Showing posts from December, 2014

The Best & Worst Games of 2014

The Best and Worst of: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 2014 was a mixed bag. Our first full year of Wii U/Xbox One/PlayStation 4 saw better-than-expected hardware sales in the West, but quite the opposite in Japan. Twitter eggs and bored children moaned about "ethics in video games" and a hashtag became synonymous with abusive behaviour. Gamer was transformed into a dirty(er) word, but most of us ignored the drama and concentrated on playing video games. We played good, bad and broken ones, and all had a laugh at Tyrion in space. This was a year of ups and downs, one to celebrate and one to forget. Personally, I had a great one, as I became a Dad in July. My 3DS and Vita proved indispensable during the difficult, early weeks of parenthood, something I could play in short bursts, often with a new-born asleep on my shoulder. As my daughter got a bit older, and a little easier to handle, I was able to return to console gaming, hunting moon wizards and wallet rhinos with