Our Game of the Year for 2018

2018 has finally come to pass, but the impact left on the world by the paradigm shaking games that were released will be felt for years to come. I can still recall the feeling of riding a horse through the jaw-dropping world of Red Dead Redemption 2, or being attacked by the Sinister 6 in Marvel’s Spider-Man.Continue reading “Our Game of the Year for 2018”

Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Gamer Professionals Game of the Year!

By and large, this years has been loaded with some of the best games to come out in the last decade. Even more, some would consider many of these to be high on the list of ‘Best Games Ever’, if not sitting in the number one slot. Here at Gamer Professionals especially, the conversations (orContinue reading “Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Gamer Professionals Game of the Year!”

Gamer Professionals Top 5 Games of 2017

To say that 2017 has been a big year for games simply does not do it enough justice. We have seen some of the most ground-breaking experiences come out of studios that we have been patrons of for years, even decades, now. Independent developers have shown us that they can deliver games with the sameContinue reading “Gamer Professionals Top 5 Games of 2017”

The Game Awards 2017 Nominees and Winners

The Game Awards is one of the biggest events of the year. Every year we have high expectations for the winners in the various categories and new, never-before-seen game announcements. This year’s show was no different! Each year, The Game Awards are hosted by well-known industry icon Geoff Keighley. Other notable names in attendance thisContinue reading “The Game Awards 2017 Nominees and Winners”

GPS Episode 37: EA Responds, GOTY Discussion, Mario, and More

Episode 37 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! Join us this week as we discuss all of this week’s current events and get into our preliminary Game of the Year talk. In the news, there are a lot of great e-shop titles now available on Switch such as DOOM, LA Noire,Continue reading “GPS Episode 37: EA Responds, GOTY Discussion, Mario, and More”

Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM

2016 was unusually contentious among the Gamer Professionals staff when it came to deciding our Game of the Year. Nearly every person had a different pick: only DOOM was nominated more than once. As it was too close to call, we held a runoff vote, which was even closer than the original nomination process. Ultimately,Continue reading “Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM”

Gamer Professionals’s Game of the Year 2016 Staff Roundtable

With many excellent games that arrived in 2016, it doesn’t need to be stated that 2016 was a strong showing for the video game industry. Here are the opinions of the Gamer Professionals Staff, and what they chose as their own favorite for the year. Shawn Bird, Contributor: Darkest Dungeon is very Lovecraft-ian with itsContinue reading “Gamer Professionals’s Game of the Year 2016 Staff Roundtable”

Overwatch Claims ‘Game of the Year’ Title at The Game Awards

Blizzard’s highly successful multiplayer arena shooter, Overwatch, won the title of ‘Game of the Year’ at The Game Awards. Being a game that has picked up a large following with hobbyist gamers as well as aspiring professional competitors, it’s no surprise that Overwatch was awarded the prestigious title. Currently in its second season, and with plansContinue reading “Overwatch Claims ‘Game of the Year’ Title at The Game Awards”

Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition Trailer and Release Date

CD Projekt Red’s Game of the Year Edition of their hit, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, has a trailer and a release date, and it’s about as awesome as it sounds. The brief trailer highlights just a few of the epic moments that propelled the critically acclaimed game to last year’s Game of the YearContinue reading “Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition Trailer and Release Date”

Xenoblade Chronicles X Should Have Been A Part of the ‘Game of the Year 2015’ Conversation

While many feel that games like Rise of the Tomb Raider were slighted last year as far as ‘Game of the Year’ goes, Xenoblade Chronicles X didn’t even have a chance at these awards. Being released on December 4, it missed many of the cutoff dates to be considered ‘Game of the Year.’ With this ‘Game ofContinue reading “Xenoblade Chronicles X Should Have Been A Part of the ‘Game of the Year 2015’ Conversation”