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2016 was a big year for gaming. If you want proof, you just need to read our game of the year lists.

We spent the last several days putting together our picks for our favorite games of 2016. Each of our GamesBeat staff members wrote up their own lists, and we also have a unified selection of our 10 favorite digital experiences. So before you begin salivating for all of those upcoming 2017 titles, make sure you’ve tried as many of these great games from 2016 first.


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