Ed has been hard at work planning a wedding, but in the meantime, has found time for some games this year. He’s planted and harvested in Stardew Valley, cooking under pressure in Overcooked, and what else? Well, you’re just gonna have to see where these games shook out on his list.
To say that 2016 has been an interesting year would be a drastic understatement. The year has put us through our paces, bringing with it an unrelenting series of cultural events great and terrible that are sure to leave a lasting mark for decades to come. If the year’s events were a sine wave, both its frequency and amplitude would stand out amongst those of other recent years. Happily, I’d say that most of the big things to hit the gaming scene in 2016 were perched atop the peaks of those waves. It feels like those of us in the gaming community say this every year, but it truly has never been a better time to be a gamer. We’ve had some really excellent titles to sink our teeth into, a surprising number of which were deliveries on development promises that have been keeping us hungry for over five or even as much as ten years.
There aren’t ten games here, but there’s some solid and worthwhile games that Nate played throughout 2016, one of which was a surprise. Though Nate juggles his work schedule, relationship, and other hobbies, he had to be selective with his game purchases and time devoted to playing them. Here are the top 5 games Nate played in 2016, with an honorable mention to start it off.
At the center of the galaxy lies an irresistible pulse, drawing you toward an unforgettable journey of galactic adventure inspired by the imagination of classic science-fiction.