Uncharted 3 earns our Game of the Year award thanks to sweet graphics, an engrossing campaign and stellar multiplayer.
2 of 25Valve
Portal 2 is a noodle-bending puzzle game that you'll feel proud to finish and excited to play again.
3 of 25Bethesda
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Enter the RPG world of Skyrim V, and say goodbye to your free time as you get sucked into an endless array of amazing quests.
4 of 25Microsoft
Gears of War 3
Gears of War 3 delivers a high-octane third-person shooter with a satisfying single player campaign and meaty multiplayer action.
5 of 252K Games
NBA 2K12 Publisher: 2K Games Systems: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC For the second year in a row NBA 2K12 slams home the Top Sports Game of the Year award with another feature-packed experience that puts you in control of even more NBA legends. Game Room Video: Top 10 Sports Games of the Year
6 of 25Warner Bros.
Batman Arkham City
Batman's back for another adventure that will expose you to many hours of addictive gameplay and a universe of classic villains.
7 of 25Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword
Skyward Sword is arguably the best Zelda game ever, and without a doubt the best game at incorporating the Wii motion controller.
8 of 25 Ubisoft
Rayman Origins offers amazing graphics and some of the most clever side-scrolling platform action we've seen in a long time.
9 of 25Electronic Arts
FIFA Soccer 12
FIFA 12's improved gameplay and AI put a more realistic shine on the beautiful game.
10 of 25Sony
MLB 11: The Show
The Show continues to dominate all other baseball games with very realistic graphics and spot-on hitting, fielding and pitching controls.
11 of 25Microsoft
Forza Motorsport 4
Forza 4 took the pole position as best racing sim this year and may well front-run until the next Xbox drops.
12 of 25Nintendo
Super Mario 3D Land
Super Mario takes full advantage of the 3DS's 3D capabilities, and is a must-own for system owners that had to wait for some AAA titles after sitting through early-adopter purgatory.
13 of 25Square Enix
Deus Ex Human Revolution
Deus Ex Human Revolution is a unique sci-fi thriller that lets you play the game the way you want: from using stealth to running and gunning.
14 of 25Nintendo
Mario Kart 7
Mario's kart racing debut on the 3DS is a fun, fast and furious good time.
15 of 25Sony
Resistance 3 is a gritty first-person shooter that delivers entertaining action with well-crafted environments and challenging waves of enemies.
16 of 25Sony
Little Big Planet 2
Little Big Planet 2 unveils a new universe of native and user created levels to navigate Sackboy through.
17 of 25Electronic Arts
Dead Space 2
Dead Space 2's blend of sci-fi and survival-horror action is an intense blend that proves you can, in fact, scream in space as long as you're wearing a bad-ass combat suit.
18 of 25Activision
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3
The latest Call of Duty is loaded with cool campaign set pieces and endless arcade-style multiplayer battles.
19 of 25Electronic Arts
Crysis 2 puts you inside an awesome nanosuit, and all you have to do is save the world. No pressure.
20 of 25Electronic Arts
Get the best the NHL has to offer without suffering a concussion or actually having to go to Winnipeg.
21 of 25 Electronic Arts
NCAA Football 12
Better graphics, tweaked gameplay and the ability to control conference realignment made NCAA Football 12 the best football game of the year.
22 of 25Rockstar Games
L.A. Noire's drops you into 1940s Los Angeles with unique case-solving gameplay and a whole lot of crimes and bodies piling up.
23 of 25Sony
The action in InFamous 2 is electric and addictive as you level up your super powers in this sandbox adventure.
24 of 25Warner Bros.
You'll want to "Finish Him" and finish this game once you get the hang of the fast-paced fighting.
25 of 25Electronic Arts
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
At long last you can tee it up at Augusta National without paying pricey greens fees, navigating snobby membership requirements, and without sucking down lethal doses of pollen.
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