Wired: The funny thing about many of the best videogames of the last year -- and we think this trend will continue -- is you didn't see them coming.
Sleeper hits, the games that stay off the radar because they aren't part of the game industry's annual jillion-dollar marketing extravaganza, have occasionally popped up in years past -- who could forget the year Katamari Damacy won our hearts with little advance fanfare? There are more and more Katamaris these days thanks to the independent developers who must rely upon post-release word of mouth, not pre-launch hype, to sell their products.
Of course, some of the overly hyped triple-A stuff turned out to be pretty great too. After much passionate debate, here's our list of the best games of 2013.