Last time I tried this, I had mixed results. I managed to get two games right, but not their positions on the list. With a success rate like that, I just have to try it again! So, based on nothing more than pre-release trailers and sparse information, here is my guess as to what my top ten games of 2015 will be.
And here we are. Much like the films post from last week, here is a list from ten to one of my top games of the year. Sadly, top is a little relative this year, since it seems to have been rather a weak year for gaming. Very little came out in the first few months, then the lead up to Christmas featured a slew of titles that seemed to be either broken or mediocre in other distinct ways. While I stand by these ten choices in terms of them being the best of 2014, I’m not certain they would have stood much chance in a year with a better line up.
Surviving Horror is a periodical series about my favourite video game genre, survival horror. With it, I hope to explore how the genre got its start, how it effectively manages to scare us as players, and how it has evolved in term of mechanics, themes, and storytelling over the years.
Hello Games Industry,
You probably know who I am already, but in case you don’t, I’m Chris. I’m your ideal consumer, the one you market your every single effort at; a white male with stubble. Don’t believe me? Here I am…
As people already know, I love doing the top ten end of year lists for things like films and games (probably extending to books this year too). The problem is that by the time December comes around, I’ve forgotten the first half of the year amidst the Christmas rush. The lists tend to skew towards things released at the end of the year. This started out as notes for myself to keep track of what I’ve read, watched, and played, but with a bit of sprucing up I saw no reason to not post them here. That said, they may still be a bit rough around the edges in places, with some of them based more in emotional responses than any sort of reviewing metric. Still, I think it’s interesting enough to warrant a monthly post.