Mario Kart 8 wins Game of the Year in Amazon UK’s Best of 2014 Awards

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Amazon UK have begun to reveal their Best of 2014 Awards, seeing Mario Kart 8 secure the top prize.

Nintendo will be pleased to add another Game of the Year win under the belt, with the kart racer’s success matched by Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS which claimed Best Game for the Commute.

Other categories saw Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor claim Best Action & Adventure, Dragon Age Inquisition win Best RPG, and Wolfenstein: The New Order secure Best First-Person Shooter. Meanwhile Far Cry 4 scored itself Best Use of Troy Baker, Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 was crowned Best Surprise, and Divinity: Original Sin won Best Crowd-Funded Title.

The full rundown is as follows:

Game of the Year
Mario Kart 8

Best Action & Adventure
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best RPG
Dragon Age Inquisition

Best Crowd-Funded Title
Divinity: Original Sin

Best Use of Troy Baker
Pagan Min, Far Cry 4

Best Surprise
Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

Best First-Person Shooter
Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Visuals
The Banner Saga

Re-release of the Year
Grand Theft Auto V

Best Game for the Commute
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

Best Debut
Sunset Overdrive

Most Hellaciously Frustrating Game
Dark Souls 2

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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