GamePro Editors' Choice *2007* (Pg.3/5)

Best Graphics

WINNER: Crysis (PC)

A no-brainer here: Crysis's eye-popping PC graphics dominated this category handily. If you restrict the vote to console games, Call of Duty 4 was the big winner - its graphics are almost supernaturally beautiful.

RUNNER-UP: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360/PS3/PC)


Best Downloadable Game

WINNER: Everyday Shooter (PS3)

Tekken 5 and Puzzle Quest were expected to dominate this category, but the editors ultimately rallied behind PS3 exclusive Everyday Shooter. This homebrew game charmed us with its hallucinogenic visuals, guitar-driven soundtrack, and Asteroids-style shooting.

RUNNER-UP: Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (PS3)


Best Handheld Game

WINNER: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS)

A tight race between Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass and Puzzle Quest ultimately tipped in Zelda's favor. Silent Hill Origins for the PSP was a last-minute addition, and though it didn't win, the editors agreed that it was an impressive achievement.

RUNNER-UP: Puzzle Quest (DS/PSP)


Best Party Game

WINNER: Rock Band (Xbox 360/PS3)

Another easy win for Rock Band, a game that was destined to dominate this category. Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection and Mario Strikers, other editor favorites, just couldn't compete, and Guitar Hero III was utterly ignored.

RUNNER-UP: Mario Strikers Charged (Wii)


Biggest Disappointment

WINNER: Hellgate: London (PC)

Lair and Manhunt 2 garnered some hate, but Hellgate: London handily won this dubious honor. The editors were eager to play a new game from the creators of Diablo II, but found themselves frustrated with Hellgate's spotty production values, nonexistent storyline, and crippling launch bugs. Diablo II was legendary. Hellgate? Not so much.

RUNNER-UP: Lair (PS3)


Best Online Shooter

WINNER: Halo 3 (Xbox 360)

Call of Duty 4 was the popular favorite here; the RPG-style experience system and upgradeable weapons are seen as major innovations for online combat games. But in the end, Halo 3's comprehensive matchmaking system and online tools ultimately gave it the edge in votes. Cult hit Team Fortress 2 also got some respect.

RUNNER-UP: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360/PS3/PC)


Best Single-Player Shooter

WINNER: BioShock (Xbox 360)

A massive win for BioShock, the game that keeps on giving. Again, Call of Duty 4's adrenaline-rush campaign was the odds-on favorite to win, but BioShock's smart storyline and survival-horror gameplay lingered long in our memories. Crysis also enjoyed (very) vocal support here.

RUNNER-UP: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360/PS3/PC)

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stefytave

I agree with all these chocies but i think maybe there are poeple who dont think mass effects producer was the best

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