Top 5 In Third Person Posts: January 2011 Edition

The late 2010 success of In Third Person continued into the new year. While my blog will never reach the heights of an IGN or Kotaku, In Third Person has grown from a site with a few dozen visitors a month to a few thousand, which is really damn good for a pet project I do in my spare time. If you keep visiting, I’ll keep writing!

January’s top posts are an interesting bunch. I don’t think any of these posts appeared the last time I wrote one of these top 5 wrap-ups. If you’d like to check out the most popular posts of January, read on!

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2010 Year in Review: Time Magazine’s Top 10 Video Games of the Year

Game of the Year lists are a dime a dozen. You can’t throw a rock without hitting five different game of the year lists from any gaming website, message board or blog. If you’re hardcore enough about video games to follow my blog, you’re probably already checking out the Game of the Year coverage from major sites like IGN and Gamespot. From a gamer’s perspective, I don’t expect we’ll see any major surprises cause we all sort of have the same view.

Time Magazine as a publication is pretty far from the gaming zeitgeist. They usually have more pressing world issues to cover. However, they’ve been producing top 10 lists for video games since 2007, which is a great step towards gaming acceptance among the masses. Does their top 10 have any interesting picks? Do they have their ear to the streets when it comes to hardcore gaming? Or is this a list another example of people who just don’t get it?

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