January 6, 2012 2 Comments
It’s that time again. This year I’ve got 14 games to discuss: my 10 favorites of the year and four honorable mentions.
The latter are four experiences that I won’t soon be forgetting. There’s something about each of them that’s unique, effective and intensely admirable, but they didn’t quite make it into my top 10.
Here we go!
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron — Ignition Tokyo
El Shaddai is what happens when you give a visual artist free reign over a project. Takeyasu Sawaki, whose previous credits include lead character designer on Okami, and his team at Ignition have created the most visually spectacular game ever made.