2012 Game Of The Year Shortlist

Well it’s that time of year again and we have a somewhat short shortlist that needs a bit of filling out! Suggest any games you think should have made the cut and any categories we may have missed! Hit the jump to check out what we have so far!


  • Journey (PS3)
  • Dishonored (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Torchlight II (PC)
  • Assassins Creed III (xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii U)
  • The Walking Dead (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition (Wii U)
  • Darksiders II (Xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii U)
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS)
  • Gravity Rush (PS Vita)
  • Sleeping Dogs (Xbox360/PS3/PC)

Role Playing Game

  • Mass Effect 3 (Xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii U)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)
  • The Last Story (Wii)
  • Pokemon Black 2 & White 2 (DS)
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS)
  • Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox360/PS3)
  • Guild Wars 2 (PC)
  • Diablo 3 (PC)

First Person Shooter

  • Far Cry 3 (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Halo 4 (Xbox360)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3/Xbox360/Wii U)
  • Borderlands 2 (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Resident Evil 6 (Xbox360/PS3)
  • Resident Evil Revelations (3DS)


  • Resident Evil 6 (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Resident Evil Revelations (3DS)
  • ZombiU (Wii U)


  • FIFA 13 (Xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii U)
  • NBA 2k13 (Xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii U)


  • Forza Horizon (Xbox360)
  • Need For Speed: Most Wanted (Xbox360/PS3/Wii U/PC/iOS/Android/PS Vita)


  • Mortal Kombat (PS Vita)
  • Street Fighter x Tekken (Xbox360/PS3/PC)
  • Soul Calibur V (Xbox360/PS3)
  • MLB 12: The Show (PS3)
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3/PS Vita)
  • Persona 4 Arena (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2(PS3/Xbox360/Wii U)


  • CrashMo (3DS)
  • Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (DS)
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited (Wii U/3DS)


  • New Super Mario Bros U (Wii U)
  • Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3DS)
  • New Super Mario Bros 2 (3DS)
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Xbox360/PS3/PC/Wii/Wii U)

Best New Console

  • Wii U
  • PS Vita

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