Best Video Games of 2016

But let's be real for a second, if I would'nt make this list someone else would make it before 2016!
So quit whining and come back December 2016 so that you can vote for the games that rocked the hardest this year!

The Top Ten

1 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Definitely one of the best games of the year. I just loved the single player campaign, despite the first few chapters being boring. My only gripe is with the lack of modes in multiplayer. - MKBeast

This was a pretty weak year for games, a lot of disappointments, so it's easy to see why Uncharted 4 comes out on top. It's honestly the only game that stood out this year and also happens to be one of the best video games ever made, there is just no competing with that. - UnjustNation

These are one of those games you get hooked to. I had the same vibe for The Last Of Us. Storylines are great, and has depth, and of course, FUN

U gotta love uncharted... the graphics never disappoint

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2 Overwatch

As a HUGE Blizzard fan I played almost all of their games (Didn't play Diablo I and Warcraft I-III) And I will buy this game for sure It's golden just like all Blizzard games. And Overwatch KILLED Team Fortress 2 A game that's made by valve and it got Crushed by Blizzard. - Aguythatpeopleignores

This game is the greatest. The heroes have several awesome abilities to use and are all super fun. Multiplayer in this game is crazy fun and addicting. The only downside is that it is pretty much only online. - AlBrEv2003

Blizzard is just an amazing company. They do everything and work 24/7 to make the community happy. They aren't money pigs either like many other companies. It's sad how the Blizzard community is also kinda toxic. Ok, now more about the game. It has an amazing concept with balanced heroes and abilities. The possibilities in this game are endless. This game is different than the typical Call Of Duty. It doesn't get boring. Blizzard nailed it and although Uncharted 4 is a great game, I think Overwatch deserves #1

Overwatch has incredibly amazing gameplay! A must play! - Heyo_Simba

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3 Battlefield 1

This game is so awesome! I don't even have it but the gameplay is so badass I pissed myself! The different guns and classes make the game so diverse and unique compared to other games cough cough infinite warfare. The maps are almost real it seams I'm at the battle myself. This game deserves to be on the top three and all of you know it. I'm SO HYPED FOR IT!

The game isn't even out already and it's already high on this list. From the trailer the game looks far more promising than infinite warfare. Just don't over hype the game.

Stop voting for a game that is not out yet it could be terrible for all you know

Battlefield 1 is like any other shooting game,but with even more weapons.

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4 Pokémon Sun

The game is good. But the starting point is WAY to long. Its like nintendo needs to teach you every little detail that most of us already know! Just make a option to go through the tutorial for gods sake. So if you don't want to you don't have to! The game is a great one though.

You figure that we'd know it by now since they repeated the same formula 7 times - marmalade_skies

It is pretty good. My friend was able to finish the ENTIRE game in about 40 hours (he plays at night until 6 AM in the morning, just plain sad)! All he had to do was capture the Ultra Beasts, and that was just it. He also said it had a pretty sad story, which was better than Minecraft: Story Mode.

Anything's better than story mode; you have no impact on the story. Any choice you make will not affect the outcome WHATSOEVER. - mattstat716

I finally completed the main game, and in my conclusive opinion, Pokemon Sun and Moon have the best to offer in the series yet. Much better than Pokemon X and Y, and that's saying something. Happy 20th anniversary to Nintendo's 2nd best-selling video game franchise. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Love me some pokemon

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5 Doom

This is a mostly old school shooter in 2016 and is so good. This is just pure intense violence and joy. This is almost as good as the original (one of the best games ever) as much as I love overwatch I just appreciate doom more and the fact that a game like this was made in 2016 and became a success. The game also does a very good job with characterization of the simple protagonist and I love how the protagonists emotions are delivered though no word and though action and the felling of doomguy perfectly matches the players emotion. Multiplayer and snap map suck but the single player is just so good.

Please kill this game. It was amazing in the 90's when you first played it on a 486. When games didn't need a story line, or barely had one. They just needed to be fun as hell and shock your friends with the amount of gratuitous violence. Now it's just needless rehashing with every new post-Carmack incarnation of id trying to stay relevant and releasing a new Doom. The only Doom that I would ever bother to play would be filled with endless incoherent mazes, crazy monsters, and loads of them popping out everywhere. How the mighty have fallen. Their peak was the benchmark standard twitch shooter, Quake 3. After that it was all downhill. Unreal ate their lunch. - LordMongo

Great graphics, even better gameplay, along with loads of powerful weapons to blow demons apart with. What more could you want? This is the reboot that the original deserved - Ballistc

So good and gets your heart going I love the action and the weapons!

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6 Pokemon Moon

I haven't finished this game since I got it for Christmas and forgot about it for a few, but so far, it's really good. I'm up to the very beginning of Island #3 out of 4. I'm glad that Game Freak decided to give the game major changes. - Matt0418

My favorite Pokemon game so far. Amazing plot and characters. The "evil" team, Team Skull, is more amusing than anything, and there are many ships that I love.

It may not be out, but it's Pokemon! They've never failed the main series games.

Best Pokemon games yet! Finally Nintendo tries something slightly different from their normal formula & it pays off in full. This game has an immersive story, amazing characters, an extremely-creative region, a great soundtrack, & finally got rid of those stupid HMs! On a scale of 1 to 10, it's over 9000(come on. I had to make the reference).

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7 Dark Souls III

Full orchestra music, epic boss battles, large variety of enemies, several types of weapons, and extremely fun exploration in a unique map design.

This is the perfect swansong for Dark Souls. Its difficulty is back, its combat is a lot more fluid and fast paced, AI is very smart, graphics are stunning, weapon arts change up tactics, and more. This deserves game of the year, hands down.

Couldn't believe how immersing a game can be until I played this game. If you haven't played it before, play it.

Really good dark souls game

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8 Watch Dogs 2

Fun as hell, way better than number 1. Positive ratings everywhere you look, and packed with side missions. Totally worth it.

Best game ever, amazing graphics, and hack everything!

This games is very, very awesome. Full of sweet things to do in this world and more HACKS - PrinceOfFire

Dude this is the best game in the world and no game can compare with it and deserves to be the top1!

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9 Fire Emblem: Fates

They are fun games but I liked Conquest more than Birthright. - Lovealott

WHOA Surprised to see this game on here, I love it - zekrombolt9000

Fire Emblem is STUPID!

Excellent; Fire Emblem is one of the only turn-based tactical RPGs still alive and strong along with Xcom. It's basically anime chess, but with strong focus on gameplay and character development that makes all 3 games in the package a joy to play.

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10 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Maybe the best fighting game of 2016

Vote for this! It's going to be one of the best games of 2016, maybe better than Nsuns4

Get this to the top 10, be intelligent people!

It is better than Xenoverse 1 in many ways and so many new characters Also BEST SERIES EVER

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The Newcomers

? The Little Acre
? Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

The Contenders

11 Batman: The Telltale Series

I got this game for Christmas and its amazing

I love DC.

12 Pokemon Go

It's not in the pokemon series lol. However it remains the prime example of a good phone game.

Just wish the server issues could be fixed sooner

It Had A Good Affect On The Country It Had People Go On More Runs And Got More People Fit And In Shape

I m gay

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13 Tom Clancy's The Division

It's march, so I'm voting for something that has actually released lol

Great video game... awesome fun with aspects of third person shooter and rpg

The updates ruined it for me. Fun while it lasted though!

Really good game

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14 Street Fighter V

This shouldn't be here this game was incomplete at launch bad servers and no arcade mode - ikerevievs

I feel so sorry for those who went through this shallow cash in. - MKBeast

Street Fighter has been my game since way back in 2010 when I played the arcade version since then you could not beat me if I chose ryu or akuma - Datboi

Best game ever

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15 NBA 2K17

NBA 2k is an annual must for all sports enthusiasts, with stunning graphics and visuals, plus the game physics are improving year by year. - AKASHPAWAR

Huge basketball fan so personally I think it should and is the best game - Roro23

So weird, though, it takes a day, a whole day, to install on xbox one and other console stuff!

A lot of people may complain about 2K17 for many reasons, but it's definitely a fun game. MyCareer never gets boring if you use your imagination, and can always hop onto MyPark or Pro-Am if you DO get bored of it. MyTeam seems like a waste of time, but pulling off a crazy team without spending VC is temporarily fun. MyLeague / MyGM never gets boring, the only thing is that you never end up playing the games, you just simulate them, which does get repetitive. Definitely one of my favorite games of the year. - Zakattack2

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16 WWE 2K17

Pre ordered it can't wait for goldberg

Nice it should be top as it is number 1 wrestling games of all times

It should be number 1

I'll create EMIN3M from the slim shady LP

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17 Gears of War 4

Really fun game

Amazing game. Great graphics, plotlines, story, characters, foreshadows and the weapons.
What makes this game so satisfying? A chainsaw in a gun!

18 Far Cry Primal

This game will kick ass when it releases!

I've played it before but I think ARK survival evolved is better it has WAY more content and taming - Katekat123

I don't have the game but I've seen the trailer and its awesome

Really cool game

19 XCOM 2

It's the only one that's actually out for crying it loud.

My friends all died

Really fun game

This is just the best Sci-Fi game of the year 2016!

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20 Titanfall 2

This game is so much better than the first with a surprisingly good campaign and awesome multiplayer. It's just a shame that is was released in between boyfriend and Call of Duty.

I can't believe this is so low on the list! Pretty great story, exhilarating gameplay and all around a wonderful game!

This game is amazing! One of the most overlooked games of 2016 which is truly does not deserve.

Really fun man play it

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