Games of the Generation
Like many others, I (finally) decided to post a list of my favorite games of the past "generation". While this list is mostly self explanatory, there are a few points that deserve clarification. First, everyone seems to have their own criteria for what defines the "generation", so here's mine: The game's original release must have been on the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, or on the PC between 2006 and 2013. Those PC dates make the most sense to me, and yes, I'm including handhelds.
Second, this list is roughly ordered. That means that I tried my best to order it by preference, but the margins are often very slim. Don't put too much stock in the order. Finally, with the exception of my number one, I elected not to write anything about these games. I've written at length about most of them on this site already, and don't feel the need to reiterate how good they are. That said, all of these games are really good, and if anyone's curious about my picks, please don't hesitate to ask!