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Top 10 PC Games of 2016 So Far (First Half)

Top 10 PC Games of 2016 So Far (First Half)



Are you ready for another throwback? Well, gear up as we look into the not so distant past.

The year is not quite ending yet, but we’ve seen so many great games come out in just the first six months that we decided to list down the Top 10 PC games of 2016 so far (first half).

Here are the best of the best games from the first half of the year. And if you missed getting any of these games, remember that you can them at the best prices today only here at!

Note: These games were ranked based on their Gamer Compass score — aggregate ratings from critics and gamers from the best review sites on the planet.

Top 10 PC Games of 2016 So Far (First Half)

Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer
Developer: Creative Assembly
Publisher: Sega
Release Date: 24 May 2016

This high-fantasy strategy game combines two franchises that created a game that has the best of both worlds. You’ll probably say that this game is how Total War is supposed to be. The game boasts of a huge amount of content, unique gameplay features, as well as a very handy user interface.


Developer: Firaxis Games
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: 5 February 2016

The release of XCOM 2 marks the return of the king of strategy games, this time set in a world occupied by aliens as the survival of the human race hangs in a balance. Though the game has new gameplay mechanics, its stunning graphics, new and exciting features and abilities, procedurally–generated maps, and thrilling tactical combat, XCOM 2 is definitely a worthy successor of the original.

Top 10 PC Games of 2016: XCOM 2


Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon
Developer: Red Hook Studios
Publisher: Red Hook Studios
Release Date: 19 January 2016

If you’re the type of player who gets too attached to your characters, you might want to skip this game. The game’s objective is to destroy your characters. Darkest Dungeon is a roguelike turn-based dungeon crawler which includes fascinating art, and addicting difficulty. Its focus on the unfamiliar feeling of psychological stress that comes in adventuring will make you go insane, leave you hopeless, ad reel you back in for more at the same time.


Developer: id Software
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release Date: 13 May 2016

DOOM brings you a fierce, high-speed and old-school shooter that includes stunningly upgraded graphics, and so much more. This franchise revival is definitely set to blow your mind! Some may find its multiplayer a little on the boring side, BUT its highly-intense single-player campaign will instantly restore your faith in id Software . This game is truly the next-gen DOOM everyone’s been waiting for!

 Top 10 PC Games of 2016: DOOM


Top 10 PC Games of 2016: The Banner Saga 2

The Banner Saga 2
Developer: Stoic Studio
Publisher: Versus Evil
Release Date: 19 April 2016

The Banner Saga 2 is a follow-up to Stoic’s hugely popular The Banner Saga, and the game is living true to its predecessor’s reputation. If you don’t mind brutally difficult games and punishing random events, then this game is perfect for you. You’ll surely won’t be able to put this game down and play for hours! Oh, and make sure you have some Kleenex ready.


Rise of the Tomb Raider
Developer: Crystal Dynamics
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: 28 January 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider brings Lara Croft to a whole new adventure! This game offers a more immersive gaming experience for PC players as long as you have the PC specs to turn them on. The game’s developers, Crystal Dyamics, used the same formula that made the 2013 Tomb Raider game a huge success. Don’t get too turned off with this move, because we can frankly say that it still worked wonders!

Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Rise of the Tomb Raider


Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Grim Dawn

Grim Dawn
Developer: Crate Entertainment
Publisher: Crate Entertainment
Release Date: 25 February 2016

This new offering from the team behind Titan Quest will surely feel familiar to fans of ARPG. The game boasts of a huge array of monsters, massive amount of loot, and a chaotic but fun hack and slash. This game is every it the same game you have loved playing years ago, but a whole lot better!


Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster
Developer: Virtuos
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: 12 May 2016

Finally available to the PC, one of the most celebrated releases of the Final Fantasy series sports upgraded graphics and includes all international content that were previously available. Whether you’re a first-time player, or simply want to relive the adventure, there’s no better time to play this stunning JRPG than now.

Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster


Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley
Developer: ConcernedApe
Publisher: Chucklefish Games
Release Date: 26 February 2016

You may think this game is simply a Harvest Moon clone, but think again. You can probably say that this is THE Harvest Moon clone you’ve always waited for and so much more! Stardew Valley virtually has endless content, simple gameplay mechanics, charming pixel graphics, and a kind of polish you do not usually see in indie games. You’ll definitely find this humble retreat from busy city life a relaxing experience.


Dark Souls III
Developer: FromSoftware
Publisher: Namco Bandai Entertainment
Release Date: 12 April 2016

This third installment from the Dark Souls series ends with a high dose of fan service. Eve with its minor issues, Dark Souls 3 is a game that plays like it’s tailor-made for the loyal Dark Souls fan. The game’s graphics are simply stunning, combined with new combat mechanics and the same old difficulty that the series has been known for.

Top 10 PC Games of 2016: Dark Souls III


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