DarkCast 149: Games of the Year 2014 - Genre

It's Game of the Year time! In this Part 1 of 4 GOTYcast, we talk about the best games in each of the major genres. Onward!

The Winners

Best Sports Game of 2014 (tie)

FIFA 15 and Forza Horizon 2

Best RPG of 2014

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Best Shooter of 2014

Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Action Game of 2014

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Strategy Game of 2014 (tie)

Hearthstone and Civilization: Beyond Earth

Best Platformer of 2014 (tie)

Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze, Shovel Knight,and Kirby Triple Deluxe

Best Horror Game of 2014

Alien Isolation

Best Puzzle Game of 2014


Best Online Multiplayer Only Game of 2014


Best Interactive Fiction of 2014

The Wolf Among Us

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Jonathan is the host of the DarkCast, DarkCast Interviews, and Gamers Read. He loves books, video games, and superheroes. If he had to pick favorites, they would be Welcome to the Monkey House, Mass Effect, and Superman respectively.