2016 in Video Games by WangA

Champion(s):

LeiA
After the end of the game comes the beginning of the game


Runner(s)-Up:

ZhangM


Quiz Description

I made a "2015 in Video Games" quiz last year, and apparently a year has passed already, so let's do this again.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 15 12 82 26 97 71 34 52 78 38 60 78
1 LeiA 480 98 25
25
12
25
82
25
00
25
71
25
25
52
00
25
38
25
00
2 ZhangM 457 94 25
15
25
12
25
82
25
00
25
71
25
25
52
00
25
25
00
3 YangP 454 90 25
25
12
00
25
00
25
25
34
25
52
25
78
00
00
25
78
4 occultatio 447 87 25
25
12
00
25
00
25
71
25
34
25
52
00
25
00
25
78
5 JobN 440 83 25
25
12
00
25
26
25
97
00
00
25
52
00
25
00
25
78
6 KitchenB 417 77 25
25
00
00
00
00
25
25
34
25
52
25
78
00
00
25
78
6 VenguswamyK 417 77 25
25
12
25
82
25
00
00
00
25
25
00
25
38
25
60
25
8 Tablesaw 387 72 25
25
12
25
25
00
25
25
25
52
00
25
38
25
60
00
00
9 raccoonleaf 377 68 25
25
12
00
25
00
00
00
25
25
52
00
00
25
60
25
78
10 LairdM 363 64 25
25
12
00
25
00
00
00
25
00
25
78
25
38
25
60
00
11 BClemens 340 61 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
25
34
00
25
78
25
25
00
12 LackC 334 57 25
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
25
34
25
52
00
00
25
60
00
13 UllspergerA 319 53 25
15
25
12
25
82
25
26
00
00
25
34
00
00
25
00
00
14 jamietoon 309 50 25
15
25
12
00
00
00
25
25
34
00
00
25
38
25
60
00
15 WeinbergD 289 46 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
25
34
25
52
00
25
00
00
16 HessJa 276 42 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
00
00
00
25
38
25
60
00
17 HumbabaORiley 244 38 00
25
12
00
00
00
00
00
25
34
00
00
25
38
25
60
00
18 MercureT 243 35 25
15
25
12
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
25
78
25
38
00
00
19 DubnerJ 238 31 25
15
25
12
00
25
00
00
00
25
34
25
52
00
00
00
00
20 FrankW 235 27 25
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
00
25
34
00
00
25
38
00
00
21 LasL 224 24 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
25
71
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
22 RossJ 212 20 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
00
25
34
00
00
25
00
00
23 claysonh 206 16 25
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
25
78
25
38
00
00
24 jschnei 205 12 25
15
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
00
25
52
00
00
00
00
00
25 Vicun-YAH 88 9 00
00
25
12
00
25
26
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
26 McClellanS 0 3 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
26 DouglasLovesVixey 0 3 00
00
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00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

What 2016 game was heavily based on (and was made by the same company as) the 2013 game Ingress? An Ingress screenshot is provided.

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Pokémon Go

In November 2016, after months of silence, the developers of what game announced the Foundation Update (version 1.1), which adds a survival mode, freighters, and building your own base, though notably _not_ the ability to meet with other players in-game?

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No Man's Sky

Who is this? (first or last name acceptable)

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Emily Kaldwin

"Dragons", "Hero", "The Last Bastion", and, most recently, "Infiltration", are all popular animated shorts featuring characters from what game?

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Overwatch

What word has been censored from this image?

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Astrology

In Oxenfree, Alex uses this object to communicate with spirits. In Firewatch, there's a charger for this object in the lookout tower. In 2010, the Portal ARG involved carrying these objects to specific locations in the game. What object is it?

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radio

What highly-anticipated game was finally released in December 2016, 7 years after it was originally announced at E3 2009 as the follow-up to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus?

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The Last Guardian

Also in "games that took a very long time to develop but are finally done" news, what indie platformer was released in November 2016 after starting development in 2007 and gaining quite a bit of hype in the meantime? A screenshot is provided.

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Owlboy

Who's that Pokémon?

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Cosmog

These clips are all from what video game?

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Final Fantasy XV

At E3 2016, Hideo Kojima announced Death Stranding, his first game since his unfortunate break-up with Konami in 2015. The Death Stranding trailer featured what actor, probably best-known for his role in The Walking Dead? He was also originally slated to play the main character in the now-cancelled Silent Hills.

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Norman Reedus

In the unique solution to this puzzle, what is the length of the path? (for example, if the solution consisted of moving right 4 times, followed by moving up 4 times, the length would be 8)

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