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 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

hell yes

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2 Overwatch 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

I love this game, pretty much everything about the core game is wonderful. Ranked mode sucks though and the progression system is also trash but they don't really bother me much. I still enjoyed doom more but this is a close second place for me.

The game should be a little farther down the list. Its an over-rated and over-priced reboot of TF2; nothing really new. Games like Uncharted 4 and Dark Souls III really put in the effort to make a beautiful game with an amazing story. Overwatch is just an over-priced multiplayer for eSports wannabees. - 4Tifier

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3 Battlefield 1 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

It looks good. It has nice storytelling. It's still has the DNA of a Battlefield game (which hasn't been fun for me since BC2) - marmalade_skies

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4 Pokémon Sun 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


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5 Doom Doom

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

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.

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

This game is a solid 7/10 in my eyes. Good game. But the fact that this is given glowing reviews is maybe a sign that the industry hasn't had a good FPS game in a while, and the standards are lowering.

You shoot bad guys, rinse and repeat. It's about a 10-12 hour game, but easily 1/4 of it was repetition. - marmalade_skies

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6 Pokemon Moon Pokemon Moon

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.

I juts finished playing it. I loved it

A Pokemon game which changes the formula. What more could you want.

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7 Dark Souls III Dark Souls III

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.

Huge improvement over DS2 and tied with one, boss weapons are cool! Awesome - EliHbk

Dannnk sooouls also where the hell is gears of war 4 that game was awesome

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8 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 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!

One of my best game ever. just been given twice chance of playing but make me all fired up!

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9 Watch Dogs 2 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


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10 Tom Clancy's The Division 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!

This game was a disappointment you should replace this with titan fall 2, dishonored 2, Forza horizon 3, final fantasy, the witcher 3,gears of war 4, mafia 3, farcry primal,mirrors edge catalyst,steep, Hell even stardew valley is better than this. All I am trying to say is that any game would have been better than the division.(ESPECIALLY RAINBOW SIX SIEGE! )

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The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Street Fighter V 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

Should be updated now, and the graphics are really cool - favouredlist314

Best game ever

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12 Pokken Tournament Pokken Tournament

Why am I on this website? Is there any point in life?

PETA's gonna be mad at this... - djpenquin999

Go pokEmon

13 NBA 2K17 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!

This is #1
Except they take your money

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14 Batman: The Telltale Series Batman: The Telltale Series

I got this game for Christmas and its amazing

I love DC.

15 WWE 2K17 WWE 2K17

Pre ordered it can't wait for goldberg

It should be number 1

A really good game

It suckered because AJ Lee retired

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16 Pokemon Go

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

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

Just wish the server issues could be fixed sooner

Yeah one it tricks you into excercising - catlinelizabethlaufeyson

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17 Far Cry Primal 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

18 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This will be amazing! I can't wait to play as a Lego Kylo Ren! - awesomesauce20345

My friend ce mted

GOTY confirmed :b

19 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
20 XCOM 2 XCOM 2

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

My friends all died

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

I did sooo much "save scumming".. - VelocyFaptor

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