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12/11/2015 01:50 EST | Updated 12/11/2015 01:59 EST

The Best Video Games From 2015 To Buy For Grown-Up Gamers

2015 was the year when consoles returned with a vengeance.

It had been a rough few years for gamers, as people slowly upgraded to the new-gen consoles and developers finally got a handle on what's under the hood of these new machines. Now that we're entering our third holiday season with the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U, all their promises are finally being fulfilled.

So for the gamers on your list, rest assured there is considerable bounty to choose from regardless of their genre tastes. For those who prefer more light-hearted games, at the bottom of this article you'll find a gaming gift guide for kids and teens that should appeal to most adults, too. But this list is primarily for the games that are rated mature for 18 and over.

So here are your best bets to buy for your loved ones who love to game.

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