Are you searching the internet to find out information about the best PC games of 2016? If you are, then you will glad to know that your search ends here. Games that make it to the list of the top 10 PC games are: racing games, shooting games, strategy games, adventure games, puzzle games, and action games. Mention below are the top 10 PC games of 2016:
10.Forza Horizon 3
Forza Horizon, an open world racing video game was developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows 10. The game received a score of 91/100 for Xbox version and 86/100 for Windows version. Forza Horizon 3 is a video game set up in open world settings based in a fictional representation of Australia. Gamers can explore the land down and under along with more than 350 of the world’s greatest cars and trucks. In Forza Horizon 3, players compete in various events through the world. Challenges in the game include races, time trials, drifting, and bucket list. Player takes the role of the director of the Horizon Festival in the game, and is assigned to make Horizon Festival the biggest festival in the world.
- Titanfall 2
Titan fall 2, a sequel to Titanfall is a first-person shooter game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. The game received a score of 9/10 on GameSpot and IGN (Imagine Games Network). In Titanfall 2, players can control both pilot and their titans-mecha-style exoskeletons. Pilot in the game has many abilities including hiding, zip-lining, double jumping, and wall running, which improve their efficiency during the combat. Pilots have a large arsenal of gadgets and weapons such as shot guns, submachine guns, pistols, and grenades to fight against the enemies. Players can execute their enemies at close range.
- Civilization VI
Civilization VI is a turn-based strategy game that was originally created by the legendary game designer, Sid Meier. Civilization VI won the best strategy game award in 2016. Player in Civilization VI are required to build an empire to stand the test of time. Players have to become ruler of the world by establishing and leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Players in civilization 6 can go head to head with history’s great leaders as they attempt to create the greatest civilization in the world. Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with the world.
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, an action role-playing stealth video game is developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One in August 2016 and Linux in November 2016. The game is a sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Deus: Ex Mankind Divided won 5 awards namely, best console game, best game design, best narrative, best performance, and game of the year awards in Canadian Video Game Awards 2016. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided combines elements of a first-person shooter with the role-playing upgrade system and dialogue trees. Players have to tackle situations in the game using combat, hacking, stealth, and social interactions.
Inside, the puzzle-platformer adventure game was developed and published by Playdead in 2016 for PlayStation (PS) 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The game received a score of 10/10 on IGN and VideoGamer.com. Awards won by Inside are as follows: independent game, art direction, artistic achievement, andoriginal property.Players in the game control the character who is an unnamed boy and explore the strange environment. The player controls the lad who walks, runs, swims, climbs, and uses objects to overcome obstacles and progress in the game. The boy in the game gains the ability to control bodies in order to complete certain puzzles. Boy dies in the game in different ways that include tranquilizer dart, mutilated by dogs, trapped by security machines, blown apart by shock waves, and drowning.
- Dark Souls III
Dark Souls III, an action role-playing video game was developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. Dark Souls III was released worldwide in April 2016. Dark Souls III received the score of 9.5 by IGN and 94/100 by PC Gamer (UK). Dark Souls III won Game of the Year award in 2016 in Golden Joystick Awards 2016. Dark Souls III is played in the third-person perspective. Players in Dark Souls III are equipped with a variety of weapons such as bows, projectiles, and swords. Shields act as secondary weapons in the game. Magic is also featured in the game. Players’ focus points are consumed when they perform the magic spells.
- Rise of the Tomb Raider
Rise of the Tomb Raider, an action adventure video game was developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in January 2016. Graphics, gameplay, and characterization of Rise of the Tomb Raider was praised by critics. Rise of the Tomb Raider received a score of 9.5 by Game Informer, 9.3 by IGN, and 9 by GameSpot. In the game, the player controls Lara Croft through various environments, battling enemies, and completing puzzles, while using improvised weapons and gadgets in order to progress through the story. Crafting system in the game allows players to create items. Both human and animal characters in the game can react to the in-game environment. More adequate options for stealth and sneak attacks are introduced in the game.
- The Witness
The Witness, a 3D puzzle video game was developed and published by Thekla, Inc. The Witness was released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in January 2016. The Witness received a Metacritic (a website that aggregates reviews)score of 87/100 for Microsoft Windows based on 20 reviews. The witness is a puzzle adventure game that is experienced in the first-person view. The player in the game is unnamed character who explores the eleven sections of the island with numerous structures and natural formations. Players must activate some of the boxes in the game to get access to inside of the mountain and reach game’s final goal.
HITMAN is the 6th installment to the Hitman series that was released on March 11th, 2016 digitally and in retail on January 31st, 2017. The Metacritic score of the game, HITMAN is 83/100 for PC. Prologue of the game acts as a prequel to Hitman: Codename 47, while the actual game takes place 7 years after the events of Hitman: Absolution. HITMAN is a third-person stealth video game in which players take control of Agent 47. The common method to approach a mission in the game is to incapacitate other characters and wear their outfits as a disguise to gain access to the restricted areas more easily.
Overwatch, a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. The game was released in May 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Overwatch received a score of 10/10 by Game Informer and PlayStation Lifestyle. Game awards won by Overwatch are as follows: Game of the Year, Best Game Direction, Best Multiplayer, andBest ESports Game. Overwatch features a squad-based combat with two opposite teams of six players each. Players can choose one of the several hero characters in the game. Characters of the game have unique abilities and role classes (offense, defense, support, and tank).
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