Game of the Year 2016 Day 3 of 3

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2016 was a hell of a year for games. Long awaited games like The Last Guardian and Final Fantasy XV finally made their debuts. First person shooters received a massive jolt in the arm with the fantastic Doom and invigorating Overwatch. Even long running franchises showed that their respective fourth iterations can be amazing. It was a good year, indeed. Best Old Game of 2016 Winner: Picross 3D I had finagle a way to acknowledge the majesty that is Picross … Read More

Game of the Year 2016 Day 2 of 3

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I didn’t play many disappointments this year but there were a couple of big surprises that elevated 2016 to one of the best years in recent memory. If you told me in 2015 that a new Doom game would brilliant, Street Fighter V was a bit of a dumpster fire and I would spend a lot of time playing a game reminiscent of Team Fortress 2, I would have called you mad. Most Disappointing Game of 2016 Winner: Street Fighter … Read More

Game of the Year 2016 Day 1 of 3

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If there’s one positive thing that 2016 should be remembered for, it’s the abundance of great games. There were so many games out there and so little time to play them all, so it’s time for me to give nods to games that I should have played in 2016.  The Game I Wish I Bought & Played in 2016 Winner: Hitman I’m a long time Hitman fan. I was hooked with Silent Assassin, honed by Contracts and impressed with, the last great entry … Read More

Checkpoint: Cool Guy 80’s Edition

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Yakuza 4 was the most recent game in the Yakuza timeline that I played. I thought he was a cool bad ass in Yakuza 2 but with each subsequent instalment, his coolness wore off and traded cool bad ass for grizzled old man who keeps getting into trouble. Yakuza 0 winds that clock back to his early days as a yakuza and restores what I love most about this series: Kiryu kicking ass and looking cool as hell doing it. … Read More

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