2012 In Review: The Best Games Of 2012

I'm no fan of calling one game the best, especially when perhaps 20 deserve a shot at that crown. After much consideration, I chose 10 of the finest offerings videogame entertainment can create circa 2012. It was a year when publishers continued their focus on banal sequels, but a few new additions to old franchises stood head and shoulders above the rest to become their own amazing entities. Most of the best games, though, aren't part of a series at all. If you haven't yet played them, these 10 pieces of popular art will offer you every kind of emotion the world of entertainment is likely to offer, from unreserved hilarity to abject horror.

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