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2012 shooter of the year (poll)

#1CyricsServantPosted 12/1/2012 12:06:44 PM(edited)
What's your favorite shooter of the year? - Results (236 votes)
Binary Domain
3.81% (9 votes)
9
The Darkness 2
0% (0 votes)
0
Spec Ops: The Line
2.54% (6 votes)
6
Far Cry 3
11.02% (26 votes)
26
Max Payne 3
8.47% (20 votes)
20
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
11.86% (28 votes)
28
Borderlands 2
26.69% (63 votes)
63
Halo 4
31.78% (75 votes)
75
Syndicate
0.42% (1 votes)
1
Other (e.g. Hybrid, Inversion, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, etc)
3.39% (8 votes)
8
This poll is now closed.
Alright, now that the year is finally winding down and everyone has had the opportunity (if not necessarily the time or the money) to play all this year's big shooters, besides maybe Far Cry 3, which would you say is the best?

While a lot of gamers were pretty underwhelmed by the games that released this year, I thought the shooter genres did pretty damn well.


My personal favorite would have to be Binary Domain. I loved the arcadey action, the larger than life boss fights, and the party loyalty system that actually alters your ending.

After that I'd probably rank the shooters I've played as TD2 > SO:TL > MP3 > Syndicate. I thought each and every one of them had their merits and each entertained me to a certain extent. Imo, each tried to deviate from the standard shooter framework in their own little ways and they were all better for it.

But that's just what I think, what about the rest of you? What's your personal 2012 shooter of the year? Which shooters did you actually get a chance to play and what did you think about them?
#2Arucard05Posted 12/1/2012 12:05:48 PM
Huh. I actually don't know how to vote on this one.
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#3KOTRwhoopsPosted 12/1/2012 12:07:17 PM
Either Borderlands 2 or Far Cry 3, I won't decide until I've finished FC3.
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#4Reel_Big_MikePosted 12/1/2012 12:07:53 PM
Close between The Darkness 2, Spec Ops: The Line, and Max Payne 3. But I choose Max Payne 3
#5JascoDPosted 12/1/2012 12:08:07 PM
Where the **** is Battlefield 3 on your list!?
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#6SunDevil77Posted 12/1/2012 12:09:55 PM
JascoD posted...
Where the **** is Battlefield 3 on your list!?


Notice "Of the year"

Damn, this is hard. Lots of great shooters this year.
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#7JascoDPosted 12/1/2012 12:11:10 PM
SunDevil77 posted...
JascoD posted...
Where the **** is Battlefield 3 on your list!?


Notice "Of the year"

Damn, this is hard. Lots of great shooters this year.


It's good every year!
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#8ArkonBladePosted 12/1/2012 12:11:58 PM
I am puttin my money on FarCry 3 but since i a haven't played it yet , I wont know till next week.
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#9CyricsServant(Topic Creator)Posted 12/1/2012 4:47:27 PM
SunDevil77 posted...
Damn, this is hard. Lots of great shooters this year.


Agreed.

I'm also happy to see that Japan is starting to put out some solid shooters. I think Japanese devs do their best work when they try to do their own thing (e.g. Binary Domain, Vanquish) instead of trying to copy Western devs.
#10bladegash666Posted 12/1/2012 4:48:32 PM
BL2. The others are disappointing or bad.
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