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Best of 2010 Awards: Game of the Year

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Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption

Red Dead Redemption distinguished itself in a number of ways on the road to earning the nod as Game of the Year. Though easy, it does the game a disservice to explain away its success as nothing more than favorable response to the Western theme wrapped around the proven Grand Theft Auto formula. Yes, the romanticism of riding the range as a notorious gunslinger turned out to hold a powerful appeal, but so many parts contributed to creating that experience. Read more »

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Best of 2010 Awards: Recap

Our Best of 2010 Awards are set to end tomorrow with the reveal of the Shacknews pick for Game of the Year.

We've compiled the entire list of winners with links to each award page for easy scrolling, giving you a chance to see where exactly you should be jumping in to offer your two cents.

For information regarding the "Best of 2010" awards, developed by Shacknews Director of Editorial Content Garnett Lee, check out the "Best of 2010: Introduction." Read more »

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Top Games

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. Resistance 3
  3. DayZ
  4. Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad
  5. Frozen Synapse
  6. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  7. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  8. Hearts of Iron IV
  9. The Walking Dead: Season Two
  10. MX vs. ATV Supercross

Most Anticipated

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. DayZ
  3. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  4. Hearts of Iron IV
  5. The Walking Dead: Season Two
  6. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  7. Frozen Endzone
  8. Batman: Arkham Knight
  9. Survarium
  10. Kerbal Space Program

Top Rentals

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Beyond: Two Souls
  3. Batman: Arkham Origins
  4. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Battlefield 4
  7. NBA 2K14
  8. Diablo III
  9. Madden NFL 25
  10. The Last of Us