44 minutes | Mar 5, 2021

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 simulatorRyan’s pandemic management simulator and the politics of distributors like Google Play and Apple’s App StoreRisk of Rain 2’s brilliant transition from 2D to 3D roguelikeCompleting my three year long Red Dead Redemption 2 journeyGhost of Tsushima’s captivating detail, depth and beauty and it’s “Legends” DLCThe sublime quality and consistency of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 RemasterMonster Train and building on Slay the Spire’s roguelike card playing formulaEscaping from prison with a friend in “A Way Out”Noita, the magical action roguelikePlayne, the meditation gameWhat happened with Cyberpunk 2077, the game we thought would be the crown jewel of 2020
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