By Dan Casey
You’ve heard what Jessica Chobot and the Nerdist News team had to say, but now it’s the Nerdist.com editorial team’s turn to chime in on what games we enjoyed most this year. It wasn’t an easy decision and, undoubtedly, some spectacular titles were left out in the cold, but what would be the point of a year-end best-of list without some controversy for the comments section? In any event, press pause and take a moment to celebrate with us our ten favorite games of 2013.
10. Rogue Legacy
Developer/publisher: Cellar Door Games
Release Date: June 27, 2013
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
Sure it may not be as deep or well-rounded as other games like Spelunky, but Rogue Legacy is just the kind of relentlessly difficult yet easy to dive into, continually compelling rogue-like platforming fun that keeps us coming back death after death after death to its ever-changing castle of horrors. With a killer sense of humor and its delightfully deviant family tree character creation system, Rogue Legacy is the most fun you can have sending generation after generation of dungeon-crawling adventurers to their likely and untimely deaths short of being a third-world dictator.
9. Injustice: Gods Among Us
Developer: NetherRealm Studios
Publisher: Warner Bros. …read more