Top 10 Best to Play Games of 2016

1. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

1. Uncharted 4 A Thief's End

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is a third-person shooter, action-adventure video game published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and developed by Naughty Dog .The Game is only for Playstation-4.

The story, set several years after the events of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, follows series protagonist Nathan Drake, who has retired from fortune hunting, reunite with his older brother Sam and longtime partner Sully to search for clues for the location ofCaptain Henry Avery’s long-lost treasure to save his brother.

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is played from a third-person perspective. It includes elements commonly found in platform games. The player assumes control of Nathan Drake, who is physically adept and is able to jump, sprint, climb, swim, scale narrow ledges and wall-faces to get between points, swing with a rope, use a grappling hook and perform other acrobatic actions. Drake can use various firearms such as assault rifles, pistols and grenades to kill enemies. Stealth elements are incorporated into the game, allowing the player to sneak behind enemies and kill them without being noticed. The melee combat system was reworked to avoid the presence of quick time events, and Drake can now control vehicles directly.

2. Quantum Break

2. Quantum Break

Quantum Break is an action-adventure science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios, The game was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One on 5 April 2016.

The game features Jack Joyce, the main protagonist, trying to stop Paul Serene, a close friend and Monarch Solutions CEO, from enforcing the End of Time after a failed time-machine experiment, which gives Jack time manipulation powers.

Quantum Break is mostly a third-person shooter, but includes elements of a platform game in less action-oriented segments, and “junction points” that interact with the game’s outcome, much like a gamebook, with episodes of an integrated live-action television show, featuring the actual actors of the characters, interacting with the player’s choices, displaying the outcome of the choices made.

 

3. Tom Clancy’s The Division

3. Tom Clancy's The Division

Tom Clancy’s The Division is an online-only open world third-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Massive and published by Ubisoft, with assistance from Red Storm Entertainment.The Game platforms are Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It  was released worldwide on 8 March 2016.

The Division takes place in mid-crisis Manhattan, an open world with destructive environments that are free for players to explore. the player, who is an agent of the titular Strategic Homeland Division, commonly referred to as simply “The Division”, is tasked with helping to rebuild the Division’s operations in Manhattan, investigating the nature of the outbreak and combating criminal activity in its wake. The Division is structured with elements of role-playing games, as well as collaborative and player versus player online multiplayer.

The game received positive reviews, and was a commercial success, with Ubisoft stating that the game broke the company’s record for highest number of first-day sales. Furthermore, one week after the game’s release, Ubisoft stated that The Division is the company’s best-selling game, and the industry’s biggest first-week launch for a new game franchise, generating an estimated amount of $330 million globally.

 

4. Homefront: The Revolution

4. Home Front The Revolution

Homefront: The Revolution is an open world first-person shooter video game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver. The Game platforms are Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Homefront: The Revolution takes place in 2029 in an alternate timeline, following the character Ethan Brady as he stages a resistance movement against the army of a North Korean occupation in the city of Philadelphia. Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world type game with many districts to explore.The player can scavenge for supplies to modify weapons and equipment. There are side missions where the player will be called off to carry out tasks like assassinating a high-ranking KPA general or steal a KPA drone. Another new feature introduced is the enhanced ability to modify weapons such as adding a fore-grip or a sight in the middle of a firefight or to convert a rifle to a Light Machine Gun and vice-versa. Philadelphia is split into three districts. The Green Zone is the affluent area where at the center of the city the KPA is at its strongest, they are also where the invaders are at their most comfortable: they have running water, a stable power supply, and their fortifications make green zones one of the safest places in the city.

5. Call Of Duty : Black OPS III

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a military  science fiction shooter  video game. Call of duty : Black Ops 3 is  developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It was released on November 6, 2015 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One . The gameplay of Black Ops III is designed to support 4-player cooperative gameplay.The player can customize their character’s gender and appearance. The campaign features its own progression system, featuring unlock tokens which must be used to acquire different weapons and gears as they progress through the campaign.

 

The campaign in Black Ops III is designed to support 4-player cooperative gameplay, allowing for bigger, more open level design and less corridor shooting. In addition, the player can customize their character’s gender and appearance. The campaign features its own progression system, featuring unlock tokens which must be used to acquire different weapons and gears as they progress through the campaign. The game features a “realistic” difficulty mode, in which players will get defeated if they are hit by one bullet. Finishing all campaign missions will also unlock “Nightmares” mode, where players can replay the entire campaign with a new narrative, as well as zombies replacing most of the normal enemies.

6. Rise Of The Tomb Raider

6. Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Tomb Raider. It was released for Xbox One and Xbox 360 in November 2015 and for Microsoft Windows in January 2016. It is set to release for PlayStation 4 in the second half of 2016.

Rise of the Tomb Raider was officially announced in June 2014. The game’s storyline follows Lara Croft as she ventures into Siberia in search of the legendary city of Kitezh, whilst battling a paramilitary organization that intends on beating her to the city’s promise of immortality. Presented from a third-person perspective, the game primarily focuses on survival and combat, while the player may also explore its landscape and various optional tombs.

The game features a crafting system.The in-game environment includes a weather system that both human and animal characters can react to and a day-night cycle. Lara can swim which will add to her mobility and combat tactics.Combat has been redesigned with more options for stealth and sneak attacks. Lara can confuse enemies using the environment, hide behind bushes or in trees, shooting bows on objects, throwing molotov cocktails and fog bottles or avoid combat altogether by climbing trees or traveling across roof tops. The bow and arrow return from Tomb Raider. The grappling hook, now known as a wire spool comes back for rope swinging after being absent from the series since Tomb Raider: Underworld. Options for multiple bows can be fashioned from specific animals and materials that Lara can hunt and salvage. Other weapons such as her pistol, shotgun, assault rifle and climbing axe make a return, plus an added hunting knife for melee or sneak attacks, a breather, and she can use a lock pick to open locked crates and doors.

 

7. Halo 5 :Gardians

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Halo 5: Guardians is a first-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One home video game console. Part of the Halo series, the game was released on October 27, 2015.Halo 5: Guardians and game-related hardware grossed over US$400 million in its first twenty-four hours and US$500 million in its first week. The game received mostly positive reviews from critics. Halo 5s gameplay and multiplayer component were praised, but response to its story was mixed.

8. Farcry : Primal

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Far Cry Primal is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It was released for thePlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows in 2016. Part of the Far Cry series, it is the first game set in the Stone Age. It revolves around the story of Takkar, who starts off as an unarmed hunter and rises to become the leader of a tribe.

As the game is set in pre-historic times, the traditional gunplay and vehicle gameplay featured in the Far Cry series were removed, and players can only get access to melee weapons like spears, clubs, axes, and ranged weapons like bows and slings. Players cannot purchase weapons, and must craft them using the materials scavenged in the world such as wood and stone. As players progress, they can craft more lethal weapons with a larger variety of resources. Besides facing natural predators, players must also get contest with other hostile tribes occupying the area. By attacking and seizing bonfires and camps, the Wenja tribe will move in and begin patrolling the nearby region, and the player will gain fast travel points as well as camps to rest in. Non-player characters (NPCs) will also task the player to rescue tribemates and perform other tasks which improve the village, as well as provided free crafting materials. The game also features a day-night cycle, which will affect gameplay.At night, more predators are present, and many become more aggressive and dangerous. Players can make use of fire as a tool for personal protection or hunting at night.

 

9. Battlefield Hardline

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Battlefield Hardline is a first-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games in collaboration with EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in March 2015 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Unlike the previous games in the Battlefield series, Hardline focuses on crime, heist and policing elements instead of military warfare.

The focus of the game is the “war on crime”, breaking away from the military setting that characterized the series. As such, the main factions in Hardline are the police Special Response Units and criminals. Players have access to various military-grade weapons and vehicles, such as the Lenco BearCat, as well as having police equipment such as tasers and handcuffs.

Hardline also uses the “Levolution” mechanic from Battlefield 4. For example, in the map “Downtown” players can send a construction crane crashing into the building, ripping down debris from the central buildings in downtown, which falls down on the streets of Los Angeles. This time, every map features multiple Levolution events, both small and large.

 

10. Mirrors edge catalyst

10.  mirrors edge catalyst

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is an action-adventure platform video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June 2016. It is a later instalment of 2008’s Mirror’s Edge.

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is a first-person action-adventure game in which the player takes control of Faith Connors as she progresses through a futuristic city named Glass. Similar to the original Mirror’s Edge, players traverse the city using aspects of urban exploration and parkour movements to complete missions and evade or fight enemies. Players can also make use of environmental objects such as zip-lines and ledges, and equipment including Mag Rope and Disruptor to travel across buildings. When players mark an objective on their map, Faith’s “runner vision” is activated and some scenery items automatically highlight in red. These act as guides to lead players towards their objective. The use of levels and linear gameplay found in the first Mirror’s Edge has been replaced with an open-world, free-roaming environment. This gives players more freedom in traversal, allowing for the use of multiple paths to reach one’s objective. In addition to the campaign’s mission, side activities such as time trials, races and environmental puzzles are featured. Additionally, items called Gridleaks can be found across the world that can be collected by players.

 

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