The 2013 Vidya Gaem Awards

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/v/irgin Award

for best new IP

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You want pendulous breasts and dungeon crawling inspired by classic side scrolling beat em ups? Look no further.
Dragon's Crown
Vanillaware and Atlus
It's actually a really great exploration platformer if you stop sperging about memes and Mexican stereotypes. Ay.
Drinkbox Studios
Ni no Kuni is an RPG that finally allows us to jump into a Ghibli inspired world, and also happens to be a shining example of a JRPG, nostalgically nudging at the genre's roots and style.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Papers, Please is an indie bureaucracy simulator with better gameplay and more polish than any triple-A title out there.
Papers, Please
Lucas Pope
“Risk of Rain is an action platformer with roguelike elements.” It's also incredibly engaging, with levels that are temporal, time limits that are thrilling, and death that as frustrating as it is enjoyable.
Risk of Rain
Hopoo Games
Media Molecule gives the aptly named "Vita" new life, using the devices features to the fullest degree, along with a charmingly delightful art style and story.
Media Molecule
Naughty Dog brings their signature polish and cinematic flavor to bid the PlayStation 3 its swan song, and it stands as one of the platform's finest works.
The Last of Us
Naughty Dog
Prequel to the Fables comic series. The Wolf Among Us is a welcome addition to the Telltale stable. We just wish it arrived a little faster.
The Wolf Among Us
Telltale Games
Platinum gives the Wii U its wonderful action fix, in this colorful and boisterous new title. It is delightful to look at and a wonder to actually play.
The Wonderful 101
Platinum Games
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The Awards

Most Hated Award

for most hated game of the year

Least Worst Award

for least worst game of the year

Press X To Win The Award

for worst gameplay

"Actually Kind of Fun" Award

for best gameplay

Fanfiction Award

for most atrocious writing

Reading Rainbow Award

for best writing

You're Waifu Award

for worst character

Doomguy Award

for best character

Blunder of the Year

for setting a new standard for failure

Not in Another Castle Award

for a great sequel

"We're Sorry®" Award

for most egregious technical problem

Hyperbole Award

for best trailer

Pixels Are Art Award

for most pretentious indie game

/v/irgin Award

for best new IP

4chan Pass Award

for biggest cashgrab

Golden Voice Award

for best voice acting performance

Challenger Award

for the worst console launch

Cranky Kong Award

for best soundtrack

Precipitation Award

for biggest emotional impact

IP Twist Award

for best new implementation of an old franchise

Plot & Backstory Award

for the best representation of women

Eye Candy Award

for best visual aesthetics

Shareholder's Award

for betraying your own industry

SammyClassicSonicFan Award

for least cancerous vidya personality

/v/ Grammy Award

for the best song from /v/ - The Musical