It’s been such a great year for video games I could make a convincing year-end top-five list featuring only games I came nowhere near finishing. The games I did play in 2011 astounded. This year’s tops five are all worthy of being Game of the Year, but decorum [...]
The year's half over, and "Bulletstorm" unexpectedly stands tall as my game of the half-year.
A look back at games that might have cracked my top 10 games of 2010, had I played them more or under different circumstances.
Last week, I named "BioShock 2" my 2010 Game of the Year. "Mass Effect 2" leads a compelling crop of runners-up.
Even though it's my game of the year, and I've celebrated it as such, I can't close the book on "BioShock 2" without mentioning a few areas where I saw room for improvement.
"BioShock 2" overcame a number of potential red flags to deliver one of gaming's most memorable, stirring single-player narratives, making it my Game of the Year for 2010.
A look at the video games that captured my imagination almost as much as "Dragon Age: Origins," my 2009 game of the year.
Despite its boilerplate medieval fantasy setting, the latest role-playing game from BioWare bests anything else I played in 2009, thanks to its carefully crafted branching dialogue, memorable supporting characters and nuanced take on morality.
Ahead of my Game of the Year announcement later Thursday and Friday's list of runners-up, here's a look at some games that might have made the cut, if only I'd found time to play them.