Playing a lot of shooters last year is sure to switch up a few of my selections, myself. I feel personally like my taste comes out fickle that it seems like a third of my selections rotate in and out every year, while a few standouts that I can always come back to remain (God bless you Darius Gaiden!!!).
It's funny to see how my votes were when I was less familiar with the genre; I find it hard to believe now that I voted for Under Defeat (a game that I still like quite a bit), back when I more or less credit-fed everything and didn't care one whit about 1CCing games. And Darius II! Man, what was I thinking?
EmperorIng's 2013 Vote wrote:
A list that might/will definitely betray my lack of experience in the genre
I always get pulled into whether or not to list games I consider to be out-n-out masterpieces, or list games with more decidedly kuso elements that I nonetheless adore (I guess Darius Gaiden fits under that one!).