Most Watched Videos of 2016

From collecting armor in Dark Souls to catching Pokemon on your phone, here were the most viewed trailers and features.

Looking back on 2016, one of the most surprising things is always the sheer amount of stuff that happened that we completely forgot about. In the interest of remembering, take a trip with us down memory lane and rewatch the 15 most viewed videos on GameSpot.

Total views for each video were collated from both here on-site and our YouTube channel. And both features and trailers were eligible, but we omitted our direct E3 press conference replays.

15) Who Should Upgrade to a PS4 Pro?

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We discuss Sony's new Playstation 4 Pro console, and whether or not the specs are worthy of an upgrade. From 4K resolution, to high dynamic range, they break down the system's graphics capabilities and take a closer look at how powerful it really is.

14) Watch Dogs 2: Co-op, More Hacking, and a Bigger Open World

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We got a chance to check out Watch Dogs 2 at Ubisoft Montreal. In this video, we let you know about the hackable world newly set in the Bay Area.

13) The Story of Overwatch: The Fall of Titan

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In the first of our three part series, Danny talks to the Overwatch team about what happened with Blizzard's cancelled MMO Titan, and how its death led to the birth of Overwatch. Parts 1 and 2 didn't make it on the list, but you can check out the full series of features here.

12) Survival Mode Is How Fallout 4 Should Be Played

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Emerging from the Fallout 4 survival mode beta, we prescribe drinking fresh water and getting plenty of rest. Check out his in-depth survey of the new difficulty mode.

11) Skyrim Special Edition First Trailer

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From the Bethesda press conference, this videos placement on the list over so many other game trailers show the incredible endurance of the Elder Scrolls franchise.

10) Scorpio Announcement from the Xbox Conference

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We'd heard rumors, but Microsoft finally confirmed the existence of their next, more powerful console at this year's E3.

9) Resident Evil 7 Gameplay Demo

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The frightening E3-specific demo that re-introduced us to the world of Resident Evil.

8) Pokemon GO - Explore Your Town and Catch Pokemon!

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Our first first impressions of Pokemon GO!

7) Nintendo Switch Announcement Impressions

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We knew it was coming, but no one was quite prepared for what Nintendo showed off. Portable hardware and a lot of games--here were our first thoughts after the reveal.

6) Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Gameplay - Ten Tails Fight

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Kurama takes on Ten Tails in this epically long battle from Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4!

5) Doom - Graphics Comparison - PC, XBox One, PS4

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The title says it all.

4) Death Stranding Announced at E3 2016

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Hideo Kojima reveals Death Stranding, a cerebral mindbomb ostensibly starring Norman Reedus.

3) Dark Souls III Rare Armor Sets

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From the Wolf Knight Armor to the Court Sorcerer Armor, check out these 25 rare examples of how to keep your hide unscathed in Dark Souls III.

2) Battlefield 1 - Announcement Trailer

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Our first look at Battlefield 1 was also the most popular trailer on the site this year.

1) 9 Lethal Weapons in Dark Souls III

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From the sinister demon's greataxe to the frost-shrouded Irithyll straight sword, Check out these 9 lethal weapons in Dark Souls III.

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