Steam Games Sunday - 24 July 2016

WAR! HUH! Good God Y'all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, say it again.

I've decided to again have a weekly segment on Sunday. Instead of what I used to do (which was "Spotlight Sunday") I'm now going to be posting up a top 10 list each week of which games the contributors at Choicest Games (Mark, Lanna, Choona and Luke) are playing. Since this list is going to be based on fortnightly playtime as reported by Steam there are going to be some caveats to this:

  1. It's only going to feature games on Steam or Steam versions of games. This means if any of the contributors are playing games such as Battlefield 4, the UPlay version of Rainbow Six Siege or a game like Guild Wars 2 for example, these will not be included.
  2. Hours played isn't always hours played. Some games will be running on Steam but are actually applying large updates/patches therefore inflating the playtime figure for some games.

Despite these caveats though, it should be fun to see what are the most popular games amongst the Choicest Games crew. Maybe if you notice a game that you're interested in and you want to know more, you could send us a message/comment. I also have a personal interest in these posts for the sake of posterity - it'll be interesting to see what used to be our games of choice :).

So without further ado, here are the top 10 games we're playing on Steam in terms of hours played:

  1. War Thunder
  2. Rainbow Six Siege
  3. Star Trek Online
  4. Everyday Genius: SquareLogic
  5. Squad
  6. Marvel Heroes
  7. Mount & Blade: Warband
  8. League of Mermaids
  9. Sid Meier's Civilization V
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops

There's a good mix of genres here with three MMOs, three FPSs, two puzzle games, one ARPG and a turn-based strategy game. If we were including retail versions of games, Rainbow Six Siege would be the clear winner on this list but since we're not, War Thunder takes the lead by just a sliver this week (although it's well deserved, as the game is enjoyed by not just a couple of the Choicest Games contributors but also by many of their friends).

Anyway stay tuned for next Sunday to see if this list changes :). Are you playing any of the games on this list? How are you finding them?