Well folks, 2008 is almost over, and what a year for gaming it has been. Since January, there have been more games than we can count on both our fingers and toes that have genuinely wowed. If you thought there were too many console exclusives vying for PALGN's attention, there are an equal if not greater number of multiplatform titles on the list of the year's finest games.
For anyone looking back over 2008's catalogue of titles, or looking to buy for a friend or a loved one, this guide covers all the top multiplatform games. There is something on this list for everyone – from the most hardcore of shooter fans to RTS enthusiasts – so sit back and discover some of the best gifts for this Christmas.