Of games I've played? Heroes of the Storm. That's about all needs to be said. My number one of the year for sure.
Oh, also big ups to Life is Strange. I think that game will be my #3 when all's said and done. Also Witcher 3 and Axiom Verge will get on the list somewhere.
Of upcoming games? I think Rare Replay will be number two. It's lots of my favorite games of all time on new hardware with bonus features. Honestly, I'd have been happy to pay 30 for Kazooie and Tooie on Xbox One so I could extra never use my old 360. Granted, that was before back compat was announced but still.
Oh also Just Cause 3 sounds incredible. That's a solid number 4 I think. And let's not forget Mario Maker. I don't know where that falls but it probably makes the list.
I got a vacay in a month that'll involve beaches. I'd like to buy a beach towel to bring and honestly I'd rather have something cool on it than like Bugs Bunny or some trees and shit. Anyone know of any good gaming towels? Something on the level of FanGamer's offerings when it comes to obscurity/originality would be preferred over like a mugshot of Pacman or a picture of Arcade Era Cranky Kong/Mario.
@bisonhero: @sergio: Nope, I am being 100% serious. Between that, back compat, sea of thieves, Killer Instinct and that Conker Project Spark thing I know loads of Rare fans who are getting Xbox Ones now.
Rare Replay is like a criterion collection for Rare games. Loads of behind the scenes type content. It's one of the more significant exclusives!
That was a shit show. 4 announcements of note in 2 and a half hours is not a good format. Should've been an hour. Should've just been Blizzard and a few lucky guests who actually have shit to announce and show. No trailers for games already out for fuck's sake. Should've just been the roller coaster thing, the truck thing, killer instinct PC, Blizzard (cough, more Blizzard actually) and like 2-3 other things.
Really good announcement out of Heroes of the Storm. Leoric looks great! I love how he becomes a wraith when he dies. All I know about DOTA is what Brad's explained in passing. As a result I understand why that's hilarious. Also it sound really cool mechanically. He gets to harass people when dead and, the more he harasses, the faster he comes back. I only wonder if that'll actually be useful. Typically if you have to die to use a talent... it's not a great Talent. Still, Uther's got an insane talent at level 20 that's basically this. If that's insane this should also be insane.
Also Monk sounds great! That the first talent determines his trait which determines whether he plays as a support or as a more support/assassin hybrid is really cool. Should hopefully make him a really flexible choice. In any case having a Diablo Support is awesome because it'll make clearing Diablo quests and Support quests at the same time possible. Rad! Will be a good August hero probably.