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Total Nerd The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games  

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List Rules Video games coming out in holiday 2015 and early 2016.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

The most anticipated video games hitting shelves for holiday 2015 and winter 2016 cover a whole bunch of different genres, styles, and platforms, from Playstation 4 to Xbox One, Wii U, and even PC. With this list of big video games coming out this winter, you have a guide to stocking stuffers and ways to burn through your holiday check from grandma.

For nostalgia's sake, this winter has re-issues of classic games on new consoles, like Pokemon. There are also tons of kids games like Lego Marvel Heroes, Naruto, and Return to PopoloCrois: a Story of Seasons Fairytale. What gamers are most thrilled about, however, are the new installments in gaming's biggest franchises. A new Legend of Zelda, Hitman, Mortal Kombat, Rainbow Six, Gran Turismo, and even a new Final Fantasy are all set to arrive this winter.

This is your chance to vote up your most anticipated game this fall. These are the biggest releases from December 2015 until the very end of February 2016. Vote up winter 2015-2016 games you're most excited about below, and if we forgot any, don't hesitate to add them!

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The Legend of Zelda Wii U is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #2 The Legend of Zelda Wii U March 4, 2016; Metacritic Score: 85

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Hitman (2016) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #2 Hitman (2016) March 11, 2016 ; Metacritic Score: 77

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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #3 Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Feburary 2, 2016;  Metacritic Score: 76

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Tom Clancy's The Division is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #4 Tom Clancy's The Division March 8, 2016 ; Metacritic Score: 83

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Lego Marvel's Avengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #8 Lego Marvel's Avengers January 26, 2016;  Metacritic Score: 72

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Far Cry Primal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #9 Far Cry Primal Feburary 23, 2016; Metacritic Score: 76

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Just Cause 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #10 Just Cause 3 November 30, 2015;  Metacritic Score: 73

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Nin... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #11 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 February 9, 2016;  Metacritic Score: 81

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Fire Emblem Fates is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #13 Fire Emblem Fates Feburary 19, 2016; Metacritic Score: 87

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Devil's Third is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #13 Devil's Third December 11, 2015;  Metacritic Score: 43

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Final Fantasy Explorers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #15 Final Fantasy Explorers January 26, 2016;  Metacritic Score: 70

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Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #18 Rainbow Six Siege December 1, 2015;  Metacritic Score: 78

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Trackmania Turbo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #21 Trackmania Turbo December 1, 2015; Metacritic Score: ?

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Arslan: The Warriors of Legend is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #23 Arslan: The Warriors of Legend Feburary 9, 2016; Metacritic Score: 74

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails o... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #26 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel December 22, 2015; Metacritic Score: 86

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Megadimension Neptunia VII is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated Winter 2016 Video Games
voting closed at #27 Megadimension Neptunia VII Feburary 2, 2016; Metacritic Score: 73