Obi Wan Kenobi, Eeevee, John Marston, and the Steam Deck all together

What The High Article By Each Options Editor Tells You About The Workforce

Listed below are probably the most learn articles by every options editor this 12 months, and an perception into what makes them tick

We write quite a lot of options at TheGamer and (enjoyable reality!) all of them are nice. As we head into the top of 2022, it is a time to replicate again on the 12 months we have simply had, and keep in mind the nice occasions. For the final week of the 12 months, and positively not simply because I am working in need of concepts with nothing occurring within the trade, I’ve taken a have a look at the highest ranked function from every of our options editors, and determined what that tells us about them.

James Troughton – Obi-Wan Season 2 Wants To Discover His Sexuality


This tells us James’ favorite factor in life is being yelled at by indignant loners on the web. Writing any Star Wars opinion on the web is like carrying a uncooked steak necklace in a lion enclosure, however whenever you’re including queer discourse into the combo, you are slathering BBQ sauce on there. The crux of the article was that varied Star Wars novels touched on Obi-Wan’s bisexuality, and a present devoted to filling in his backstory would have been richer with this acknowledged, however a good proportion of readers did not precisely care in regards to the crux of the article.


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Issy van der Velde – Farewell, Pink Lifeless On-line

Remembering Red Dead

Issy is a click on whore. Pink Lifeless On-line being shut down? Gamers devastated? Tons of of hundreds of growth hours and {dollars} wasted on a fruitless endeavour? Nice information! Gimme dem clicks. Issy did, as soon as upon a time, write our weekly Pink Lifeless On-line information updates, however no person was taking part in the sport so we stopped. After years of attempting, no less than he ultimately discovered a Pink Lifeless readership, even when they had been gathered on the funeral.

Andrew King – I am Drained Of There Solely Being One Joke In The MCU

Man-Thing Ted

Andrew’s our film man, and I am certain it stings just a bit bit that he’s represented right here by an MCU article slightly than a layered evaluation of Tár. Nonetheless, if nothing else, it is no less than an correct reflection of the state of the film enterprise right this moment – no person is greater than Marvel.

Ben Sledge – The Steam Deck Is Not Match For Function

Steam Deck

Presumably probably the most stunning article on the listing right here, so I’ll play it secure and say it tells us Ben doesn’t just like the Steam Deck. That is rather less apparent than it sounds – when Steam Decks had been despatched out for evaluate, the outcomes had been glowing, as console critiques typically are. We’re fairly forgiving of teething issues with {hardware} as an trade, reviewing the product that may exist with the right enhancements, slightly than the product that exists. We took a extra pragmatic line, to good impact, however I used to be anticipating Ben’s to be about Apex Legends getting a brand new grenade or one thing. He writes in regards to the fucking recreation sufficient.

Eric Switzer – New Eeveelution Has Already Been Virtually Confirmed By The Anime

chloes eevee

This reveals that Eric enjoys being mistaken about issues. A lot in order that he determined to be publicly and loudly mistaken in what was TheGamer’s most learn function all 12 months. It is very becoming for Eric to be right here for a Pokemon take, after he watched each Pokemon film to re-review them, and has a recurring column about Pokemon fitness center leaders. In equity, the Eevee factor was a stable principle that appears to be a transparent bait and change by Pokemon, an odd selection contemplating Eevee’s reputation and the very fact we’re now two video games overdue a brand new one, however nonetheless – Eric was mistaken, a incontrovertible fact that has been immortalised endlessly.

Jade King – Closing Fantasy 15’s Altissia Is The Worst Metropolis I’ve Ever Seen In A JRPG

Final Fantasy XV Altissia

Jade is only a huge fucking weeb. Closing Fantasy 15 takes in 2022? What’s all that about? Extra to the purpose, why are so lots of you studying them? I do know it is technically the newest Closing Fantasy, however we have had FF7R and a revival to FF14 since then. Though Jade writes greater than sufficient weeb nonsense about these too, so possibly I should not encourage it.

Stacey Henley – Cyberpunk 2077’s DLC Is But One other Anti-Client Transfer CDPR Is Getting Away With

V from Cyberpunk 2077 with Last-Gen consoles

I additionally take pleasure in being yelled at by indignant loners on the web. I are likely to bounce between very foolish options and ‘this factor within the information is unhealthy’, and turns on the market had been quite a lot of issues within the gaming world of 2022 that had been unhealthy, so I had quite a lot of fodder. I feel it is unfair for Cyberpunk 2077 to launch on Xbox One and PS4 with the promise of huge DLC packs, then flip round and say we’re solely getting a single growth, and it’ll solely be out there on Xbox Sequence X/S and PS5 – platforms Cyberpunk 2077 didn’t even launch on. A few of you agreed with me. Some others had been indignant, presumably as a result of they personal shares in CDPR, in any other case they’d be fairly silly and spineless to defend an organization that repeatedly ripped them off with no recourse.

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