Zen & Jen's Top 5 video Games of 2016

You can listen to all our other favorites from 2016 on the Girl Tribe Gaming podcast cast in episode 112.

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Zen's Top 5 Games For 2016


Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter, Nathan Drake, is forced back into the world of thieves.  With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behind a fabled pirate treasure.  His greatest adventure will test his physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.
VIA - Playstation
Platforms: PS4


Layers Of Fear

Into the mind of an insane painter and discover the secret of his madness, as you explore a vast and constantly changing Victorian-era mansion. Uncover the visions, fears and horrors that entwine the painter and finish the masterpiece he has strived so long to create.
VIA - Layers Of Fear
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems


Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, SUPERHOT is the FPS in which time moves only when you move. No regenerating health bars. No conveniently placed ammo drops. It's just you, outnumbered and outgunned, grabbing the weapons of fallen enemies to shoot, slice, and maneuver through a hurricane of slow-motion bullets.
latforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems


Firewatch is a mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness, where your only emotional lifeline is the person on the other end of a handheld radio.
Via - Firewatch
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh operating systems, Linux

No Man's Sky

Yes this game had many issues and broken promises, but when I looked past all the negative. I really enjoyed my time in No Man's Sky. Maybe that makes me crazy, but I like crazy! 

No Man’s Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated galaxy,
Platforms: PlayStation 4 Microsoft Windows,


Jen's Top 5 Games For 2016

Forza Horizon 3

You’re in charge of the Horizon Festival. Customize everything, hire and fire your friends, and explore Australia in over 350 of the world’s greatest cars. Make your Horizon the ultimate celebration of cars, music, and freedom of the open road. How you get there is up to you.
Via- Xbox
Platforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Windows 10



From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes “ReCore”, an action-adventure masterfully crafted for a new generation. As one of the last remaining humans, forge friendships with courageous robot companions and lead them on an epic adventure through a mysterious dynamic world.
Via- Xbox
Platforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Quantum Break

In the aftermath of a split second of destruction that fractures time itself, two people find they have changed and gained extraordinary abilities. One of them travels through time and becomes hell-bent on controlling this power. The other uses these new abilities to attempt to defeat him – and fix time before it tears itself irreparably apart. Both face overwhelming odds and make dramatic choices that will determine the shape of the future. I
Via- Xbox
Platforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows


Rocket League

Winner or Nominee of more than 150 'Best of 2015' Awards, including Game of the Year, Best Sports Game, and Best Multiplayer Game, Rocket League® combines soccer with driving in an unbelievable physics-based multiplayer-focused sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars! Choose from a variety of high-flying vehicles equipped with huge rocket boosters to score amazing aerial goals and pull off incredible, game-changing saves!
Via- Rocket League
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Stardew Valley

You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? It won’t be easy. Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. The community center, once the town’s most vibrant hub of activity, now lies in shambles. But the valley seems full of opportunity. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness!
Via - Stardew Valley
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Macintosh operating systems, Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS