Wasting no words, staffer Eugene Sax lays out his top picks for 2020!
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A Testing Of Faith
HIGH The aesthetics and art design are on point.
LOW Bugs haunt this game.
WTF Collecting trees for businessmen.
Anime Grinding Simulator
HIGH Fantastic visuals.
LOW It feels like there’s only half a game here.
WTF The insane and pointless grind.
Gems From Past Generations
HIGH It’s Bayonetta and Vanquish updated and on a modern console.
LOW It’s *only* Bayonetta and Vanquish on a modern console.
WTF Constant game references and robot dance parties.
Not Quite The Very Best, Like No One Ever Was
HIGH The new art style and emphasis on the Gym Challenges.
LOW How often the it says “Let the adults take care of things”
WTF Opal being a spiteful old hag.
Embracing Tranquility And Chaos
HIGH Well-established characters and robust combat.
LOW It’s not the best at explaining some mechanics.
WTF Literally losing your head in a sporting match.
The world has seen better days in Shockwork Games’ new tactical RPG Alder’s Blood.
There are a lot of games I didn’t manage to get to that are still on my “to play” list — frankly, there’s never enough time to get to them all. For every ‘big’ one I still want to get to, there’s an indie or two that are just as interesting and that same diversity of interest is reflected in the games I did pick for my 2019 list.
HIGH Simplistic, yet smart mechanics.
LOW Occasionally frustrating platforming.
WTF The lighthouse.
Burned Into My Memory
High It’s a unique take on visual novel storytelling.
Low Significant amounts of oversexualization.
WTF 90% of the male characters are constantly horny.