ⓘ 2012 in video gaming

                                     

ⓘ 2012 in video gaming

The year 2012 saw the release of numerous sequels to critically acclaimed video games, such as Alan Wake, Assassins 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, Pokemon, Prototype, Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Sniper Elite, Spec Ops, Super Mario, Tekken, The Darkness, Tom Clancys Ghost Recon, Transformers, Trials and X-COM. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Asuras Wrath, Dishonored, Journey, Lollipop Chainsaw and Sleeping Dogs. Many awards went to games such as Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, Journey, Mass Effect 3, The Walking Dead and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. It began with the worldwide release of Sonys newest handheld game console, the PlayStation Vita, that was launched in Japan in December 2011. The end of the year marked the worldwide release of the second most recent home console by Nintendo, the Wii U.

                                     

1. Highest-grossing games

The following were 2012s top ten highest-grossing video games in terms of worldwide revenue across all platforms including mobile, PC and console platforms.

                                     
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