First, we spent a year playing video games. Then we spent a couple weeks debating which ones were best. Here, in alphabetical order, are Kotaku’s top 12 games of 2016.


BoxBoxBoy


Civilization VI


Darkest Dungeon


Dishonored 2


Doom


Dragon Quest Builders


Hitman


Inside


Overwatch


Pokémon Sun and Moon


Stardew Valley


The Witness