The giveaway copies of X-Com: Enemy Unknown have been handed out and a votes have been tallied, all culminating in a Golden Joysticks awards rite that crowned a revengeful Dark Souls II as a Game of a Year.
From Software’s Dark Souls II brings a excellence in controls and graphical leisure that hampered a original’s transition from consoles to PC. With a diversion on standard opposite all platforms, Dark Souls II rises over a fanboyism and continues with heartless play that done both Demon Souls and Dark Souls cult hits.
In Dark Souls II, as is a box with a predecessors, a gameplay is tough and a diversion refuses to reason a hands of players as they make their approach by a capricious environments. Its a arrange of diversion that creates players feel like they’re good adequate to progress, though only barely.
While Dark Souls II won Game of a Year, another third-person RPG might be in line to take that respect during a 2015 Golden Joysticks. With a supplement that was all many people missed from a original, The Witcher II has helped propel The Witcher III: Wild Hunt to a most-wanted diversion of 2014.
A total bid from ComputerAndVideoGames and GreenmanGaming, a Golden Joystick awards hold a 32nd eventuality in London on Oct. 24. The awards are mostly deemed a people’s choice awards of gaming — organizers even palm out digital keys to video games for any opinion submitted.
“The Joysticks are a people’s awards and 2014’s winners wholly simulate a creativity and farrago of complicated gaming,” said Andy Robinson, editor of attention repository CVG. “I’d like to appreciate everybody who voted for again fasten us in jubilee of a ardent and innovative middle that we all love.” Organizers pronounced gamers expel 9 million votes.
The rest of a 2014 Golden Joystick Awards winners are as follows:
Best Original Game: DayZ
Best Online Game: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Best Storytelling: The Last of Us: Left Behind
Best Visual Design: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Best Audio: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Playfire Most Played Game of a Year: Rust
Best Multiplayer: Battlefield 4
Best Indie Game: DayZ
Innovation of a Year: Oculus Rift DK2
Best Gaming Moment: The Last of Us: Left Behind – “The kiss”
Best Handheld Game: Pokemon X Y
Best Mobile Game: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Gaming Personality of a Year: PewDiePie
Studio of a Year: Ubisoft Montreal
Gaming Platform of a Year: Steam
Lifetime Achievement: Hideo Kojima
Game of a Year: Dark Souls II