The Video Game Awards celebrated 10 years of giving out hardware on Friday. Bet you didn't know, or at least you forgot, who was the first winner of its Game of the Year award.
Rarely considered for overall video-game-of-the-year honors, the uncommon diversity of sports video games support a class of awards unique to the genre. These are Kotaku's Stick Jockey Sports Video Games of the Year.
In naming the best video games of the year, the sports genre is often left to fight over a single award. And as I've discussed before, one probably isn't winning an overall game-of-the-year anytime soon.