Half-Glass Gaming [Episode 25] : 2015 Game of the Year Special

2015 GOTY

This week, we’ve got a jam-packed, double-stuffed episode because we wanted to dig far deeper into this whole Game-of-the-Year phenomenon than 45 minutes would have allowed. That’s right, folks, this is our longest episode yet.

We talk about all the drama from this year’s award shows, including Hideo Kojima’s absense, Geoff Keighley’s impassioned speech on that topic, and why the frick the game awards happen at the beginning of December every year. Also, what does “Game of the Year” even mean? We have thoughts and opinions, dear friends.

Once that conversation’s been had, we toss the greatest game hits from 2015 into the fighting pit and watch them duke it out. We’ve got The Witcher 3, Bloodborne, Metal Gear Solid V, Undertale, Life Is Strange, Until Dawn, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Fallout 4, and so many others. 2015 was a ridiculously good year for video games, wasn’t it?

And we’re not quite done yet. We decide to finish things up by using Julian’s time travel skills to go back to the year 1995 and see what was happening in the gaming sphere back then. Put on your flannel shirts and your Jnco jeans, because we’re going totally 90s on your asses.

Quit reading already; you’ve got listenin’ to do!

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Josh (The Forward Thinker)

Rev. Rebecca Nathaniel (The Nostalgic Alcoholic)

Julian (The Moderator)

Mandi (The Lead Research Specialist)

You can see the monstrous list of games we mention in this episode at the Half-Glass Gaming website.

Plus, don’t forget to stop back next week: New episodes air every Wednesday, even in the year 2016.

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