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Initial post: Dec 20, 2012 8:28:15 PM PST
Just as movie critics list their top 10 films of the year in ascending order (best at the top), let us do the same with games! I'll start.

FarCry 3
Xcom Enemy Unknown
Journey
Dishonored
Assassin's Creed III
Mass Effect 3
Hitman Absolution
The Walking Dead
Borderlands 2
Dragon's Dogma

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 8:31:35 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 20, 2012 9:01:16 PM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
Mass Effect 3
Farcry 3
Sleeping Dogs
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Dragon's Dogma
Virtue's Last Reward
AC3
Borderlands 2
Xenoblade Chronicles
Journey

Not really in any order, outside of ME3 #1.

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 8:35:35 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 20, 2012 8:41:19 PM PST
Dishonored
The Walking Dead
X-COM Enemy Unknown
Borderlands 2
Halo 4
Mass Effect 3
Assassin's Creed III
Sleeping Dogs
NBA 2K13
Hitman Absolution

Kinda in order. Dishonored is my GOTY.

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 8:37:50 PM PST
I started making a list, but then I realized I wasn't sure whether more than seven games I'd gotten this year actually came out this year.

I mean, I'm sure more than seven did, but I don't remember which other than those six or seven, and I don't really feel like looking them all up.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 20, 2012 8:38:46 PM PST
I'm glad you liked The Witcher 2!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 20, 2012 8:40:24 PM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
I knew I would!

that was actually a late add, I had trouble deciding between that, Dishonored, and Spec Ops: The Line.

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 8:51:46 PM PST
Technosapien says:
No order, but Xenoblade is my number 1.

Xenoblade
ME3
Far Cry 3
Darksiders 2
FFXIII-2
Borderlands 2
Sleeping Dogs
Dishonored
Dragon's Dogma
Persona 4 Arena

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 8:56:19 PM PST
Geez, there's just a ton I haven't played yet, but here are some of my 2012 favorites so far:

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward
Professor Layton and The Miracle Mask
Resident Evil: Revelations
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Rhythm Thief
Fractured Soul
Mutant Mudds
NightSky
Escape Plan

All on handhelds, since that tends to be the way I can make time for games these days. I hope to catch up on some home console stuff over the winter break.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 20, 2012 9:00:56 PM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
How could I forget VLR, just finished that last night lol. Sorry Witcher 2.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 20, 2012 9:19:17 PM PST
Technosapien says:
No FFXIII-2?

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 10:24:57 PM PST
Sleeping Dogs
Transformers:FOC
Kingdom of Amular
Dishonored
The Darkness 2
RE 6
Dragon Dogma
Megaman X Streetfighter :3
Hitman Absolution
Farcry 3

[Other games I played this year that I loved- Halo Combat Evolved Annivesary,Fire Pro Wrestling,Comedy Night,Avatar Fighter Online,Dead Space 2,Fallout 3 goty,DmC 3,RDR goty,L.A. Noire,Max Payne 3,Bastion, Limbo, & Gears of War 1]

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 11:40:13 PM PST
Real217 says:
Thats funny, i havent even played any of the games on these lists.
Can someone give me an insight into that Hitman Absolution? is it more like Metal Gear Solid 4 or just a straight 3rd person shooter campaign? No RPG elements right? a la Deus Ex?

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 12:06:36 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 21, 2012 12:25:53 AM PST
Ham Salad says:
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
FTL: Faster Than Light (this game came out of nowhere for me but its incredible)
Xenoblade Chronicles
Dishonored
The Walking Dead
Journey
Natural Selection 2
Guild Wars 2
Hotline Miami
Borderlands 2

Some of them are included on this list, but I'm pretty sure this is the first year I've bought more indie games (or at least smaller budget games, that release at less than $50-$60 bucks) within a few months of release than I have triple-A games. There've been a ton of great ones this year.

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 12:12:29 AM PST
7. Far Cry 3
6. Max Payne 3
5. Borderlands 2
4. Dear Esther
3. Mass Effect 3
2. Journey
1. Dishonored

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 12:25:30 AM PST
Not in order.
Borderlands 2
Skyrim
RE 6
Kingdoms of Amalur
The Walking Dead
Mass Effect 3

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 4:19:47 AM PST
1. Diablo 3
2. Borderlands 2 and it's DLC
3. Final Fantasy XIII-2
4. Legasista
5. Havest Moon: A new Begging
6. Zen Pinball 2 for the Vita
7. Darksiders 2
8. New Super Mario Bros U
9. Guild Wars 2
10.Xenoblade Chronicles

"Skyrim "

Skyrim was 2011 :p

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 21, 2012 4:54:50 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
In no specific order:

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 3DS
Resident Evil: Revelations
Xenoblade: Chronicles
The Last Story
Assassin's Creed III

That's all I got. I haven't finished The Walking Dead. I haven't started Far Cry 3 or Hitman: Absolution. I found Borderlands 2 to be boring, and Dishonored made me nauseous so I couldn't play the game anymore.

I would like to put Dark Souls on the list because I didn't buy it until January of this year, plus the PC version and the DLC came out this year.

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 5:11:27 AM PST
DukeNole says:
Of the games I've played:

1. Assassin's Creed III
2. The Witcher 2 (currently playing, just had to make decision on Roche vs Iorveth)

wow, those are the only 2012 games I've played (still working through backlog). I own the following which are still unopened but i expect would make my top 10 for 2012:

The Walking Dead
Mass Effect 3
Dishonored
Max Payne 3

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 21, 2012 5:20:41 AM PST
Dead to me.

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 5:23:06 AM PST
klopas says:
In no order:

Dishonored
Sleeping Dogs
X-COM EU
Kingdoms of Amalur
Borderlands 2
Diablo 3
The Walking Dead
Farcry 3
Guild Wars 2
and I guess Journey since I can't think of any other games I've played and enjoyed that came out this year...

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 5:28:30 AM PST
I only played one 2012 game so here are my top games that I played this year

1) Skyrim
2) Batman Arkham City
3) Final Fantasy XIII-2
4) Batman Arkham Asylum
5) Mass Effect 2
6) Nier
7) Fallout New Vegas
8) Mass Effect

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 5:42:15 AM PST
Perhaps it's just me but shouldn't the top 10 games of 2012 actually have been released in 2012 :p

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 5:45:50 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 21, 2012 7:29:05 AM PST
FOGE says:
1. Borderlands 2
2. Black Ops 2
3. Mass Effect 3 - havent played it but am loving the first two so far
4. Assassins Creed 3
5. Halo 4
6. Max Payne 3
7. Twisted Metal
8. Forza Horizon
9. New Super Mario Bros U
10. Playstation All Stars Battle Royale

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 21, 2012 5:51:18 AM PST
Meh

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 21, 2012 5:51:55 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
Sorry, money bags, not everyone has the cash to buy 10 games a year.
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