2012 in video games

Numerous video games were released in 2012. Many awards went to games such as Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, Journey, Mass Effect 3, The Walking Dead and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The year began with the worldwide release of Sony's handheld game console, the PlayStation Vita, originally launched in Japan in December 2011. The end of the year marked the worldwide release of Nintendo's home game console, the Wii U.

List of years in video games

Critically acclaimed titlesEdit

Metacritic (MC) and GameRankings (GR) are aggregators of video game journalism reviews.

2012 games and expansions scoring at least 90/100 (MC) or 90% (GR)[1][2]
Game Publisher Release Date Platform MC score GR score
The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left Telltale Games November 21, 2012 Microsoft Windows 89/100 94.75%
Persona 4 Golden Atlus June 14, 2012 PlayStation Vita 93/100 94.16%
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series Telltale Games November 21, 2012 PlayStation 3 94/100 92.5%
Mark of the Ninja Microsoft Studios October 16, 2012 Microsoft Windows 91/100 93.33%
Super Hexagon Terry Cavanagh November 27, 2012 Microsoft Windows 88/100 93.33%[3]
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series Telltale Games November 21, 2012 Microsoft Windows 89/100 93.2%
Mass Effect 3 Electronic Arts March 6, 2012 Xbox 360 93/100 92.17%
Cave Story Nicalis October 4, 2012 Nintendo 3DS 93/100 92%
Mass Effect 3 Electronic Arts March 6, 2012 PlayStation 3 93/100 91.65%
Journey Sony Computer Entertainment March 13, 2012 PlayStation 3 92/100 92.56%
Fire Emblem Awakening Nintendo April 19, 2012 Nintendo 3DS 92/100[4] 92.52%[5]
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series Telltale Games November 21, 2012 Xbox 360 92/100 91.8%
Trials Evolution Microsoft Studios April 18, 2012 Xbox 360 90/100 91.52%
Dishonored Bethesda Softworks October 9, 2012 Microsoft Windows 91/100 90.57%
Borderlands 2 2K September 18, 2012 PlayStation 3 91/100 90.48%
NBA 2K13 2K October 2, 2012 Microsoft Windows 90/100 91%[6]
Far Cry 3 Ubisoft December 4, 2012 Xbox 360 91/100 89.14%
Mark of the Ninja Microsoft Studios October 16, 2012 Microsoft Windows 90/100 90.43%
Ōkami HD Capcom October 30, 2012 PlayStation 3 90/100 90.29%
Borderlands 2 2K September 18, 2012 Microsoft Windows 89/100 90.1%
Guild Wars 2 NCsoft August 28, 2012 Microsoft Windows 90/100 90.02%
NBA 2K13 2K October 2, 2012 PlayStation 3 90/100 89.68%
FIFA 13 EA Sports September 25, 2012 Xbox 360 90/100 89.47%
Far Cry 3 Ubisoft December 4, 2012 PlayStation 3 90/100 89.18%
Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss Namco Bandai Games October 23, 2012 Xbox 360 89/100 90%[7]
XCOM: Enemy Unknown 2K October 8, 2012 Xbox 360 90/100 88.96%
The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan Turbine, Inc. October 15, 2012 Microsoft Windows 88/100 90%[8]

Highest-grossing gamesEdit

The following were 2012's top ten highest-grossing video games in terms of worldwide revenue (including physical sales, digital purchases, subscriptions, microtransactions, free-to-play and pay-to-play) across all platforms (including mobile, PC and console platforms).

No. Game Revenue Publisher(s) Genre Platform(s) Business model Ref
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops II $1,000,000,000 Activision / Activision Blizzard FPS Multi-platform Buy-to-play [9]
CrossFire $1,000,000,000 Smilegate / Tencent FPS PC Free-to-play [10]
3 World of Warcraft $986,000,000 Blizzard Entertainment / Activision Blizzard MMORPG PC Subscription [11]
4 FIFA 13 $444,000,000 EA Sports Sports Multi-platform Buy-to-play [12][13]
5 Borderlands 2 $300,000,000 2K Games ARPG Multi-platform Buy-to-play [14][15]
6 World of Tanks $279,000,000 Wargaming.net Vehicular combat PC Free-to-play [16]
7 Pokémon Black 2 / White 2 $267,000,000 Nintendo / The Pokémon Company RPG DS Buy-to-play [17][18]
8 New Super Mario Bros. 2 $238,000,000 Nintendo Platformer 3DS Buy-to-play [17][19]
9 Minecraft $237,000,000 Mojang Sandbox Multi-platform Buy-to-play [20]
10 League of Legends $200,000,000 Riot Games / Tencent MOBA PC Free-to-play [21]


Month Day(s) Event
February 3-29 Sega reduces western business after the release of Binary Domain, and focuses on digital on PC and Mobile
March 5–9 Game Developers Conference 2012 held in San Francisco, California.
April 6–8 PAX East 2012 held in Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
May 2-5 Korean e-Sports Association, Ongamenet, Blizzard Entertainment and GOM TV announced the introduction of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty to professional competitions in South Korea with StarCraft: Brood War being completely phased out in October.[22]
June 5–7 E3 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.[23]
July 7-9 Metal Gear franchise completes 25 years.
August 2–5 QuakeCon 2012: The massive annual LAN party held in Dallas, Texas.
15–19 Gamescom 2012 held in Cologne, Germany.
24-31 Street Fighter franchise completes 25 years.
September 20-23 Tokyo Game Show 2012 held in Chiba, Japan.
26-29 Eurogamer Expo 2012 held in Earls Court, London.
December 7-9 Spike Video Game Awards
17-19 Mega Man franchise completes 25 years.

Hardware releasesEdit

The list of game consoles released in 2012 in North America.

Month Day Console
February 15 PlayStation Vita
August 19 Nintendo 3DS XL
September 25 PlayStation 3 Super Slim
November 18 Wii U
December 7 Wii mini
(Canada only)
18 Neo Geo X

Series with new entriesEdit

Series with new installments in 2012 include Alan Wake, Assassin's Creed, Borderlands, Call of Duty, Counter-Strike, Darksiders, Dead or Alive, Diablo, Fable, Far Cry, Forza Motorsport, Halo, Hitman, Mario Party, Marvel vs. Capcom, Mass Effect, Max Payne, Medal of Honor, Modern Combat, Need for Speed, Ninja Gaiden, PlanetSide, Pokémon, Prototype, Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Sniper Elite, Spec Ops, Super Mario, Tekken, The Darkness, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Transformers, Trials, and X-COM.

In addition, 2012 saw the introduction of several new properties, including Asura's Wrath, Dishonored, Journey, Lollipop Chainsaw, and Sleeping Dogs.

Game releasesEdit

The list of games released in 2012 in North America.

Video game platforms
Lin Linux
Mac Classic Mac OS / macOS
3DS Nintendo 3DS
NDS Nintendo DS
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PSN Unknown platform
PSP PlayStation Portable
PSVita PlayStation Vita
Wii Wii
WiiWare Unknown platform
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Unknown platform
Droid Android


Month Day Title Platform(s)
4 Katawa Shoujo Win
6 Q.U.B.E. Win
10 Choplifter HD Win
Crazy Machine Elements PSN
Mecho Wars PSN
11 Amy XBLA
12 Run Roo Run iOS
Zen Pinball 3D 3DS
17 Amy PSN
Dustforce Win
Zack Zero PS3
18 Caverns of Minos iOS
Haunt XBLA
Scarygirl PSN, Win, XBLA
19 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I Win
Sonic the Hedgehog CD Win
22 Jurassic Park: The Game - Episode 3: The Depths iOS
25 Oil Rush Win, Lin, Mac
Puddle XBLA
SOL: Exodus Win
26 Dead Block Win
Mutant Mudds 3DS
Tropico 3: Gold Edition Mac
27 King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame Win
30 Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land iOS
31 Puddle PSN
Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3, X360
NeverDead PS3, X360
Soulcalibur V PS3, X360
1 Double Fine Happy Action Theater X360
2 Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective iOS
Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection Win
PixelJunk Eden Win
Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword 3DS
3 The Simpsons Arcade Game XBLA
7 The Darkness II Win, PS3, X360
Gotham City Impostors Win, PSN
Jak and Daxter Collection PS3
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Win, PS3, X360
Resident Evil: Revelations 3DS
Shank 2 Win, PSN
The House of the Dead III PSN
The Simpsons Arcade Game PSN
8 Gotham City Impostors XBLA
Shank 2 XBLA
9 Jagged Alliance: Back in Action Win
10 Dariusburst Second Prologue iOS
13 Rhythm Heaven Fever Wii
14 BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend PS3, X360, PSVita
Crusader Kings II Win
Grand Slam Tennis 2 PS3, X360
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games 3DS
Tales of the Abyss 3DS
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition 3DS
Twisted Metal PS3
UFC Undisputed 3 PS3, X360
Worms Ultimate Mayhem PSN
15 Asphalt: Injection PSVita
Dear Esther Win, Mac
F1 2011 PSVita
Little Deviants PSVita
Michael Jackson: The Experience PSVita
Rayman Origins PSVita
Uncharted: Golden Abyss PSVita
16 Alan Wake Win
Beat Sneak Bandit iOS
21 Asura's Wrath PS3, X360
Cliff Diving PSVita
Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D 3DS
Syndicate Win, PS3, X360
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack PSVita
WWE WrestleFest iOS
Zuma's Revenge! NDS
22 Alan Wake's American Nightmare XBLA
Army Corps of Hell PSVita
Ben 10: Galactic Racing PSVita
Dillon's Rolling Western 3DS
Dungeon Hunter: Alliance PSVita
Dynasty Warriors Next PSVita
Escape Plan PSVita
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational PSVita
FIFA Football PSVita
Hustle Kings PSVita
Lumines: Electronic Symphony PSVita
ModNation Racers: Road Trip PSVita
Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus PSVita
Plants vs. Zombies PSVita
Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen PSVita
Super Stardust Delta PSVita
Touch My Katamari PSVita
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 PSVita
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition PSVita
Wipeout 2048 PSVita
23 Wargame: European Escalation Win
24 Gridrunner iOS iOS
27 PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond Wii
Zombies, Run! iOS
28 Auditorium Win, Mac
Binary Domain PS3, X360
Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 PS3
Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition PS3, X360
Primal PSN
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 NDS
SSX PS3, X360
29 Microsoft Flight Win
Nexuiz XBLA
Prince of Persia Classic iOS
Wakfu Win, Lin, Mac
1 Deep Black: Reloaded Win
The Simpsons: Tapped Out iOS
Vessel Win
6 Blades of Time PS3, X360
Crush 3D 3DS
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5–7 PSVita
Major League Baseball 2K12 Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PS2, PSP, NDS
Mass Effect 3 Win, PS3, X360
Mass Effect Infiltrator iOS, Droid
MLB 12: The Show PS3, PSVita
MotorStorm: RC PS3, PSVita
Nicktoons MLB 3D 3DS
The Sims 3: Showtime Win, Mac
Stacking Win
Street Fighter X Tekken PS3, X360
Top Gun: Hard Lock PS3, Win, X360
Unit 13 PSVita
7 I Am Alive XBLA
8 Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! 3DS
11 Mario Party 9 Wii
13 Birds of Steel PS3, X360
FIFA Street PS3, X360
Journey PSN
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations PS3, X360
Reality Fighters PSVita
Ridge Racer PSVita
Shoot Many Robots PSN
Silent Hill: Downpour PS3, X360
Tales of Graces ƒ PS3
Warp Win, PSN
Yakuza: Dead Souls PS3
14 Defenders of Ardania XBLA, Win
Shoot Many Robots XBLA
15 Chaos Rings II iOS
Dungeon Defenders Mac
RPG Maker VX Ace Win
19 Ys: The Oath in Felghana Win
20 Armored Core V PS3, X360
Kinect Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure X360
Ninja Gaiden 3 PS3, X360
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City PS3, X360
Silent Hill HD Collection PS3, X360
Sumioni: Demon Arts PSVita
Warriors Orochi 3 PS3
21 Mutant Storm Reloaded Win
Sine Mora XBLA
22 Angry Birds Space Win, Mac, iOS
23 Kid Icarus: Uprising 3DS
Rayman 3 HD PSN, XBLA
Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai Win
27 Capcom Digital Collection X360
Closure PSN
Country Dance All Stars X360
Gettysburg: Armored Warfare Win
Ridge Racer Unbounded Win, PS3, X360
Supremacy MMA: Unrestricted PSVita
Temple Run Droid
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 PS3, X360
Tropico 4: Modern Times X360
Warriors Orochi 3 X360
28 Wrecked: Revenge Revisited PSN, XBLA
29 BioShock 2 Mac
Pac-Man Games iOS
Rayman Origins Win
Rinth Island iOS
30 South Park: Tenorman's Revenge XBLA
31 Trine 2 Lin


Month Day Title Platform(s)
3 Blacklight: Retribution Win
Canabalt PSP
Devil May Cry: HD Collection PS3, X360
I Am Alive PSN
Kinect Star Wars X360
4 Diabolical Pitch XBLA
The Pinball Arcade XBLA
5 Bug Princess 2 iOS
Colors! 3D 3DS
Confrontation Win
Saturday Morning RPG iOS
6 Anomaly: Warzone Earth XBLA
Shoot Many Robots Win
Xenoblade Chronicles Wii
10 Naval War: Arctic Circle Win
Skullgirls PSN
The Pinball Arcade PS3, PSVita
Treasures Of Montezuma: Blitz PSVita
World Gone Sour PSN
11 Avernum: Escape from the Pit Win
Burnout Crash! iOS
Legend of Grimrock Win
Skullgirls XBLA
The Splatters XBLA
World Gone Sour XBLA
12 Ketzal's Corridors 3DS
Max Payne Mobile iOS
Men of War: Condemned Heroes Win
Tribes: Ascend Win
13 Fez XBLA
Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir 3DS
15 SCP: Containment Breach Win
16 Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Win
17 Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention PSVita
The House of the Dead 4 PSN
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Win
Radiant Defense iOS
StarDrone Extreme PSVita
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition X360
18 Super Monday Night Combat Win
Trials Evolution XBLA
19 3D Classics: Kid Icarus 3DS
20 Blades of Time Win, Mac
The Darkness II Mac
23 Lone Survivor Win
Serious Sam 3: BFE Mac
24 Darkstalkers 3 PSN
Prototype 2 PS3, X360
Shifting World 3DS
UEFA Euro 2012 Win, PS3, X360
25 Bloodforge XBLA
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes iOS
The Walking Dead: Episode 1 – A New Day Win, PSN, Mac
26 Deus Ex: Human Revolution Ultimate Edition Mac
Scarface iOS
27 Binary Domain Win
Risen 2: Dark Waters Win
The Walking Dead: Episode 1 – A New Day XBLA
1 Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich of Time PSN
Sniper Elite V2 Win, PS3, X360
The Legend of Dragoon PSN
Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition PSVita
2 Fable Heroes XBLA
3 Nexuiz Win
4 Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants Win
8 Starhawk PS3
Tomb of the Lost Queen Win, Mac
9 LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias iOS
Minecraft XBLA
10 N.O.V.A. 3 iOS
11 Street Fighter X Tekken Win
13 Soul Sacrifice PSVita
15 Akai Katana X360
Battleship PS3, X360, NDS, 3DS
Diablo III Win, Mac
Game of Thrones Win, PS3, X360
Max Payne 3 PS3, X360
PixelJunk 4am PSN
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Win, PSN
16 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II XBLA
17 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II iOS
18 Dragon's Lair XBLA
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Win
20 Mario Tennis Open 3DS
22 Alan Wake's American Nightmare Win
Dragon's Dogma PS3, X360
MIB: Alien Crisis PS3, X360, Wii
Sorcery PS3
Table Top Tanks PSVita
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PS3, X360
23 Dirt: Showdown Win
Joy Ride Turbo XBLA
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock PSN
24 Pastry Panic iOS
Virtua Tennis Challenge iOS
26 Plague Inc. iOS
27 Deer Drive Legends 3DS
28 The Binding of Isaac: Wrath of the Lamb Win, Mac
29 Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland PS3
Mad Riders PSN
Resistance: Burning Skies PSVita
Ys Origin Win
30 Mad Riders Win, XBLA
31 Fortune Street Smart iOS
1 Home Win
Max Payne 3 Win
2 Long Live the Queen Win
4 Madagascar: Join the Circus! iOS
5 Inversion PS3, X360
Madagascar 3: The Video Game 3DS, NDS, PS3, Wii, X360
6 Bang Bang Racing XBLA
7 Art of Balance Touch! 3DS
8 Bang Bang Racing Win
10 Pikmin 2 Wii
12 Dirt: Showdown PS3, X360
Gravity Rush PSVita
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection PSVita
Gungnir PSP
Lollipop Chainsaw PS3, X360
Order Up!! 3DS
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Win
13 Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock PSVita
14 Pocket Planes iOS
17 Heroes of Ruin 3DS
18 Pokémon Conquest NDS
19 Brave Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PSVita, NDS, 3DS
Civilization V: Gods & Kings Win, Mac
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PSVita, 3DS
Magicka: The Other Side of the Coin Win
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor X360
Tomba! PSN
20 Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Win, PSN, XBLA, iOS
21 Asphalt 7: Heat iOS
Quantum Conundrum Win
Sliterlink by Nikoli 3DS
22 RayStorm iOS
25 Asphalt 7: Heat Droid
Penny Arcade Adventures - Episode 3 Win, Mac
26 The Amazing Spider-Man NDS, PS3, X360, Wii, 3DS
Just Dance: Best Of X360, Wii
London 2012 Win, PS3, X360
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles PSN
Spec Ops: The Line Win, PS3, X360
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Win
Unchained Blades PSP
27 Record of Agarest War 2 PS3
The Walking Dead: Episode 2 – Starved for Help Win, Mac, PSN, XBLA, iOS
Final Fantasy III Droid
28 The Amazing Spider-Man Droid, iOS
Where's My Perry? iOS
29 Mini Ninjas Adventures XBLA


Month Day Title Platform(s)
3 Feed Me Oil Droid
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends PS3, X360
The Secret World Win
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy 3DS
4 Spelunky XBLA
10 Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition PSN
NCAA Football 13 PS3, X360
Quantum Conundrum PSN
Rainbow Moon PSN
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure 3DS
Summer Stars 2012 PS3, Wii
11 Quantum Conundrum XBLA
12 AFL Live: Game of the Year Edition Win, PS3, X360
Amazing Alex Droid, iOS
Metal Slug 3 iOS
Tiny Wings 2 iOS
13 La-Mulana Win
17 Heroes of Ruin 3DS
Dyad PSN
18 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD XBLA
19 Fieldrunners 2 iOS
23 Jurassic Park Builder iOS
24 Malicious PS3
Prototype 2 Win
Puddle PSVita
25 Wreckateer XBLA
26 SolaRola iOS
The Walking Dead: Episode 1 - A New Day iOS
27 Inversion Win
28 Warsow Win, Mac, Lin
30 Orcs Must Die! 2 Win
The Undead Syndrome XBLA
31 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance 3DS
Risen 2: Dark Waters PS3, X360
Growlanser Wayfarer of Time PSP
War of the Monsters PSN
1 Deadlight XBLA
3 Ghostbusters: Paranormal Blast iOS
7 Babel Rising Win
Persona 4 Arena PS3, X360
Sound Shapes PSN
8 Hybrid XBLA
9 Chimpact iOS
Unmechanical Win
10 The Amazing Spider-Man Win
13 Sanctum Mac
Iron Brigade Win
14 Darksiders II Win, PS3, X360
The Last Story Wii
Papo & Yo PSN
Sleeping Dogs Win, PS3, X360
15 Dust: An Elysian Tail XBLA
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack Win
19 New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS
21 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Win, PSN, XBLA, Mac
The Expendables 2 Video game Win, PSN, XBLA
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD PSN
Legasista PSN
Retro/Grade PSN
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Win, PS3, X360
Way of the Samurai 4 PSN
22 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD XBLA
23 Abyss DSiWare
24 Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Win
27 The World Ends with You iOS
28 God of War Saga PS3
Guild Wars 2 Win
Madden NFL 13 PS3, X360, Wii, PSVita
Psychonauts PS3
Ratchet & Clank Collection PS3
Rock Band Blitz PSN
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD PSN
The Walking Dead: Episode 3 – Long Road Ahead PSN
29 Bastion iOS
Rock Band Blitz XBLA
The Walking Dead: Episode 3 – Long Road Ahead Win, XBLA
30 Mutant Mudds Win
Snapshot Win
31 Cypher Win, Mac
Final Fantasy Dimensions iOS, Droid
Super Hexagon iOS
3 Sacred Gold[24] Lin
4 The Sims 3: Supernatural Win, Mac
Zen Pinball 2 PSN
5 Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise XBLA
6 Trine 2: Goblin Menace Win, Mac
I Am Alive Win
7 Closure Win, Mac
Mark of the Ninja XBLA
11 Anomaly: Warzone Earth PSN
Critter Crunch Win
Double Dragon Neon PSN
Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition 3DS
NBA Baller Beats X360
NHL 13 PS3, X360
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3, X360
12 Double Dragon Neon XBLA
13 Prince of Persia Classic Droid
Fractured Soul 3DS
14 Black Mesa Win
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure 3DS, Wii, Win
FTL: Faster Than Light Win, Lin, Mac
Joe Danger 2: The Movie XBLA
16 Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition Wii
18 Borderlands 2 Win, PS3, X360
F1 2012 Win, PS3, X360
Hotel Transylvania 3DS, NDS
Jet Set Radio HD PSN
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Win
Zuma's Revenge! XBLA
19 Demons' Score iOS, Droid
Jet Set Radio HD Win, XBLA
20 La-Mulana WiiWare
Rayman Jungle Run iOS, Droid
Torchlight II Win, Mac
22 Pocket Planes Droid
25 Angry Birds Trilogy X360, PS3, 3DS
Dead or Alive 5 PS3, X360
FIFA 13 Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PSVita, PSP, PS2, iOS
Final Fantasy III PSP
Grand Theft Auto III PSN
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit PSN
Lalaloopsy: Carnival of Friends 3DS
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita PSVita
Maison de Maou XBLA
Marvel vs. Capcom Origins PSN
One Piece: Pirate Warriors PS3
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Win, PS3, X360
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Win, PS3, X360
Tokyo Jungle PSN
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Win, Mac
Yumby Toss iOS
26 Castle Crashers Win
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit XBLA
Marvel vs. Capcom Origins XBLA
27 Bad Piggies iOS, Droid, Win, Mac
Ether Vapor Remaster Win
Half-Minute Hero Win
Super Monsters Ate My Condo iOS
The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave 3DS


Month Day Title Platform(s)
1 Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone! 3DS
Crosswords Plus 3DS
2 Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Win, X360
NBA 2K13 Win, X360, PS3, PSP, Wii
New Little King's Story PSVita
Nights into Dreams HD PSN
Resident Evil 6 PS3, X360
Sonic Adventure 2 PSN
War of the Roses Win
Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants PS3, X360
3 Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Win
4 Cave Story 3DS
5 Nights into Dreams HD XBLA
Sonic Adventure 2 XBLA
7 Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 NDS
8 Top Trumps: NBA All Stars 3DS
9 Code of Princess 3DS
Dishonored Win, PS3, X360
Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect X360
Fable: The Journey X360
The Walking Dead: Episode 4 – Around Every Corner PSN
Joe Danger 2: The Movie PSN
Just Dance 4 Wii, PS3, X360
Machinarium PS3
Retro City Rampage PSN, Win
Spy Hunter 3DS, PSVita
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Win, PS3, X360
10 Chaos Rings Droid
Crazy Taxi iOS
The Walking Dead: Episode 4 – Around Every Corner Win, XBLA
Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise PSN, XBLA
11 Devil's Attorney iOS
Michael Phelps: Push the Limit X360
Of Orcs and Men Win, PS3, X360
15 The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan Win
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken Win
16 007 Legends PS3, X360
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Win
Dance Central 3 X360
Doom 3: BFG Edition Win, X360, PS3
Mark of the Ninja Win
Rocksmith Win
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D 3DS
Silent Hill: Book of Memories PSVita
17 Carmageddon iOS
Fairy Bloom Freesia Win
Serious Sam 3: BFE XBLA
Viking: Battle for Asgard Win
18 Sonic Jump iOS
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Mac
19 Euro Truck Simulator 2 Win
21 Michael Jackson: The Experience Mac
Skylanders: Giants PS3, X360, Wii, 3DS
Style Savvy: Trendsetters 3DS
23 A Game of Dwarves Win
Elemental: Fallen Enchantress Win
Forza Horizon X360
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Win
Hotline Miami Win
Killzone HD PSN
Medal of Honor: Warfighter Win, PS3, X360
Orgarhythm PSVita
Street Fighter X Tekken PSVita
The Unfinished Swan PSN
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward 3DS, PSVita
24 Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus XBLA
25 Deadlight Win
He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe iOS
Liberation Maiden 3DS
NightSky 3DS
The Fool and His Money Win, Mac
27 Pinball FX 2 XBLA
28 Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask 3DS
29 Guns of Icarus Online Win, Mac
Primal Carnage Win
30 Assassin's Creed III PS3, X360
Assassin's Creed III: Liberation PSVita
Bratz: Fashion Boutique 3DS, NDS
LEGO The Lord of the Rings: The Video Game PSVita, 3DS, NDS
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth X360
Need for Speed: Most Wanted Win, X360, PS3, PSVita, iOS, Droid
Nike+ Kinect Training X360
Ōkami HD PSN
Smart As... PSVita
Sports Champions 2 PS3
Toy Story Mania! PS3, X360
Transformers: Prime – The Game Wii, NDS, 3DS
WWE '13 PS3, X360, Wii
Zone of the Enders HD Collection PS3, X360
31 Natural Selection 2 Win
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Win
Pid Win, Mac, XBLA, PSN
2 007 Legends Win
Football Manager 2013 Win, Mac
Postal 2: Complete Win, Mac, Lin
6 Bubble Guppies NDS
Dragon Ball Z Budokai: HD Collection PS3, X360
Halo 4 X360
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning 3DS
History Legends of War: Patton PS3, X360, Win
LittleBigPlanet Karting PS3
Midway Arcade Origins PS3, X360
NASCAR The Game: Inside Line PS3, Wii, X360
Poptropica Adventures NDS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Wii, PS2, PSP
Ragnarok Tactics PSP
Rayman Origins 3DS
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron PSN
7 Karateka XBLA
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron XBLA
8 Angry Birds Star Wars Win, Mac, iOS, Droid
Cherry Tree High Comedy Club Win
9 Puddle Win
Sine Mora Win
11 Paper Mario: Sticker Star 3DS
12 Thomas Was Alone Win
13 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Win, PS3, X360
Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified PSVita
F1 Race Stars Win, PS3, X360
Lego The Lord of the Rings: The Video Game Win, PS3, X360, Wii
Planets Under Attack PSN
Rabbids Rumble 3DS
Rift: Storm Legion Win
Scribblenauts Unlimited 3DS
Wonderbook: Book of Spells PS3
Victorious: Taking the Lead NDS, Wii
14 Candy Crush Saga iOS
Hungry Giraffe iOS
Planets Under Attack XBLA
Puzzle & Dragons iOS
18 Assassin's Creed III WiiU
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition WiiU
Ben 10: Omniverse WiiU
Call of Duty: Black Ops II WiiU
Chasing Aurora WiiU
Darksiders II WiiU
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion 3DS
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two PS3, X360, Wii, WiiU
ESPN Sports Connection WiiU
FIFA Soccer 13 WiiU
Game Party Champions WiiU
Just Dance 4 WiiU
Little Inferno WiiU
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition WiiU
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition WiiU
Nano Assault Neo WiiU
New Super Mario Bros. U WiiU
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge WiiU
Nintendo Land WiiU
Rabbids Land WiiU
Scribblenauts Unlimited WiiU
Sing Party WiiU
Skylanders: Giants WiiU
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed WiiU, PS3, X360
Tank! Tank! Tank! WiiU
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 WiiU
Transformers: Prime – The Game WiiU
Trine 2: Director's Cut WiiU
Warriors Orochi 3: Hyper WiiU
Wipeout: The Game 3 WiiU
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 WiiU
ZombiU WiiU
19 Little Inferno Win
Scribblenauts Unlimited Win
Sonic Adventure 2 Win
20 Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! 3DS, NDS
Assassin's Creed III Win
Borderlands 2 Mac
Clan of Champions PS3, Win, X360
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Win, PS3, X360
Groove Coaster Zero iOS
Hitman: Absolution Win, PS3, X360
Jet Set Radio HD PSVita
Persona 4 Golden PSVita
PlanetSide 2 Win
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale PS3, PSVita
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game PS3, X360, Wii, 3DS, NDS
Scribblenauts Unlimited Win
Sine Mora PSN, PSVita
The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left PS3
21 Rage of the Gladiator Droid, iOS
The Walking Dead: Episode 5 - No Time Left Win, X360, Mac, iOS
22 Crashmo 3DS
27 American Mensa Academy 3DS
Fighting Vipers PSN
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault PSN, PSVita
Sonic the Fighters PSN
Super Hexagon Win, Mac
Virtua Fighter 2 PSN
28 Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Win
Fighting Vipers XBLA
Miner Wars 2081 Win
Sonic the Fighters XBLA
Virtua Fighter 2 XBLA
Under Defeat HD PS3
28 Stealth Bastard Deluxe Win
29 Aero Porter 3DS
Jet Set Radio HD iOS, Droid
30 Football Manager Handheld 2013 PSP
Red Bull Crashed Ice Kinect XBLA
4 Eve Online: Retribution [25] Win
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade WiiU
Far Cry 3 Win, PS3, X360
Guardians of Middle-earth PSN, XBLA
Guilty Gear XX Λ Core Plus PSN
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth WiiU
Page Chronica PS3
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game WiiU
Uncharted: Fight for Fortune PSVita
6 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10 Year Anniversary Edition iOS
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Steam
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour iOS, Droid
Mutant Mudds iOS
7 Awesomenauts Mac
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition iOS
9 The Snowman and the Snowdog iOS, Droid
10 Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Win
11 007 Legends WiiU
Big Sky Infinity PS3, PSVita
Black Knight Sword PSN
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas PSN
Judge Dee: The City God Case PSN
12 Black Knight Sword XBLA
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10 Year Anniversary Edition Droid
13 Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition Mac
Crimson Shroud 3DS
Middle Manager of Justice iOS
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy iOS
14 Candy Crush Saga Droid
Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Droid, iOS
15 Yumby Toss Droid
17 Nights into Dreams HD Win
Q.U.B.E. Mac
Street Fighter X Mega Man Win
The War Z Win
18 Burn the Rope PSVita
Karateka PS3
Kinect Party XBLA
Knytt Underground PS3, PSVita
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath PSVita
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed PSVita
20 F1 2012 Mac
Final Fantasy IV iOS
21 Sonic Jump Droid
24 Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee PSN
25 Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star Win
27 Fluidity: Spin Cycle 3DS
31 Chronovolt PSVita


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