Top 10 Upcoming PC Games 2012, Release dates and Prices

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Top 10 Upcoming PC Games 2012, Release dates and Prices

2011 sure was one hell of a year for gamers,especially the Q4 that brought more than 7 big titles to the table all at once.So good that we just couldn’t start talking about 2012 ‘s top upcoming’s without compiling a list of top pc games of 2011,do check it out.But things are about to just get better as 2012 packs in some of the most awaited sequels,so get your rig ready boys,here they come..

Top 10 Upcoming PC Games 2012

1.MASS EFFECT 3

Bioware’s ultimate successor to the biggest hit Mass Effect 2,Mass Effect 3 is the most anticipated game this year. We will be seeing a lot of new improvements in this third and final installment of the trilogy. Mass effect 3’s action role-playing game play will be influenced from the decision’s you’ve made in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2.Mass Effect 3 will be continued from the Mass Effect 2 dlc expansion ARRIVAL where shepherd continues to save the galaxy from the reapers by rallying the civilizations throughout the galaxy while fighting Cerberus who have decided to turn against him/her.No wonder Mass effect 3 is no.1 in top upcoming games in 2012 list.

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A refined combat and three pre defined campaign modes: Action Mode, Story Mode, and RPG Mode are introduced in Mass Effect 3. Surely this game is the top of best 10 upcoming pc games 2012, which also pawned all other games and won most anticipated game of the year 2011 at spike video game awards 2011.

Developed by Bioware and published by EA Mass Effect 3 is scheduled to release in Q1 2012.

RELEASE DATE:MARCH 06 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3

PRICE:$59.99

2.MAX PAYNE 3

Max Payne 3 is an upcoming action third person shooter game and third in installment of the Max Payne franchise. Max Payne 3 is set 8 years after the events of second game and Payne is introduced as working in a private security sector for a wealthy local family in Sao Paulo, brazil. Max Payne 3 returns with the famous bullet time in action sequences where you get to see the every bullet make a hole in your foes.

Developed by rockstar Vancouver in collaboration with the New England, London and Toronto studios and published by rockstar games. With advanced euphoria physics engine, shooting and killing enemies in Max Payne 3 will look more realistic than in any preceding Rockstar games.
Cinematic action movements and interactive cut-scenes are mixed with the writer [who is famous for his work in GTA series and red dead redemption], Dan Houser’s story line to make this game one of the best among top 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:MARCH 06 2012.

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3.

PRICE:$49.99 [STANDARD EDITION] , $100 [SPECIAL EDITION].

3.DIABLO 3

Diablo 3 is the third installment in the Diablo series franchise. Diablo 3 is a dark horror fantasy themed action role played game which takes place in Sanctuary, the dark fantasy world of the Diablo series. Diablo 3 features elements of hack and slash and dungeon crawl genres and is similar in style to its predecessor Diablo 2. With the new in house physics engine the developers are aiming to run it on a wide range of systems and stated that Directx 10 is not required to run the game.

 

Developed by the blizzard entertainment with an in house physics engine this action role playing game is going to compete for the best RPG game in 2012 and is stoods among the best 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:Q1, 2012

ALSO ON:MAC

PRICE:$59.99

4.RESIDENT EVIL OPERATION RACCOON CITY

Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City is a part of the resident evil series set during the events of the same time as resident evil 2 ,resident evil 3:nemesis and two resident evil :outbreak titles. Resident evil operation raccoon city is an upcoming action third person shooter game in which residents have been turned into zombies after an outbreak of the t-virus, a biological weapon developed by the pharmaceutical company Umbrella. Game is playable with six characters Vector, Spectre, Beltway, Four Eyes, Lupo and Bertha, according to your choice where each have their own unique fighting abilities. Apart from single player mode the game also offers a four player co-op multiplayer mode.

Developed combinely by Slant Six games and Capcom and published by Capcom Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City is one of the biggest releases among the top 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:Q1, 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3

PRICE:TBA

5.STARCRAFT 2: HEART OF THE SWARM

Heart of the Swarm is the second in the trilogy a sequel to the critically acclaimed hit wings of liberty. Starcraft 2: heart of the swarm is a science fiction military based real time strategy game which completely revolves around the main female lead Sarah Kerrigan and her zerg empire. This game will be taking place two years after the previous one wings of liberty and features the development in Zerg Empire.


Heart of the swarm features new multiplayer units than the previous one wings of liberty. The third one is titled as legacy of the void
Developed and published by the blizzard entertainment Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is surely to pawn all the RTS games .with successful prequel Starcraft 2: Heart of the swarm is definitely one of the top 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:TBA 2012

ALSO ON:MAC

PRICE:TBA

6.ALAN WAKE

Inspired from the best selling thriller novel Alan wake, which originally released for xbox360 and has been a huge success, Alan Wake now makes its way to pc. Alan Wake is a action psychological thriller where the main lead uncovers the mystery behind his wife’s disappearance when both are on vacation in a small town in bright falls. Alan wake can be described as a thriller TV series with plot twists and cliffhanger episodes. The core combat gameplay of Alan Wake consists of “fighting with light” since darkness plays a vital role in the game.


Developed by Remedy entertainment and published by both Microsoft studios and Remedy entertainment Alan wake is one of the biggest  releases among the top 10 upcoming pc games.

RELEASE DATE:Q1, 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360

PRICE:TBA

7.PROTOTYPE 2

Prototype 2 is the upcoming action third person view game, set in an open world which is sequel to the 2009′s hit game prototype. The game features a new lead character sergeant James Heller and his quest to destroy the Black light Virus once and for all. Also releasing with a tag line murder your maker prototype 2 revolves around the vengeance of the Heller for mercer the first part lead.


The story is set to take place after 14 months from the first part with some new improvements where Heller can use humans as Bio Bombs and can actually fire weapons and is depicted as more powerful than ever.
Developed by radical entertainment and published by Activision.prototype 2 is the Activision’s most anticipated game this year and one of the best 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:APRIL 24 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3

PRICE:$49.99

8.DARKSIDERS 2

Darksiders 2 is an action third person hack and slash game with some intense puzzles and amazing boss fights. a new horseman instead of war is being introduced in this sequel called death. It is confirmed that darksiders 2 will take place in the same time as its first one but consists of an entirely new ensemble of maps, which are double in cumulative size to that of its predecessor. The game features multiple dungeons and city hubs with the remaining two horsemen [strife and fury] in some capacity.


The story begins at where death defies the council’s orders and sets out to find proof for his brother war’s innocence
Developed by vigil games and published by THQ darksiders 2 is releasing in the Q2 of 2012 and is one of the top 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:Q2, 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3

PRICE:$49.99

9.HITMAN ABSOLUTION

Hitman absolution is a stealth game and fifth in  Hitman series franchise. Hitman absolution features classic Hitman game mechanics and a brand new gameplay. The game will run on IO Interactive’s proprietary Glacier 2 game engine, which will be quite familiar yet the game will depict significantly different experience from the previous Hitman games.


Developed by IO interactive and published by square enix. Hitman absolution is a long-awaited game which is definitely one of the best 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:TBA

ALSO ON:XBOX360, PS3

PRICE:$49.96

10.BORDERLANDS 2

Borderlands 2 is a science fiction, first-person shooter with role-playing-elements and the sequel to 2009′s Borderlands. Borderlands 2 gameplay features the same unique, cartoonish shading graphic style, 3-branch skill trees, class-mods, and four-player online cooperative modes like the first one. The new features in this sequel include a more expansive weapons system, four-seat drift-able vehicles and vehicle physics elements, and dynamic quest systems. Since Borderlands 2 is a first person shooter game which requires character building elements the game is called as a role playing shooter game.


Developed by Gearbox software and published by 2k Games borderlands 2 is the last in the top 10 upcoming pc games 2012.

RELEASE DATE:TBA 2012

ALSO ON:XBOX360,PS3

PRICE:$49.96

Sure there are other massive releases like GTA V,Metro Last Light, DMC,Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance, Ridge Racer Unbounded but since the release dates are still unconfirmed for PC we decided to wait and include them later on this top upcoming pc games 2012 list.

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