XBG People's Choice Awards 2003
|After receiving loads of your votes in just one week, we now have the results of the XBG Peoples Choice Awards 2003. Check inside to see what games have picked up the awards.
|05.05.05 - 12:00 am
Best Xbox Game In History
As we start the Award giving, we must give out the award for the Best Xbox Game ever. This title was voted the best xbox game ever by every single one of you, we did not receive a single vote for any other game.
And The Award for "Best Xbox Game In History" goes to: Halo.
Best In Genre: First Person Shooter
This category was created in order to honour the great first person shooters that have graced the Xbox over the past two years. With this being Xbox's strongest genre, the winner of this category must be head and shoulders above the rest.
The Award for "Best First Person Shooter" goes once again, to: Halo.
Best In Genre: Beat Em Up
With a slew of brawlers jumping on the Xbox bandwagon such as: Tao Feng, Kakuto Chojin, Marvel Vs Capcom 2, Capcom VS Snk 2, Mortal Kombat and Dead Or Alive 3, the competition for the coveted Best Beat Em Up award was fierce however, there was one clear winner.
The Award for "Best Beat Em Up" goes to: Dead Or Alive 3.
Best In Genre: Driving
With such massive titles as Sega GT 2002, Project Gotham Racing, Colin McRae Rally 3, Moto GP, Rallisport Challenge and Apex hitting the Xbox over the past year and a half, this was another fierce category with only one vote separating the winner from the runner up.
The Award for "Best Racing Game" goes to: Rallisport Challenge.
Best In Genre: Action
Action has been the leading genre of the past 2 years with such major titles as Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance, Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon, Dead To Rights and Max Payne all making waves in the industry.
The Award for "Best Action Game" goes to: Splinter Cell.
Best In Genre: Sports
With major franchises on every platform this year, the competition was incredibly fierce with the 3 major players, EA, Sega and Microsoft battling it out for the top spot.
The Award for "Best Sports Game" goes to: NFL 2K3.
Best In Genre: Platformer
While we seen an abundance of these titles back in the day for consoles like the NES and Genesis, we haven't seen a lot in recent years. In the past two years there have been four major platformer titles on the xbox; Munch's Oddysee, Blinx, Vexx and Rayman 3 but which captured the nations hearts?
The Award for "Best Platform Game" goes to: Vexx.
Best In Genre: Role Playing Game
RPG's have been somewhat scarce on the Xbox over the past two years, however we have still seen a few gems popping up.
The Award for "Best RPG Game" goes to: The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind.
Best In Genre: Other
Some games can't be classed in just one genre as they may have elements of every genre hidden within, that's why we came up with this award.
The Award for "Best In Genre: Other" goes to: Jet Set Radio Future.
Best Xbox LIVE Title
With the Xbox LIVE service firmly placed in the number 1 spot for online gaming, along with it came a slew of fantastic online titles. This has made this category be the most fierce of all with the leading votes swaying every day.
The Award for "Best Xbox LIVE Title" goes to: Ghost Recon.
Most Original Title
With the raw power of the Xbox console, this allowed for new genres and amazing new titles emerging from the hundreds of clones. With great new titles capturing the imagination of all of us, this was a very interesting category with votes for many titles almost the same.
The Award for "Most Original Title" goes to: Jet Set Radio Future.
Most Groundbreaking Title
These are the games that shook the industry, the ones that really stand out. The ones that make you stand back and say "We've come a long way since the Atari!". Really, there were only a couple titles that have made people say that in the past 2 years with one, light-years ahead of the others.
The Award for "Most Groundbreaking Title" goes to: Halo.
Greatest Graphical Achievement
With such power in our beloved machine, it has allowed the creators of the industry's top games to create some of the most beautiful games of all time and with such beauties as Splinter Cell, Halo, Dead Or Alive 3, this was no easy category to win!
The Award for "Greatest Graphical Achievement" goes to: Splinter Cell.
Best Use Of Xbox Controller
After months of complaints about the Xbox controller, we think that you guys have finally realised that yeah, it may be bigger than the others but damn - that's one great controller! This award goes to the game which really put the controller to good use.
The Award for "Best Use Of Xbox Controller" goes to: Halo.
Most Promising Xbox Title of 2003
As we have awarded the great games of the past and present, we now look to the future which seems unbelievably bright for the Xbox, this year alone will see th release of such titles as Brute Force, Fable, Midtown Madness, Perfect Dark Zero, Kameo, Project Gotham 2 and gives Xbox a catalogue of over 300 games.
The Award for "Most Promising Xbox Title Of 2003" goes to: Fable.
Most Promising Gamecube Title Of 2003
While we like to treat everyone fairly here at XboxGamers, we chose to include the other platforms to make sure we get a real feel of what is to come. On the Gamecube this year, we will see such titles as Resident Evil 4, Zelda, F-Zero, 1080 Snowboarding and more.
The Award for "Most Promising Gamecube Title Of 2003" goes to: Zelda: The Windwalker.
Most Promising Playstation2 Title Of 2003
The Playstation 2 will see several great titles this year with Xenosaga, Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy X-2, Virtua Fighter Evolution, Onimusha 3 and Silent Hill 3 but which came out on top?
The Award for "Most Promising Playstation2 Title Of 2003" goes to: Final Fantasy X-2.
Most Promising Overall Game Of 2003
After looking at the best games coming out across all platforms, which will come out on top?
The Award for "Most Promising Overall Game Of 2003" goes to: Fable.
So there you have it, another year, another XBG Peoples Choice Awards over.
We would like to take the time to thank all of you that voted, without you guys this wouldn't have happened.