10 Best Games of the Year…1991

1991 provided a challenge unique to this series so far: I could include 20+ games that I loved! At some point, however, I had to pare down and decide what were the truly "best" games. Although this series...

10 Best Games of the Year…1989

The Game Boy came out in 1989. That's a big deal. The handheld wasn't terribly high-tech even when it came out, with its monochromatic (green) screen and relatively limited number of buttons. But its price...

7 Best Games of the Year…1988

1988 saw a significant shift in the video game industry, even if it wouldn't be evident for another three years or so. Sega released the Mega Drive in Japan (known in the States as the Genesis), and made a...