Shacknews Top 10 Games of the Year 2020

The time has finally come to count down the very best games to be released in 2020. Please take a look at the Shacknews Top 10 Games of the Year 2020.

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#4 Game of the Year 2020 - Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Square Enix knew from the beginning that if they were ever to recreate Final Fantasy 7, it would be one of the publisher's greatest challenges ever. It's one the most beloved stories in video game history, but also one with an astonishing amount of detail that modernizing it would mean extending it significantly. Final Fantasy 7 Remake is here, though, and even though it's only just getting started in telling the original game's full story, the action-RPG combat system, the characters, the gorgeous settings, the soundtrack, and so much more made this into everything a Final Fantasy 7 fan could have wanted. And as we've learned from more than one member of the Shacknews staff this year, even those who weren't interested in the original classic have found a new appreciation for that game by playing Final Fantasy 7 Remake and seeing it through to the surprising ending.

From The Chatty
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    December 31, 2020 2:00 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Shacknews Top 10 Games of the Year 2020

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      December 31, 2020 2:03 PM

      PGA 2K21 was robbed.

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        December 31, 2020 2:07 PM

        Again, not even the best golf game to come out this year.

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          December 31, 2020 2:10 PM

          You need friends to play your dumb game. Checkmate, atheists.

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            December 31, 2020 2:54 PM

            Golf With Friends has been out! Oh. technically I have played a 2020 game. GOLF WITH YOUR FRIENDS DEFAULT GOTY 2020.

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              December 31, 2020 3:11 PM

              It went 1.0 this year, so it was totally eligible.

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                December 31, 2020 3:49 PM

                Oh. That doesn't change my rankings, but it was one of the highlight games of the quarantine for our group.

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      December 31, 2020 2:50 PM

      Needs more pages. I don’t think I clicked “next” enough.

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        December 31, 2020 2:58 PM

        I kinda like it. It's way too easy to just look at a list and disregard the nuances.

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        December 31, 2020 3:01 PM

        Sorry, it is the one time a year that we use pagination.

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        December 31, 2020 3:46 PM

        I liked it because you had to scroll down past the article to click next page. So you might as well read the article!

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      December 31, 2020 3:43 PM

      For the Chatty crowd,

      YOUR Top 10 influenced this Top 10 quite a bit. It wound up bumping up Hades, The Last of Us: Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Cyberpunk 2077 to higher spots on this list.

      Chatty's GOTY vote for Half-Life: Alyx basically cemented it for #1 overall on our list.

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        January 1, 2021 4:08 AM

        That's pretty awesome, thank you

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        January 4, 2021 6:29 AM

        I hadn't been following SoR4 so I didn't realize it was actually as good as it was and thought that maybe we had trashed the list but I feel like, as far as Shacknews goes at least, this is a startlingly accurate list for this year.

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      December 31, 2020 3:55 PM

      I really gotta play Alyx. lol

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      December 31, 2020 9:53 PM

      Alyx and AC:NH, valid list

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      December 31, 2020 9:58 PM

      Great list

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      January 1, 2021 4:08 AM

      So good.

      What I would give for a sequel or expansion without having to wait 10 years.

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