More Reviews
REVIEWS Disney Infinity: Marvel Super He Review
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes adds light RPG mechanics, builds on action, and uses Toy Box Mode to teach players.

Hatoful Boyfriend Review
Before this review, there seemed to be an absence of a certain ornithological piece; a headline regarding mass awareness of a certain avian variety...
More Previews
PREVIEWS Halo: The Master Chief Collectio Preview
Microsoft and 343 Industries want to bring the entire Halo saga to Xbox One and this collection does exactly that with new graphics for Halo 2.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Release date: 09/30/14

Alien: Isolation
Release date: 10/07/14

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Release date: 10/14/14

The Evil Within
Release date: 10/14/14


LATEST FEATURES NIntendo Download September 2014 - Updating Each Week
OK, so I didn't update before PAX and I may have missed one before that. Let's try this again!

Xbox Download September 2014 - Updating Each Week
Minecraft launches on Microsoft's next-generation console and buy a console, choose a free game.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES The Updating List of PAX Indies
We're heading to PAX Prime! Are you looking to check out a few unique indie games while you're there? UPDATED: Dragon Fin Soup, Dungeon of the Endless,

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137
A Letter to the Big “N"
By shandog137
Posted on 09/12/14
I have and will continue to have a place in my heart for Nintendo. In fact, my first console was a Super Nintendo. The video game market has changed drastically since the early '90s and it seems like what once was platinum is more so along the lines of silver now. Nintendo has always been...

The 2009 GR Awards

Posted on Friday, January 8 @ 11:26:54 Eastern by
For 2009, we decided to combine three would-have-been separate articles – GR’s Best of 2009, The Worst Games of 2009, and The Best and Worst Gaming Moments in 2009 – into one ginormous unapologetic wrap-up. Maybe it’s symbolic: For better or worse, gaming in 2009 felt like one big lump.

That’s pessimistic, of course. There were plenty of great games to go around, though they were spread evenly throughout the year and their novelty seemed to rise as quickly as they fell. Perhaps it was the number of high-profile sequels and revivals – only 3 titles in our top 10 are completely original – or perhaps it was because there are so many great titles in the B+/A- range that nothing really stood out too far from the pack, or perhaps it was because this is my second year as an editor and I’m slowly becoming jaded. (I’m turning into Duke. Help.)

But I can see you rolling your eyes at us. Oh, GR, you’re just lumping everything together so it would be easier. Hey, we’re not lazy, we’re efficient! And who said writing three features in a week is easy? Actually, I can’t believe we’re doing this. It goes against my lazy efficient nature.

We won’t presume, however, that you will read all three articles in one sitting and in our specified order. Instead, you can view which article you would like to read first, editorial a la carte, if you will. But since us Game Revolutionaries like to save the best for last, I’m going to place our Top 10 at the end of this feature in the hopes that you will give us more hits by clicking on every page before it because I’m evil like that.


Table of Contents

The 5 Worst Gaming Moments of 2009
The 10 Best Gaming Moments of 2009: 10-6
The 10 Best Gaming Moments of 2009: 5-2 and The Best and Worst Gaming Moment of 2009
The 5 Worst Games of 2009
The 10 Best Games of 2009: Editor’s Picks
The 10 Best Games of 2009: 10-6
The 10 Best Games 2009: 5-1

FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.

comments powered by Disqus




More On GameRevolution