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Gaming Illustrated Game of the Year 2013 Recap

/ Jan 24th, 2014 No Comments

Game of the Year 2013

The winners of Gaming Illustrated’s Game of the Year Awards for 2013 have been announced. Here’s a look all the winners.

RTS Game of the Year – StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm See why Heart of the Swarm took home top honors here.

Mobile Game of the Year – Real Racing 3 Click here to see how Real Racing 3 outpaced the competition.

Handheld Game of the Year – Tearaway To see why the unique title was named the best handheld game of 2013, go here.

Fighting Game of the Year – Divekick Find out why the unique two-button fighter dove and kicked its way to the top fighter of the year here.

Racing Game of the Year – Gran Turismo 6 See how Gran Turismo 6 celebrated its 15th birthday with a victory over next-gen rivals Forza 5 and Need for Speed: Rivals here.

Sports Game of the Year – NCAA Football 14 To find out why NCAA Football 14 retired at the top of its game, click here.

RPG of the Year – Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Go here to read why Ni no Kuni beat out Dragon’s Crown and Fire Emblem: Awakening to take top honors.

Platformer Game of the Year – Rayman Legends Rayman is not the most famous character nominated for Platformer of the Year but he still takes home the award.

First-Person Shooter Game of the Year – BioShock Infinite Click here to find out how BioShock Infinite beat out two FPS giants for the award.

Indie Game of the Year – Gone Home To read why Gone Home was the best indie experience in gaming in 2013, go here.

Action/Adventure Game of the Year – The Last of Us Click here to read how The Last of Us created an experience that beat out GTA V.
 

The Last of Us Review

The Last of Us

Game of the Year – The Last of Us Go here to read how the masterpiece by Naughty Dog delivered a cinematic experience and earned top game of the year honors.

  

Ryan Bloom

Ryan Bloom

Associate Editor at Gaming Illustrated
Ryan Bloom is a writer and avid gamer from Orange County. He received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton in 2010. Follow him on Twitter @BloomsTweets.
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