We are going to do this years Cheerful Ghost GoTY Awards similarly to last year with a fun new addtion. Please submit your nominations in the comments along with the category they should go in. On December 24th i'll take all the nominations and put out a 3 polls where we can all vote for the winners. Like last year we will have the "2015 Triple A Game of the Year", "2015 Indie Game of the Year" and the all new "2015 Update of the Year". Games that quality for the "Update of the Year" are games that received a significant update or were ported to a new platform in 2015. Games such as Hearthstone(The Grant Tournament, The League of Explorers) & Terraria (1.3 update) quick someone nominate those games!

Thanks for taking part in the GoTY process and I hope 2016 is a great year in gaming!

GregoPeck   Super Member wrote on 12/19/2015 at 01:43am

Update of the Year: Terraria 1.3
Early Access GotY: Ark: Survival Evolved
GotY Noms: Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3 I'd kinda like to nom. Legacy of the Void, but I've hardly played it, which will probably change soon.

I think it'd be cool if some of us made a post on the site talking about our favorite games that we've played this year. This includes games that are new or ages old.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 12/19/2015 at 01:56am

Thanks Greg. I do plan on doing my own list.

scrypt   Supporter wrote on 12/19/2015 at 04:09am

Are we submitting single nominations for each category? If so, my nominations are:

Indie: Rocket League

AAA: Psych! I'm nominating The Talos Principle. Fallout 4 is epic, but it's practically the only AAA game I played this year, besides Destiny, which makes me feel kind of ashamed. I feel like I would nominate Bloodborne, if I had only played it :(. Maybe I'll go rent it tomorrow...

Update: Terraria, especially since it was my first time playing.

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/19/2015 at 05:04am

Triple A: Fallout 4
Indie: I was lacking in indie games this year.
Update: Terraria, Hearthstone
Mobile: Fallout Shelter, Hearthstone

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/19/2015 at 05:09am

Another Mobile nom: Crashy Road. No, not Crossy Road. That one got all the acclaim last year. :D

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/19/2015 at 06:53pm

Oh! A nod for Mobile and Update: Monument Valley. It was released last year, but got DLC this year. Monument Valley is a masterpiece.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 12/21/2015 at 06:57pm

AAA:

Witcher 3
SC2: Legacy of the Void
Fo4
Fallout Shelter
Mario Maker

Updates:

Grim Fandango: Remastered
BioShock Infinite (Linux port)
Hearthstone

Indie:

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number
Crypt of the Necrodancer
Broken Age
Undertale
Nuclear Throne

GregoPeck   Super Member wrote on 12/21/2015 at 08:03pm

Every year GameFAQ's polls become a competition between games, people vote on which is better. Final Fantasy VII usually wins, or at least makes it to the end. This year it was defeated by Undertale. I downloaded the demo and briefly played it.

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/23/2015 at 04:38am

I've heard nothing but good things about Undertale.

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/23/2015 at 04:39am

Also I don't really pay attention to gamefaqs polls, because they're usually gamed heavily by whichever forum is more popular at the time.

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