Vote Now... For The Greatest Animal In The History Of Video Games

Sure, there's a U.S. presidential election going on today where people can cast their votes for Democratic nominee Barack Obama or Republican nominee John McCain.

But we're asking you to make another important vote today... for the Greatest Animal in the History of Video Games.

Throughout the year, we've had a select panel of judges and readers choose their favorite virtual animals in different categories. Now we've placed the winners of each category in the poll below.

So who do you think should win? Vote now, and we'll reveal the judges' picks and the readers' choice next week. Cast your vote after the jump... and remember -- every vote counts!

Voting is now closed. Thanks!