Game of the Year 2021

John and Stace reveal their favourite games of the year.

Will it be Deathloop or Loop Hero? Resident Evil Village or Psychonauts 2? Valheim or Death's Door?

Full list of game of the year 2021 candidates:

  • Psychonauts 2
  • Deathloop
  • Resident Evil Village
  • GTFO
  • Death's Door
  • Valheim
  • Returnal
  • Hitman 3
  • Halo Infinite
  • Loop Hero

We'd love you to play along with us and let us know your own games of 2021, so hit us up on Twitter and get involved in the discussion. We are @IndieByDesign on Twitter and all social media networks.

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Music by Ben Prunty.