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 next generation of gaming won't only be defined by flashy graphics. They'll need to offer something that current games can't. Read review
The Bottom Line: Blazing Angels 2 is a clear improvement over the previous game, though history buffs will probably hate the game's fictional missions. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft Romania, Simulation, Simulation - WWII flight, Realistic, Historical, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: South Park: The Stick of Truth absolutely nails it. It's the perfect combination of hilarious South Park content woven into an ultra-satisfying, turn-based RPG. Read review
Specs: RP, Obsidian Entertainment, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG
The Bottom Line: Forget plastic axes; this guitar game is the real deal. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft, Music
The Bottom Line: Blazing Angels' very straightforward campaign and barren online play don't add up to make a particularly engaging air combat game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft, Simulation, Simulation - WWII flight, Historical, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Blue Byte, Exercise / Fitness, Sports - fitness
The Bottom Line: Heroes Over Europe offers some enjoyable arcade dogfighting, but it lacks the depth and excitement needed to keep you coming back for more. Read review
Specs: Teen, Transmission Games, Simulation
The Bottom Line: Assassin's Creed II is what you'd want an action sequel to be: bigger, better, and more beautiful. Read review
The Bottom Line: GRAW2 offers up a solid, though short, single-player campaign. But the bulk of its gameplay can be found in its impressive multiplayer offering. Read review
Specs: Teen, Red Storm Entertainment, Action, Action - third person tactical shooter, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Ubisoft Montpellier, Action
The Bottom Line: Assassin's Creed is a beautiful and exciting experience that you'll remember for years to come. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft Montreal, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Child of Eden may be over quickly, but it offers emotional highs you'll want to experience again and again. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Q Entertainment, Action, Action - first person shooter
The Bottom Line: Black Flag is arguably the most accessible and open-world Assassin's Creed game to date even if it comes with some repetitive gameplay and frustrating difficulty. Read review
Specs: RP, Ubisoft, Action
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action
Specs: Mature (17+), Games - action, Action - adventure, Fantasy
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Longtail Studios, Dancing, Miscellaneous - rhythm dancing
The Bottom Line: Frustrating issues make Shaun White Snowboarding seem less like a downhill rush and more like an uphill grind. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft Montreal, Sports, Sports - snowboarding, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft, Compilation
Specs: Games - action, Action - first person tactical shooter
Specs: Games - adventure, Games - action, Action - adventure, Adventure - third person adventure, Fantasy
Specs: Games - sports, Sports - snowboarding
The Bottom Line: Even a merry band of adventurous thanes can't save this quest from ruin. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Ubisoft Shanghai, Adventure, Action - adventure
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