2016 was a fantastic year for PC gaming, with many highly-anticipated titles releasing to critical and commercial success. From first-person shooters to role-playing games, there was something for everyone in 2016. In this article, we'll take a look at the top 10 PC games of 2016.
- "Doom" - id Software's reboot of the classic first-person shooter was highly-anticipated, and it did not disappoint. "Doom" was praised for its fast-paced, brutal gameplay, as well as its impressive visuals and level design.
- "Overwatch" - Blizzard's team-based first-person shooter was a massive success, garnering critical acclaim and a large player base. "Overwatch" was praised for its tight mechanics, diverse cast of characters, and addictive, objective-based gameplay.
- "Dark Souls III" - The latest entry in the notoriously difficult "Dark Souls" series, "Dark Souls III" was a fitting conclusion to the series. The game was praised for its challenging yet rewarding gameplay, as well as its impressive level design and boss battles.
- "XCOM 2" - Firaxis' turn-based strategy game was a hit among fans of the genre, and a worthy sequel to the 2012 reboot. "XCOM 2" was praised for its challenging and rewarding gameplay, as well as its impressive level design and character customization.
- "The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine" - The final expansion to CD Projekt Red's award-winning "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" was a fitting end to the series, and is considered by many to be one of the best role-playing games of all time. The expansion was praised for its memorable storyline, impressive visuals, and engaging gameplay.
- "Inside" - Playdead's follow-up to their acclaimed 2010 game "Limbo" was an impressive showcase of minimalist design and storytelling. "Inside" was praised for its atmospheric and thought-provoking narrative, as well as its tight platforming mechanics.
- "Stardew Valley" - ConcernedApe's farming simulation game was a surprise hit, garnering critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase. The game was praised for its addictive gameplay, charming pixel art style, and complex systems.
- "Rocket League" - Psyonix's car-soccer hybrid was a hit among fans of sports and racing games, and quickly became a staple in the competitive gaming scene. "Rocket League" was praised for its fast-paced, action-packed gameplay and impressive physics engine.
- "Civilization VI" - The latest entry in the long-running "Civilization" series, "Civ VI" made some major changes to the formula and was well-received by fans of the series. The game was praised for its streamlined gameplay, impressive graphics, and engaging multiplayer.
- "Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun" - This stealth tactics game was developed by Mimimi Productions and was released on December 6th, 2016. The game was praised for its challenging and rewarding gameplay, engaging storyline, and impressive level design.
These are just some of the many great PC games that were released in 2016. It was a great year for PC gaming, and all of these games are still worth playing today. Some of them also continue to be developed and improve with new updates and content.