Best of 2012
With the sheer diversity of games available, regularly occurring deals, and potential for visual splendor unrivaled by aging consoles, it's a particularly good time to have even a modest PC.
Especially here, so-called gaming droughts have been mitigated by the rise of digital distribution to the point where finding good games to play throughout the year isn't the problem -- it's knowing where to look. Choosing between the titles vying for our precious leisure time can even be overwhelming; a very good problem to have, indeed.
Our nominees for the best PC-exclusive game of 2012 show that having a big budget and a grand vision won't always get you to the top. Sometimes, all it takes are a few passionate people to produce something that sticks with us long after we're done playing.
Read the full Diablo III review.
Guild Wars 2
Read the full Guild Wars 2 impressions.
Read the full Hotline Miami review.
Read the full Lone Survivor review.
Read the full PlanetSide 2 review.
Congrats to all the nominees! We'll be announcing the official winner on Friday, December 14. In the mean time we want you to tell us which game this year was the best PC game. Plus, be sure to go vote in our Community Choice Award for your favorite game of 2012.
Check out all our other categories and nominations:
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