2016 has been quite a year. Brexit, Trump, a string of high-profile celebrity deaths and the continued destruction of our beloved planet.
Lots of games came out; some total surprises, others decades in the making. Several big FPS games were launched, and they sold in inverse correlation to their quality. Big sequels are no longer the guaranteed cash cows they once were, the lines between indy and mainstream have never been more blurred.
But were best games? Let's ask our very own basket of deplorables!
First up is visionary founder and editor-in-chief of Gintendo, Luke Summerhayes. Be warned: Luke talks about a game for grown-ups with lady's boobies in it, so don't click on here if that's a problem.
Second, mysterious faceless Nintendo fanboy Balladeer. His choice involves fewer mammaries, but just as much anime.
Next up, Playstation pundit and kung fu master Masofdas delivers three powerful blows; a punch, a kick and then hurtful words.
After that, James Jimbob Langston has his say. He cheated a bit. But hear him out, we say.
Now is the winter of our #content as Simon Ball hits us up with top bantz about top videogames.
Following on from that, it's James Moyles's time to shine as he tells us about how his gaming tastes changed this year.
The man, the myth Alex Muss Musselwhite drops in with a piece that is either genius or the result of some powerful medicine.