Best Games from 2012

The best reviewed games from the year 2012. If you're looking for something great to play, this is where to find it! We seperate by platform here, but remember to go into your favorite platforms for more options.

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2012's Best Games top reviewed games

Game Genres Hype Rating
The Cat Lady Released 2012-12-01 Point&Click Adventure Indie
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99%
Excellent
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Released 2012-08-24 RPG HnS Adventure
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89%
Excellent
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Released 2012-05-22 Shooter Adventure
Normal
88%
Excellent
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Released 2012-07-26 Shooter Music Adventure
Normal
88%
Excellent
Spelunky Released 2012-07-04 Platform Strategy Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
Mass Effect 3 Released 2012-03-06 Shooter RPG Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition Released 2012-04-17 RPG Adventure
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87%
Excellent
The Walking Dead: Season One Released 2012-04-24 Point&Click Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
The Room Released 2012-09-01 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
FTL: Faster Than Light Released 2012-09-14 Sim Strategy Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Hotline Miami Released 2012-10-23 Shooter Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Journey Released 2012-03-13 Music Platform RPG
Normal
86%
Excellent
Borderlands 2 Released 2012-09-18 Shooter RPG
Normal
86%
Excellent
Mark of the Ninja Released 2012-09-07 Platform Adventure Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Far Cry 3 Released 2012-11-28 Shooter Adventure
Normal
86%
Excellent
Dishonored Released 2012-10-09 Shooter Adventure
Normal
85%
Excellent
Chaos on Deponia Released 2012-11-06 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
Spec Ops: The Line Released 2012-06-26 Shooter Sport Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Released 2012-10-09 RTS RPG Strategy
Normal
84%
Good
Max Payne 3 Released 2012-05-15 Shooter
Normal
83%
Good
Torchlight II Released 2012-09-20 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
83%
Good
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Released 2012-08-21 Shooter Strategy Tactical
Normal
82%
Good
Super Hexagon Released 2012-08-31 Music Indie Arcade
Normal
82%
Good
Crusader Kings II Released 2012-02-03 RPG Sim Strategy
Normal
82%
Good
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Released 2012-11-16 Racing Sport
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81%
Good
Sleeping Dogs Released 2012-08-13 Shooter Adventure
Normal
81%
Good
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Released 2012-10-18 Racing Sim Indie
Normal
81%
Good
Binary Domain Released 2012-02-16 Shooter
Normal
80%
Good
Fez Released 2012-04-13 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Legend of Grimrock Released 2012-04-11 Puzzle RPG Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Guild Wars 2 Released 2012-08-18 RPG
Normal
80%
Good
Diablo III Released 2012-05-15 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Angry Birds Star Wars Released 2012-10-08 Puzzle Strategy Arcade
Normal
80%
Good
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Released 2012-09-25 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
79%
Good
Hitman: Absolution Released 2012-11-20 Shooter Tactical
Normal
79%
Good
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Released 2012-02-07 Shooter RPG HnS
Normal
78%
Good
Darksiders II Released 2012-08-14 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
78%
Good
Deponia Released 2012-08-07 Point&Click Adventure Indie
Normal
78%
Good
Skullgirls Released 2012-04-10 Fighter TBS Indie
Normal
78%
Good
Game Dev Tycoon Released 2012-12-10 Sim Strategy Indie
Normal
77%
Good
Orcs Must Die! 2 Released 2012-07-30 Shooter Platform Strategy
Normal
77%
Good
Dust: An Elysian Tail Released 2012-08-15 Platform RPG HnS
Normal
77%
Good
The Darkness II Released 2012-02-07 Shooter
Normal
77%
Good
LEGO The Lord of the Rings Released 2012-10-30 Adventure
Normal
77%
Good
Need for Speed: Most Wanted Released 2012-10-30 Racing
Normal
77%
Good
Papo & Yo Released 2012-08-14 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Released 2012-06-19 Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
PlanetSide 2 Released 2012-11-20 Shooter RPG Tactical
Normal
76%
Good
Botanicula Released 2012-04-19 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
Street Fighter X Tekken Released 2012-03-06 Fighter Arcade
Normal
75%
Good
Game Genres Hype Rating
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Released 2012-07-26 Shooter Music Adventure
Normal
88%
Excellent
The Walking Dead: Season One Released 2012-04-24 Point&Click Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
FTL: Faster Than Light Released 2012-09-14 Sim Strategy Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Hotline Miami Released 2012-10-23 Shooter Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Borderlands 2 Released 2012-09-18 Shooter RPG
Normal
86%
Excellent
Mark of the Ninja Released 2012-09-07 Platform Adventure Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Chaos on Deponia Released 2012-11-06 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
Spec Ops: The Line Released 2012-06-26 Shooter Sport Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Released 2012-10-09 RTS RPG Strategy
Normal
84%
Good
Max Payne 3 Released 2012-05-15 Shooter
Normal
83%
Good
Torchlight II Released 2012-09-20 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
83%
Good
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Released 2012-08-21 Shooter Strategy Tactical
Normal
82%
Good
Super Hexagon Released 2012-08-31 Music Indie Arcade
Normal
82%
Good
Crusader Kings II Released 2012-02-03 RPG Sim Strategy
Normal
82%
Good
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Released 2012-10-18 Racing Sim Indie
Normal
81%
Good
Fez Released 2012-04-13 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Legend of Grimrock Released 2012-04-11 Puzzle RPG Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Diablo III Released 2012-05-15 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Angry Birds Star Wars Released 2012-10-08 Puzzle Strategy Arcade
Normal
80%
Good
Deponia Released 2012-08-07 Point&Click Adventure Indie
Normal
78%
Good
Skullgirls Released 2012-04-10 Fighter TBS Indie
Normal
78%
Good
Game Dev Tycoon Released 2012-12-10 Sim Strategy Indie
Normal
77%
Good
Dust: An Elysian Tail Released 2012-08-15 Platform RPG HnS
Normal
77%
Good
LEGO The Lord of the Rings Released 2012-10-30 Adventure
Normal
77%
Good
Papo & Yo Released 2012-08-14 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Released 2012-06-19 Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
Botanicula Released 2012-04-19 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
76%
Good
Little Inferno Released 2012-11-18 Puzzle Adventure Indie
Normal
75%
Good
Thomas Was Alone Released 2012-07-24 Platform Puzzle Strategy
Normal
75%
Good
The Cave Released 2012-01-23 Platform Puzzle Sport
Normal
72%
Good
Dear Esther Released 2012-02-14 Adventure Indie
Normal
70%
Good
Chivalry : Medieval Warfare Released 2012-10-16 Fighter HnS Indie
Normal
69%
Average
Game Genres Hype Rating
Spelunky Released 2012-07-04 Platform Strategy Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
Hotline Miami Released 2012-10-23 Shooter Indie
Normal
86%
Excellent
Journey Released 2012-03-13 Music Platform RPG
Normal
86%
Excellent
Dishonored Released 2012-10-09 Shooter Adventure
Normal
85%
Excellent
Chaos on Deponia Released 2012-11-06 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
Sleeping Dogs Released 2012-08-13 Shooter Adventure
Normal
81%
Good
Fez Released 2012-04-13 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Diablo III Released 2012-05-15 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Angry Birds Star Wars Released 2012-10-08 Puzzle Strategy Arcade
Normal
80%
Good
Resident Evil: Revelations Released 2012-01-26 Shooter Adventure
Normal
78%
Good
Deponia Released 2012-08-07 Point&Click Adventure Indie
Normal
78%
Good
Sound Shapes Released 2012-08-07 Music Platform Puzzle
Normal
77%
Good
PlanetSide 2 Released 2012-11-20 Shooter RPG Tactical
Normal
76%
Good
Resident Evil 6 Released 2012-10-02 Shooter HnS Adventure
Normal
72%
Good
Dear Esther Released 2012-02-14 Adventure Indie
Normal
70%
Good
Chivalry : Medieval Warfare Released 2012-10-16 Fighter HnS Indie
Normal
69%
Average
Prototype 2 Released 2012-04-24 Platform HnS Adventure
Normal
68%
Average
Game Genres Hype Rating
Dishonored Released 2012-10-09 Shooter Adventure
Normal
85%
Excellent
Chaos on Deponia Released 2012-11-06 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
Sleeping Dogs Released 2012-08-13 Shooter Adventure
Normal
81%
Good
Diablo III Released 2012-05-15 RPG HnS Adventure
Normal
80%
Good
Angry Birds Star Wars Released 2012-10-08 Puzzle Strategy Arcade
Normal
80%
Good
Thomas Was Alone Released 2012-07-24 Platform Puzzle Strategy
Normal
75%
Good
Resident Evil 6 Released 2012-10-02 Shooter HnS Adventure
Normal
72%
Good
Dear Esther Released 2012-02-14 Adventure Indie
Normal
70%
Good
Chivalry : Medieval Warfare Released 2012-10-16 Fighter HnS Indie
Normal
69%
Average
Prototype 2 Released 2012-04-24 Platform HnS Adventure
Normal
68%
Average