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    Top Shelf Gaming’s 2016 Game of the Year Revealed

    2016 was an important year in gaming. We saw VR become a reality, we saw old classics given new life in Doom and Ratchet and Clank, we experienced mods on console with Skyrim and Fallout 4, we had our hopes crushed by Mighty No. 9 and No Man’s Sky, we swarmed public parks playing Pokemon GO, […] More

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    Final Fantasy XV – Game of the Month

    December’s Game of the Month is ten years in the making: of course it’s Final Fantasy XV. FFXV began it’s life way back in 2006 as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. This was the same year Rockstar was sued over hot coffee, the Sims 2 was still getting expansion packs, we had just been introduced to Daniel Craig’s […] More

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    No Man’s Sky – Game of the Month

    August’s game of the month is perhaps the perfect example to illustrate the purpose of this monthly feature. Our monthly picks are not chosen primarily for their quality, or even our enjoyment of them. Instead, the TSG staff chooses games for their importance to the industry, relevance outside video game circles, and their ability to […] More

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    Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda, Iwata: Remembering Satoru Iwata

    You really never know what you have until it’s gone. Sunday we all learned of the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. At 55, I think we’d all agree it was far too soon. This is the part where I go into a detailed reflection about the great influence Iwata had in my life as […] More