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Home Theater Video Games for 2016, Waiting for Virtual Reality


2016 will see some great video game releases, even if the Holy Grail for gamers – Virtual Reality (VR) – is still several years away. Is your home theater system up for the challenge?

Given the diversity of game types, which include first person, third person, and multi-player games, you will want your audio systems and screen resolution optimized to enhance your gaming experience.

Latest Installments

Many new releases are the latest installments of great games that offer exciting challenges and storylines.

  • – Crackdown 3 (Xbox One – 2016) has been long awaited, and the shift to Microsoft’s cloud technology enhances game play.
  • – Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4, Xbox One, PC – August 23rd) doesn’t change the rules but expands the playing field.
  • – Hitman (PS4, Xbox One, PC – March 11th) is a prequel that lets you get the job done your way.
  • – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4 – April 26th) takes place 3 years later, and Sam isn’t as dead as we thought.

New Games on the Block

There are plenty of new games being released in 2016 that will challenge your skills.

  • – Adrift (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Oculus Rift – 2016) is a virtual reality game that places you in the role of a stranded astronaut.
  • – Firewatch (PC, Mac, Linux, PS4 – February 9th 2016) puts you in the role of Henry who attempts to rescue two women, but every decision has a consequence.
  • – Ratchet & Clank (PS4 – April 12th) isn’t exactly new, but it is recreated for modern hardware and is worth the play time.

[See Also: 4K, OLED, Ultra HD… What TV is Best for Your Home Theater?]

Virtual Reality Isn’t the Only Way to Immerse Yourself a Home Theater Experience

Get the most from your game play with a home theater installation from Karbon Consulting. We are experts in surround sound and flat-screen television installations. Call us today at (925)798-7600 to learn more about how new technology and expert installation of home theater and audio can improve your game playing experience as well as provide an outstanding musical and cinematic experience in your home. You can also contact us online via our online contact form on the right side of this page.

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