Next year’s games have some big shoes to fill. Whether it was a blockbuster, Triple-A title or a scrappy indie game, we saw glorious examples of games reaching their full potential in 2013.
This year, games pushed the envelope in narrative, whether through a strongly written story or subtle character-building clues left in dialog. But where strong narrative stopped, great gameplay stepped in to make what we played this year some of the most fun and challenging games in recent memory.
See also: The 10 Best Mobile Games of 2013
No matter what your choice is for Game of the Year, this was undoubtedly a phenomenal year for gaming …