Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Games I played in 2013

Over the past year my time was mainly devoted to development of Watch_Dogs with any remaining time spent participating in game jams. So with time so limited, I didn’t get to play anywhere near as many games as last year. On top of that, this year I grabbed both of the new consoles; the Xbox One and the PS4, so they had my attention for the holidays – a time I would usually dedicate for finishing in-progress games. So what did I finish?

Xbox One

  • Ryse

Xbox 360

  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Far Cry 3
  • Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon
  • 007 Blood Stone
  • 007 Legends
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Max Payne 3
  • Assassin’s Creed II
  • The Walking Dead: 400 Days

Xbox Live Arcade

  • Limbo
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
  • Smash TV
  • Castle Crashers

Playstation 3

  • Grand Theft Auto V


  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Hotline Miami

That still leaves me with a killer pile of shame, and one that doesn’t seem achievable given my recent schedule which contains the following…

  • Ship Watch_Dogs (pending ship date)
  • Participate in a bunch of game jams
    • EVERY One Game A Month jam
    • EVERY Ludum Dare competition
    • Global Game Jam 2014
    • Ubisoft Game Jam (if there is another)
  • Polish up my previous game jam games as standalone releases
  • Get back to One Day From Retirement
  • …and have at least the following from my pile of shame finished
    • Final Fantasy XIII
    • Dishonored
    • Sleeping Dogs
    • DMC
    • Devil May Cry 4
    • Skyrim
    • Mass Effect 2 (and 3)
    • Metal Gear Solid 3 (and 4)
    • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (and Revelations)

In the best (and unrealistic) case scenario, 2014 will have me completing development of up to 20 games… obviously this is extremely unlikely and the number will be somewhere closer to half of that (I do have a head start with some of those games). Even so, it’ll be double my output of approximately 5 this year.

Wish me luck!