HF Retro Game of the Year - 2002 - Vice City Wins

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Game of the year back in 2002?

Poll closed May 3, 2018.
  1. Age of Mythology

    2.5%
  2. Battlefield 1942

    6.3%
  3. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

    1.3%
  4. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

    34.2%
  5. Kingdom Hearts

    3.8%
  6. Mafia

    2.5%
  7. Medal of Honor: Allied Assault

    2.5%
  8. Metroid Prime

    15.2%
  9. Neverwinter Nights

    1.3%
  10. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

    16.5%
  11. TimeSplitters 2

    3.8%
  12. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

    3.8%
  13. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

    6.3%
  1. SniperHF

    SniperHF Stickiness Administrator

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    NyQuil Unleashed

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    Oddly enough, I haven't played any one of those games so I'll refrain from voting.
     
  3. Bozle

    Bozle Pedro 2.0

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    I’m a simple man. I see Metroid Prime, I pick it.
     
  4. RandV

    RandV It's a wolf v2.0

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    Metroid Prime with the lead!
     
  5. Ducks in a row

    Ducks in a row Go Ducks Quack Quack

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    I like RTS games and I like Mythology so that helped me vote Age of Mythology. Also a lot of single player campaign levels and had fun playing online.
     
  6. Frankie Spankie

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    Battlefield 1942 was so revolutionary, can't believe that game is 16 years old now. It definitely gets my vote.
     
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    Vice city was pretty transcendent for a game and had an incredible soundtrack and characters. I'd take that one slightly over morrowind.
     
  8. Do Make Say Think

    Do Make Say Think & Yet & Yet

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    What year that was.

    Metroid Prime was the most memorable experience out of these.
     
  9. Surrounded By Ahos

    Surrounded By Ahos Movin on up

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    I will fight anybody who didn’t vote for Morrowind. One at a time or all at once, I don’t care.
     
  10. H3ckt1k

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    Kingdom hearts easily
     
  11. bambamcam4ever

    bambamcam4ever 107 and counting

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    I feel like there will be two groups here, people who vote for Metroid Prime, and people who didn't play it.
     
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    If the mobs get too numerous, I'll tag team with you. Fair warning, though: I won't fight anyone who voted for Battlefield 1942, since I respect that choice too much and could see myself voting for it on another day. Against those voters, you're on your own.
     
  13. aleshemsky83

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    I've said this before but I played the Xbox version of Morriwind (which I believe is actually considered a good version) and hated it. I'm shocked people think it's amazing all these years later. Its got that weird tabletop rpg mechanic where hits and misses are based on your level and not any actions you take

    Also thought the graphics were terrible even at the time, though the Xbox release might have come a few years later.
     
  14. Nullus Reverentia

    Nullus Reverentia Hic Sunt Dracones

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    Only game I didn't play is Eternal Darkness. Starting to get into the games that came out before I was in high school so this is making me feel rather old.

    Voted Morrowind. Metroid Prime or Neverwinter Nights would be my other choices.
     
  15. S E P H

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    GTA: Vice City, it was easily the best Grand Theft game, most influential, and was the most risk which made Rockstar expand into the great unknown. If it wasn't for Vice City, you don't get any of the future games and why this is another revolutionary title for me.

    Hard list though, saw at least three to four other games I could have voted for.
     
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    vice city is just a better and more fleshed out GTA III, I wouldn't call it the most risky
     
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    There are a lot of really crappy mechanics in MW that get glossed over - the combat, the map, the journal. Magic and Alchemy are almost impossible at low level and grossly OP at high level. Weapons and armour constantly wearing out and breaking and not being able to repair them (because your armour skill is too low...)

    Having said that, the world that was built overcame all that to make it an incredible game. Since for some reason Medieval Total War got left off the final poll, I voted Morrowind.
     
  18. Toreko

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    Battlefield 1942

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  19. Aladyyn

    Aladyyn sports suck again

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    I am legally obligated to vote Mafia here.
     
  20. Beau Knows

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    I went with Splinter Cell. It still plays really well today.
     
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    542365 Schwartz Be With You

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    I had the most fun playing Vice City among this list so I went with it. I really liked Splinter Cell and Morrowind too. Never played Metroid Prime, though.
     
  22. tacogeoff

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    Vice City was a great game so I went with that. Really enjoyed splinter cell and I wish I would of played Battlefield 1942
     
  23. The Nuge

    The Nuge Some Say...

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    I had a hard time voting last poll because there wasn’t a game on the list that I liked. This time, I’m having a hard time voting because there’s too many. I’m leaning towards Battlefield, but I can’t talk myself into not voting for Timesplitters/Kingdom Hearts/Vice City. What a great year 2002 was for games
     
  24. WarriorOfGandhi

    WarriorOfGandhi Was saying Boo-urns

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    I could write a novel about why Warcraft III is the best game ever made, but I'll keep it simple. Great gameplay, fantastic blending of RPG and strategy, great story, superb online features, custom games, excellent balance between four races, innovative strategies. I've never gotten better money value from a purchase than I did from WC3.
     
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    I really don't know what to vote for. I actually didn't love Vice City that much when it came out. Maybe I was just burnt out from too much GTA3, but Vice City never gripped me like San Andreas GTA5 did.

    Of the games on that list I probably spent the most time with Splinter Cell.
     

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