2010 Game of the Year Finalist Debate: Mass Effect 2

Because I tried to please everyone, my Commander Shepard didn't get laid the first time I played Mass Effect 2. Because BioWare tried to please everyone, Mass Effect 2 could be our Game of the Year. » 1/20/11 1:00pm 1/20/11 1:00pm

2010 Game of the Year Finalist Debate: Red Dead Redemption

In another universe, they made a box containing Red Dead Redemption that's just for me. The front is familiar. The back, though, boasts the kind of bullet points I might demand of a great video game: » 1/18/11 1:40pm 1/18/11 1:40pm

2009 Game of the Year Finalist Debate: Assassin's Creed II

There aren't many ways that the multimillion-selling Assassin's Creed II can be seen as an underdog, but in a discussion of 2009's Game of the Year, it's the dark horse. » 1/20/10 2:00pm 1/20/10 2:00pm

2009 Game of the Year Finalist Debate: Demon's Souls

The brilliantly immersive Demon's Souls, unfortunately known better for its brutal difficulty than its rebellious game design, is my choice for the title most deserving of the accolade "Game of the Year." » 1/19/10 4:00pm 1/19/10 4:00pm