Time Magazine recently took note of essential games that look wonder on several gaming platforms. Moreover, the esteemed publication further took into consideration the overall setting as well, opting for out-of-this world experiences on the list. Apparently, while the top game had not won in the Game Awards, the game however won the Top Spot in the Time Magazine list.
Battlefield 1 has already received the praises of the online gaming community and several critics and publications besides Time Magazine. Ranking second on the Time Magazine list, the game has been praised for the approach to World War 1. Art Director Gustav Tilleby was noted as saying a modern take on WW1 was being aimed for with the game.
Forza Horizon 3 was also esteemed by Time Magazine for its rendition of Australia. It has been noted that the game's thunder rolls over the Byron way and the Australian skies was a beautiful work of art by PlayGround Games. The autumn design of the puzzle game The Witness depicted by Orsolya Spanyol was also on the list.
The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine by Kacper Niepokólczycki completes the Top 5. In addition, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End by Erick Pangilinan, Ratchet and Clank, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Bound and Burly Men at Sea were also included. Topping the Time Magazine chart was the Giant Squid game Abzu with Matt Nava as the Creative Director.
In other news, Fumito Ueda's creation may not have been on the list but it was also praised by Time Magazine. The Last Guardian has been noted as a boy's adventure in the Land of Beautiful Things. Note that the game will launch on Dec. 6.
Time Magazine has noted the gameplay that begins with the player playing as a child next to an amazing creature. Trico is bloody with missing horns and spears from the rear. The creature was noted to be a mix of a griffin, eagle, cat, dog and rabbit all in one. The virtual life is reportedly convincing. Watch the Last Guardian New Gameplay here: