In hindsight, 2014 proved to be a mixed year for the gaming industry — one riddled with surprising highs and server-crashing lows. As cliché as it sounds, the last twelve months have truly been a roller-coaster ride for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with Sony hitting the ground running off the back of an astute marketing campaign and price point, before Microsoft began to reach parity in the closing stages.
And yet, for all the pent-up demand for new hardware, it still feels as though this generation is yet to begin in earnest, with gamers left yearning for that one blockbuster exclusive that irrefutably forces them to make the jump. Still, while first-party studios toil away on the likes of Halo 5 and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the gaming industry has still served up some remarkable treats this year that will resonate with us here at We Got This Covered for a very, very long time.
We’ve already touched upon those titles that left us with a bad taste in our mouths, so, let’s adjust the pendulum to a more positive beat and consider the very best software of the last twelve months. With that said, we’ve scoured through the rereleases and botched launches so you don’t have to and compiled a list of the top ten video games of 2014.