BuzzFocus: Best of Video Games 2012 Nominations

by Editorials on December 28, 2012 · 5 comments

in Awards, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PS Vita, Sony PS3, Video Games, Wii U, Xbox 360

Best Action/Adventure

Darksiders II (Vigil Games, THQ)
Dishonored (Arkane Studios, Bethesda Softworks)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Max Payne 3 (Rockstar Games)
Sleeping Dogs (United Front Games, Square Enix)
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (High Moon Studios, Activision)
[poll=246]

Best Story

The Last Story (Mistwalker, XSeed Games)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Spec Ops: The Line (Yager, 2K Games)
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (High Moon Studios, Activision)
The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
Xenoblade Chronicles (Monolith Soft, Nintendo)
[poll=257]

Best Fighting Game

Dead or Alive 5 (Team Ninja, Tecmo Koei)
Street Fighter X Tekken (Capcom)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Bandai Namco)
[poll=247]

Best Console Download Game (XBLA/PSN)

Fez (Polytron Corp.)
Journey (ThatGameCompany, SCEA)
Mark of the Ninja (Klei Entertainment, Microsoft Game Studios)
Trials Evolution (RedLynx, Microsoft Game Studios)
The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
[poll=248]

Best Mind Bending, Puzzle or Strategy Game

Fez (Polytron Corp.)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (Level 5, Nintendo)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Fraxis Games, 2K Games)
[poll=249]

Best Sequel

Borderlands 2 (Gearbox, 2K Games)
Halo 4 (343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Max Payne 3 (Rockstar Games)
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (High Moon Studios, Activision)
[poll=250]

Best Shooter

Borderlands 2 (Gearbox, 2K Games)
Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
Halo 4 (343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios)
Spec Ops: The Line (Yager, 2K Games)
[poll=251]

Best Game for Children

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (TT Games, Warner Bros Interactive)
Need for Speed Most Wanted A Criterion Game (Criterion Games, EA)
New Super Mario Bros U (Nintendo)
Skylanders Giants (Toys for Bob, Activision)
[poll=252]

Best Sports

FIFA Soccer 13 (EA Sports)
MLB 12 The Show (SCEA)
NBA 2K13 (Visual Concepts, 2K Sport)
WWE 13 (THQ)
[poll=253]

Best Racer

DiRT Showdown (Codemasters)
Forza Horizon (Turn 10, Microsoft Studios)
Need for Speed Most Wanted A Criterion Game (Criterion Games, EA)
Sonic & All-Star Racing Transformed (Sumo Digital, SEGA)
Trials Evolution (RedLynx, Microsoft Game Studios)
[poll=254]

Best RPG

Dragon’s Dogma (Capcom)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix)
The Last Story (Mistwalker, XSeed Games)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Xenoblade Chronicles (Monolith Soft, Nintendo)
[poll=255]

Best Handheld (DS/PS Vita/3DS)

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (Tarsier Studios, SCEA)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (Level 5, Nintendo)
Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom)
Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward (ChunSoft, Aksys Games)
[poll=256]

Best Wii/Wii U

The Last Story (Mistwalker, XSeed Games)
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition (Bioware, EA)
New Super Mario Bros U (Nintendo)
Nintendo Land (Nintendo)
Skylanders Giants (Toys for Bob, Activision)
Xenoblade Chronicles (Monolith Soft, Nintendo)
[poll=258]

Best Game on PS3

Borderlands 2 (Gearbox, 2K Games)
Dishonored (Arkane Studios, Bethesda Softworks)
Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
Journey (ThatGameCompany, SCEA)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Fraxis Games, 2K Games)
[poll=259]

Best Game on Xbox 360

Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
Halo 4 (343 Industries, Microsoft Studios)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Mark of the Ninja (Klei Entertainment, Microsoft Game Studios)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Fraxis Games, 2K Games)
[poll=260]

Best Overall Game

Dishonored (Arkane Studios, Bethesda Softworks)
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware, EA)
Halo 4 (343 Industries, Microsoft Studios)
The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Fraxis Games, 2K Games)
Xenoblade Chronicles (Monolith Soft, Nintendo)
[poll=261]

{ 5 comments }

sun moon December 28, 2012 at 2:11 pm

If you think Esther`s story is impossible…, last week my girlfriend’s mum basically made ?4871 just sitting there a twelve hour week from there apartment and there neighbor’s mom`s neighbour was doing this for three months and earnt more than ?4871 part time from there labtop. the advice available here…

qwe13

ℂom

Corvo January 4, 2013 at 6:21 pm

DISHONORED!!!!!!!!!!!!

milan January 4, 2013 at 6:48 pm

dishonored will be the best game of the year!!! :D

Aran January 5, 2013 at 4:27 am

Dishonored!

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