Wow it's been awhile! Sooooo much gaming since April. Fallout New Vegas and Dragon Age 2 add-ons, ANOTHER FREAKIN' CALL OF DOODY! That's right! I said it! I swear I am done with these first person military shooters. But there were also three AMAZING titles dropped that make up my finalists for GAME OF THE YEAR!!!! It's that time again!! The Second Annual
Irrelevant Gaming Awards
Shall we get to it? Yeah buddy!
Runner up: Fallout New Vegas - Old World Blues
Winner: Dragon Age 2 - Mark of the Assassin
Best Collectors Edition
Winner: Gears of War 3 - Epic Edition
Runner up: Portal 2
Winner: Gears of War 3
Runner up: Gears of War 3
Winner: LA Noire
Most Memorable Moment
Runner up: Portal 2 - Lunacy(Spaaaaaaaaace!!)
Winner: Gears of War 3 - Dom's Fate
Runner up: Dragon Age 2
Winner: Batman: Arkham City
Most Anticipated Game of 2012
Runner up: Bioshock Infinite
Winner: Mass Effect 3 - Note: ME3 won this last year too!
Best Xbox Live Arcade Title
Runner up: Trenched
Winner: A World of Keflings
Best Sports Title
Winner: MLB 11 The Show
Best Kinect Title
Winner: Kinect Sports Season 2
Best Voice Performance
Runner up: Ellen McLain (Portal 2)
Winner: Mark Hammil (Batman: Arkham City)
Runner up: Cole Phelps (LA Noire)
Winner: The Joker (Batman: Arkham City)
GAME OF THE YEAR
Runner up: TIE!! Portal 2 & Batman: Arkham City
That can only mean...drumroll please...
ELDER SCROLL V: SKYRIM is my 2011 GAME OF THE YEAR!!!!
And what a year of gaming it has been! 2012 looks pretty grand with Max Payne 3, Kingdoms of Amalur, Bioshock Infinite and of course Mass Effect 3 on the horizon all in Quarter One. I can promise you I will be vigilant and post much more frequently. Keep it tuned here for more gaming awesomeness! The Captain is BACK!
Next Time: The Relevant Wife is back with a discussion of Game Ratings!