Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Arcade Winners


Posted April 6, 2010 - By Stephen Johnson

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The people of Xbox Live have spoken, and this time, they weren't just hurling racial slurs. Instead, over a million Live members voted on the best games of 2009, and the community has determined that Trials HD was the overall best Arcade game of the year. Trials also won the prize for innovation. Congratulations, Trials HD.

Other double winners include Battlefield 1943 (Co-op and Competitive multiplayer) and Shadow Complex (Best solo game and best graphics.)

Check out all the winners:

  • Best Overall Arcade Game: Trials HD (Microsoft)
  • Best Original Game: Splosion Man (Xbox LIVE Arcade)
  • Best Family Game: Hasbro Family Game Night (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Co-Operative Multiplayer: Battlefield 1943 (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Competitive Multiplayer: Battlefield 1943 (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Solo Game: Shadow Complex (Chair Entertainment/Microsoft Corp.)
  • Best Innovation: Trials HD (Microsoft)
  • Best Graphics: Shadow Complex (Chair Entertainment/Microsoft Corp.)
  • Best Classic/Remake: Banjo-Tooie (Microsoft Game Studios)

What do you think of the list? Any favorites from 2009 that you think were passed over?

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Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Arcade Winners


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