Major Nelson has just published the Xbox Live Arcade Game of the Year awards as voted by players for 2009. The awards to Trial HD and Shadow Complex are well deserved, but we really have to wonder where the love is for Monkey Island.

  • Best Overall Arcade Game: Trials HD
  • Best Original Game: ‘Splosion Man
  • Best Family Game: Hasbro Family Game Night
  • Best Co-Operative Multiplayer: Battlefield 1943
  • Best Competitive Multiplayer: Battlefield 1943
  • Best Solo Game: Shadow Complex
  • Best Innovation: Trials HD
  • Best Graphics: Shadow Complex
  • Best Classic/Remake: Banjo-Tooie

Source: Major Nelson, image courtesy of LuxMart