Best of 2012

It's been a weird year for games. For me, there were a lot of good games, but few that I'll still think about or want to play in a few years' time. It's been a great year for download-only games, though. I've considered them as viable as AAA for a few years now, but this is the first time where I've really felt like they deserved to be on my personal GOTY list. Interestingly, some of the games on this list are on here in spite of their gameplay elements, rather than because of them - a testament to how far gaming has come as a storytelling medium. Without further ado, here are my favorite games of 2012.

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