My PC (August 2016 - Now)

These are the specs of the PC I started using in August 2016.

CPUIntel Core i7 3770
MotherboardAsus P8P67 Pro REV 3.0
MemoryCorsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Video CardEVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
StorageWestern Digital 2TB Black HDD, Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB SSD, Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB SSD
Optical DriveAsus DRW-24B1ST
CaseFractal Design R3
Power SupplyCorsair CMPSU-850HX 850 Watt
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Home Premium 64-bit (OEM)

The Best of 2016

My Top Four Games of 2016

#1 - Final Fantasy XV

#1 - Final Fantasy XV

#2 - Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

#2 - Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

#3 - The Brookhaven Experiment

#3 - The Brookhaven Experiment

#4 - The Lab

#4 - The Lab

The only other 2016 release I beat was TrumPiñata, but there's no way I'm putting that atrocious cash grab in a "Top Games of 2016" list.


Criteria: 

1. It had to come out in 2016.
2. I had to beat it. 




The Best of 2015

My Top Ten Games of 2015

#1 - Batman: Arkham Knight

#1 - Batman: Arkham Knight

#2 - Life is Strange

#2 - Life is Strange

#3 - Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae

#3 - Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae

#4 - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

#4 - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

#5 - Undertale

#5 - Undertale

#6 - Halo 5: Guardians

#6 - Halo 5: Guardians

#7 - Until Dawn

#7 - Until Dawn

#8 - Star Wars Battlefront

#8 - Star Wars Battlefront

#9 - Adventure Time: Magic Man's Head Games

#9 - Adventure Time: Magic Man's Head Games

#10 - Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

#10 - Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

The other three 2015 releases I beat were Mortal Kombat X Mobile, Devil's Third, and Oh...Sir!. Even though The Nathan Drake Collection contains the first three Uncharted games remastered for the PlayStation 4, I didn't feel right putting any of those other three above it. I also had a great time replaying all those games right before playing Uncharted 4.


Criteria: 

1. It had to come out in 2015.
2. I had to beat it. 




The Best of 2014

My Top Four Games of 2014

#1 - Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

#1 - Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

#2 - Nidhogg

#2 - Nidhogg

#3 - Mount Your Friends

#3 - Mount Your Friends

#4 - Destiny

#4 - Destiny

I only beat four games that came out in 2014, so this is my list by default. I doubt Destiny would make any "Top" list of mine otherwise.


Criteria: 

1. It had to come out in 2014.
2. I had to beat it. 


2014 was another year where I intended to do "Best of" categories like I did in 2012, but I never actually did any. I did take some notes for potential awards and nominees a couple of years ago, however:

Best DLC: The Last of Us: Left Behind

Best Gameplay Sequence: Exploring the mall with Riley, The Last of Us: Left Behind

Best Re-Release: The Last of Us Remastered

Best Music Video: Turn Down for What by DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Man Crush: Troy Baker



 
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