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Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Famicast Game of the Year Awards 2017 Nominees

Welcome to the first annual Famicast Game of the Year Awards list of nominees!

The Famicrew have already added their nominees below, but we also want your contributions for consideration during discussions too! Be sure to write the award title, game you're nominating and your reasoning in the thread at the bottom of the page for a chance for it to be considered in our awards show (episode 116).

Be sure to check our Twitter feed for polls based around these awards too!

Commute Game of the Year
Games to play on the way to work.
  • Steamworld Dig 2 
  • Breath of the Wild 
  • Super Mario Odyssey 
  • Pokemon Sun/Moon

Git Gud Game of the Year
Games that made us git gud, or at least want to.
  • Tiny Barbarian 
  • Sine Mora EX 
  • Death Squared 
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer

Disappointment of the Year
Hype GET to hype nyet....
  • Morphite 
  • Sonic Forces 
  • Lack of time to actually play anything 
  • Fucking multiplayer progression systems 
  • Video game awards

Surprisingly Good Game of the Year
A game you thought would be meh, but were pleasantly surprised by.
  • Ironcast 
  • This Is the Police 
  • Mantis Burn Racing

Tokyo Games Show Hype of the Year
We played it at TGS2017 and we’re still hype for it.
  • Fight Knight 
  • World to the West 
  • Splasher

Need to Play More Next Year….of the Year
We first played it this year, but we really wanna play more in 2018
  • ARMS 
  • Splatoon 2 
  • Shovel Knight 
  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Complete Garbage of the Year
Our worst gaming experiences of 2017.
  • Troll and I 
  • Monster Jam Crush It 
  • Cartoon Network Battle Crashers

This Really Should Be on Switch of the Year
It’s not on Switch, but it really should be.
  • Overwatch 
  • Grand Theft Auto V 
  • Hearthstone 
  • Star Wars: Something 
  • Dangan Ronpa 
  • Persona 5

Feature Still Missing From the Switch of the Year
It’s been almost a year, Nintendo!
  • Friend Messaging 
  • MyNintendo Switch Rewards 
  • MyNintendo achievements for real games 
  • Cloud saves for game saves and screenshots

Indie Game of the Year
We had to have at least one category where neither Zelda nor Mario could win.
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 
  • Snipperclips 
  • Death Squared 
  • Ironcast 
  • Thumper 
  • The Mummy Demastered

Danny Bivens Presents: Looks Good on a Shelf of the Year
Danny bought it, but it’s still in the cellophane looking hawt on his shelf!

To be revealed in episode 116 of The Famicast

JC Presents: #hypertrollGET of the Year
The sickest/sweetest trolling of 2017

To be revealed in episode 116 of The Famicast

Personal top fives
Danny, James, Ty, and Sairus' most played games of 2017

To be revealed in episode 116 of The Famicast


Lvaneede said...

Surprisingly good game: Ever Oasis
I ended up really loving this game by the end. Best 3DS game of 2017, I think

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