Top Xbox One Games of 2012

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Xbox One 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! VideoGamer.com 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.

  • 12.

    Prototype 2 Review

    Prototype 2

    Heller might be able to absorb the minds and organic matter of anyone he touches, but Prototype 2 still lacks a heart. The original Prototype was an open-world game attempting many things in its... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 11.

    Sniper Elite V2 Review

    Sniper Elite V2

    Sniper Elite V2's heart is in the right place, but its legs have been shattered by the bullet of bloated game design. Sniper Elite V2 won't serve us well in any video game violence debate.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 10.

    Sleeping Dogs Review

    Sleeping Dogs

    As a package this is as feature-complete as you could want, but it's a long way from the version it could have been. Much like the Hong Kong cinema it lovingly recreates, Sleeping Dogs adheres... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 9.

    Resident Evil 6 Review

    Resident Evil 6

    Resident Evil 6 is not one but four games, and Capcom has done a beautiful and stupid thing in its attempt to recreate a rich, diverse and storied series into one single title. Like the various strains of the mutagenic C-Virus, Resident Evil is a series... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 8.

    Resident Evil Revelations Review

    Resident Evil Revelations

    Revelations on consoles is a great port of a good game that is well worth picking up. Like the mutated viral strains that inhabit its many undead bodies, Resident... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 7.

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

    Reckoning is a workmanlike interpretation of what makes an RPG tick, placing a spotlight on all the right mechanics and features that most titles struggle to perfect. Back in 2006 baseball's Curt Schilling did the impossible and managed to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 6.

    Sine Mora Review

    Sine Mora

    Sine Mora strikes a deft balance between madness and shoot-em-up fun. The majority of Sine Mora was developed in Budapest by Digital Reality, but... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 5.

    Devil May Cry HD Collection Review

    Devil May Cry HD Collection

    At its best Devil May Cry is complex, punishing and befuddling. If you ask me, few games exemplify the PS2-era better than Capcom's Devil... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 4.

    Torchlight II Review

    Torchlight II

    Torchlight II is up there with the best examples of the genre, but Runic Games makes very little attempt to advance the genre beyond what we were already comfortable with a decade ago. Torchlight II is a game that plays by the rules, and most of those rules are... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 3.

    Dear Esther Review

    Dear Esther

    The beauty of Dear Esther is that it raises questions about content rather than mechanics. Your left mouse button is useless. It's not needed, and neither is your... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 2.

    Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Review

    Minecraft

    4J Studios has played its part in one of gaming's grandest success story with affable competence, allowing console owners to grab their tools and build something in Mojang's intricate world Minecraft is only limited by your imagination. The limit of my imagination,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 1.

    Far Cry 3 Review

    Far Cry 3

    Far Cry 3 shines in its campaign, which is more layered and compelling than any game proffering a power trip through escapist ultraviolence has any right to be. Far Cry 3's campaign begins with a quote from Lewis Carrol's Alice In... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One