Hello and welcome to the ninth-annual Silicon Sasquatch
A celebration of the best and most noteworthy games we played in 2017
Updated every single dang weekday
from December 18th — January 11th
The #7 game on our Top Ten list transports the classic computer RPG into the modern era with impeccable systems design, unrivaled flexibility, and some of the sharpest writing and design we've ever seen in a roleplaying game.
Hey, it's Top Ten Time! We're kicking things off at the #10 spot with Spencer's take on a game that meticulously combines the tried-and-true tricks of its spiritual predecessors with a deeply ambitious set of themes to tackle.
In a world full of nerds, one jock stands tall—and he's here to share the good news about the world of racing in 2017.
Nathan Harrison was kind enough to return for another Game of the Year feature. This time around, he's focused on the 10 best experiences he had with games in this otherwise tumultuous year.
We're so happy to share a list of game recommendations from Charlene Putney, a writer at Larian Studios who worked most recently on Divinity: Original Sin II. Every type, format, and genre of game you could imagine is represented here, so you're bound to walk away with some fresh games to check out—and maybe even some last-minute gift ideas.
Guest contributor Ben Morgan kicks things off for us with a list of the ten best games to play after making it through the unrelentingly challenging year that was 2017.
Week 3: The Top 10 Games of 2017
Monday, January 1st
- 8am — The 10th Best Game of 2017
- 10am — The 9th Best Game of 2017
Tuesday, January 2nd
- 8am — The 8th Best Game of 2017
- 10am — The 7th Best Game of 2017
Wednesday, January 3rd
- 8am — The 6th Best Game of 2017
- 10am— The 5th Best Game of 2017
Thursday, January 4th
- 8am — The 4th Best Game of 2017
- 10am — The 3rd Best Game of 2017
Friday, January 5th
- 8am — The 2nd Best Game of 2017
- 10am — Game of the Year
(All times PST)