2017: The Year in Games

By December 14, 2017December 25th, 2017Games

 

 


THE (unordered) TOP 10

 

WOLFENSTEIN 2: THE NEW COLOSSUS

 

RESIDENT EVIL 7

 

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD

 

 

CUPHEAD

 

PREY

 

 

PLAYER UNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS

 

 

HORIZON: ZERO DAWN

 

 

HOLLOW KNIGHT

 

NIER: AUTOMATA

 

 

PERSONA 5


 

Notable Games

2017’s 2016 GOTY

XCOM 2

 

BEST(?) COOKING IN GAMES:

Little Nightmares

 

2017’s “Not Even That Loot-astic” BUT I’M STILL PLAYING AWARD:

 

Destiny 2

 

“That sure was something” OF 2017:

 

Okholos: Omega

 

THE ‘WHOA! COOL! STUFF!’ AWARD:

EVERYTHING

 

THE ‘THIS IS ALRIGHT ENOUGH BUT PLEASE WON’T YOU END‘ AWARD:

EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 4.1

 

THE ‘HOLD ON, LET ME GET MY CAMERA’ AWARD:

ABZU

 

THE  AWARD:

 

THE EVIL WITHIN 2

 

BEST CO-OP GAME FOR SUMMONING SKELLOS, OFFING INNOCENT UNDERTAKERS AND ‘GETTING EM’ DADDY’:

DIVINITY: ORIGINAL SIN

 

THE JANUARY 1ST 2018 ‘SHOULDA-COULDA-WOULDA’ AWARD:

 

 

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