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Hooked Gamers Game of the Year 2012

We are quickly running out of 'year' and thus it is high time to look back at the best - and worst - games of 2012. With almost 150 reviews under our belt, we can certainly look back at a productive year. But was it a good year?

We have weighed hundreds of games against each other and have selected our top games in each category.

Find out which games made the final cut to become Hooked Gamers' 2012 game of the year.

2012 in Review

Most disappointing

Best Game Overall

  • Borderlands 2
  • The Walking Dead
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Dishonored

Best New IP

  • The Walking Dead
  • Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning
  • Dishonored
  • Legend of Grimrock
  • Sleeping Dogs

Best Sports

  • London 2012
  • Football Manager 2013
  • NBA2K13
  • Out of the Park Baseball 13
  • FIFA 13

Best Action

  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Far Cry 3
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Hitman: Absolution

Best Driving

  • F1 2012
  • F1 Race Stars
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Best Platformer

  • Rayman Origins
  • Fly'n
  • Marvin's Mittens
  • Deadlight
  • Mark of the Ninja

Best Adventure

  • Testament of Sherlock Holmes
  • Analogue: A Hate Story
  • The Walking Dead
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Chaos on Deponia

Best Role-Playing

  • Diablo III
  • Borderlands 2
  • Legend of Grimrock
  • Torchlight 2
  • Dishonored

Best Strategy

  • Crusader Kings 2
  • King's Bounty: Warriors of the North
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Endless Space
  • Civilization V: Gods and Kings



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