2014 TNP Awards

TNP AwardsEarlier this year, we released a special episode for the first ever TNP Awards. Though we still encourage you to give it a listen for a greater discussion on each category, here is the full list for your viewing. What were some of your video game highlights from 2014? What are you most looking forward to playing in 2015?

Game of the Year

Adam’s Game of the Year: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Dan’s Game of the Year: Titanfall
Mike’s Game of the Year: This War of Mine

Best Platform Exclusives

Best Xbox Exclusive: Titanfall
Best PlayStation Exclusive: The Last of Us: Remastered
Best Nintendo Exclusive: Super Smash Brothers
Best PC Exclusive: This War of Mine

Genre Awards

Best Action/Adventure: Assassin’s Creed: Unity
Best Fighting: Super Smash Brothers
Best First-Person Shooter: Destiny
Best Platformer: Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition
Best RPG: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Best Sports Game: Forza Horizon 2
Best Survival Game: Alien: Isolation
Best Indie Game: Super Time Force
Best New IP: Sunset Overdrive
Best Sequel: Mario Kart 8
Best Remaster: Grand Theft Auto V
Best Free Game: Heroes & Generals
Best Mobile: Monument Valley

Grab Bag

Biggest Surprise: Sunset Overdrive (Dan); Project Spark (Adam); The Sims 4 (Mike)
Biggest Disappointment: Watch Dogs
Best Story: Valiant Hearts
Worst Story: Destiny
Best Online Experience: Titanfall
Worst Online Experience: Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Best Waste of Money: Goat Simulator
Worst Waste of Money: Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below
Most Played Game: Destiny (Adam, 188 hours); Titanfall (Dan, 211 hours); Madden 15 (Mike, 198 hours)
Most Beloved Character: Arctic Fox from Never Alone
Biggest Douche: The Cryptarch
Best Cameo: Stan Lee in The LEGO Movie Videogame
Best Soundtrack: Destiny
Best Voice Acting: Trey Parker, South Park: The Stick of Truth
Worst Voice Acting: Peter Dinklage, Destiny
Most Frustrating Game: Volgarr  the Viking
Best Update/DLC: Kerbal Space Program
Best Game I Haven’t Played Yet: Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

The Year Ahead

Most Anticipated AAA Game: Star Wars Battlefront 3
Most Anticipated Indie Game: No Man’s Sky
Most Anticipated Xbox Exclusive: Halo 5: Guardians
Most Anticipated PlayStation Exclusive: Uncharted 4
Most Anticipated Nintendo Exclusive: The Legend of Zelda
Most Anticipated PC Exclusive: Firewatch
Most Likely To Be Overhyped: Quantum Break
Most Likely To Be Delayed: Tom Clancy’s The Division
Most Likely To Be Rushed: Star Wars Battlefront 3

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