there is one thing that gamers always have to
have, it's a new system. New systems are great.
They smell great. They look great. They even
sometimes play great. Sometimes. When you get
them home you look at your old systems with
disdain as if to say "Well, I won't be
needing you any longer you lousy piece of crap."
How quickly we turn against our allies. Unfortunately
everyone seems to forget that new systems always
follow a predictable pattern:
software - some good, some bad, some terrible
more new software on the horizon for months
try and "make up" with your old
systems as new games are still coming out
for that. In droves.
your new system is sitting there like the
odd man out, wondering when someone is going
to play with it.
system available today has its share of strengths
and weaknesses. Go on any forum board and you'll
find people willing to literally fight to the
death defending their favorite systems. What
we can't argue with is the fact that each system
in 2005 saw it's share of incredible games.
games found in our System Awards are typically
only exclusive titles available for that system.
If you are looking for awards for games that
appear on a few systems, you will want to peruse
our Genre awards. But don't be silly...aren't
you curious to see what we think the best games
are for your favorite systems? Of course you