Jen’s Games of the Year 2016

Writers are often prone to hyperbole, but I don’t think anyone will object that 2016 was one of the wildest years I’ve ever experienced. At the tail end of September, I finally came out as a woman to the rest of the world, and the positive response wiped away one decade of fear that I …

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Emily’s Games of the Year

My games of the year are not like other games of the year; I don’t have much time to play games, and tend to sink a lot of time into the games I do play. This is in part because I am part of that silent majority: the middle-aged woman gamer. In a given year, …

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Johnny Niska’s “Games of 2015”

These awards have never felt like my kinda thing. Don’t get me wrong, I am into the idea of a look back at the year, but the idea of making it into a competition between our favourite games always felt like undermining the entire idea. This isn’t (or shouldn’t be) about whether the heartfelt teen …

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Ben’s Games of the Year

(Alternately titled “10 Games that Aren’t Undertale”) Before I list out my favorite games of 2015 (which you will likely disagree with), I just have to apologize to everything that didn’t make it on this list. 2015 was one hell of a year for gaming, and despite the number of open-world, 100-hour behemoths I turned …

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My 2011 Game of the Year: Dead Space 2

With all of the high profile titles that released throughout this year, and 2011 coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that Dead Space 2 came out in January. The astounding volume of games has made it feel like ages since players stepped into the boots of Isaac Clarke, so conversations often turn to …

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