Best of 2009

This was a lot of fun to think about.  But I had to go with Retro Game Challenge as #1 because of the way the game made me feel when I played it.  It's also why I added Treasure World to this list.  Sometimes a game just scratches an itch that another player can never appreciate.  In making this list, I knew I had made the right choices because I just wanted to go and play these games again. 
HONORABLE MENTION:  "Pixel", in the XBL indie section.  It was the first XBL indie title that I did not hesitate to hit the "upgrade to full version" button when the demo's time ran out.

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