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The Final Besties Ever: 2014's best games battle it out

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This is it. The Besties have been on hiatus — which intimates a brief pause in an otherwise regular schedule, so let's call it a "temporary cancellation" — for a few months now, but we've gathered the crew back together for one last hurrah. We're going to talk about video games for a very, very long time, y'all. In this four-hour series finale, we're pitting 2014's best games against one another in unyielding combat to the death. (This isn't Polygon's official Game of the Year lineup, though — those will be announced soon!)

For those that have stuck with us from the beginning, through the exploratory episodes, the Chris Grant-a-Tron period, the video specials and countless horrible, imaginary special guests — thank you. Sorry it got so weird there, in the middle. Now: Let's close this out right.

The Games

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Mario Kart 8
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Transistor
  • P.T.
  • Far Cry 4
  • Dark Souls 2
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Destiny
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Titanfall
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Shovel Knight

Theme song by Ian Dorsch

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