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  • Game of the Year Silver Trophy - Resogun

    Save the last humans

    Not just the best PlayStation 4 game currently available, but also one of the best releases published on a Sony platform in 2013, the brilliant Resogun rocketed to the top of our internal poll like a firework doused in gasoline. Finnish outfit Housemarque once again proved that it’s the master of the humble shmup,...

  • Game of the Year Bronze Trophy - BioShock Infinite

    God only knows

    Bold, brash, and brimming with more out-of-place Beach Boys records than a music store aimed at industrial rock fans , it’s hardly surprising that BioShock Infinite soared to the summit of our Game of the Year poll speedier than protagonist Booker DeWitt when strapped into a bizarre lighthouse contraption. Irrational Games’...

  • Game of the Year Best PlayStation 4 Games of 2013

    Playing with power

    It seems a bit strange to be selecting the best annual software for a system that's only been available for around a month, but consistency means that our Game of the Year countdown demands a PlayStation 4 category. This time last year the platform was little more than a pipedream, but the hot new hardware has bullied the...

  • Game of the Year Best PlayStation Vita Games of 2013

    Viva la Vita

    The past twelve months have proved mixed for Sony's miniscule machine. While the platform holder managed to put an end to the disappointing software droughts that plagued the PlayStation Vita in 2012, the portable powerhouse failed to really realise its sales potential yet again – despite a sizeable price drop and some stellar...

  • Game of the Year Best PlayStation 3 Games of 2013

    This is living

    It may be ending the year as the tired old video game veteran, but the PlayStation 3 can humbly hold its disc slot aloft, as this has been an outstanding year for the former flagship format. We know it's a countdown cliché to claim that it was a challenge to cut our list of Game of the Year candidates down to a manageable integer,...