My end-of-year writeup begins later this week. Once that’s going we’ll probably talk about all the games on my good / bad lists. But before we do that, I kinda wanted to read about what everyone else was into this year. The world of gaming is really big, and sometimes it’s good to step out of your particular sub-sub-subculture and try to see the big-ish picture. I know this blog is probably biased towards the stuff I’m into, but my readership is certainly going to have wider and more diverse tastes than I do.
So in the comments I’d like to hear:
- Your favorite game(s) this year? You don’t have to pick a single favorite. If you loved 5 games, go ahead and list all 5. If you didn’t love any, that’s fine too. (Although please leave a comment saying so.)
- What was your biggest disappointment this year? Like, what game did you expect to like, but didn’t?
- What are you most looking forward to in 2020?
Please don’t limit yourself to 2019 games! If you spent all year playing Daikatana, that’s fineI mean, for the purposes of this list anyway. I do kinda question your taste in games.. Go ahead and list that. I’m less curious what the publishers are doing and more curious about what people are into.
Also, feel free to mix it up between console / PC / mobile / big budget / indie / MMO / single-player. It’s all good.
 I mean, for the purposes of this list anyway. I do kinda question your taste in games.
A Lack of Vision and Leadership
People fault EA for being greedy, but their real sin is just how terrible they are at it.
Juvenile and Proud
Yes, this game is loud, crude, childish, and stupid. But it it knows what it wants to be and nails it. And that's admirable.
Crysis 2 has basically the same plot as Half-Life 2. So why is one a classic and the other simply obnoxious and tiresome?
A video discussing Megatexture technology. Why we needed it, what it was supposed to do, and why it maybe didn't totally work.
The Best of 2015
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2015.