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Initial post: Dec 28, 2012 11:06:25 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:11:00 AM PST
OK we are close enough to the end of the year to start this.

My favorite games in alphabetical order:

Far Cry 3
Journey
Walking Dead
I don't think I have a 4th or 5th that I think I've enjoyed on the same level as these

The would probably be on my list if I played them:

FTL
Mark of the Ninja
XCOM: EU

The I really love it but not quite upto the level of the top games this year:
Dishonored
Shank 2

The WTF I never saw that coming game:
Frog Fractions

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:10:23 AM PST
Oskar2525 says:
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (GOTY)
Resident Evil 6 (Great co-op)
Xenoblade
The Last Story
Halo 4
Gravity Rush (Best original hand held game)
Persona 4 Golden

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:14:47 AM PST
Lyrick_ says:
Diablo 3
Xenoblade
ZombiU
Kid Icarus: Uprising
CoD: Black Ops 2 (The first CoD I played since the original CoD4:MW)

*Runner up(s)
New Super Mario Bros Wii U
Nintendo Land (in particular Donkey Kong's Crash Course)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:14:58 AM PST
I love seeing other peoples best of lists that are full of games I haven't even played. Just goes to show that it will be a long time before I get to all the great games of 2012.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:19:11 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:25:30 AM PST
JO MOMMA says:
1) the walking dead
the rest can be moved around
Spec Ops: the Line
Borderlands 2
AC3
Halo 4
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
Lollipop Chainsaw

Great games that i played this year.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:20:22 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:23:04 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
Far Cry 3 (only 3 hours in, but it's fantastic, most likely will be my GotY since I can't count Dark Souls)
Resident Evil: Revelations
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 3DS
Xenoblade
The Last Story

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:21:54 AM PST
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Journey
Borderlands 2
Persona 4 Golden

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:22:53 AM PST
If you told me that Far Cry 3 would have been one of my favorite games after its showing at E3 this year I'd have slapped you in the face. Couldn't be more delightfully surprised that the game is opposite of the crap I thought it was going to be.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:23:19 AM PST
But seriously, everyone should check out Frog Fractions.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:23:45 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
I completely agree. There is no way that I thought I would love Far Cry 3 as much as I do especially after my supreme disappointment with FC2.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:25:29 AM PST
So you are saying that I should have shaved my head for a free copy?

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:25:59 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:27:57 AM PST
Kirksplosion says:
This is basically in order

Mass Effect 3
Journey
Asura's Wrath
Botanicula
Rock Band Blitz
The Unfinished Swan
Assassin's Creed 3
Halo 4
FTL
Hotline Miami

Possible contenders still in my backlog - The Walking Dead, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Mark of the Ninja.
Possible contenders I have yet to buy - Dishonored, Far Cry 3, XCOM: EU

@Mogwai
Did you get Frog Fractions from Brad Shoemaker's list?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:26:35 AM PST
Was that an option? Well even if it was some people just look like skinheads if they shave their head so if that is the case with you I'd have still just ponied up the money.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:28:53 AM PST
From the overall Giant Bomb talk over 5 days where they discuss all their best of categories. Still brought up by Brad, I knew when I started that it was gonna be more than it initially seemed because of him talking about it but that game takes some crazy turns.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:30:08 AM PST
Oops, not a shaved head. At PAX Prime they were offering free copies of FC3 if you were willing to get your hair shaved into a mo-hawk.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:31:15 AM PST
Asura's Wrath
Darkness 2
Halo 4
Mass Effect 3 (GOTY)
New Super Mario Bros. U
Sleeping Dogs
The Last Story
The Walking Dead
Xcom: Enemy Unknown

I'd probably have Borderlands 2 on the list, but I haven't played it yet. I'm currently working my way through the original Borderlands and loving it.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:32:53 AM PST
Ryan says:
In no particular order:

Xenoblade Chronicles
Kid Icarus: Uprising
The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings Enhanced Edition
Guild Wars 2
FTL

Wow...I just realized I didn't play as many games as I thought, I just keep buying them. Oh well...back to the backlog.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:33:58 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:35:06 AM PST
Nightmare says:
ZombiU
Xenoblade
The Last Story

There are so many games I haven't played . . . . . *sniff*

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:37:29 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2012 11:38:43 AM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Ah, I watched their individual list videos on the website. Seems that mine most closely aligned with Ryan's or maybe Alex's. The podcasts hadn't updated (at least for me) until yesterday on the iTunes Store. Looks like I'll get to them next week.

Heh, I'll have to check out Frog Fractions then. Brad didn't convince me in the quick snippet on the video.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:39:18 AM PST
Benpachi says:
Okami HD
Xenoblade
The Last Story
Mass Effect 3
Darksiders 2
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Akai Katana
Under Defeat HD
Halo 4
Borderlands 2
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:44:54 AM PST
Well it's a free browser game so there is no cost except your time.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2012 11:47:27 AM PST
Than yes, worth it.

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:55:39 AM PST
1. Kingdoms of Amalur
2. Far Cry 3
3. Dishonored
4. Persona 4 Golden
5. Borderlands 2
6. Journey
7. Walking Dead
8. Sleeping Dogs
9. XCOM: EU
10. Witcher 2 or Guild Wars 2

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 11:58:39 AM PST
Resident Evil Revelations
Halo 4
Uncharted Golden Abyss
New Super Mario Brothers U

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 12:22:22 PM PST
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