For many Wii U owners, the 7th generation is already over as the arrival of the new Nintendo console marked the dawn of the new generation of gaming consoles. Personally, most games I will purchase from this point on will be for my Wii U and the secondary gaming console of my choice (most likely the PS4). Effectively, the 7th generation is over, so it is a perfect time to declare my personal game of the generation.
The process of selecting the game of the generation is subjective. Each gamer will have their individual choice of game with their own unique reasons. Personally, the game that brings the fondest memory when I look back at the generation is the game of the generation. In 5 years’ time when I reminisce about the 7th gen, what game will I remember the most? What game instils nostalgia? What game best represents the experiences had in the generation. For the 7th gen, that game has to be Red Dead Redemption.