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StudioAlex
10-08-2004, 12:54 PM
It's no secret that if Halo 2 is at least as good as the first, it'll likely nab the prize for game of the year. But what's everyone favorite two or three games so far, and what one game releasing before christmas (besides Halo 2) do you think will be worthy?

My faves this year:
Ninja Gaiden
Star Wars Battlefront
Breakdown, or Rid****, no, Breakdown

Most hope for:
KotOR: Sith Lords

Spaztic
10-08-2004, 03:29 PM
fable

severd hed
10-08-2004, 03:32 PM
burnout 3

really looking forward to

outlaw golf 2
prince of persia 2

Shadow20002
10-08-2004, 03:41 PM
Fable
Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
DOA: Ultimate

LTM360
10-08-2004, 06:31 PM
Burnout 3: Takedown

Looking Forward:
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Halo 2
Star Wars: the Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

CMX Jedi
10-08-2004, 07:09 PM
burnout 3
and rid****

MajorTom
10-08-2004, 07:24 PM
Fable and kotor 2 and I'm not even a big rpg fan.

Variation-XBA
10-08-2004, 11:12 PM
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Halo 2

that's next year :(

My major ones I'm looking forward to other than the obvious is Everquest 2.

Burnout3, Fable, Metroid2, and KOTOR2 prob have a good chance at GOTY though as well.

l Maximus l
10-09-2004, 01:19 AM
My favorite games that I own are:

Halo
Burnout 3
Ninja Gaiden

Looking forward to:

Halo 2

Brimstone D.
10-09-2004, 06:15 AM
-NBA Live 2005 (can't put the controller down, my xbox is probably gonna burn out because of live - hehe...)
-Ninja Gaiden

Cold_As_Ice
10-09-2004, 06:48 AM
All Platform Contenders for Game of the Year so Far:

-Ninja Gaiden
-Chronicles of Rid****: EfBB
-Burnout 3: Takedown
-Unreal Tournament 2004
-Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
-The Sims 2
-Rallisport Challenge 2
-Pikmin 2

Throughout the Rest of This Year:

- Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
- Prince of Persia 2: Warrior Within
- Halo 2
- Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
- World of Warcraft
- Ghost Recon 2
- Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
- Grand Turismo 4
- Half-Life 2
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andrea's

My personal favorite titles released so far are Pandora Tomorrow (Although the first remains superior), Ninja Gaiden, Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors, Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes, Burnout 3, and Rid****.

Unreleased games I'm looking forward to are almost all of the games listed above, but most of all, Half-Life 2, MGS3: SE, Halo 2, and Prince of Persia 2. For the coming year, I'm anticipating Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, Conker: Live & Reloaded, and Resident Evil 4.

Snowblind
10-09-2004, 02:08 PM
-Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
-Doom 3

Cold_As_Ice
10-09-2004, 04:30 PM
-Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
-Doom 3

Not trying to bash anyone or anything in particular, but, Doom 3......."Game of the Year" contender? It was an admittedly decent game, but the general consensus is that the game was rather average. It's almost impossible not to be dissapointed by the final product in some way or another.

Manta
10-09-2004, 04:56 PM
Ninja Gaiden

AlphaRaptor
10-09-2004, 05:07 PM
Burnout 3

Razor70
10-09-2004, 10:19 PM
Top 3 for this year would have to be:

1. Burnout 3: Takedown
2. Fable
3. Ninja Gaiden

Favorite of all time:
Halo

Upcoming favorite of all time:
Halo 2

LTM360
10-10-2004, 01:17 AM
hm.. I forgot entirely Ninja Gaiden was released early this year, I kept thinkin late last year... I change my vote to Ninja Gaiden.

1. Ninja Gaiden
2. Burnout 3: Takedown
3. RalliSport Challenge 2

Mind you, I have a feeling that entire top 3 will change to...

1. Half-Life 2
2. Halo 2
3. Viewtiful Joe 2

Ninjermy
10-10-2004, 01:24 AM
ninja gaiden, no question.
then burnout3

Rhiannon
10-10-2004, 09:34 AM
tip three this year
Fable
Ninja Gaiden
Prince of persia

Next year I think Jade Empire will be huge, I can't beleive no one mentioned it. :(

Go Jade Empire!

StudioAlex
10-10-2004, 01:33 PM
I guess I'm goping to have to check out this Burnout game...

The Jackal
10-11-2004, 10:54 PM
Fable
Ninja Gaiden
and from the looks of it and upgrades from the original, Need for Speed Underground 2 is gonna be awesome, not game of the year obvisouly but i really cant wait for it

CharlieHustle
10-12-2004, 01:07 PM
What!!! are you guys crazy?? No one mentioned Espn football?? That game is the most played online game i had so far.. Also i give it to Full Spectrum warrior, and Ninja Gaiden. Espn basketball, the most fluid b-ball game out there.
And the rainbow six 3.

Kortiz
10-12-2004, 06:26 PM
Since RS3 -- ESPN NFL 2k5 HAS been my main passion....RS : BA hasn't been on my list of things to do for awhile -- even when it's supposed to be what DDC is all about -- I just don't dig it.

Fable was fun for about....a week.

So far -- ESPN 2k5 does have my vote for one of the best games of the year. It has some stupid AI problems when my Defense doesn't notice the QB running -- or my OLB turning to grapple an offensive linemen instead of going for the QB

SC : PT is the chit too -- but I just couldn't get into the online aspect...

I'm looking forward to Halo2...possibly GR2. We'll see what happens -- and whether I have the money flow to even purchase them.

X-Fan
10-13-2004, 09:37 AM
Looking forward to:

Halo 2
WE KNOW!!!!!
rid**** is so far the goty imho.

StudioAlex
10-13-2004, 09:59 AM
THe only thing I have against Rid**** was how short it was. The triple max section was so short, it seems obvious they had to cut it to have it ready in time for the movie's release. Otherwise it was a great first person shooter that played like no other game I've seen. I still like Breakdown better.

Dark Knight
10-13-2004, 10:15 AM
GOTH.....so far: Fable, Fight night (I can't put it down) and Burnout 3
overrated for the year: burnout 3........fun on live but not single player.
underrated: fable.....could been better but stil one of the top xbox games ever.
most looking forward too: halo 2, swkotr 2, gta SA