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Much like film and television, games are way to escape the chaos of everyday life. For that reason, we have compiled our top 10 favorite video games or board/card games of 2017. These games are ones that we enjoy playing, find emotionally satisfying, or are just plain awesome. The games might not have come out this year. Without further ado and in no particular order:

“Secret Hitler” (board game, 2016)
“The Evil Within 2” (video game, 2017)
“PlayerUnknown’s Battleground” (video game, 2017)
“Cuphead” (video game, 2017)
“Unravel” (video game, 2016)
“Life is Strange: Before the Storm” (video game, 2017)
“Cards Against Humanity” (card game, 2011)
“Exploding Kittens” (card game, 2015)
“The Voting Game” (card game, 2016)
“Mass Effect: Andromeda” (video game, 2017)

What are some of your favorite games of 2017? Let us know in the comments below!