Wooderon Games of the Year 2018: #3

Top Three time! Statistically, the only part of the list that most people care about. Where do I source my statistics? Why would I pose this leading question? I’ll leave you to draw your own conclusions. I’m not used to speaking this positively for such an extended amount of time. It’s exhausting, I don’t know how people do it. But I’ve got plenty of nice things still to say these next few days, so let’s hope I don’t hit a happy wall as I get to the games I should be praising the most.

Wooderon Games of the Year 2018: #3

From a game in which I had mixed feelings about, despite it’s obviously staggering accomplishment, I move onto a game I just adore from top to bottom. A combination of being from a franchise I love, from a developer I have a long history with and simply being an incredibly fun game. There’s not much to do but praise this one.

And I’ll get to that in a moment, but first I need to post my traditional list of links:

#10: Dead Cells

#9: Into the Breach

#8: Dragon Ball FighterZ

#7: Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

#6: Forza Horizon 4

#5: Spyro Reignited Trilogy

#4: Red Dead Redemption 2

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10 Costumes I would have liked to have been in Marvel’s Spider-Man

I only just finished Marvel’s Spider-Man, but it’s already become one of my favourite games of the year. It’s faithfulness to, not just the original source material, but so many other aspects of the franchise is one of the many things that made me love the game.

This is no more prevalent than in the collection of costumes available to unlock and use throughout the game. Not just that, but this is the best these suits have ever looked by far. Using the photo mode, it’s possible to see a level of detail to lesser known costumes such as the Scarlet Spider outfit that I never knew was possible.

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was that last great Spider-Man game

A brand new Spider-Man game is on the horizon, one that has everyone’s attention. Puddle dramas aside, I’m really looking forward it too. In preparation, I decided to look back at the last Spider-Man game I genuinely enjoyed. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was the first game in a long time that moved away from doggedly basing all interpretations of the character on the movies, and went back to plucking its inspiration from the comic books from which the character was made. Helping me remember why I loved the character so much in the first place.

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was that last great Spider-Man game

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