The Most Surprising Games of 2016

When the dust finally settles upon 2016, the gaming community will be able to look fondly upon it – and not just for its institutional successes (the return of the Battlefield franchise, the continued success of the Uncharted series, etcetera), but for the games that no one saw coming.

Every year has them – video games that come out of nowhere to shake up the landscape of gaming – but no one is able to predict which video games will do it.

Below, we take a look at the most surprising video games of 2016. Maybe we'll see these coming next time.