Something for the Weekend – 02/01/21

2021 has arrived, and with vaccinations now a thing, I’m sure everyone is counting down the days until things get back to normal – not that we know when that will be or what it will look like! With that bright spot some way off in the future, it’s been an odd holiday period.

One thing that hasn’t changed is that there’s a trickle of news, reviews and features that we’ve been putting out here at TSA Towers. We skipped a roundup over Christmas, so we’ve two weeks of gaming to catch up on, including the reveal of our overall Game of the Year 2020 winner!

In the News over the Holiday Break

Game of the Year 2020

We saw out 2020 with out annual Game of the Year awards, check out the categories below:

Looking Ahead to 2021

The Christmas break hasn’t just been a time for reflection though, but one to think about all the gaming goodness we can enjoy in the coming year!

Games in Review

Here’s what the team reviewed in the last couple of weeks of the year, plus our finalised review of Cyberpunk:

Featured Articles

Without bombarding you with even more lists of hyperlinks, the last week saw us kick off our look back at the best genres of the year. Thomas revisited several racing games we loved, as well as the rise of racing game esports in 2020. Meanwhile, Steve explored the horror games of the year, as Jason shared his thoughts on why Roguelikes had such a strong showing as a genre.

Ushering in the New Year, What We Played featured Gears 5, Golf Story & Mafia: Definitive Edition.

Trailer Park

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 first in engine footage released by GSC Game World

New Guilty Gear Strive trailer showcases Anji Mito’s revamped look and fighting style

A brand new Apex Legends story video that delves even deeper into the game’s lore

Your Achievements

Here’s what our community has been up to over the break:

  • To finish off a record-breaking 2020 for trophy hunter Crazy_Del, he added Worms Rumble, AC: Valhalla, and Call of Duty: Cold War to his collection.
  • hornet1990 has been enjoying NHL 94 and Burnout Paradise Remastered.
  • As usual, MrYd has been playing a lot, including Doom Eternal, TLoU2, FF7 Remake and DEEMO -Reborn-.
  • Other than enjoying the snow, Andrewww has been re-living the good old days with the Commodore64 he got from Santa!
  • willbuchanan has also been trophy hunting, adding Far Cry 5 and working on adding Uncharted Golden Abyss to his cabinet.

Have a good weekend and I’ll see you again soon!