Playing video games is perhaps the most addictive past time one can have. While playing games on a console is a whole lot of fun, PC games don’t lag far behind. There are some amazing games coming this year and we have made a compilation of some of the very best among them. The below list contains games that have been released and the ones awaiting release in 2012.
Best Games For Year 2012
Here is a list of a few of the best games of 2012, if you think we missed a good game from the list, then share your opinion with us by leaving a comment below.
The third installation of Mass Effect has finally been released. The game was released on March 6th, 2012. Mass Effect 3 marks the final chapter of the saga, completing the story of Commander Shepard.
The game is scheduled to be released in October 2012. This first-person shooter will be available for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
The long awaited third installment of this series will be released in October 2012. The platforms for which the game will be released include; PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and Microsoft Windows. Assassin’s Creed III will feature a new protagonist, Connor Kenway and is set during the American Revolution from 1753 to 1783.
The dark horror/fantasy game Diablo III is scheduled to be released between May-June 2012. For those of you who may be new to this franchise, Diablo III will be available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
Street Fighter X Tekken
This magnificent cross over between two of the greatest video game franchises is due for release in 2012. The PC version was released in May 11, whereas the PlayStation Vita version is due for release in autumn 2012. The game has already been released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America and Europe.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria has entered a closed beta test in March 2012. The level cap in the fourth installment of the franchise will be raised from 85 to 90.
Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 is a game from the Brothers in Arms series. It will be released in the third quarter of 2012. It will be available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360.
This new game from the Hitman series will be released on November 20, 2012. According to the developer’s, the game will have a different gameplay than its previous installments. As expected, Hitman Absolution is being released for Windows, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Guild Wars is a multiplayer online role-playing game. The second installment of this game is expected to be released in 2012. For Details about Beta events, click the link given above (Guild Wars 2).
Max Payne 3 is due for release in June, with over-the-shoulder zoom aiming and cover mechanics feature. The available platforms include PS3, Xbox (360) and Windows.
Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City has been sent between the timeline of Resident Evil 2 and 3. The game was released between March-May worldwide.
Soon to become the fifteenth game in the series, GTA V is expected to be released in 2012.
Due to be released in 2012, Cross of the Dutchman is an action adventure game for PS3, Xbox 360 and Windows.
Darkness 2 is a first-person shooter game that was released on February 7th, 2012. It is available for Windows, Mac, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Prototype 2 was released on April 24, 2012. This new release a new character, James Heller, who must destroy the Blacklight virus. Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
This third-person shooter comes will be released for Windows, PS3, and Xbox (360) in June 2012. The game is an inspiration of the novella “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad.
Due for an August 2012 release, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is a sequel to the 2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron game. It follows the events that unfold as the Autobots struggle to defeat the Decepticon.
Scheduled for a 2012 release, Scivelation (previously known as Salavation) has a Good VS Evil theme in a post apocalyptic world.
MechWarrior Online is an upcoming game which will provide online game play.
Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening
Known as Devil May Cry 3 in Japan, Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening was released in 2005 for PlayStation 2 and ported to PC in 2006. The game is a prequel to Devil May Cry. It was released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 between March-April 2012.
While the list given above should cover some of the major releases of 2012, however it is likely that there are many more games that we might have missed. If you think that a 2012 release deserves to be in this list, then share it with our readers by leaving a comment below.