The EZA Community Top 25 Best of 2014!

  • I have this game, the lack of a story mode really brought the game down for me, no motivation to play it, most probably won't buy any future Smash games unless they include a story mode again, which was imo the best part of Brawl.

  • I bought Smash on the N64, but never touched the series after that. I just have no real interest in the genre, the only other somewhat similar games I bought were the two Power Stone games on Dreamcast.

  • Shovel Knight came out in 2014 right? I'll bet it's the next one on the list.

  • @bam541 Here's hoping.

  • @bam541 said in The EZA Community Top 25 Best of 2014!:

    Shovel Knight came out in 2014 right? I'll bet it's the next one on the list.

    Hmm, I forgot about that one. I think you're right actually. As surprised as I am to not see Far Cry whatsoever, I think Shovel Knight is actually the more likely.

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  • @bam541 said in The EZA Community Top 25 Best of 2014!:

    Shovel Knight came out in 2014 right? I'll bet it's the next one on the list.

    Shovel Knight is my 2014 GOTY. I'll be quite upset if it is not on this list.

  • Shovel Knight is definitively one of the last three, and maybe I would imagine The Stick of Truth will be up there too.

  • I wonder if all 8 of my games will make it.

    Super Smash Bros for Wii U:
    I love the franchise and I can see this as the best game despite not playing it as much as Melee or even Brawl but that's only because I had a lot more time back then.

    Bayonetta 2:
    I played it not too long ago. For some reason I didn't like the first one and wasn't planning on playing Bayonetta 2 but I'm glad I eventually did. It was surprisingly good.

    Dark Souls II:
    I can see why people are disappointed in this game but everyone values different things in video games and for me Dark Souls II has everything I want out of a Souls game.

  • @pepeeltoro805 eeeeeeee, this is good news.... it was mine too.

  • Yep, Shovel Knight is a good call.

    And I confused Titanfall with its sequel. There's no way in any reality the first one would place in the whole top 25. And I don't see the first Watch Dogs this high either, nope. I gave it an HM, thought it was cool with its new ideas and mechanics, but WD2 from '16 is the real star in the series.

  • I think Shovel Knight will be number one. I thought Mordor would be two and Smash would be 3. Did any Persona games come out in 2014?

  • While I think Melee is still my favorite Smash, I do think Smash 4 is the best one. Playing Smash with eight players at a party is one of my favorite memories of 2014. It's good, hectic fun.

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth

    #3. South Park: The Stick of Truth - 35 points


    #1: 2 (Hanabi, Exist 2 Inspire)
    #2: 3 (bard91, A7X458, Hidz)
    #3: 2 (DIPSET, Billy)
    #4: 1 (Sentinel Beach)
    HM: 5 (ffff0, Sazime, Sunpraiser, PepeElToro805, xias)


    Release date: March 4 [US], March 7 [EU]
    Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
    Publisher: Ubisoft
    Genre: Role-playing
    Platform(s): PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360


    GT Review

  • While I had a hard time deciding between this and my #2 I gave it to Stick of Truth because I don't think a game has ever made me laugh as hard as this one did. The only real complaint I can think of is how easy it is to break the combat in half with bleeding/burning stacks.

  • I with that, I think all my HMs made it. 2014 was a great year.

  • YES! You all redeemed yourselves with South Park #3! I loved this game so much. As a lifelong fan, it felt like a series climax.

  • As someone's who's not familiar with South Park at all, i was particularly surprised with how good this game is. it's brimming with humor and personality, and the RPG mechanics are actually very competent. I only played it for a few hours (and i forgot it came out in 2014) so i didn't nominate it at all.

    Speaking of nominations, looks like only my top two picks are going to be on this list. Here's hoping for Wolfenstein to be number 1!

  • The Stick of Truth was a great surprise when it was released. :) The humor hit all the right notes practically all the time, and the mechanics and the world worked nicely as well. I do think, however, that The Fractured But Whole is even better still with its new combat mechanics and the whole superhero theme and story which I love way more. It's essentially the funniest game I've ever played. But yeah, really nice to see the Stick this high in '14 list.

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth is a really funny game. But at the same time, some parts are very frustrating (especially some QTE), so only #7 in my list.