
I figured that Sonic Mania would have been the best platformer! But I didn't account for Cuphead, I haven't played it myself but I've seen a lot who have and really enjoyed it.
If it works, it isn't stupid.
Goggs25
982,118
Goggs25
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:20
Wolfeinstein should have one best shooter destiny 2 is rubbish.

As for RPG mass effect Andromeda is not the best RPG of 2017 by a long shot Dragon's Dogma HD remaster is better then Andromeda
Goggs25
Manb3arSquirrel
Posted on 21 December 17 at 18:20, Edited on 21 December 17 at 18:21 by Manb3arSquirrel
Vitiated1 said:
I think this just kinda demonstrates how weak Xbox is as a platform and how bad 2017 was as a year in games. A lot of the games listed (Destiny 2, Andromeda, Shadow of War, Yooka-Laylee) were panned pretty heavily by critics and players.

But if you're forced to swallow shit, guess you'll end up picking the piece that has some corn in it.
Completely agree. These are not very good games whatsoever, but at least they are among the better games from this year. I cringe to think that any of these are to represent the 'best' of a year. It denotes a letdown of a year.
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