But the leaders of the free world
Are just little boys throwing stones
And it's easy to ignore
Till they're knocking on the door of your homes
The first Game Of The Year contender arrived yesterday and it's called Nioh. The whole release schedule for games for the first 5 months of this year is INSANE:
Direct interference in a person's life does not enter our scope of activity, nor, on the other, tralatitiously speaking, hand, is his destiny a chain of predeterminate links: some 'future' events may be linked to others, O.K., but all are chimeric, and every cause-and-effect sequence is always a hit-and-miss affair, even if the lunette has actually closed around your neck, and the cretinous crowd holds its breath. Vladimir Nabokov, Transparent Things
Dark Souls 3
Not an evolution...nostalgic to the first Dark Souls..still pure joy. Some of the best Co-Op gaming this year for me.
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Best ending/epilogue to a series....best game ending this year...best game ending since Last of Us.
BioShock: The Collection
It's Bioshock. Next year will mark a decade you've been listening to me talk about it, 'nuff said.
WATCH DOGS 2
I really got into Mr Robot this year and this is kinda Mr Robot the game BUT it's the countless hours I've spent having fun in the seamless Co-Op and PVP modes that really got me. I even made it to Master in the leaderboards for Hacking Invasions which are so satisfying when pulled off. This was the "whatever I'll try this game...whoa its great....damn i'm obsessed" of the year for me.
An acquired taste of Art, Style, Lore and Game Play that finally made it to PS4 this year.
I thought my favorite strategy game of the year was going to be XCOM 2 but this one consumed me way way more.
Forza Horizon 3
Best racing game since my second best fave racer Dirt 2. Honorable mention: The best racer ever, Burnout Paradise, is now backwards compatible on Xbox One. Finally!
+ (Deal) Forza Horizon 3/Dead Rising 4 $30 @ Best Buy
Shout to my PS4 pals, the dynamic duo of Jafku & BaraSailey who made the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided NeoGaf OT
Hearing this song on the Spiderman: Homecoming trailer reminded me of the best use of it, the finale for Skins, the original generation.