There was a time when I thought I was totally done with Call of Duty, and then there was another time when I thought I’d never care about a Battle Royale game. It’s funny how things work out isn’t it. And it further adds to the long list of things I just end up eating my own words about that seems to be growing at an exponential rate.
The following started out life as a tweet, but then my thoughts on the matter ended up being a little larger than a simple tweet could cover. So it’s found its way into being an unscheduled, unplanned blog. As a result, I have clue how long or short this is going to end up being, so bare with me.
Out of nowhere, I delved back into Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer the other day. And was shocked to find myself really enjoying myself. Not to knock Call of Duty, I already highlighted the game in my best of 2019 list as being a very good video game. No, the thing that actually surprised me was just how much more I was enjoying it than I was the sessions of Apex Legends I played either side of it.
I’m most of the way through my top ten and I’m finding ever more games that I’d forgotten I’d missed. I honestly can’t understand people saying this was a weak year for video games. Next year is going to be the weird one, what with so many games not coming out till the very end of the year along with the new consoles.
I know I already rewrote my 2018 Game of the Year list a few weeks back and not much changed. I really want to get to the half dozen games I missed in the next six months and see how this list changes, because it’s going to be a much more difficult top ten to compile after I’ve gone back and done that I think. Which isn’t to say the games I’m talking about here are undeserving, I’m just some weird kind of completionist when it comes to making and compiling ordered lists.