GOTY 2019

5 Games That Let Victoria Breathe Easier In 2019

Plenty of my friends, family, and colleagues will agree that 2019 was a pretty rough year. Whether in politics, relationships, economy, or otherwise, I don’t know anyone that could claim they breezed through the year with ease. So when people asked me later this year what my best games of…

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A Year, Give Or Take, In Video Game Feelings

The unspoken assumption at the end of 2019 is that everyone is connected all the time. The stream of personal information up and content down flows uninterrupted, without caveats. There are no bottlenecks or data caps. Playing video games is frictionless. This is not the reality for many people, both…

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Jordo’s UNAUTHORIZED 2019 Game of the Year MEGAPOST

Over the past couple weeks, some people at this website have spent hours upon hours debating the very best games of not only this year, but the last 10 years as well. You’ve probably been enjoying the bountiful fruits of their labor, and in doing so, have also noticed that…

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John’s Top Ten Games of the Year 2019

2019 was a sneaky good year for games. I personally struggled to make time for a lot of new games, as evidenced by the fact that I haven’t even dented my copy of Shenmue III yet. In fact, here are some games that didn’t make my top 10 that might surprise…

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Kenneth’s Top Five Games of 2019 and Other Nonsense

I started 2019 as a college student in my eighth (8) year of trying to finish my undergrad degree in Journalism, and spent a lot of it in a miserable state of working in local news where I felt unfulfilled, unappreciated, and barely making enough money to scrape by. Then…

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Dillon’s Top Ten Games of the Year 2019

Let me get this out of the way to begin with. I have a backlog problem. I’m notorious among the Fanbyte team since I’m still trying to work my way through 2017 gems like Prey, Hellblade, Nier: Automata, and a whole lot more. Turns out there were a lot of…

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Fanbyte’s Top 50 Games of the Decade 16-1

Welcome to the final sixteen of Fanbyte’s Top 50 Games of the Decade! Last time we met, we dove into games 50-17. We saw two immersive sim modern classics from Arkane, an ASCII browser surprise, the funniest visual novel of the decade, and all the Mario games that will appear…

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merritt’s Top 10 Games of the Year – 2019 Edition

2019 was a weird year for me. After getting hired here at Fanbyte, I tried to keep up with current releases to a degree that I hadn’t since I was a kid. I spent hundreds of hours playing Destiny 2, a game I only got into to broaden my utility to…

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Fanbyte’s Top 50 Games of the Decade 50-17

This decade produced some remarkable video games. Way more than 50 of them. Impossibly, the six core editors of Fanbyte sat down and narrowed a list of 150ish games down to 50. It took us three days. You can hear that deliberation here, here, and here. We’ve made it, though.…

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Niki’s Top 10 Games of 2019

Wowee. 2019’s over. Can you believe it? I can’t. When I started this year, I was playing games for fun while doing asinine shit like running the Disney Princess YouTube channel. Now, I play games for work while doing asinine shit on Late Lunch, which airs live every Monday, Wednesday,…

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Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade: Missing the Cut Part 3

Welcome back to Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade coverage for our final day of deliberation before revealing our Top 50! It truly pains us to reject any game from our (soon to be) prestigious list of showcased work, but there are some absolute classics in today’s round of rejections. This…

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Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade: Missing the Cut Part 2

Welcome to day two of our completely calm and rational deliberation to narrow down a list of over 150 games to our top 50 games of the 2010-2019 decade! Yesterday was wild! We yeeted Street Fighter V into the abyss with great fanfare. We got in our feelings about horror…

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Danielle’s Top Ten Games of 2019

What a year, what a year! 2019 is a year that I started in a job where I did full time games/movies/entertainment coverage, had a mid-year shift, then finished up by moving here to Fanbyte and going back to doing full time games/movies/entertainment coverage! So, there are a couple of…

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Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade: Missing the Cut Part 1

Hello and welcome to Fanbyte’s extremely labored and entirely correct weeklong celebration/discussion of the best games of the decade 2010-2019! We’ll have a podcast every day this week, with the first three being discussion about what should make the top 50 and two days of counting down our list. We…

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