Video games are growing in popularity as each day goes by. Gone are the days of the arcade, instead replaced by gaming on consoles and computers. Online gaming this year has given us some of the best games in recent memory. They not only dominated 2016 in sales, but also popularity and game play.
League of Legends
The most popular game in the world, League of Legends a MOBA type video where you take control of a hero and attempt to push into the enemy base, defeating soldiers, towers, and other players along the way. Extremely popular, it hosts one of the world’s largest eSports scenes, so if you’re competitive, this game may be for you.
If you’re just getting started with this game then leagueoflegends.com is a great place to go to.
Another MOBA type video game, and direct competitor to League of Legends, is Dota 2. Dota stands for Defense of the Ancients, which was originally a popular mod for the video game Warcraft III. If you find that League of Legends is a too competitive, Dota 2 is a good alternative. Both games are also free to play, so either is a great choice.
The most popular shooter series in the world, Counter-Strike, lets you combat terrorism in its latest title in the series, Global Offensive. If you’re competitive and want a high skill ceiling that offers precise shooting and cooperation, Global Offensive is the best game on the market. It’s tough, relentless, but undeniably fun.
You can buy the game on Steam website.
Widely regarded as the best release of 2016, Overwatch is a shooter game developed by Blizzard. Taking control of one of 23 heroes, each with unique strengths, weaknesses, and abilities, you attempt to attack or defend key locations across different maps. It’s easy to play but difficult to master.
Looking for something a bit slower paced? Online roulette is always a great game to play. 2016 was a great year for online Roulette. Its popularity has soared and this already famous online casino game has gained even more fans, mainly doe to its free online version, letting you gamble from the comfort of your own computer chair for free, using virtual money.
You can play free roulette and learn the rules of the game on roulettepractice.com website.
Chances are you’ve heard of Minecraft. If you haven’t, it’s one of the most popular games in history. You take control of a character and are dropped into a large, blocky world. Dig, chop down trees, explore caves, or build a castle in a game with the help of your friends.
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Overwatch isn’t Blizzard’s only game. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a free to play collectible card game where you battle others with decks made up of your favorite cards. Earn packs of cards completing daily quests or buy them with real world money to get a leg up on the competition.
Like soccer or RC cars? Rocket League is a soccer game where instead of controlling players, you drive cars around the arena. Perform various acrobatic tricks, coordinate with your teammates, and decimate your competition.
World of Warcraft
Blizzard’s third game on the list, and most popular, is World of Warcraft. A cultural icon, WoW lets you take control of one of many fantasy races, fight enemies, and complete quests. An MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game), WoW lets you build your own legacy alongside thousands of others.
Another great shooter that released in 2016 is Battlefield 1. The latest release in the Battlefield series pits players against each other on a digital battleground in World War I.
Any of these video games is a great way to spend your time. While they aren’t the only computer games in 2016, they are regarded as the best offerings. If you’re a gamer, you owe it to yourself to at least try some of these.