We kick off the new year with a look back at our favorite games of 2013 using Favslist.com. Plus, Sony and Microsoft jump into January with some sweet-ass freebies, Itagaki’s Devil’s Third, a new project from the maker of Okami and a whole lot more! Our resolution is 640x360 on this not-quite-high-def edition of gaming’s most brutal video podcast!
TOPIC: EBA’S GAMES OF THE YEAR! We put a bow on 2013 by breaking out our lists of favorite games from the year that was while also giving a shout out to our most-highly anticipated titles!
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MEMBER: Miguel Ramos
Hi guys. Good show. As far as the Rainbow 6: Patriots being remade, I'm quite pleased with it. Not that it's a good thing they aren't getting it right, but it's good to see a company taking it's time to make a good game. For me there is a bit of confusion when talking about FPS. Call of Duty and Battlefield are modern day military shooters. They have their differences, but if you take just a screenshot they pretty much look the same. They are also mainly online multiplayer games. Games like the Rainbow 6 series, Far Cry 3, Bioshock, Half-Life series, Borderlands, all have distinct characteristics, in tone, visually, gameplay wise, story and so on, and they are mainly single player or co-op experiences. You have to decide first of all what kind of game you are pushing for. Because the multiplayer focused game has nothing to do with the single player or co-op experience. If you make a game in the CoD format, you must be multiplayer and you must sell a lot to keep the community going. Because if you go for that type of experience in a single player environment, you end up with a crappy game. So I think we should stop just saying FPS, but understand what kind of focus the FPS has to be able to compare it to the right games.