This week on Game Crunch: Mike, Brandon and Nick are back for a second week of Game of the Year topics! This week’s topics are mostly SPOILER filled. Tread lightly when listening to the episode if there are games you are concerned about spoiling. Categories include: Gaming Trends That Need To Stop, Best Artistic Approach, Character Of The Year, Game Moment More Painful Than Torture, Best Moment Or Sequence, and Best Story. All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!
As we are discussing our Game of the Year categories we knew that the best way to discuss the best soundtrack of the year was with a Game Mix episode. Stay tuned for more Game of the Year content until we name our our overall top picks for Game of the Year!
Our 2017 Nominees:
Super Mario Odyssey – Steam Gardens (Wooded Kingdom)
Composers: Naoto Kubo, Shiho Fujii, Koji Kondo
Nier: Automata – Become As Gods
Composers: Keiichi Okabe, Keigo Hoashi, Kuniyuki Takahashi
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Gramr (Alternate Version)
Composers: David García, Andy LaPlegua
Cuphead – Die House (Mr. King Dice Main Theme)
Composer: Kristofer Maddigan
Persona 5 – Wake Up, Get Up, Get Out There
Composer: Shoji Meguro
Xenoblade 2 – Battle!!
Composer: Yasunori Mitsuda, ACE, Kenji Hiramatsu, Manami Kiyota
Please support these games by purchasing their awesome soundtracks!
This week on Game Crunch: It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Mike, Brandon and Nick start talking categories for Game of the Year. Categories in this episode include: Best Use of Innovative Controls, Hot Mess, Gaming So Good You Should Make Another, Best Re-Release or Remake, Best New Series Entry, Best Surprise, Biggest Disappointment, Best Multiplayer Game and Best Platform Console Exclusive. This episode is mostly spoiler free with minor spoilers only. All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!
This week on Game Crunch: Nick finally caves to Nier: Automata. He also pounds through a couple games on his backlog: Wolfenstein: The New Order and Hearthstone. Mike jumps into Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and gets into the new season of Black Mirror’s dystopian future. Brandon tries out Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Doki Doki Literature Club! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!