Best of 2009
2009 was another fantastic year for gaming, and that's actually fairly shocking, considering how little I was looking forward to coming into the year. In fact, most of my highly anticipated games ended up being pushed back into the early 2010/TBD time frame. Another problem is that I just didn't have the time or money to play all the games I wanted to. For instance, you'll notice a severe lack of Playstation 3 games on my list (Uncharted 2 being the biggest one). Since I don't have a PS3, I can't really give an opinion of them, and because most of the best games seemed to come from that console, it was actually tough thinking of 10 games that deserved such high honors that I actually had the chance to play.
Thus, my top 10 will be limited to a top 8, until something else happens to come to mind.