December 23, 2012, 16:30

Community Game Of The Year 2012: Best Downloadable

By David Howard, Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Editor’s Note: We recently asked you, our community to vote for your Games of the Year across a variety of categories, and following all of your votes it’s time for the results. Enjoy.

As each year passes the number of quality downloadable title increases to the degree where we have several competing with triple-A blockbusters for this year’s game of the year Last year it was Bastion that took the coveted prize of Best Downloadable title. This year we have a 2.5D puzzle/platformer, a mature rated ninja title, a musical-based platformer for the PlayStation Vita, the sequel to one of the Xbox 360′s best titles, a treasure-collecting cave adventure and a title that has already three of our community Game of the Year awards.

The Nominees were:

Community Game Of The Year 2012: Best Downloadable

The winner of the Best Downloadable game is Journey! The wonderful title from thatgamecompany has now accumulated a record four awards, including Best PlayStation, Best Visual Appearance and Best Audio Experience and becomes the first ever title in our awards to do so. With a whopping 75.29% it also managed to garner the highest percentage of votes ever and the largest margin over another title with runner-up Mark of the Ninja sitting with 8.24%.

Our ‘A+’ review stated, “For I am a Journey, one unlike any other.” It seems that our community fully agreed.