UGO writes: "Earlier this month, we brought you video games' biggest heartbreaks of the year, a week long chornicle of the missed opportunities and abandoned promises that left us feeling a bit down about the industry. But the year couldn't have been that bad -- could it?
Of course not. 2009 was an excellent year for games. Not 2008. Or even 2007. But that's not so bad. I mean, if 2009 had never been, then Lord knows what might have happened. It wouldn't be a wonderful life, that's for sure."