The end of the year is a celebration of the games we played. Together, we decide on twenty-five different awards, including Game of the Year 2017. We celebrate the anniversaries of games released in other decades and we share with you our own favorites of the year. Thank you for hanging out with us this year. Below, you’ll find a list of links to all of our content related to Game of the Year 2017.

Retro Spotlight

Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
Final Fantasy
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Mega Man

Game of the Year

Day 1: I’ll Play It Next Year • Best Mobile Game • Best Style • Biggest Disappointment • Please Don’t Suck (Next Year)
Day 2: Favorite In-Game Moment • Best Multiplayer • Best Fighting Game • Best Character • Best Sound Design
Day 3: 2017’s 2016 Game of the Year • Best Remaster • Hottest Mess • Best DLC/Expansion • Best Old Game That We Played This Year
Day 4: Best Story • Most Surprising • Best Marketing • Favorite Free Cheese Moment • Favorite Industry Moment
Day 5: Best Score/Soundtrack • Best Debut • Most Anticipated • Hall of Fame • Game of the Year

Reader’s Choice Game of the Year 2017

Would You Still Make the Same Choice for 2016?

Editor’s Favorite Games of 2017

Marc Augustyniak’s Favorite Games of 2017
Joe Dix’s Favorite Games of 2017
Matt Soellner’s Favorite Games of 2017


Posted by Joe Dix

Joe is the creator of The Free Cheese. He eats a lot of pizza and takes thousands of pictures of his pugs Oswald and Earl every day.

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