Monday, January 11, 2010

Eve Game of the Year: 2009

Via Warp Drive Active we hear that Eve Online has been chosen as 2009's Game of the Year over at

Every year, one game stands out among the rest, and while it would be easy to crown a winner based on subscriber numbers alone, we all know that a high subscriber count does not necessarily the best game make.
So instead, we decided to open the category up and instead look at multiple factors: design quality, fun, popularity, continued progress and more.
One game, however, stood out among the rest as the 2009 Game of the Year. The nominees were:
  • Aion
  • EVE Online
  • Lord of the Rings Online
  • World of Warcraft
  • Wizard 101
The Winner: EVE Online

Coming up with a Game of the Year winner this time around was a difficult task. In the end, it came down to factors like: game growth, originality, overall contributions to the industry, fun factor, population and technological advancement and more. After much deliberation, the editorial staff at has decided to hand this honor to veteran Sci-Fi MMORPG, EVE Online.

Read the whole thing. Go Eve!

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