's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day Four

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's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day Four

This year was filled with great music, multiplayer, moments, and some welcome additions to Xbox One's backwards compatibility list.While much of the appeal of the game lies in recognizing attack patterns and reacting to them, the game has style to spare.

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Nina Freeman's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Nina Freeman's Top 10 Games of 2016

It was pretty normal to see people running or walking through it on the weekend, or after work.I’d never seen a mainstream game draw people out into the world in such a drastic way before.

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Rowan Kaiser's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Rowan Kaiser's Top 10 Games of 2016

I hear this was a great year for blockbuster games.Instead, I ended up focusing on what was arguably the greatest year for strategy games, well, ever.

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Danielle Riendeau's Top 5 Characters She'd Like to Hang Out With

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Danielle Riendeau's Top 5 Characters She'd Like to Hang Out With

Danielle Riendeau is the managing editor of Waypoint at Vice, a website about fan fiction and also sometimes video games.When she's not hanging out with her favorite video game characters, co-hosting Idle Weekend, or punching her way through the League of Heels, you can find her on Twitter @DanielleRi.

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John "Cowboy" Bellomy's Top 10 Games of 2016

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John "Cowboy" Bellomy's Top 10 Games of 2016

While I was pretty sure going into this I knew what my top games were, narrowing this down to just 10 seemed especially difficult this year.After hours of sketched dot diagrams, comparing notes with friends, I finished with my most satisfying challenge completion of 2016.

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Giancarlo Varanini's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Giancarlo Varanini's Top 10 Games of 2016

Giancarlo Varanini is a former games Ryckert and current Communications Ryckert at Ryckert.It might be a little weird for me to include their games on my list, so I won’t.

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Lorne Lanning's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Lorne Lanning's Top 10 Games of 2016

Lorne Lanning is the co-founder of development studio Oddworld Inhabitants, and creator of the Oddworld series of video games.Limbo made some really great artistic choices, so the follow-up was always going to be something to watch out for.

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Brad Shoemaker's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Brad Shoemaker's Top 10 Games of 2016

Clash Royale is not on my top 10 list, which might be my greatest personal triumph of 2016.Maybe next year's the year.

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Brad Muir's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Brad Muir's Top 10 Games of 2016

Brad Muir is the world's cheeriest human being who also works as a gameplay programmer at Valve.You may also remember him from his time at Double Fine, where he worked on games like Iron Brigade and Massive Chalice.

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The Bakalar Family's Top 10 Games to Watch and Play of 2016

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The Bakalar Family's Top 10 Games to Watch and Play of 2016

So to celebrate Stacie, here are her favorite games that she's watched me play, or stolen the controller and played herself.I loved that game for reasons shared here, but Stacie liked it for its "adorable depiction of a boy and his dragon-dog-bird.

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No Goblin's Top 10 Games of 2016

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No Goblin's Top 10 Games of 2016

That game is some real messed up shit, and I mean that in the most intensely flattering way I can.My play-throughs of Elder Scrolls games are largely spent exploring and looking at scenery so this is a huge improvement for me specifically.

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Zoe Quinn's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Zoe Quinn's Top 10 Games of 2016

It’s that time of year again, where we get to see which best-of-the-best games make all sorts of lovely people’s Game Of The Year lists for 2016.While I do love those, I am also profoundly tired of thinking about 2016 as a year.

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Patrick Miller's Top Games of 2016

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Patrick Miller's Top Games of 2016

Patrick Miller does a lot of thinking, talking, and writing about fighting games.When he's not working at Riot Games, he's tweeting inane stuff @pattheflip, teaching fighting games on YouTube and Twitch, and writing on Medium.

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Bruno Dias' Top 10 Games of 2016

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Bruno Dias' Top 10 Games of 2016

Second, I have played entirely too much of it, and yet it doesn’t feel like an endless “whittling” game like Minecraft.Dialogue is really challenging to model; good dialogue is the Dark Souls of interactive narrative.

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's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day Three

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's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day Three

2016 gave us remasters of old games, computers that were made to look old, industry trends that we wish were things of the past, and an old name that suddenly feels fresher than ever.This multiplayer hacking game is little more than a terminal window and a four-hour tutorial that tells you the basics of what you're doing.

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Alx Preston's Top 11 Games of 2016

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Alx Preston's Top 11 Games of 2016

A few games even managed to capture me entirely off-guard and thrill my bones into jiggly noodles.Everything is exquisitely crafted, from the sound design, the player models, the levels, to the UI and UX.

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Charles Webb's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Charles Webb's Top 10 Games of 2016

Not to get too autobiographical at the start, but 2016 was a challenging year to stick with any video games.It wasn’t often that I finished games and many of those were from the back catalog.

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Christian Elverdam's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Christian Elverdam's Top 10 Games of 2016

If you would like to watch him give assassination tips to Brad and Dan, that is something you can watch right here.This time of year there is that usual flurry of lists of the top games of 2016.

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Alex Zandra Van Chestein's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Alex Zandra Van Chestein's Top 10 Games of 2016

Alex Zandra Van Chestein is a freelance game designer from Quebec City, Canada.Her next game, One Last Cup, a cyberpunk coffee shop conversation game, is currently in development.

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Matt Rorie's Top 10 Games of 2016

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Matt Rorie's Top 10 Games of 2016

Matthew Rorie has been working in the games industry in some fashion for nearly twenty years.As is per usual, I played a fairly decent number of games in 2016, but managed to finish just a few of them.

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