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Facebook Reveal The 10 Most Talked About Games Of 2015

by : Mark Foster on : 10 Dec 2015 09:58

Facebook have dropped a list of the 10 most talked about games on the social media site, and the results are scarcely surprising.

It’s been a big old year for video games, with both PC and console owners spoilt for choice for things to play. With Facebook being as big as it is, a good portion of the chatter about video games comes through there, making them able to build a pretty comprehensive list of what people are talking about. Here’s the top 10 most talked about new games on Facebook, as revealed in their Year In Review:

  1. FIFA 15
  2. Mortal Kombat X
  3. Fallout Shelter/ Fallout 4
  4. Batman: Arkham Knight
  5. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  6. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  7. Dying Light
  8. Star Wars: Battlefront
  9. Pac-Man 256
  10. Halo 5: Guardians
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Facebook said in a statement:

What we’ve learned in that time is that there is no one golden approach to choosing the ‘best’ games. Some games have strong retention, but don’t grow quickly. Some games grow exponentially in a matter of months–but are forgotten within a year. Older games have stronger engagement than younger games; newer games launch across mobile and Facebook.com simultaneously, creating shifts in player engagement.

Alongside the 10 most talked about games of the year, Facebook have also shared their very own Gaming Awards as revealed by Gamespot – featuring a pretty comprehensive list of mostly mobile games from the year. These are the games that came up trumps.

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Game of the Year

– Clash of Kings

Best Web Games

– Best Friends

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– Knights & Brides

– Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff

– Hot Shot Casino Slots

– Monster Busters: Hexa Blast

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– Nords: Heroes of the North

– Vegas Downtown Slots

– Yahtzee with Buddies

Best Mobile Games

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– Cooking Dash 2016

– Invasion

– Paradise Bay

– Empires & Allies

– Angry Birds 2

Best Facebook Integration

– Alphabear

– Empire: Four Kingdoms

– League of Legends

– PlayStation 4

– Pirate Kings

– Blossom Blast Saga

Best Use of Instagram

– Clash of Clans

Best Game Ad Campaign

– Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Best Page

– League of Legends

Studios to Watch

– FINCON

– Scopely

– PlayRaven

– Activision

Mark Foster

Mark is the Gaming Editor for UNILAD. Having grown up a gaming addict, he's been deeply entrenched in culture and spends time away from work playing as much as possible. Mark studied music at University and found a love for journalism through going to local gigs and writing about them for local and national publications.

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