The 2022 Vidya Gaem Awards
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for Best Writing
A strong contender for "Best World History Lesson of All Time."
Live A Live
Square Enix, Historia
I still don't know what happened in this game, but I do know it made me very sad.
Didn't expect to get a lesson in Medieval German Religious Art History, did ya?
Love me some medieval politics and branching routes. Simple as.
Square Enix, Artdink
We knew that Jack became the demons from the first trailer. But it's the journey that really sells it.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin
Elden Ring's storytelling is to writing as archaeology is to history.
Assume the role of a schizo's worst nightmare.
AI The Somnium Files - Nirvana Initiative
"Why did I nominate this game? It's because it amuses me!"
Xenoblade Chronicles 3
And then anon voted for The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe, as the best written game of 2022.
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe
Crows Crows Crows
It's the same story it was 12 years ago and somehow the industry still hasn't caught up.
Tactics Ogre: Reborn
Not exactly kino, but it's got its moments.
God of War Ragnarök
Santa Monica Studio
They got the guy that writes the comics for this one.
...No, no, the good one!
Least Worst Award
for Least Worst Game of the Year
Most Hated Award
for Most Hated Game of the Year
IP Twist Award
for best new implementation of an old franchise
Trombone Champ Award
for Best Soundtrack
"Hello, Fellow Posters" Award
for most blatantly promoted video game product
Plot and Backstory Award
for best representation of women
Van Darkholme Award
for best representation of men
for best visual aesthetics
Visual Passion is My Award
for worst visual aesthetics
Seal of Quality Award
for biggest technical blunder
New Challenger Award
for best new IP
for Best Writing
for worst writing
Guilty Pleasure Award
for the game I like but /v/ hates
for best eroge
Jackie Chan Award
for best character
Scrappy Doo Award
for worst character
P10XELS ARE AR10 AWARD
for most pretentious indie game
Haptic Feedback Award
for best gameplay
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for Worst Gameplay
for best game of 1992
for Best Game of 2002
Redemption Arc Award
for biggest redemption in gaming
Hate Machine Award
for crimes against gaming
for best trailer released in 2022
Borne of Metal Souls Award
for Most Formidable Opponent
Horse Armor Award
for best DLC/update released in 2022
Diamond in the Rough Award
for best game nobody played
Cirno's Perfect Math Class Award
for best edutainment game of all time
Paul Allen's Award
for best box art of all time
Golden Snub Award
for best game to never win a vidya gaem award
for best visual novel of all time
Freddie Mercury Award
for best musical sequence of all time
Please Be Good Award
for most anticipated game of 2023 and beyond
Prove Me Wrong Award
for Least Anticipated Game of 2023
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