Game of the Year 2016: Stevivor staff picks

We’ve gone through the best games of 2016, but Stevivor staffers didn’t agree on everything. With that in mind, we

Wooden Spoons: The worst and most disappointing of 2016

Ah, our favourite part of Stevivor’s Game of the Year celebrations: the wooden spoons. Yep, plural. There’s a lot to

Dirt Rally & Forza Horizon 3: Best racing or sports Game(s) of the Year 2016

It’s the night before the night before Christmas, and all through Stevivor, we basically deferred to Nicholas on the best

Battlefield 1: Best shooter Game of the Year 2016

We’re near the end of our Game of the Year 2016 awards, so it’s time to bring out the big

XCOM 2: Best strategy Game of the Year 2016

2016 was a great year for puzzle and strategy games, but in the end, it’s hard to go past XCOM 2.

Pokémon Sun & Moon: Best platform exclusive Game of the Year 2016

Pokémon Sun and Moon has emerged victorious as platform exclusive Game of the Year in Stevivor’s staff deliberations. Game Freak’s latest, a

Dark Souls III: Role-playing Game of the Year 2016

Stevivor’s GOTY 2016 awards continue this week, ahead of a chance for you, our readers, to weigh in. Today’s award

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD: Re-release Game of the Year 2016

Stevivor’s GOTY 2016 awards in full swing, today naming the best re-release or re-master of 2016. With a number of

Uncharted 4: Action-adventure Game of the Year 2016

Yesterday was the (lacklustre) start of Stevivor’s 2016 Game of the Year awards. Our staff have painstaking argued with one another

There is no “must-play” virtual reality game of 2016

Our Stevivor Game of the Year debate was lukewarm to the prospect of a winner in the “Best VR” category.

GameCube on Switch Virtual Console: Which of these 20 classics will see a release?

GameCube games are finally coming to Virtual Console on Switch, if a reliable rumour is to be believed. We’re excited to

Five reasons why Final Fantasy XV is a letdown

Reader submission by Gale Force I’ll start this off by admitting, straight up, that I haven’t yet completed Final Fantasy

Why have AAA sales been down in 2016? The many explanations are simple.

There has been a lot of commotion about retail game sales being down in 2016. Excuses, valid reasons and far-fetched

Countdown: 2016’s top PC-exclusive games

The chance to try out an Alienware 17 R4 has given me a newfound appreciation of PC gaming. Rather than

It’s not me, it’s you: Consoles and their local multiplayer failures

It’s 2001 and I should be studying for the HSC advanced maths exam. I sit shoulder-to-shoulder with my study partners,

PAX AUS 2016: Best new tech

PAX this year almost felt like a PC convention, with its bevy of peripheral and component companies displaying all the