GameShark writes: 'It happens every year - when December rolls around and gamers start discussing the year that was, the question always seems to come up: Was the year a good one or a bad one for games? Most of the time, cynical gamers respond with "BAH HUMBUG! This year was awful!" We're cynical that way, I guess.
But 2009, despite being pegged by many as a "down" year for games, sure did hit us with a lot of fantastic pieces of entertainment software.: