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2014 PUG Game of the Year Awards: Day Eight | Power Up Gaming
2014 was a year of transition for most consoles. Gamers were plagued with cross-generation titles, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Sonic Boom, and visually upgraded games that really didn’t need visual upgrades (I’m looking at you, Tomb Raider and The Last of Us). However, within this sandy sandwich, there were many games that I managed to relish. With that said, here are my five most delicious fillings of the past year. Game of the Year: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U It's a strange year when all three of my top contenders for game of the year are on a Nintendo console. While I debated over the order, Smash Bros. came out the clear victor after my realisation that it’s the greatest single player fighter I’ve ever played. It seems a bizarre compliment to give a title that is typically enjoyed for the most part for its multiplayer, and indeed there are manic eight-player brawls, along with many two-player modes – all of which are tremendous fun. Nevertheless,