By Greg Burke   //   December 30, 2016 4:30 PM

Top 10 Games of the Year 2016

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

By Steve Watts   //   December 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Chatty Community's 2016 Games of the Year

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.

By Shack Staff   //   December 30, 2016 9:00 AM

Game of the Year 2016 #1: Doom

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

By Bryan Carr   //   December 30, 2016 8:00 AM

Friends of Shack GOTY 2016: Bryan Carr

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.

By Cassidee Moser   //   December 29, 2016 12:00 PM

Game of the Year 2016 #2: Overwatch

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

By Steve Watts   //   December 29, 2016 11:00 AM

Steve's Overlooked Gems of 2016

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

By Brittany Vincent   //   December 28, 2016 1:00 PM

Brittany's Overlooked Gems of 2016

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

By Josh Hawkins   //   December 27, 2016 1:00 PM

Josh's Overlooked Gems of 2016

Shacknews might not have voted these games as Games of the Year, but that hasn’t stopped Josh from loving them.

By Daniel Perez   //   December 27, 2016 12:00 PM

Game of the Year 2016 #6: Battlefield 1

It turns out going back to the Great War was just the jolt of inspiration needed to make a great Battlefield campaign.

By John Keefer   //   December 27, 2016 11:00 AM

Keef's Overlooked Gems of 2016

Don't be expecting anything besides PC games of the strategy or role-playing variety from Keefer's personal favorites.

By Josh Hawkins   //   December 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Game of the Year 2016 #7: The Last Guardian

The Last Guardian isn't a perfect game, but the story, the bond made between the main characters, and the age-old adage of a boy and his dog help the game shine through, making it to the number 7 spot on our Game of the Year list.

By Brittany Vincent   //   December 26, 2016 3:00 PM

The Best Downloadable Content of 2016

From costumes to full-fledged add-on scenarios, these were the best pieces of DLC all year. 

By David Craddock   //   December 26, 2016 2:00 PM

Game of the Year 2016 #8 (Tie): Dark Souls 3

Dark Souls 3 crowns one of the most engrossing, innovative, challenging, and memorable franchises in the history of our industry.

By David Craddock   //   December 26, 2016 1:00 PM

David's Overlooked Gems of 2016

Doom and Dark Souls 3? Of course! But I played a few other games this year, and none disappointed.

By Steve Watts   //   December 26, 2016 12:00 PM

Game of the Year 2016 #8 (Tie): Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 is easy enough for anyone to pick up and enjoy, but with enough attention to fine detail to provide plenty of depth as well.

By Cassidee Moser   //   December 26, 2016 8:00 AM

Cassidee's Overlooked Gems of 2016

Cooperative cooking games, Tindr for kingdoms, and cyberpunk bars. 2016 had a lot of great video games, but these are ones you're likely to have missed.