Hooked Gamers writes: "Welcome to 2012, you have less than a year to live! Well, we don’t really know that, but Hollywood and Discovery channel sure are milking the 2012 end-of-the-world predictions. That’s all fun and good, but it is child’s play compared to what gaming has to offer to the susceptible mind. Games with a post-apocalyptic theme go back all the way to 1983 when a game titled Tranz Am put players behind the wheels of beefed up battle cars (read: a collection of colored pixels vaguely resembling a car) and told them to look for eight Great Cups of Ultimate on the ruined wastelands of North America. It sounds corny, and it was, but since then, the gaming industry has produced some remarkable post-nuclear themed games, 9 of which you will find below."