At the end of last year, I wrote that 2021 hadn’t been a great year for video games. By definition, they can’t all be great, right?
A series of delays and some disappointments from big hitters meant a bit of a barren year. Sure, there were some good games - The Forgotten City, TheGamer’s Game of the Year, can go toe to toe with any of them - but one look at who The Game Awards had up for GOTY and you’ll see a smattering of good games but nothing on the level of years gone by.
This year, though propped by Elden Ring and God of War Ragnarok, is similarly barren. It’s beginning to feel like we may never see the likes of 2020 again.
In 2020, the GOTY nominees were The Last of Us Part 2, Ghost of Tsushima, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Hades, and a little surprisingly, Doom: Eternal.Read more on thegamer.com