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GameSpot Readers Reveal Their Favourite Games Of 2015

Readers of popular online gaming publication GameSpot recently cast their votes for their favourite video games of 2015 and there was one unanimous winner. That game was CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt which scooped an impressive 62% of the votes. There’s a few Nintendo titles contained in the list including Super Mario Maker, Splatoon and Xenoblade Chronicles X. Here’s GameSpot’s readers favourite games of 2015:

GameSpot’s People’s Choice Top 25:
Proportion of popular vote in parenthesis. Games ranked by vote count.

  1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (62%)
  2. Fallout 4 (9%)
  3. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (6%)
  4. Bloodborne (5%)
  5. Rocket League (3%)
  6. Undertale (2%)
  7. Rise of the Tomb Raider (2%)
  8. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (1%)
  9. Super Mario Maker (1%)
  10. Xenoblade Chronicles X (1%)
  11. Halo 5: Guardians (1%)
  12. Dying Light (1%)
  13. Until Dawn (1%)
  14. Just Cause 3 (1%)
  15. Ori and the Blind Forest (1%)
  16. Splatoon (1%)
  17. Tales From the Borderlands (1%)
  18. Cities: Skylines (0%)
  19. Kerbal Space Program (0%)
  20. Rainbow Six Siege (0%)
  21. Heroes of the Storm (0%)
  22. SOMA (0%)
  23. Project CARS (0%)
  24. Evolve (0%)
  25. Her Story (0%)

Individual People’s Choice Categories
Winner first, second place in parenthesis.

Best PC Game
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
(Fallout 4)

Best PS4 Game
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
(Bloodborne)

Best Xbox One Game
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
(Rise of the Tomb Raider)

Best Wii U Game
Xenoblade Chronicles X
(Super Mario Maker)

Best PS Vita Game
Persona 4: Dancing All Night
(OlliOlli 2)

Best 3DS Game:
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
(The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes)

Best Mobile Game
Fallout Shelter
(Lara Croft GO)

Best Reissued Game:
Grand Theft Auto 5
(Zelda Majora’s Mask)

Best Game Expansion:
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone
(tied – Bloodborne: The Old Hunters; Destiny: The Taken King)

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11 comments

  1. Its really too bad that everyone has ignored Stella Glow. That is by far the 3DS GOTY for me (not that there was much competition, since I generally don’t like MH or Zelda games).

    The Witcher 3 is fantastic and completely deserves all the praise it gets. I really hope Wii U owners have PCs or other consoles so they dont miss the experience

    1. Stella Glow is a pretty solid, albeit somewhat slow paced, title. However, I think it’s far from GOTY material, but then again, so are a lot on that list. Unfortunately it’s a virtually unknown IP that falls into that rather niche “anime game” category and would never even be considered, let alone acquire the sales to back it up.

  2. Jaded Ridley X3 {I'm not whining, you suckers... *cough* ..poor souls! I've just been driven insane by Nintendo failing me one too many times this gen!} says:

    Her Story is on that list but Life Is Strange isn’t!?

  3. It might just be me, but I felt that Witcher 3 felt way too clunky to get all the praise it has been given. It was a good game in general, but just not THAT good.

  4. At least the posers on gamespot gave to xenoblade chronicles x the award of best wii u game. Makes me sick to see some people even consider mario maker or splatton over xcx, what do the have in mind? XCX is THE GAME, putting Mario first is literally going by name. XCX is not only the best, but a prove that Monolith is even more competent the most Nintendo development teams.

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