From profit-hungry corporations to technocratic kingdoms to, yes, Nazis, games were filled with systemic villainy this year.
The first omens came in the form of horse armor over a decade ago. Now, the lootboxes (and the discourse) have truly arrived.
Just as soon as we catch up on all the games from 2017, of course.
'Battlefront II' may have been the most explosive moment, but it was hardly the only instance of loot boxes this year.