(This is Part 2 of 5 in a series of reviews of GDC nominated games. Click for Part 1)

Are you into video games? All gamers should check out conferences such as the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) so you can see what latest games are coming soon to a store near you. However, how do you know which games are good? So many games, not enough money or time! Well, did you know the GDC hosts an awards show every year, to celebrate great games from the previous year? Here are onomeister’s can’t-miss reasons (ongoing) why these games were nominated for Game of the Year:

  • Batman: Arkham CityThe sequel to Batman Arkham Asylum, this game could easily have won Game of the Year. With an open world structure, outstanding graphics, amazing cut scenes and well written storyline, this is a must-buy. Mark Hamill (a la Luke Skywalker) has the perfect Joker voice. Yay, casual gamers can set to easy difficulty, but try normal first as you can unlock several cool things (like the hilarious Big Head mode). A game you can play with your 12+ year old son (take turns when you get stuck or die). It’s too bad that there are so few superhero games that are so well-made such as this one. Rocksteady should be the only developer allowed to make superhero games! (Rated Teen)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim *winner
  • Portal 2
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Dark Souls

...to be continued with Portal 2. Click here.

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Hey guys, remember this? (circa 1989)

Batman has come a LONG way since the NES days... 😀