The top 11 games of 2012

CNET's resident gaming expert delivers the top 11 best games of 2012.

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It may have been a rough year to be a videogame, but what would the end of the year be without some lists? You've already had the displeasure of seeing this year's most disappointing , so why not reward yourself this holiday season with a list of the best games 2012 had to offer ?

Not every game can get labeled as "year's best," but there are a handful of titles that deserve recognition. In no particular order, 2012's honorable mentions go to:

  • Resident Evil: Revelations (3DS)
  • SSX (360, PS3)
  • Guild Wars 2 (PC)
  • Sound Shapes (Vita)
  • Hotline Miami (PC)
  • Spelunky (PC, XBLA)
  • Trials Evolution (XBLA)
  • Sleeping Dogs (360, PS3)


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Jeff is a host for CNET video and is regularly featured on CBS and CBSN. He founded the site's longest-running podcast, The 404, and also writes the site's tech comic, Low Latency. He is CNET's senior gaming editor and has an unhealthy obsession with ice hockey and pinball.

 

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