Here’s my top ten games of 2012 conveniently listed from 10 to 1. Both downloadable and retail games have genuinely surprised me this year with original IPs reaching new heights and old franchises returning to form with new titles this year.
Technology is moving towards the next stages, so what are developers squeezing out of the current generation of consoles and what are they doing with updated PC tech? They’re blowing gamers away with stunning worlds and brilliant art direction bringing together design and tech. The following games are not only technically great, but are using that tech to create interesting landscapes and characters.
"…the most satisfying survival, stealth and action mash up experience this generation."
Let’s get this out of the way, Far Cry 3 is the biggest and best game of the year, no question. A huge open world superbly crafted and full of missions to do and sights to see. Great characters, intense combat all topped off with the most intuitive shooter controls available making for the most satisfying survival, stealth and action mash up experience this generation.