Game of the Year 2013: Vote for your favourites and you could win a $2400 gaming laptop from Metabox

By on December 17, 2013 at 9:18 am

It’s that time of the year again — 2013 has ended and we’ve pushed ourselves through the final stage of another magnificent year of gaming. We’ve been shoving our opinions down your eyeballs and earballs all year, and now it’s time to turn the tables — we want to know what you think.

This year, just for taking part in our Game of the Year survey, you’ll be in the running to win a brand new Metabox Prime P375SM worth a cool $2,400. Check this thing out:

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Some things to know

The competition will run from now until 11:59 PM (Adelaide time) on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. The competition is open to Australian residents only, and only one entry per person is allowed. You must be a member of in order to enter — as part of the competition you will be asked to provide your username. This will be used to contact you if you win.

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But how do I enter?

Easy! Just take the following survey….

(That’s an embedded Google form, if it doesn’t load just refresh the page.)

That’s all there is to it! Cast your votes before the end of the competition and you’ll be in the running to win. Good luck!

Editor’s Note: As we are a 99% PC gaming site, the choices in the lists are all PC games. If a console game was your choice, feel free to write it in the optional boxes provided!

63 comments (Leave your own)

May the odds ever be in your favor.


A whole month? Better get my brain-a-thunkin’.



Except my most disappointing was probably a weirder choice than many would have picked, but for games I’ve played I found Arkham Origins the most disappointing.

Also gogo Adventures of Van Helsing for most surprising :D


Simulation of the year – Brutal Legend?


I wonder how many votes Aliens:CM will get for FPS of the year?


The Last of Us – are we not including this game in the lists because it’s a console only game?


I wonder how many votes Aliens:CM will get for FPS of the year?

Probably less than it will get for most disappointing game of the year!

Good luck everyone.


The Last of Us – are we not including this game in the lists because it’s a console only game?

That’s correct unfortunately, we are only including PC games in this list.

Simulation of the year – Brutal Legend?

It has RTS components, so it goes in there (but I doubt it will win)


Thats weird Simulation and Strategy combined? One of the only two genres I play these days id Vote for Arma 3 as simulator and Airland battle as Strategy. I thought bioshock infinite was quite good too it suprised me.


I put Aliens:CM as most surprising and also most dissapointing – due to the fact it surprised everyone with just how damn sh1t it really was. Then once again to see the Aliens franchise get another crappy addition was very dissapointing!


Now, tell us a bit about yourself.
(Not too much!)

Which ISP are you with? *

I see what you did there iiNet :P

Also GOTY MineCraft FTW!
FAIL of the Year SimCity XD

Unexpected game i played this year that blew me away. BULLETSTORM! (Xbox 360 Controller)


Most disappointing, that’s a toughy…


I put Aliens:CM as most surprising and also most dissapointing – due to the fact it surprised everyone with just how damn sh1t it really was

It really, really didn’t!


Tim Colwill: That’s correct unfortunately, we are only including PC games in this list.

Well that’s is a shame, for such a good game not to be listed. I can understand being a PC centric site.

I cannot see my self winning this comp then lol, Had to vote for the best game imo.


Chivalry deadliest warrior for the most disappointing, the fans wanted an expansion for medieval warrior and they get some joke of a TV show (the things torn banner learnt making that also broke/ruined the base game, new players haven’t been able to unlock weapons for the past few months)

Anon. E. Moose

Tomb Raider 2013 got my vote for most suprising. I have never finished (or rather enjoyed) a Tomb Raider game, then this little gem came along and blew my socks off.


Not to give away which game I voted for game of the year, but is there any reason that Saints Row IV is in the Action game of the year list, but not in the overall game of the year list?


Most disappointing game of the year:

SimCity *cough*



I was amazed not to see that in list. Maybe EA paid a bribe? I added it anyway :)

EDIT – Call of Juarez Gunslinger got a lot of votes from me :) did State of Decay.



Kind of agree, sometimes I wonder why there needs to be a PC focus are games, regardless of platform, and it can feel a little limiting to the news and discussion to not include common platforms.

..Also, a distinct lack of Racing/Driving category to this survey :(

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