Top Ten Games So Far In 2012

Dealspwn: Halfway through 2012, now that the E3 backlog has been shifted, it's time to take stock of the past six months. We've had games aplenty and, although it seems everyone's saving nearly all of their big guns for the winter gridlock, the first half of the year has seen some fantastic games. Here are our highlights from 2012 thus far...

Honourable Mentions

Diablo III - It finally arrived, and is awesome. Apart from the DRM. And the lack of a proper end-game. And the fact that it was built around an auction house. And the fact that it wasn't properly stocked. And the persistent connection issues.

But that aside, Diablo III is absolutely brilliant.

Sine Mora - The alliance between Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture yield an absolute cracker early this year with a steampunk SHMUP that managed to breathe some new life into a classic genre.

Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai - In an age of on-disc, day one DLC, in an age of publishers demanding that e...

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Relientk772201d ago

Top 10 games of 2012 and Diablo III is only an honorable mention. Really? It's one of the only games I bought this year.

List is missing Tales of Graces f and Xenoblade Chronicles

FuzzyPixels2201d ago

UK list my friend...Xenoblade was featured in our GOTY 2011 lists, and Tales of Graces f isn't out over here just yet.

Relientk772201d ago

Ah ok I see, didnt realize

Yi-Long2201d ago

... is Trials Evolution not on this list!?

It's one of the very best XBLA games EVER. And great value for money with an active community.

StrongMan2201d ago

Congrats to Journey being #1 as it's truly the best game released this year so far and has the highest metascore at of ANY exclusive this year with a 92.

"Men lie, women lie, numbers don't." Jay-Z

EmperorDalek2201d ago

...But ME3 is higher on PS3 and X360. Even if it is by 1%.

ChunkyLover532198d ago

I think Trials Evolution was only 1% behind Journey and it was reviewed by more people. It also sold better, so I guess its all relative huh?

ZodTheRipper2201d ago

Draw Something is on the list and Diablo is only a honorable mention ..yeah ;D

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