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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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Iron Brigade, née Trenched

I didn’t write about it when it first came out, but this is a neat little game, and I’m glad the recently released Martian Bear DLC has given me an excuse to go back to it. There were a bunch of hybrid action-tower defense games released last year. I’ve tried the other big games in the still-nascent genre from last year – Dungeon Defenders and Orcs Must Die – and I definitely prefer Iron Brigade Continue reading

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