BXB’S BITS AND BOBS EPISODE 38 – GOTY 2017 PART 1

pyreHello everybody and welcome to the thirty eighth episode of BXB’s Bits and Bobs. A bi-weekly podcast where we talk about whatever we damn well please!

This show is part 1 of our GOTY podcast (part 2 immediately follows). We cover the categories of: Biggest Surprise, Best Story or Narrative, Best Character, Best Style and Biggest Disappointment.

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BEST GAMES OF 2017 – BEN’S TOP 10

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Well 2017 was certainly a year huh. Can’t say I will miss it due to all the impending global nightmare shenanigans. But for myself and for BXBGames it was another good one. We had a raft of excellent games to play and it would seem like I played most of them… Not quite all, and most of them not to completion, but I dabbled with many and that’s always fun even if it does create an almost ADD gaming habit that means I rarely play games just for the sake of it now, but I mustn’t complain, that’s pretty much the definition of a 1st world problem. Continue reading “BEST GAMES OF 2017 – BEN’S TOP 10”

BEST GAMES OF 2017 – RICHARD’S TOP 10

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If my massive backlog of videogames is any measure, 2017 was alright. A bit too alright.

With Nintendo back on form, there was barely a reprieve from awesome releases. In a way, this was a tragedy: some of the most well-regarded releases of the year, sat on my grubby list of shame. Here’s hoping for a shit 2018, then.

In the meantime, here’s 10 games I did play, all of which were good enough to justify typing out some words of enthusiasm. Yay, enthusiasm!

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BEST GAMES OF 2017 – JOEL’S TOP 10

joelAs far as years goes, and pushing aside the political state of the world, 2017 has been fairly good. My personal highlight is obviously the birth of my second son last month, but it’s also my first complete calendar year with the BXB team and in that time I’ve got to try some games that I most certainly would never normally play. Along the way experienced many different emotions, surprise, disappointment, anger just to name a few, but most of all I’ve had fun which is at the end of the day what games are about. As such, below are my top 10 games from 2017! Continue reading “BEST GAMES OF 2017 – JOEL’S TOP 10”