With literally hundreds of games coming out every year, it can be hard to keep track of some of the hidden gems. Built with care by independent developers and delivering wildly different tones and gameplay styles, these are just a few of the games we wanted to make sure you were keeping an eye on in 2016. Explore the edge of the universe. Focus on survival in a Viking epic. Keep tempo while battling monsters. Roll the dice as you race against time to save the first manned mission to Mars. Blast note sequences while trying to save a comatose patient. Discover the mystery surrounding the verdant backdrop of the Wyoming wilderness. All - and more - are possible with the games below.