Specs: Mature, Telltale Games, Compilation, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Batman: Arkham Origins is still the great superhero game you've played before, but it doesn't do much to move the franchise forward. Read review
Specs: RP, WB Games Montreal, Action
Specs: Teen, NetherRealm Studios, Action
The Bottom Line: NBA 2K13 redefines what it means to improve upon a sports game year over year. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Visual Concepts, Sports, Sports - basketball simulation, Realistic
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Own the City is a very different game from the console versions of Need for Speed Carbon, but it's still an exciting racer in its own right. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, EA Canada, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Racing / driving - stock car, 1-3 Players
The Bottom Line: Forget plastic axes; this guitar game is the real deal. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft, Music, Miscellaneous - rhythm music, Realistic
The Bottom Line: BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else. Read review
Specs: Mature, Irrational Games, Action
Specs: Mature, Ninja Theory, Action
The Bottom Line: Pikmin 3 is undeniably fun to play, even though it's not without a few control quirks. It's a gift for fans of the series, but it probably won't be moving Wii U units. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Strategy, 1 Player
Specs: RP, Crytek, Action
The Bottom Line: Rome: Total War is the very definition of an epic strategy game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Creative Assembly, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Historic, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Microsoft's Flight Simulator X provides a mind-boggling level of depth and breadth--if you don't mind some less than stellar frame rates. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Microsoft Game Studios, Simulation, Simulation - civilian plane flight, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a stupendous thrill ride that shouldn't be missed. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar North, Action, 1 Player
Specs: Guerrilla, Action
Specs: Mature, Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
The Bottom Line: It's a bit rough around the edges, but ultimately Far Cry 3 closes 2012 on an excellent note, easily making it one of the year's best. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft Montreal, Action
The Bottom Line: The latest Sims game is also the greatest, striking a terrific balance between the fresh and the familiar. Read review
Specs: Teen, The Sims Studio, Virtual Life, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic
The Bottom Line: This game sucks all the fun out of drag racing, presenting the sport as slow and tedious instead of fast and furious. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Bethesda Softworks, Driving, Racing / driving - drag, Realistic, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Action, 1-5 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Avalanche Software, Action
Specs: SCE Japan Studio, Action
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