Top Sports Games of 2012

Welcome to's top sports games of 2012, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 11.

    Everybody's Golf

    Everybody's Golf isn't an immediately exciting launch title, but it is one that you'll find yourself going back to time and time again. It might sound a bit obvious, but Everybody's Golf really is for everybody. A cute art... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS Vita

  • 10.

    AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! (Force = Mass x Acceleration)

    Getting high scores is where Aaaaa!!! works best, but it rarely capitalises on that thrill. Ultimately this is a fun little game, but one you're unlikely to be playing in a few weeks. AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! is quite... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 9.

    Score! Classic Goals

    I might have no idea what constitutes a classic goal, but it's impossible not to notice that Score! is a quality game. Score! Classic Goals purports to be an entertaining puzzle game even if you're not a fan of football,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 8.

    FIFA Football

    This is the best handheld football game ever, but it'll undoubtedly be convincingly beaten once EA has got to grips with the hardware - hopefully in time for FIFA 13 later this year. Modelling FIFA Football after FIFA 11... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS Vita

  • 7.


    A combination of innovations make SSX one of the most forward thinking games in recent times, although the snowboarding itself is lacking some of the skill required in previous titles. It can feel like hours, those precious... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 6.

    FIFA Street (2012)

    EA has crafted a thoughtful, challenging and consistently entertaining title that celebrates the nuances of football. Last week, Lionel Messi became the first player ever to score 5 goals in one Champions League match. His... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 5.

    FIFA 12 UEFA EURO 2012

    UEFA Euro 2012 is a thoroughly decent piece of DLC. In all the hubbub about the Olympics, it's easy to forget that a major football tournament is just a few weeks away. In any other year, Euro 2012 would be dominating the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 4.

    PES 2013

    PES 2013 manages to do something only the best arcade experiences achieve. It offers playability to those who want to dip their toes in and hardcore techniques for the serious gamer. Pro Evolution Soccer has steadily defined... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 3.

    Football Manager 2013

    It's Football Manager, and chances are if you liked other ones you'll have snapped this up already or are planning to. The Football Manager carnival is back in town, bringing with it hundreds of new rides and thousands of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 2.

    Trials Evolution

    The way that Trials Evolution is explained and developed ensures it easily overtakes its much-loved ancestry. Crack! Snap! Slapstick death! Occasionally when playing Trials Evolution you will think: just how is this fun?... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 1.

    FIFA 13

    FIFA 13 is definitely an improvement on its predecessor. Despite producing an outstanding game last year, FIFA 12 unravelled after a year of play. Much like the famous Panenka penalty style, a consistent amount of similar... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3