A really big list

If anyone’s curious, and doesn’t want to do the legwork themselves, here is the complete list of the sixty-nine (ha!) video games that I beat in 2017, sorted by categories of when they were cut for the Top 7 list.

The Replays – Games that didn’t qualify because I don’t allow replays. Obvi.

  • Day of the Tentacle Remastered (PS4)
  • Shovel Knight (3DS/Switch)
  • Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins (Game Boy)
  • Destroy All Humans! (PS2)
  • Life is Strange (PS4)
  • Chrono Trigger (SNES)
  • Super Mario 64 (N64)
  • Resident Evil HD (PS4)
  • Super Mario World (SNES)
  • Illusion of Gaia (SNES)
  • No More Heroes (Wii)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Star Fox (SNES)
  • Silent Hill: Downpour (X360)
  • Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
  • Mega Man X (SNES)

The Non-Competitors – Games that weren’t even considered for my favourites of the year.

  • Witch and Hero II (3DS)
  • Ape Escape 2 (PS2)
  • Citadale (WiiU)
  • The Perplexing Orb (WiiU)
  • Dragon Quest VII (3DS)
  • Parappa the Rapper Remastered (PS4)
  • The Unfinished Swan (PS4)
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (Switch)
  • Pic-A-Pix Color (WiiU)
  • KAMIKO (Switch)
  • ABZU (PS4)
  • Blazing Star (NEO-GEO)
  • Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical (Switch)
  • Zoo Rampage (PC)
  • Spooky Cats (PC)
  • Team Kirby Clash Deluxe (3DS)
  • Anna: Extended Edition (PS3)
  • Vaccine War (PC)
  • Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (NES)
  • Citadale: Curse of Darkness (WiiU)
  • BioShock Infinite (X360)
  • Azure Striker Gunvolt (3DS)
  • VOI (PC)
  • Piczle Lines DX (Switch)
  • PAN-PAN (Switch)
  • Magikarp Jump! (mobile)
  • Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers (Wii)
  • Picross S (Switch)
  • Yono and the Celestial Elephants (Switch)
  • Deep Space Waifu (PC)
  • Doki Doki Literature Club (PC)

The Harder Cuts – Games that I found memorable, but lacked a certain je ne sais quoi.

  • Layers of Fear (PS4)
  • Bye-Bye, BoxBoy! (3DS)
  • Snipperclips (Switch)
  • Until Dawn (PS4)
  • Ever Oasis (3DS)
  • Chicken Wiggle (3DS)
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)

The Runners-Up – Games that I struggled to justify cutting because they really clicked for me.

  • Drakengard 3 (PS3)
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment (Switch)
  • Blaster Master Zero (Switch)
  • Stardew Valley (PC)
  • ArcaniA (PS4)
  • Tales from the Borderlands (PS4)
  • Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
  • Hollow Knight (PC)

Top 7 of 2017 – The crème de la crème

  • Death Road to Canada (PC)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
  • Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
  • Mighty Gunvolt Burst (Switch)
  • DOOM (PS4)
  • NieR: Automata (PS4)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)

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