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Top 10 Games of the Year 2016

By Greg Burke, Dec 30, 2016 4:30pm PST

Greg Burke is back with the final Top 10 list of 2016. Here are our Top 10 Games of the Year 2016.

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"WATCH DOGS 2 featured at the start of the video but didn't make the cut? I'm not surprised about ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 23 comments

Chattycast Special Edition: Game of the Year 2016

By Steve Watts, Dec 30, 2016 3:00pm PST

With the Shacknews top 10 Games of the Year revealed, we're here with a special extra-long podcast to match.

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(Some of) The Top Gaming Stories of 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

From Pokemon Go to Nintendo finally revealing its next console, we look back at some of the biggest stories of the year.

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"I've never seen a game penetrate the mainstream market the way Pokemon Go did. Virtually ..."

- The Gorilla Bear see all 4 comments

Chatty Community's 2016 Games of the Year

By Steve Watts, Dec 30, 2016 10:00am PST

With the Shacknews Game of the Year revealed, it's time to take a look at our Chatty Community's favorite games, and how their votes impacted the site's overall list.

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"I'm the opposite, I just couldn't get into it during the beta because it seemed so slow compared ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 36 comments

Game of the Year 2016 #1: Doom

By Shack Staff, Dec 30, 2016 9:00am PST

For its combination of breathless gameplay, goofy gore, and respect for its roots, Doom is Shacknews' Game of the Year 2016.

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"I mean, even the credits are fucking awesome! How could it not be GoTY!?"

- johnny rotten see all 144 comments

Friends of Shack GOTY 2016: Bryan Carr

By Bryan Carr, Dec 30, 2016 8:00am PST

As the Shacknews Game of the Year countdown rolls on, we enlist a "Friend of Shack" to tell us about some of his favorites from the last year.

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"I don't like the MP. Guns feel inconsistent in terms of killing. Never know if I'll get the kill ..."

- Redwall45 see all 18 comments

Game of the Year 2016 #2: Overwatch

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 29, 2016 12:00pm PST

Blizzard's newest team-based shooter is one of the most popular games of the year, and with good reason.

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"I totally agree. It's fun enough, but in no way is it game of the year, or close to it. I like ..."

- Brittany Vincent see all 113 comments

Steve's Overlooked Gems of 2016

By Steve Watts, Dec 29, 2016 11:00am PST

I loved Overwatch and Titanfall as much as the next guy, but my favorites included a shocking number of 3DS games this year too.

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"I played all the 3DS games except Pocket Card Jockey and I'm on staff! Great stuff, just wasn't ..."

- Brittany Vincent see all 3 comments

Game of the Year 2016 #3: Dishonored 2

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2016 10:00am PST

As a sequel that had a lot to live up to, Dishonored 2 did its job and then some.

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"I'm comfortable with top 5 - there were a ton of good games this years and there's solid ..."

- Conan see all 15 comments

Top 10 VR Games of 2016

By Asif Khan, Dec 28, 2016 4:30pm PST

Our CEO and Chief VR Evangelist, Asif Khan, has compiled his list of the 10 Best VR Games that were released in 2016. Please take a look.

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"My post on this was eaten by latestchatty, and I was too lazy to re-type it on my mobile. I was ..."

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Brittany's Overlooked Gems of 2016

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 28, 2016 1:00pm PST

Not every game is GOTY material, but these underappreciated games still deserve your attention.

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"It was a lot of fun, but it felt like it squandered the potential it did have. That said, I ..."

- Brittany Vincent see all 6 comments

Game of the Year 2016 #4: Final Fantasy XV

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2016 12:00pm PST

The greatest role-playing game to come from Japan in years comes in at number four on our list. 

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"Also, this and the Pokemans articles veered from the format (it threw me off). The titles are ..."

- fire00f1y see all 3 comments

Jason's Overlooked Gems of 2016

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 28, 2016 11:00am PST

Here are some of Jason's favorite games of 2016 that didn't make the Games of the Year cut.

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"I've never played anything having to do with Pokémon or monster training. I wonder if I'd still ..."

- creepjacked see all 12 comments

Game of the Year 2016 #5: Pokemon Sun and Moon

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2016 10:00am PST

Pokemon Sun and Moon brought new life to the franchise's main titles with a plethora of small, yet important changes.

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Best Mods of 2016

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 27, 2016 3:00pm PST

Check out our picks for some of the best mods of 2016. 

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"I'll have to check this out. I followed and tinkered with the peoples soup mods for a long, long ..."

- jasoncrowley see all 10 comments