Editorial: The Wargamer Games of the Year 2013
The judges verdict is in
After due consideration the winners are:
PC/Mac Game of the Year
A close run category which has just been won by Flashpoint: Red Storm developed by On Target Simulations and published by Matrix Games. A classic “Cold War gone hot” game based in the 1980’s with NATO facing the Soviet tide.
Read our review of the game here - http://wargamer.com/article/3480/Flashpoint-Campaigns:-Red-Storm-Review-and-Interview
Mobile Game of the Year
The runaway winner in this category was iOS game Drive on Moscow published by Shenandoah Studio. The initial Nazi invasion of Germany in WW2; playable as either German or the USSR on your iPad or (in v2.0) your iPhone.
Our review is here - http://wargamer.com/article/3477/Start-the-Drive-on-Moscow - and the review of v2.0 is here - http://wargamer.com/article/3515/Drive-on-Moscow-2.0
Boardgame of the Year
Another tight category, however, in the end Freedom – The Underground Railroad by Academy Games came out the winner. A game that deals with what is still a difficult subject for many.
Read our review of the game here - http://wargamer.com/article/3500/Freedom-The-Underground-Railroad
Congratulations to all the winners.