So, 2008 then. Pretty good year, no? Bit of a shame it's over of course, but don't fret too much. After all, the best thing about the outgoing of one year is that you get to do it all over again with the start of the next one.
But what can gamers expect from 2009? Well technically they can expect anything they want, but wild baseless guesswork will usually end in disappointment. So instead, take a leaf through GamesRadar's cast-iron, guaranteed guesswork and check out the events they think gamers will be celebrating and cursing over the next 12 months.