Rodent Game Awards 2006 - Results
Friday 26th January...
Game of the year 2006
- Ridge Racer 6 (360)
Best game level
- Tivliz Asylum – Black
Most Completed Game
- Guitar Hero I
Most difficult moment in a videogame to explain to the missus
- Dead Rising – Gay Cowboy Outfit
Best Sound Design
- DEFCON (Alistair Lindsay)
Best first day with a game
- Guitar Hero
Best involuntary yelp
- DEFCON – Oops! Sorry New York!
Most convincing virtual actor/actress
- Marcus Fenix (Gears of War)
Best polygon in a supporting wall
- The space between the ball and the headers’ head – FIFA2007 (360 version)
Best game for making you miss your bus stop
- Loco Roco
Best unexpectedly-good shoehorned license or existing IP
- Lego Star Wars II
Best game to play with your mates
The 'Ooh, can I have a go please' award for most inclusive game
- Wii Sports
Best game with Rodent Magazine in the credits
- Mercury Meltdown
Rodent Readers Award
- Guitar Hero I/II
FULL COVERAGE IN #81
Out on the 1st...
Well, with a following wind this should just arrive under your tree in time for Christmas. Sorry for the late arrival of this month's Original Spirit, it's been a hectic old month here at Rodent Towers, but we hope you agree that it's been worth the wait.
First up we've got a fantastic treat for you all in the shape of Jet Set Willy Online. If you've been paying attention (and we know that you have) then you'll remember this from back in Issue 76 in the summer. This is better, we've set a team of crack coding ninjas from over at Retro Remakes loose on the idea and, well, quite frankly it's awesome. Download it, play it and love it. We know that we do.
Elsewhere we have two perspectives on the Wii launch from two different continents. If you're lucky enough to find a Wiimote nestled in your stocking then you'll find out for yourselves soon enough (and what are you reading this for?) but maybe you'll find our experiences a useful barometer of the Wii experience.
We're also taking this opportunity to revamp the Rodent Game of the Year list and proudly (yes really) present the first annual Rodent Awards. Tell us what made your videogaming year in the forums and then join us in January in a Top London Venue for the awards ceremony itself.
We have reviews this month too. We just haven't done them yet. Come back in the new year for the full lowdown of what you should be spending your vouchers on in the January sales.
...oh and check back over the holiday for a series of anti-boredom treats. You've been told!
Editor - December 2006
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