2020 Games of the Year

In this episode of the podcast we discuss our favorite games from the last year. Unlike many other annual lists, ours is not exclusively about games released in the year 2020, it includes some previously released games as well. 

Topics Discussed

  • Plague Inc’s new “Cure DLC”, which adds public health management features to the world’s most famous pandemic simulator
  • Ryan’s pandemic management simulator and the politics of distributors like Google Play and Apple’s App Store
  • Risk of Rain 2’s brilliant transition from 2D to 3D roguelike
  • Completing my three year long Red Dead Redemption 2 journey
  • Ghost of Tsushima’s captivating detail, depth and beauty and it’s “Legends” DLC
  • The sublime quality and consistency of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 Remaster
  • Monster Train and building on Slay the Spire’s roguelike card playing formula
  • Escaping from prison with a friend in “A Way Out”
  • Noita, the magical action roguelike
  • Playne, the meditation game
  • What happened with Cyberpunk 2077, the game we thought would be the crown jewel of 2020

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