2016 was a big year for videogame releases. Aside from new video game consoles, new games and sequels were also part of all the biggest reveals. Popular names such as Final Fantasy XV, The Last Guardian, and even the return of Super Mario were among the highly anticipated titles this 2016.
However, there are some equally cool games that were also released this year. It's just that, they weren't as popular as their contmeporaries. These hidden gems are worthy of your time and attention.
Here are some underrated videogames that were rolled out this 2016, which you might have probably missed:
Yomawari: A Night Alone
Though cute in appearance, Yomawari is actually a horror game. It features an adorable little schoolgirl walknig her dog down dark streets. You will have to get rid of monsters along the way to keep the little girl alive. This game is avaialable for both the PC and Playstation.
Unlike other games, Virginia has a cinematic feel to it. You need to follow the characters in real-time, while also navigating their flashbacks. The story revolves around an FBI agent who is looking for a missing boy. Ther are a lot of twists and strange occurrences in this game, which will give you fun thrills. The game can be played on PC, PS4, and XBOX One.
While waiting for the second season of Stranger Things, you should spend your time playing Oxenfree. It has the same '80s horror vibe of everyone's favorite Netflix sleeper hit since it's about a bunch of kids stuck on a haunted island. You can play it on PC, Mac, PS4, and XBOX One.
If you don't have a gaming console, then Mini Metro is certainly the game for you. It's avaialable on iOS and Android devices, as well as on PC. The objective is simple: create your very own subway line to keep the passengers going. Think of it as your very own commute in your city.
Alone With You
Fans of The Sims will surely like this game. Though the main objective is to get off the desolate planet you're staying in, you're bound to stumble upon other players along the way. Alone With You is available on PS4.