While it’s not really a surprise to any of us here, we are happy to announce that Gamespy ranked SWTOR as Game of the Year: MMO Category. Released just before the end of the year after years of anticipation, the game is off to a fantastic start, breaking genre records across the board and drawing in tons of happy gamers.
In what many believe to be the first MMO to rival WoW, SWTOR has made an impressive launch into the industry and now only time will tell if BioWare can keep it up for the longterm.
“We’restill logging hours in a galaxy far, far away to bring you our full review, butthis award should give you an idea how we feel about BioWare’s long-awaitedStar Wars MMO. From day one, the renowned RPG studio said it would set its gameapart from the competition with story, voice, and choice — and we’ll be ascruffy nerf herder, BioWare has delivered.”
While they admit that the game has some flaws, just like anygame, they highlight the many great features that causes SWTOR to rise aboveany other MMORPG this year.
So what do you think? Did SWTOR deserve this honor? What aresome reasons you think it deserves Game of the Year?