ByKaitlyn Beckner, writer at
Kaitlyn Beckner

It's 2016 which means another amazing year for gamers. Here's my list of the most anticipated games to hit this year:

Far Cry Primal (February)

Far Cry Primal is an action/adventure video game developed by Ubisoft. It was released on February 23rd for Playstation 4 and Xbox One, with a PC release date of March 1.

I'm a huge fan of the Far Cry series so I can't wait to finally get my hands on this one!

The Division (March)

Tom Clancy's The Division is an open world shooter developed by Ubisoft. It released on Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC on March 8.

I was always a fan of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon games so I'm highly anticipating this!

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (May)

A third-person shooter developed by Naughty Dog, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is the continuing story of Nathan Drake, the protagonist of all the Uncharted games. It has a release slated for May 2016.

I honestly CANNOT WAIT for this game. I have been playing the Uncharted games since the first release and just from the game play and screen shots we have seen it looks absolutely beautiful.

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (May)

Following the main protagonist, Faith, from the previous Mirror's Edge, Mirror's Edge Catalyst is an upcoming open world action video game developed by EA Dice. It's said to be released on May 24th.

Faith is such a badass female character, I'm super excited to get my hands on this game!

No Man's Sky (June)

No Man's Sky is an upcoming adventure survival video game developed by the indie studio Hello Games. They are calling it "the world without end" as it will have eighteen quintillion unique planets for you to explore. That's just insane!

I never wanted a game to live up to its potential as much as this one, and the art looks absolutely beautiful.

Overwatch (June)

Overwatch is an upcoming multiplayer first person shooter developed by Blizzard.

I actually got to get my hands on a quick demo at Pax East last year and let me just say, this is going to be absolutely wonderful.

Gears of War 4 (TBD)

Gears of War 4 is an upcoming first person shooter developed by The Coalition. It's exclusive to Xbox and doesn't have a set release date as of yet.

I'm clearly a huge fan of shooters, so naturally I'm excited for Gears of War 4!

We Happy Few (TBD)

We Happy Few is a first person survival game developed by Compulsion Games and slated to release in June for PC and Xbox one.

I was a huge fan of Compulsion Games' first game, Contrast. This game looks absolutely crazy and freaky and I am so excited to be able to get my hands on a copy!

This year is looking pretty great for upcoming game releases! I know I'm super excited for the ones on this list as well as a few others.

What games are you most anticipating? Let me know in the comments!


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