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Sony is holding its second annual Gamers' Choice Awards, where players get to pick the cream of the PSN's crop. If the idea of honoring a 2011 game sounds so 2011, perhaps a discount or 10 may help you change your position.
Voting for the awards begins today and lasts a week. Simply visit the PlayStation Store and make your selection among 10 categories. Participating in nine of the 10 categories gives you a series of special Gamers' Choice XMB themes. If you vote in the Best PSN Indie, you'll get a voucher code for an exclusive XMB. Winners will be announced on March 6, and winning games will be discounted 30 percent for a week. If you're a member of PlayStation Plus, that discount expands into a cool 50-percent off.
Here are the nominees:
Best PSN Exclusive:• Infamous: Festival of Blood (PS3)• PixelJunk Shooter 2 (PS3)• Tetris (PS3)Best PSN Game:• Infamous: Festival of Blood (PS3)• Plants vs. Zombies (PS3)• Resident Evil 4 (PS3)Best PSN Game Playable Online:• Hard Corps: Uprising (PS3)• Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition (PS3)• Tetris (PS3)Best PS3 Full Game:• Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (PS3)• Assassin’s Creed II: Deluxe Edition (PS3)• Midnight Club LA Complete Edition (PS3)Best PlayStation Move Game:• 4Elements HD (PS3)• Dungeon Defenders (PS3)• Dungeon Hunter: Alliance (PS3)Best 3D Game:• Dungeon Defenders (PS3)• God of War: Origins Collection (PS3)• The Sly Collection (PS3)Best PSone Classic:• Chrono Trigger (PS3/PSP)• Parasite Eve (PS3/PSP)• Xenogears (PS3/PSP)Best Mini Game:• Angry Birds (PS3/PSP)• The Impossible Game (PS3/PSP)• Pac-Man Championship Edition (PS3/PSP)Best PSP Game:• Dissidia 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy (PSP)• Dissidia 012 Prologus Final Fantasy (PSP)• Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (PSP)PlayStation Community Award – Best Indie:• Dungeon Defenders (PS3)• Limbo (PS3)• PixelJunk Shooter 2 (PS3)
[Via the PlayStation Blog]
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I'll make sure to vote on this today.
Festival of blood!!
I've played a lot of these games. But they were on Xbox or PC. I haven't been using my PS3 enough. I'd like some of these though.
A lot of these are pretty weak choices. I wish they had some type of judging panel to decide these instead of going straight off of PSN reviews.
Gonna Vote! at least on the catagories where I actually have an opinion
If the Sly Collection doesn't win I'll be embarrassed to call myself a gamer.
Whoa. That's an amazing idea!
Resident Evil 4...has the most content and is highly replayable.
Blah, only like 2 good games listed.
TETRIS AND PACMAN FTW
last yrs PSN awards was fun but this yr its a tough choice. I'll make sure to vote, go infamous:festival of blood!!
It's like the Academy Awards, only better!
Love all these games!