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2015 was a whirlwind of insanely awesome video games, but 2016's video game releases make it truly a year for the books. All of these new video games are looking to change the way we play video games - from indie studios to mega houses, and everywhere in between.   

2016's new video game releases range from brand-new franchises, like Unravel, Quantum Break and Battleborn, to re-imaginings of classic games, such as DOOM, Final Fantasy VII, and Rachet & Clank. Some video game lines are even going to continue producing their awesome franchises, such as Uncharted, Dark Souls, Gears of War, Mass Effect, and many more!  

Needless to say, the video games coming out in 2016 are going to break all kinds of records and change the way we see gaming. These upcoming video games look fantastic, but which is the most anticipated video game of 2016? With so many big video games dropping, which one are you fiending for most? Vote up the games you're most excited to play in 2016, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

 
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Final Fantasy VII (Remake) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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Kingdom Hearts 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Aaron Napier added Kingdom Hearts 3 TBA

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Mass Effect Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #4 No Man's Sky August 9, 2016; Metacritic Score: 71

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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #4 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End May 10, 2016; Metacritic Score: 94

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Half Life 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
silentmurder49 added Half Life 3 TBA

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Dishonored 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Dishonored 2 November 11

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Doom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #7 DOOM May 13, 2016; Metacritic Score: 77

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Battlefield 1 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
bthom8675 added Battlefield 1 October 21

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Fallout 4 Expansions is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Wil Pharaoh added Fallout 4 Expansions TBA

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #11 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided August 23; Metacritic Score: 82

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Mafia III is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
GabrielDylanArteaga added Mafia III October 7

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Dark Souls III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #8 Dark Souls III March 24, 2016; Metacritic Score: 90

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Tom Clancy's The Division is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #10 Tom Clancy's The Division March 8, 2016; Metacritic Score: 83

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Street Fighter V is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #11 Street Fighter V February 16, 2016; Metacritic Score: 78

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Far Cry Primal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #9 Far Cry Primal February 23, 2016; Metacritic Score: 76

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Ratchet & Clank is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #17 Ratchet & Clank April 12, 2016; Metacritic Score: 86

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Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Final Fantasy XV November 29, 2016

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #17 Mirror's Edge Catalyst June 7, 2016; Metacritic Score: 75

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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Pokkén Tournament is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #18 | firestar718 added Pokkén Tournament March 18 , 2016; Metacritic Score: 76

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Star Fox Zero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #18 Star Fox Zero April 22 , 2016; Metacritic Score: 71

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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Horizon Zero Dawn February 28

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Gears of War 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Gears of War 4 October 11

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Persona 5 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Persona 5 September 15

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Mario & Luigi Paper Jam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #25 Mario & Luigi Paper Jam January 22 - January 22; Metacritic Score: 76

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voting closed at #31 Overwatch May 24, 2016; Metacritic Score: 91

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XCOM 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #38 XCOM 2 February 5 - February 5; Metacritic Score: 89

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Cyberpunk 2077 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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Dragon Quest XI: In Search of ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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Tekken 7 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Callum Wilson added Tekken 7 2017

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Quantum Break is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #30 Quantum Break April 5, 2016; Metacritic Score: 77

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Dead Island 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Dead Island 2 TBA

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Watch Dogs 2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
James Buchanan added Watch Dogs 2 November 15, 2016

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Witcher 3: Blood and Wine is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #40 | Tigereyesxx added Witcher 3: Blood and Wine May 31;  Metacritic Score: 92

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Dead Rising 4 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Dead Rising 4 December 6, 2016

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Outlast 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Outlast 2 2017

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Forza Horizon 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #42 | danc added Forza Horizon 3 September 27 - September 27, 2016; Metacritic Score: 71

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Homefront: The Revolution is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #34 Homefront: The Revolution May 17, 2016; Metacritic Score: 55

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Unravel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #35 Unravel February 9, 2016; Metacritic Score: 79

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Gravity Rush 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Gravity Rush 2

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Star Ocean: Integrity and Fait... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #39 Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness June 28, 2016; Metacritic Score: 60

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Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Sonic Mania

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Eiyuu Densetsu: Sora no Kiseki... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016

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Ni No Kuni II Revenant Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Ni No Kuni II Revenant Kingdom

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Cyberdimension Neptune is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Cyberdimension Neptune

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Resident Evil 2 (remake) is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
Resident Evil 2 (remake)

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voting closed at #47 Adr1ft March 28, 2016; Metacritic Score: 68

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Oxenfree is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Anticipated New Video Games of 2016
voting closed at #49 Oxenfree January 15, 2016; Metacritic Score: 81