Blog: GOTY 2014 – And the winner is…

Shovel Knight! We announced our five Game of the Year contenders a couple of weeks back, but none of them were quite as polished, addictive, or captivating from start to finish as Shovel Knight (which I reviewed back in September). Despite its retro style, Shovel Knight stands among modern games by introducing novel mechanics to a tried-and-true formula, all the while providing just enough difficulty to be moderately frustrating at times without feeling unfair. The bottom line is, this is one game you’ll want to play immediately if you own a Wii U, 3DS, or a PC (who doesn’t own a PC!). And if you’re like me, you’ll even get it again when it comes to PlayStation in early 2015 … with full trophy support!

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As always, you can find the rest of our video game reviews here. Be sure to check back as we move into the new year, as there’s plenty more content coming down the pike!

Blog: Kantaloupe’s Game of the Year Contenders

As you may or may not have noticed, 2014 is almost at an end. This provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on all the things the year has contributed to history. Here at Kantaloupe, we love games, and that’s why we’re announcing the first ever Kantaloupe Game of the Year award. We’ll be presenting this highly coveted award to the 2014 game we most enjoyed playing. Note that we’re only two people here at Kantaloupe and we don’t own all the consoles out on the market, so there are plenty of great 2014 games we haven’t played. All that aside, let’s get started with the contenders for Kantaloupe’s GOTY 2014.
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