It's the beginning of the new year, which means it's time to look at the high points offered by last year's games. So, without any further ado, let's get listing!
That's it. Play it ten times.
But just to respect the dictates of the form, here are a few other notable games, in no particular order and without supporting art.
Just Cause 2
Fixes all of the first game's problems, and in doing so elevates the free roaming/open world genre, while humiliating Rockstar and their underwhelming Red Dead Redemption.
Kazuma Kiryu is the biggest badass in the history of videogames, and he doesn't disappoint in this outing—although the huge chunks of storyline removed during localization do.
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
A startlingly good demo/teaser that elevated hopes way too high for the finished product. But I can't hold that against it.
Super Meat Boy
The most fun you'll ever have hating yourself for your lack of coordination.
The game that made me forget my hatred for tower defense games.
Just kidding. But for the record, I would like to see a game where I get to play as Jason without all of this combo/points nonsense. Just FYI.
Who ever thought I'd fall in love with an 8-bit thematic remake of Shadow of the Colossus? Actually, described that way, it's not at all surprising.
Red Seeds Profile
Better box art, but hampered by the fact that it is in a language which is foreign to me.
For getting me off my ass and writing new Morbid Gamer articles—look for them in the coming weeks!
Dead to Rights: Retribution
Because it redeemed my favorite franchise, and because I'm pretty sure my review of Dead to Rights was referenced in the game.