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Old 12-11-12, 10:29 PM
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Your favorites of 2012?

I guess it doesn't make sense that I'm starting this thread because I haven't finished a single play-through of any 2012 games I own (which is about a dozen games).

That being said, I'm interested to see what others have as their favorites this year.

Discuss.
Old 12-11-12, 10:34 PM
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Xenoblade Chronicles
Cherry Tree High Comedy Club
Exceed 3rd: Jade Penetrate
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Halo 4. I played through the campaign twice and the multiplayer is as solid as ever.
Borderlands 2. They made a great game even better. The writing was brilliant.
Diablo 3. Played through twice but gave up on the Hell difficulty. Still a great game.
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Skyrim -- I know it came out in 2011 but I didn't play it until this year. I've put in over 120 hours and still currently playing.

Batman Arkham City -- again 2011 but I really enjoyed it.

Assassin's Creed 3 -- still have this to get through and so far this would definitely win the "most disappointing release of 2012" award.
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Sleeping Dogs is my number 1. Diablo 3 and Mass Effect 3 are up there. Black Ops 2 MP is also up there, but the SP was shit....
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

The Walking Dead is my favorite of the year.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Walking Dead was really good. Corpse Party on PSP was really interesting. Dark Souls is great, still going on that. Fallout 3 GOTY has been a lot of fun too. Finally got to Dragon Age 2 this year. So much potential and a lot of good stuff going on but really needed at least another year of dev to flesh everything out. The repeated assets were a real downer.

Yup, only one of those is '12, I'm way behind the curve. Walking Dead wins by default .
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Halo 4 was easily my GOTY. The campaign was short but entertaining, Spartan Ops is a good way to pass some time, and multiplayer is awesome.

Forza Horizon is a close second. That game really took me by surprise after I was about to dismiss it as a NFS rip off, but I enjoyed it more then Most Wanted.

I'll also throw SSX in there. I know it didn't sell well but I enjoyed that game a lot and still need to put more time into it.

There are also a number of games in my unplayed pile that I can't comment on (Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs, Max Payne 3, etc) that may have made the list, but they will have to wait until next year

Most disappointing was Black Ops 2

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Best of 2012: The Walking Dead

Worst of 2012: Assassin's Creed III
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Dishonored and The Walking Dead. Don't make me choose.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

1) The Walking Dead
2) Mass Effect 3
3) Borderlands 2
4) Dishonored
5) Sleeping Dogs
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I would have to go with Chivalry: Medieval Warfare as my game of the year. Best MP I've played in a long, long while.

I also picked up Hotline: Miami recently, and that game is very fun and addicting. Not sure if I'd put it with the best of the year, but it's up there.
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Best of 2012: Journey: Collectors Edition, Mass Effect 3, The Walking Dead

Worst of 2012: Assassin's Creed III, Resident Evil 6, The PS Vita
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

i haven't played alot of new games this year, but I will go with:


Diablo 3

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition -- Dark Souls is a 2011 game, but the PC game was released August 2012. I think it qualifies technically


this could change -- I have Halo 4, Sleeping Dogs, and Dishonored coming from Santa Claus.


Originally Posted by edstein View Post
Halo 4. I played through the campaign twice and the multiplayer is as solid as ever.
Borderlands 2. They made a great game even better. The writing was brilliant.
Diablo 3. Played through twice but gave up on the Hell difficulty. Still a great game.

Did you avoid the gold auction house in Diablo 3? What class did you use?

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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Sleeping Dogs
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

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i haven't played alot of new games this year, but I will go with:


Diablo 3

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition -- Dark Souls is a 2011 game, but the PC game was released August 2012. I think it qualifies technically






Did you avoid the gold auction house in Diablo 3? What class did you use?
I dabbled in the gold auction house some but felt it was tedious and took me out of the game. I never touched the real money auction house.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

As far as games that were released this year (I tend to buy games about a year after they get released) that I got a chance to play I would go with Darkness II (story is amazing), and XCOM: Enemy Unknown (gameplay and anthill concept is difficult but so rewarding). I liked Borderlands 2 a ton to begin with but my appreciation of it has dwindled considerably. The only other game I can think of with high marks is Lego Batman 2 which me and wifey just started.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

looks like i need to give walking dead a whirl
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Sleeping Dogs
Max Payne 3
Hitman Absolution
Lollipop Chainsaw
Dead or Alive 5
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

  • Borderlands 2
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Halo 4 (campaign only)
  • Fieldrunners 2
Most disappointing:
  • Diablo III
  • Halo 4 (multiplayer + Spartan Ops)

I still need to play Far Cry 3 and The Walking Dead.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Favorites:

Walking Dead
FTL
Borderlands 2
Torchlight 2
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Favorites: Borderlands 2, Walking Dead, and Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Biggest surprise: Theaterhythm Final Fantasy.

My biggest disappointments: Mass Effect 3 and Halo 4.
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Re: Your favorites of 2012?

Here are the 2012 games I have played to completion:
The Amazing Spider-Man
Borderlands 2
Brave
Darksiders 2
Dishonored
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse
Game of Thrones
Halo 4
Kinect Sesame Street TV
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Madagascar 3
Mass Effect 3
Men in Black: Alien Crisis
Prototype 2
Silent Hill: Downpour
Silent Hill HD Collection
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
Toy Story Mania!

From this list of underwhelmers and disappointments (imo), Dishonored would be my reluctant choice for GOTY, with Borderlands 2 as runner-up. I'll get back to you when I play Sleeping Dogs, Far Cry 3, and The Walking Dead.

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