The 2013 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year Above $10

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost a little bit more than a little. Rogue Legacy We’d still like to know where Rogue Legacy came from. Cellar Door Games didn’t warn anyone about the now definitive roguelike-like action platformer. Winning over hardcore fans and new fans alike, we couldn’t get enough castle… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year Below $10

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost next to nothing. Gunpoint Gunpoint brought the memorable spy gadgets which by itself would make it a pretty fun game. On top of the gadgets Gunpoint adds witty writing, fantastic level design, entertaining enemies, and a memorable ending. It’s easy to see which game wears… Continue reading

The 2012 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Coins Division

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost a little bit more than a little. The Walking Dead In what is quickly becoming one of the most competitive and varied categories, The Walking Dead is elevated not just by its engaging story, but by the ownership of the story that players feel through… Continue reading

The 2012 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Bottlecaps Division

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost next to nothing. FTL: Faster Than Light I’d say this counts as a Kickstarter success. This addictive space-sim roguelike made more than a few terrible starship captains out of us this year. No matter the odds, or how quickly things turned against us, FTL gave… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Coins Division

These mid-range priced games are well within the reach of cash-conscious gamers while still boasting incredible depth and value. From point and click adventures to old school vehicular shoot outs, 2011 was full of promising titles that went toe to toe with the big dogs. The Nominees Dungeon Defenders – Dungeon Defenders hasn’t lost momentum since arriving… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Bottlecaps Division

The price of a game is no longer an indication of quality or longevity as these low-cost morsels are exploding with shocking amounts of replayability and depth. Those upset about paying $60 for a 6 hour game may just find something to quench your miserly thirst. The Nominees Dungeons of Dredmor – Closer to the Rogue-like than the previously mentioned… Continue reading

The 2010 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year

Digital distribution has been the greatest addition to this generation of games. The quality and diversity of downloadable titles continues to expand. These are the games from this year that should be downloaded before any others. The Nominees Super Meat Boy– SMB started off a free browser game before finally making it onto consoles later… Continue reading