Japanese game developers have some definitely interesting taste in games, and about 140 of them named the games that most impressed them in 2004.
Weird that something like Beyond Earth would make the list, but not Original Sin or Wasteland 2 or Endless Legend.
I hope the Japanese never get a taste for FPS games. i hate the FPS genre. Its its like a plague reducing variety in the video industry.
I could say the same for rpgs...
Then again, they could revitalize the genre. Instead of gritty, military fps games, think a anime-style fps rpg?
@svinya And how are RPGs a plague like FPSs, its probably the most diverse genre period. This year I played, ys memories of celceta, persona 4 golden, rainbow moon, mass effect trilogy, skyrim and final fantasy 14 a realm reborn, all very different from another.
You DO realize that Call of Duty is just as popular in Japan as it is in North America, right? The "insurmountable cultural differences" between Japan and the West, at least insofar as games are concerned, are pretty damn indiscernible.
Games like Bioshock beg to differ.
My favorite games of the year are Watch Dogs, The Sims 4, TES Online, Thief, Lightning Returns, Sonic Boom, Unity and The Crew.
Lol I feel you homie, all GOTY contenders.
Dat Youkai Watch
What is it?
A 3DS RPG made by Level-5, so it has a cool art style and seems pretty good.
Everything I buy is my favorite so everything is game of the year. Lets see I bought 8 games this year, only 2 that was released this year. Also saved money 5 of them for $5 each, the others $20 each.
Wow Guilty Gear Xrd on 4th ranked, above SSB or even Mario Kart? Japanese devs love fighting games eh. But the game itself really good, so i'm not surprised if japanese devs love it. Good work ArcSys ^^ A bit sad though that Freedom Wars, Bayonetta 2, Danganronpa Another Episode, and Legend of Heroes only got 1 vote...
Haha. None got second place. Scored higher than Destiny.
Destiny - 6 NONE - 7 LMAO! And I don't even see Pokemon in there.
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