Game of the Year

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Best of 2020: Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and Alex’s other GOTY picks

I was one of those FF fans that didn’t even want a Final Fantasy 7 Remake to begin with – but there’s no denying that Square Enix nailed it. I never quite saw the point in a remake. Yeah, Cloud and his friends looked incredibly dated in the PS1 game, but as far as I could see it was a near-perfect product. More importantly, I reckon it’d be impossible to do the story of Final Fantasy 7 justice in the modern world with all the trappings of modern games: the detail, the voice acting, the sheer hours required to produce…

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Best of 2020: Ghost of Tsushima, and Sherif’s other GOTY picks

It’s probably beyond trite at this point to say that 2020 has been a wild and weird year. This goes for most of us, but for me, games often existed in their own sphere, away from whatever real-world disasters have befallen us that year. That is to say, I usually have a pretty good idea what my game of the year is each year, well before we write these.I can’t emphatically champion any of the games I played in 2020, which is rare for me. But I can tell you that I enjoyed my time the most with Ghost of…