Depending on where you are in the world, there’s a good chance the winter months have set in, and those shorter days and plummeting temperatures can only mean one thing – it’s almost time for Christmas! So what better way to celebrate that special time of year than with 10 of the best (or maybe just unusual) games to embrace the Xmas spirit. There’s a couple of obvious ones in there, but also a few that might just surprise you with their Christmas settings or unexpected Season’s Greetings. So grab a glass of eggnog, pull on the ugliest Xmas jumper you own and unwrap these winter wonderlands… Bully (Canis Canem Edit) When you think of Rockstar you probably conjure thoughts of shrinking horse testicles and questionable work practices rather than open-world boarding school sims – and yet back in 2006, the Scottish mega studio created just that. Bully (or Canis Canem Edit as it was known in the UK) was basically a sillier version of Grand Theft Auto, but that didn’t mean the academic year passed by without a visit from Santa Claus. Unfortunately, when winter descended on Bullworth Academy, the only available Santa was a drink-addled homeless man who uses juvenile protagonist Jimmy Hopkins to run some extracurricular errands for him around town. Die Hard Trilogy While Twitter resumes the season argument as to whether Die Hard counts as a proper Christmas film (it does), why not return to a simpler time where John McClane fought terrorists of various… [Read full story]
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