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Risk of Rain 2 is the co-op game I keep coming back to – PC Gamer

GOTY 2020

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In addition to our team-selected Game of the Year Awards 2020, individual members of the PC Gamer team each select one of their own favourite games of the year. We’ll post new personal picks, alongside the main awards, throughout the rest of the month.

I’d played a lot of Risk of Rain 2 by the time I reviewed it in August. Since then, I’ve played about another 70 hours, mostly in four-player co-op. In a year where almost all of my socialization has come from multiplayer games, Risk of Rain 2 has been a bright light—a game that’s fun to play over and over again, with lulls that allow for casual chatter, and moments of intense action that bring all of us together to marvel at the crazy shit happening on our screens. It’s my favorite game of the year.

What makes Risk of Rain 2 great? Here’s the thrust of my review:


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