Top Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 Games To Gift This Year (2012)
There are a lot of games out this holiday season. It might have been a bit difficult for the avid gamer to keep up with all the anticipated releases. Here are a few games for the gamer on your list.
These are the top games for both PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Release Date: November 13, 2012
There’s always a lot of hype around COD. The game has received rave reviews from top gaming websites. This first person shooter (FPS) from Activision has already reached one billion in sales. The game features the return of fan favorites Alex Mason and Sergeant Frank Woods. There are a variety of multi-player modes (campaign, multiplayer, special strike force missions, survival, grief). (Available for Nintendo Wii U)
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: September 18, 2012
The game hailed to be the perfect mix of FPS and RPG has come back with a whole new cast of character. Up to four players can team up to play online. Set in Pandora, you’re set to get your revenge with a whole bunch of weapons. Even resources such as fire, corrosive acid, and electricity is available.
Publisher: 2K Sports
Genre: Sports / Basketball
Release Date: October 2, 2012
Buy it! $49.99
Everytime a NBA 2K game is released; there is so much hype around it. The 14th release for the NBA franchise; NBA 2K is always a hit. Executivelly produced by superstar and businessman Jay Z; NBA 2K13 is no exception. Popular players, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, and Derrick Rose grace2K13’s cover. Some of the features include: signature skills, dribbling controlled by the Control Stick and Kinect sensor support. (Available for Nintendo Wii U, and Sony PSP)
Genre: Action / Shooter
Release Date: October 9, 2012
Buy it! $39.99
For very mature audiences in Dishonored; you’re a supernatural assassin. Seeking the ultimate revenge for being framed; you get your targets using your unique gadgets and supernatural abilities. Features include: your own style of play for assassination, and action with meaning results.
Assassin’s Creed III
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: October 30, 2012
Buy it! $59.99
The long anticipated game from Ubisoft takes you back to 1775. You can experience the truth of the most gruesome war in American history; the American Revolution. You will experience powerful graphics with the Anvil Next game engine. It’s the one of the top 5 selling games on Amazon. What a way to relive American History. $59.99 (Available for Nintendo Wii U)
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: November 20, 2012
Buy it! $39.99
In Absolution; the betrayed Agent 47 is in the middle of a conspiracy. Wanted by the police he’s on his most personal and dangerous contract to date. Using Blend In technique and improvised weapons; you can be a lot more creative when getting your victims. You have a choice as to which type of assassin you can be. You can be a silent assassin, action junkie, undetectable or an unrelenting hitman.
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Release Date: November 18, 2012
Buy it! $29.99
Mickey and Oswald (the lucky rabbit) are both featured in the Disney adventure. If you’re familiar with the original Epic Mickey; you’ll find the open ended environment familiar. With new levels, forgotton Disney characters, and drop-in/drop out two player support you’re in a for a fun filled adventure. (Also available for Nintendo Wii, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS. NOT available for PC)