Jay is Games 2009 Results for Best Casual Games

Thu, Jan 21, 2010

Casual, Mobile

The votes are in, and the results are up! Casual gaming blog Jay is Games has polled readers, and has awarded 2009′s best titles with praise and adulation across 24 categories. How many of these have you tried out? If the answer is less than 24, then you clearly have your work cut out for you.

For 2009, the winners are:

  • Browser Games
    • Best Action or Arcade: Mirror’s Edge 2D
    • Best Adventure: Submachine 6: The Edge
    • Best Escape: Alice is Dead (Episode 1)
    • Best Interactive Art or Webtoy: Small Worlds
    • Best Interactive Fiction: Llama Adventure
    • Best Physics: Ice Breaker
    • Best Platform: This is the Only Level / The Company of Myself (shared award)
    • Best Point-and-Click: Little Wheel
    • Best Puzzle: Continuity
    • Best Shooter: Upgrade Complete / Death vs. Monstars (shared award)
    • Best Simple Idea: Canabalt
    • Best Tactical or Strategy: Bubble Tanks Tower Defense / Bloons Tower Defense 4 (shared award)
    • Best Word or Tabletop: Clockwords: Prelude
  • Downloadable Games
    • Best Action: Spelunky / Braid (shared award)
    • Best Adventure: Machinarium
    • Best Hidden Object: Mishap: An Accidental Haunting
    • Best Puzzle: Bookworm Adventures Volume 2
    • Best Tactical or Strategy: Plants vs. Zombies
    • Best Time Management or Simulation: Wandering Willows
  • Freeware Games
    • Best Action: You Can’t Possibly Expect Me to Do That / Focus (shared award)
    • Best Adventure: The Marionette
    • Best Puzzle: Tag: The Power of Paint
  • Mobile Games
    • Best Action: Edge / Orbital (shared award)
    • Best Puzzle: Skabooki

Congrats to all of the winners, and thanks for claiming all of my free time!

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