Tell Us Dammit: Your Game Of The Year For The Last Five Years

I saw this on Twitter and thought it might be a bit of fun.

In the comments below, drop your game of the year for the last five years!

Here's mine...

2012: Trials Evolution 2013: Luigi's Mansion 2 2014: Alien: Isolation 2015: Bloodborne 2016: The Witness 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

That 2017 choice is 'so far' obviously. And holy crap was it hard to separate Horizon: Zero Dawn and Breath of the Wild.

Let's see your choices!


    Probably Rainbow Six Siege, got some really good hours out of that game.

    2013 The Last of Us
    2014 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
    2015 Bloodborne
    2016 Dark Souls III
    2017 Breath of the Wild

    2012 Crusader Kings 2
    2013 The Last of Us
    2014 Destiny
    2015 Bloodborne but jesus christ The Witcher
    2016 Hitman barely edging out The Witness
    2017 so far Torment Tides of Numenera

      Still playing Destiny once or twice a week. :)

      Yes, flawed. Still amazing, even after 3 years running around the Cosmodrome I still sometimes have to just stop and admire the view.

        I retired from Destiny just after House of Wolves, but for a long time I played it to the hilt.

        I will come back in for Destiny 2

          Rise of Iron's great. But yeah, see you for D2. What platform will you be on?

            PS4, will have a whole tribe of hunters there.

              Excellent. Will you be a Hunter at PAX too? ;)

                No, friend of mine may be (Or she may be reprising her Eris Morn)

                Plan is to soon begin construction on Geralt of Rivia...

                  If you need help with the facial scars...?

                  *gets knife*

    Gotta be Diablo 3.... still playing it.... can't stop.....

    2012 - Dishonored
    2013 - Brothers Tale of Two Sons
    2014 - Dragon Age Inquisition
    2015 - Witcher 3
    2016 - Dishonored 2
    2017 - Yakuza 0/Horizon Zero Dawn

    2012 - ME3
    2013 - Bioshock Infinite
    2014 - DA:I
    2015 - Witcher 3
    2016 - Overwatch
    2017 - Nier Automata

    2012 Journey
    2013 Tomb Raider (A Tough call between that and Bioshock Infinite)
    2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
    2015 Life Is Strange
    2016 Uncharted 4
    2017 Horizon: Zero Dawn

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    2012 - Mass Effect 3
    2013 - Grand Theft Auto V
    2014 - Hearthstone
    2015 - Undertale
    2016 - Overwatch
    2017 so far I've been catching up on 2016 games!

    The problem is that this list assumes I played the games in the year they were released and with a few exceptions I rarely play games on release. The exceptions are usually episodic games, hence 2012, 2014, and 2015.

    2012: The Walking Dead (Season 1)
    2013: GTA: V
    2014: Tales from the Borderlands (technically episode 1 came out 2014... I'm counting it just so I can get both it and LiS on the same list)
    2015: Life is Strange
    2016: Stardew Valley
    2017: The only game I've played that came out this year is Horizon: Zero Dawn, and I'm like 5 hours in to it?

    2012: Far Cry 3
    2013: The Last of Us
    2014: Banner Saga or Divinity: Original Sin
    2015: Witcher 3
    2016: Doom
    2017: Zelda BotW (with Nier Automata right behind it)

    2012 - Dark Souls
    2013 - Dark Souls
    2014 - Dark Souls
    2015 - Dark Souls
    2016 - Dark Souls
    2017 - Super Mario Bros 3 (got myself a NES Mini)

    2012 FarCry 3
    2013 GTAV
    2014 Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls/Hearthstone
    2015 Mortal Kombat X
    2016 Overwatch
    2017 For Honor by default as I haven't played much else released in 2017.

    2012 - Mass Effect 3 - X360
    2013 - GTA V- X360
    2014 - The Last of Us Remastered - PS4
    2015 - Life is Strange - PS4
    2016 - Uncharted 4 (though INSIDE only a whisker off...) - PS4

    2017 - Horizon Zero Dawn
    2016 - Fire Emblem Fates / Mirror's Edge Catalyst / Deus Ex Mankind Divided / Hatsune Miku Project Diva X
    2015 - Witcher 3 / Bloodborne / Steins;Gate / Until Dawn / Armello
    2014 - Hatsune Miku Project Diva f / Hatsune Miku Project Diva F 2nd / Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition
    2013 - Fire Emblem Awakening / Tomb Raider / Remember Me / The Last Of Us / Deus Ex Human Revolution Director's Cut / Knack / Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag
    2012 - Lumines Electronic Symphony / Mass Effect 3 / Journey / Gravity Rush / Borderlands 2 / Persona 4 Golden

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    2012 - Persona 4 golden
    2013 - Muramasa: Rebirth
    2014 - Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
    2015 - Splatoon
    2016 - Overwatch
    2017 - I'm too poor to buy things

    2012- Max Payne 3 (PC)
    2013- GTA V (PS3)
    2014- GTA V (PS4)
    2015- GTA V (PC)
    2016- Doom (PC)

    Edit: Haven't bought any games that have come out this year yet. Am anticipating the Crash Bandicoot remake, Red Dead Redemption 2 & The Fractured But Whole,

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    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and The Last of Us. Okay, GTAV too. Okay, go on - DA:I.

    I also got a kick out of MGSV. 200hrs of exclamation marks.

    My list is based off the games I had the most fun with and found the most memorable.

    -2012: Mass Effect 3 (PC)

    -2013: The Last of Us (PS3), followed by Assassin's Creed IV: Blackflag (PS4)

    -2014: Dark Souls II (PC), followed by Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4)

    -2015: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4), followed by Fallout 4 (PS4)

    -2016: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4), followed by Overwatch (PS4)

    -2017: (at this stage): The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)

    In no particular order, here are my worst games or/and most disappointing games within the last few years:

    Batman: Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Dex, Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, Mass Effect: Andromeda

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    2013: The Last of Us
    2014: Infamous 2nd Son( also GTA 5 although that was a remake)
    2015: The Witcher 3
    2016: Uncharted 4( close call with Overwatch)
    2017: Persona 5 ( although no where near finished)

    2012 - Crusader Kings II (Honorable Mention: XCOM)
    2013 - Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (HM: Company of Heroes 2)
    2014 - Don Bradman Cricket 14 (HM: Playing games from previous years)
    2015 - Fallout 4 (HM: Prison Architect)
    2016 - XCOM 2 (HM: Civilization VI)
    2017 - Mass Effect: Andromeda (by default - I think that it's the only game released this year that I've played)

    Didn't we just do this, except spanning every year we've been alive?

    2012: Spec Ops: The Line
    2013: The Last of Us
    2014: Bayonetta 2
    2015: Bloodborne
    2016: DOOM
    2017 (so far): The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    the last few years have been pretty okay for video games.

    Pretty close to your picks, Mark:
    2012: Trials Evolution
    2013: GTA V
    2014: Dark Souls on 360 and Spelunky on Vita. NFI when either actually came out, but that's basically all I care about from that year.
    2015: Bloodborne
    2016: The Witness
    2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    2012: Mark of the Ninja
    2013: Brothers
    2014: Wolfenstein: The New Order
    2015: Hand of fate
    2016: The Witness
    2017: TBC

    2012 - Spec Ops: The Line for its genre deconstruction and brilliant story.
    2013 - Gone Home because I went into it expecting a horror game, and found something unexpectedly touching.
    2014 - Destiny or Dark Souls 2 - one of these was genuinely amazing and the other's likely a product of Stockholme syndrome. I'll leave which is which up to you :P
    2015 - Life is Strange or Witcher 3 (despite not yet finishing it)... or Bloodborne (despite my miniscule progress through it)
    2016 - DOOM! A bunch of good games that year, amazing stories and storytelling, but DOOM's gameplay just wins hands down.
    2017 - Thus far, Nier Automata. Going by the current trend, however, that might actually be beaten later this year...

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