The Best Games of 2016 Part 2: The Best of The Best

The Best Video Games of 2016

This was tough.

2016 had so, so many stellar games that almost any list would essentially leave out a few favorites. However, we combed through our personal gaming archives, had several heated discussions over email and in person, swapped a lot of skeptical hippo memes and finally managed to narrow it down to a select few candidates.

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6 Fantastic Reasons for Gaming Behind the Times

Retro Gaming Consoles

A Day Late and a Dollar Long: The Joys of Gaming a Generation Behind


Aside from my first console and first computer, falling a console generation behind in the mid-nineties was the best thing that ever happened to me as a gamer.

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The 10 Best Mech Games of All Time Part II: Bringing it home

Best Mech Battle Video Games Games

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Who Wants to Read in a Video Game?

Playstation 4 Bloodborne

Video games are primarily a visual medium—it’s right there in the word itself. But of course they’re more than that, too. There’s the interactivity, of course, and the sound design can really improve or drag down a game…and then there’s reading. 

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Bloodborne Is Fun BECAUSE It’s Hard—And Here’s Why!

PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne

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Grand Theft Auto V, A Flawed or a Perfect Game?

Grand Theft Auto V

 

Why Keep the Flawed Masterpiece GTA V So Stupid, When It Could At Least Be Irreverent and Clever?

I recently finished a fifty-five-hour playthrough of Grand Theft Auto V. It is a brilliant achievement. It’s a ridiculously fun game. It’s also a very disappointing game.

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Exciting Remakes and Reboots and Square Enix Wasting my Time

Playstation Experience

A new King’s Quest? Remastered Day of the Tentacle joining Grim Fandango as LucasArts games I can finally play again? And…an UNupdated Final Fantasy VII on PS4? One of these things is not like the other.

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The Old School Game Vault Buys Nintendo Wii U and PS4 Games

Buying Wii U & PS4 Games

Get Cash For Selling Wii U & PS4 Games

The Old School Game Vault is pleased to announce that it now buys both games and video game consoles manufactured and distributed under the Nintendo Wii U banner via its online storefront. Customers all over the country can sell Wii U games and sell Wii U consoles through The Old School Game Vault site effective immediately.

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