X-Play Best of 2008 Winners List


Posted December 9, 2008 - By Mike D'Alonzo

X-Play has announced its list of winners for the sixth annual X-Play Best of 2008 Awards. The whole list follows, but here is the Game of the Year video. 

X-Play Best of 2008: Game of the Year »


And now, below the jump, please check out the entire list of winners.

As you can see from the list, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was the big winner, with four awards, while Fable II took home the coveted Game of the Year prize, beating out the likes of Resistance 2 and Fallout 3. “The game’s charming settings, elegant combat and accessibility without compromising depth all worked together to create our favorite gaming experience of the year, said Adam Sessler, X-Play Host and Editor in Chief, G4 Games and Content.

“The categories were all very close calls,” said Morgan Webb, Host of X-Play. “And a gamer can’t go wrong choosing any game nominated, winner or not.”

That said, here are your winners, folks. Let us know if you agree or disagree with the decisions made.

Game of the Year

  • Fable II                                    

Most Original Game

  • Braid   

Best Gameplay Innovation

  • “Level creation/sharing” – LittleBIGPlanet

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Left 4 Dead                             

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Best Sports Game

  • Madden NFL 09   

Best Shooter

  • Left 4 Dead

Best RPG

  • Fallout 3 

Best New Character

  • Drebin 893 – Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Best Art Direction

  • LittleBIGPlanet

Best Animation

  • NBA 2K9

Best Writing

  • Grand Theft Auto IV   

Best Original Soundtrack

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Best Sound Design

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Best Downloadable Content

  • Rock Band 2 - DLC songs 

Best New Downloadable Game

  • Braid

Best Strategy Game

  • Sins of a Solar Empire             

Best Racing Game

  • GRID   

Best Music/Rhythm Game

  • Rock Band 2

Best Handheld Game

  • The World Ends With You                                          

Best MMO

  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
Tags: G4, Videogames
X-Play Best of 2008 Winners List


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