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Top Video Games of 2012

List Criteria: Only Videogames Released in 2012

Top Video Games of 2012. Every year so many video games are released that it is hard to decide which is the best. 2012 was no exception. 2012 brought us the stirring conclusion to such blockbuster videogame series like Mass Effect 3, Assassin's Creed 3 and Max Payne 3, while also introducing us to new game series like Dishonored, The Walking Dead and a new Halo brand with Halo 4.

The best videogames of 2012 range from platformers, first person shooters and fighting games to games that defy description like Fez and Journey. DLC and XBLA/PSN games also came to the forefront with their additional content and indie game darlings.

So, which video game was the best in 2012? That is for you to decide. Vote up your favorite! If you can't find what you consider to be the top videogame of 2012 here, add it.

Top Video Games of 2012 Video Games
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    added by JLFM
    2012

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  2. 49
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    - 11

    added by BrainExplosion
    2012

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  3. 48
    + 1
    - 7


    2012

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  4. 47
    + 19
    - 24

    added by dont mess with the best
    2004

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  5. 46
    + 8
    - 19


    2009

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  6. 45
    + 12
    - 42

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Paper Mario: Sticker Star

  7. 44
    + 2
    - 9
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    Retro City Rampage

  8. 43
    + 6
    - 15

    added by cr feroz
    2002

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  9. 42
    + 6
    - 15
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    Crusader Kings II

  10. 41
    + 20
    - 55

    often listed
    Just Dance 4

  11. 40
    + 2
    - 6


    1983

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  12. 39
    + 2
    - 6


    2012

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  13. 38
    + 9
    - 5

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    2012

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  14. 37
    + 9
    - 13


    2012

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  15. 36
    + 18
    - 24


    2007

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  16. 35
    + 1
    - 4
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    madden 2013

  17. 34
    + 1
    - 4
    No image


    fifa 13

  18. 33
    + 23
    - 47


    Lollipop Chainsaw

  19. 32
    + 26
    - 54


    2012

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  20. 31
    + 24
    - 41


    Trials Evolution

  21. 30
    + 13
    - 23

    added by midnightq2
    2012

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  22. 29
    + 21
    - 49


    Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale

  23. 28
    + 18
    - 42


    2012

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  24. 27
    + 17
    - 43


    2012

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  25. 26
    + 12
    - 21

    added by duker
    2012

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  26. 25
    + 24
    - 46


    New Super Mario Bros. 2

  27. 24
    + 8
    - 8
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  28. 23
    + 27
    - 38


    Torchlight II

  29. 22
    + 14
    - 21

    added by postergost
    2005

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  30. 21
    + 28
    - 49


    Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

  31. 20
    + 31
    - 48


    The Darkness 2

  32. 19
    + 21
    - 18
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  33. 18
    + 36
    - 23

    added by postergost
    2009

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  34. 17
    + 65
    - 59


    2012

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  35. 16
    + 6
    - 4


    2012

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  36. 15
    + 45
    - 60


    2012

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  37. 14
    + 41
    - 39

    added by batuhanaker
    2012

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  38. 13
    + 65
    - 59


    X-COM: Enemy Unknown

  39. 12
    + 81
    - 57


    2012

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  40. 11
    + 80
    - 59


    2011

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  41. 10
    + 81
    - 48


    2011

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  42. 9
    + 151
    - 116


    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

  43. 8
    + 98
    - 71


    2012

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  44. 7
    + 143
    - 97


    2012

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  45. 6
    + 174
    - 96


    2012

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  46. 5
    + 220
    - 120


    2012

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  47. 4
    + 171
    - 83


    2012

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  48. 3
    + 170
    - 93


    The Walking Dead Video Game

  49. 2
    + 184
    - 58

    ranked low on reranks
    2012

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  50. 1
    + 203
    - 124

    the people's #1 & most listed
    2012

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