The VideoGamer.com E308 award of bestest game of the show

Winner - Mirror's Edge, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Electronic Arts.

Wow. Just wow. You can read my three page hands-on preview here, for more detailed reasoning behind the choice of DICE's first-person Parkour game as VideoGamer.com's E308 Best Game of the Show. I'll add, though, that despite nearly two weeks passing since my time with the game, it's still gnawing at the back of my mind, prodding and probing my gaming desire. I want to explore, I want to take Faith places she never knew she could go, and I want to do it with style, something Mirror's Edge has in spades. I have concerns, for sure (the combat being the biggest) but they're concerns I'm confident DICE will satisfy over the coming months. Mirror's Edge has everything we love in a video game - intelligence, fresh ideas and a draw distance to die for. Congratulations EA, and congratulations DICE. This award is well deserved.

Runners up - Street Fighter 4, Gears of War 2

What games would win your E3 2008 awards? Let us know in the comments section below.

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there is hardly anything original that doesnt look sh*t, except for dead space and lbp. only sequels seem to qualify. i suggest you look up goatse it has great reviews
Posted 02:02 on 01 December 2008
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Whoever wrote this definitely sways towards the xbox over ps3. Alot more xbox mentioned and everyone with eyes knows killzone 2 looks better than gears 2 which has similar graphics to gears 1 which WAS outdone graphically by mgs4 uncharted and crysis. Not being a fanboy just saying if you dont know whats going on the industry its articles like these you shouldnt read. Everyone has an oppinion even editors and this kind of stuff can be very misleading. Also wipeout hd and superstardust are better than geometry wars 2. Played them all a lot trust me
Posted 00:33 on 30 September 2008
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Thats a good question dave, what happened to prototype. it seems as though the game has been put on stop or summit, weird stuff
Posted 20:18 on 02 August 2008
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top ten games of e3 08
10.killzone2
9.spore
8.fable 2
7.resistance 2
6.far cry 2
5.little big planet
4.prince of persie
3.res 5
2.gears of war 2
1. mirrors edge

and one more thing why wasent prototype at e3 08
Posted 08:13 on 31 July 2008
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I hear ya Wido but if the game wasn't good this year then it completely and totally SUCKED. there were pretty much just sequals this year and no new good games
Posted 21:31 on 30 July 2008
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Wido

E3 this year appeal to me alot, with the likes of Gears 2, Fable 2, Resistance 2 and Killzone 2 plus Resi Evil 5 and Fallout 3. And the list does continue with Final Fantasy 13, and that short little video square enix let us see 'The Last Remnant' which looked brillant. Last but not least the God Of War 3 teaser trailer looking forward to that, and of course Little Big Planet.
Posted 20:13 on 30 July 2008
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xboxlive

gears of was the best thing at e3 for me,i like and other gow fans have been waiting for real game play,and we got it!
Posted 14:41 on 30 July 2008
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Quote:
Fanboys exploded in a shower of anger and bile.

LOL.

I guess the Too Human demo was the best thing out of E3 for me. It was released the day before the conference so I guess it doesn't count.

Therefore, the Final Fantasy XIII announcement gets the 'best kept secret' award, 'best presentation' is probably that "LOTR - Conquest' footage that arrived on the video section today (it looks really fun), 'game most likely to sell no more than 20 copies' goes to "You're in the Movies".

P.S. I thought the Resistance 2 footage showed off better graphics than the Gears 2 footage, but I might be biased in that I just don't get Gears at all having disliked the first one.
Posted 14:21 on 30 July 2008

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Release Date: 07/11/2008
Developer: Epic Games
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: Action
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Rating: BBFC 18
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