Big Download writes:
"As we look back on the events of 2008, there was plenty of bad news to report. Games were released that didn't fulfill their promise, long time developers shut their doors, and the fight to keep people from pirating games went up against other gamers who didn't want to be treated like criminals with DRM set-ups.
Yet there was also lots to celebrate as well; long awaited titles were finally released and new games were announced. PC gaming also had a number of surprises that kept gamers on their toes. Big Download decided to take a page from Kasey Kasem and count down our picks for the biggest PC game news of the year. There's no Long Distance Dedication but just imagine his voice in your head as you read though our feature."