Welcome to a new year! So, Welcome to a new episode! The gang’s all back and we discuss The Last Jedi, The Long Dark, Civilization VI, Gorgoa, Elite Dangerous, and Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock. We also discuss the virtues of HD remasters.

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Here it is! The Grand Conclusion to our discussions! This episode only contains our GAME OF THE YEAR! As always, deliberations can be found right here!

Thanks for joining us for another year, have some Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! See you in January!

GAME OF THE YEAR

Winner:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Runners Up:

2. Super Mario Odyssey

3. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

4. Horizon: Zero Dawn

5. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

6. What Remains of Edith Finch

7. PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS

8. XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

9. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

10. Steamworld Dig 2

 

Another day means MORE CATEGORIES! Please enjoy the fruitful and insightful discussions included in the podcast, which you can listen to here!

Disappointment of the Year

Winner: Star Wars Battlefront II

Runners Up: Mass Effect: Andromeda, Middle Earth: Shadow of War
 

Surprise of the Year

Winner: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Runners Up: Starfox 2, PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS
 

Moment of the Year

Winner: Senua’s Sacrifice (Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice)

Runners Up: Fish Plant (What Remains of Edith Finch), Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! (PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS)

The battles rage on! Welcome to another heaping serving of Game of the Year awards! As always, you can hear why we made these choices right here.

Best New Character

Winner: Senua (Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice)

Runners Up: Jack Baker (Resident Evil 7: Biohazard), Sigrun Engel (Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus)
 

Best Sound

Winner: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Runners Up: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Genital Jousting
 

Best Music

Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Runners Up: Super Mario Odyssey, Destiny 2
 

Best Story

Winner: What Remains of Edith Finch

Runners Up: Tacoma, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

The infighting and deliberating continues today with even more categories! The winners are below, but if you want to hear us yell at each other to figure out who should win, just click here!

Multiplayer Game of the Year

Winner: PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS

Runners Up: Splatoon 2, Snipperclips!
 

Worst Industry Trend

Winner(?): Loot Boxes

Runners Up: Using Reddit for official PR Statements, Somber Covers for Trailers
 

Wolfenstein II Moment of the Year

Winner: The Audition

Runners Up: Sigrun’s Stand, BJ’s Sentence
 

Biggest Fuck Up

Winner: Electronic Arts

Runners Up: Bethesda’s Creator’s Club, Nintendo’s Online App

What a great year for video games! 2017 continued the wonderful year of 2016 and just kept ratcheting it up! Without further ado, here are the winners of Utterly G33k’s Game of the year awards! If you would like to know how we came to these conclusions, you can listen to our deliberations right here!

BEST MOVIE

Winner: Blade Runner 2049

Runners Up: Baby Driver, Logan
 

Old Game of the Year

Winner: DOOM

Runners Up: Grim Dawn, Life is Strange
 

Weirdest Moment or Game

Winner: Super Mario Odyssey

Runners Up: Everything, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
 

Best Expansion

Winner: XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

Runners Up: Horizon: Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: DLC Packs 1 & 2

 

Welcome one and all to the final regular Utterly G33k of the year!  Sadly Steven Petrella could not join us today, however Wally and Daron talk about story driven games, visual novels, and what happens when you re-watch the original Star Wars Trilogy once you’ve grown up. (As much as we’ve actually grown up). Oh, and also apparently cereal is an Amiibo now. So that’s the thing. 2017 has been weird.

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Welcome once again to Utterly G33k! This week we update you on the ongoing shenanigans surrounding Star Wars Battlefront II. This includes the U.S. Government, player retaliation and Rubber Bands! We also dig into similar problems arising in Destiny 2, as well as look at the upcoming new releases!

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Welcome! This week we continue the downward spiral that is Electronic Arts’ attempt at Star Wars: Battlefront II. We also reminisce on the wonder and joy of renting video games for a weekend as well as discuss Mario Bros. The Movie and potential future Mario Bros. movies.

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