I’m going to start out being completely honest. I did not play many games that came out this year, but I do have a clear pick for game of the year. Things like Stardew Valley and Dark Souls III didn’t catch my interest enough to continue past the first little while. I bought games that turned out to be complete flops, but for some ungodly reason I still enjoy. There are games that I had never even heard of that I ended up loving. Though I say I didn’t play many games this year, I can certainly fill out a list of five (well, four plus one update) that I enjoyed more than others, and I daresay I thought were better.
Most people don’t play video games specifically for the violence. Or, if they do, I haven’t met them… nor do I want to. Growing up, I heard the authority figures in my life talk about how video games are making kids violent, and that every time there was a news story about a kid going … [Read more…]