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Taken on their own, individual Steam reviews don’t offer a whole lot of value. But taken together, they spin a yarn about a game that’s equal parts fascinating, weird, and occasionally funny.

This piece was originally published on December 23, 2016.

We semi-regularly round-up the best Steam reviews of the year’s biggest (and/or strangest) games. Putting together all the ones we did this year makes for a pretty, uh, unique take on the miserable toilet cannon bombardment (for everything except video games) that was 2016. So here you go!


Stardew Valley


Who’s Your Daddy

Hyper Light Drifter



Genital Jousting


My Summer Car

Bonus: I did my best to find a Steam review that sums up aforementioned toilet cannon bombardment year 2016. Here’s what I came up with:


If you’re wondering, this one’s from Bad Rats Show. Because of course it is.

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