Your best games of 2012?

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Dec 31, 2012

Your best games of 2012? by kisamesama at 6:10 AM (1,827 Views / 1 Likes) 52 replies

  1. kisamesama
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    Here's a list of the best games i played in 2012..all are on pc :)

    1. Darksiders 1 and 2 (it's great! lol)
    2. Sleeping dogs
    3. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (I play one each year :))
    4. Black Ops 2
    5. Batman Arkham City (Haven't finished it yet though lol)


    And you? what are your top games of 2012?
     
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    Hi, Wonder Woman! Nice list.. Mine are not all released in 2012 but here are my latest likings :

    - Auditorium
    - Home
    - Morrowind
    - Zombies
     
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    Dishonored, LBP Vita, and P4G are my favorites of the year.
     
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    Mass Effect 3.
     
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    Borderlands 2 & Sniper Elite V2 are my top choices for this year.
     
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    new super mario bros u
    rhythm heaven fever
    darksiders 2
    mass effect 3
    pokemon BW 2
    resident evil 6
    assassins kleber creed 3
    inazuma eleven 2
    far cry 3
     
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    it's supergirl :P
     
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    are fucking kidding me?
     
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    Best games I played this year:

    999
    VLR (still playing it actually)
    Batman Arkham Asylum
    Assassins Creed 3 (although I didn't like the ending)
    Borderlands 2
    KH 3D
     
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    Batman Arkham City
    Pokemon B/W 2
    Nintendo Land
    Mass Effect 3
     
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    Also Dragon's Dogma.

    Honestly this year in video games was kinda meh, the November rush they have every year failed to catch my attention.
     
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    Katawa Shoujo
    Zero Escape: VLR
    Tales of Graces F
    Gravity Rush
    Smite (the one true MOBA)

    Uuuh. Probably a few more, but too lazy to go look them up, and can't think of them off the top of my head.
    Honorable mention to Far Cry 3, which could have been a lot higher up on my list if it was actually challenging.
     
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    Dragon's Dogma, Borderlands 2, Mass Effect 3. Aside from these I haven't really seen many interesting games released this year. :/
     
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    Mass effect 3 and Borderlands 2. Pretty much the only 2 games this year I had a lot of fun playing. Dishonored gets a mention, it was pretty fun for a bit. I feel like there should be more, but this year in gaming hasn't been that amazing IMO.
     
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    With being made homeless and thus losing access to the modern consoles these last 12 months or so, I feel I'm missed out on some games that would have been shoe-ins for this list, but to be fair my 3DS has done an admirable job of picking up the slack this year. Tales of the Abyss was excellent, Resident Evil Revelations is simply stunning, Kid Icarus Uprising was practically an orgasm for my eyes, it's been a pretty solid year overall, all things considered. I've seen the system I spent £230 on blossom from a neat gadget into a truly indispensible piece of kit with unique and fascinating games. I look forward to seeing how this is capitalised on in the coming year.
     
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    If we're doing games I played in 2012, some honorable mentions:
    • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning: Not a perfect game but I found it to feel a lot better than Skyrim. Not a great game but if you wanted a big open world WRPG that isn't full of Elder Scrolls, KoA is the best. Also this game came out this year.
    • Rayman Origins: Technically I picked it up early this year after the price tanked from about $60 in November of last year to like $20 in March. Best 2D platformer of the generation easily. Really a ton of effort put into it. It shows that Ubisoft really has some balls to build an entirely new engine and make an entirely new retail game for a rather dead franchise. Groundbreaking 2D animation, awesome level design, and the best difficulty curve in gaming.
    • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: I ordered it January 2012 according to my Amazon list. People give a ton of shit to Capcom and yes, this is a bit of a cash-in after MvC3 but it's still a damn fine game with a lot of improvements and a frequent party game amongst my friends. An enjoyable fighter with a great cast that pleases both Capcom and Marvel fans.
    • The Binding of Isaac: While I think McMillen is a bit of an emo cunt after watching Indie Game: The Movie, it's a fun game. Really waiting for the Vita version as it seems well tailored for handhelds.
    • Bastion: I only played it this year and it's really one of the best games I've played. It's a real labor of love that pushes atmosphere and storytelling to places I've never felt. Also easily the best soundtrack for a video game.
    • Rayman: Jungle Run: Yeah, give me shit for a cell phone game but the shit's fun. Really combines the art of Rayman Origins on a fun, pick-up-and-play handheld format. It's also quite challenging. Only complaint is that it's short unless you're a completionist.
    That's about it for now.
     
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    Katawa Shoujo. Nothing else needs to be said
     
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    Sleeping dogs and darksiders 2 were awesome! i am usually not fond of open world and rpg but i really enjoyed sleeping dogs and darksiders 1 and 2
     
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    Well, in all honesty, I've only played a handful of games that were released in 2012 (seriously, I think I can count all of them on 2 hands, and almost all of them were on 3DS). Here are some of my favorites... Aside from the first, none of them are in any particular order, and this list doesnt include ports or rereleases (such as the eShop release of Cave Story).

    2012 Favorites

    As for games that I played for the first time in 2012, but released in earlier years, here's some of my favorites (in no particular order)...

    Past Favorites

    So there you have it. Off the top of my head, anyway. Happy New Year, everyone. :)
     
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    Overall not a really memorable year.
     
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