Innovation, refinement, and, in some cases, an exhilarating sense of freedom are threads that connect my picks for the top 10 games of 2017.
Great games with solid mechanics will come and go, but adventures that are short of magical are much more special to me.
“Might makes right. That is nature’s law!”
“I guess it’s better than waking up as a monstrous insect…like from Kafka’s ‘The Metamorphosis’.”
“It’s a classic dating event for people who have lives.”
“I am a Phantom born for drama and living for drama.”
“Do you like hot springs, everyone?”
“It may look normal, but there may be many uncertain things inside.”
“If I can cross the road without stepping outside the white lines…”
“Even since then, she’s shut herself off.”