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Games of the Year 2011, Part 2

There are two obvious absences from this list. I haven’t played Skyrim yet. Oblivion did eventually get its claws into me in a big way, and there’s every chance Skyrim will do the same when I get around to it. Also, The Witcher 2 almost certainly deserves a spot on this list. I’m playing it now, and I’m really liking it. It feels messy and complicated in a way that the Bioware RPGs never are. I am playing the console version, which came out in 2012, so perhaps I’ll be able to sneak it onto next year’s list.

Without further adieu, here’s the rest of the 2011 list: Continue reading

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Bastion

I love Bastion. What an absolutely magical, generous game. The folks at Supergiant really outdid themselves. I had expected was something in the Braid model, a quirky indie game built around the premise of exploring one or two core ideas. And while the narrator is certainly a stand-out element of the game, it’s only a part of what makes the game amazing. Continue reading

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Quick Hits: Steam Sale 2011, Week 2

Another week has passed. I played a bunch more games for achievements. While all my achievement attempts were successful last week, this week there were two failures. Nonetheless, I played a lot of games, some old and some new, and learned a lot. Continue reading

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