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The Walking Dead tops Metacritic’s ‘best-reviewed’ list for 2012

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Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead series has already earned itself countless accolades and the company’s CEO recently revealed that over 8.5 million episodes have been sold to date.

Now the game has scooped the award for Metacritic’s best-reviewed title of 2012, although it’s the retail repackaging of all five episodes for Xbox 360 that tops the chart with a Metascore of 95.

Metacritic’s best-reviewed games of 2012 are as follows:

  • 1) The Walking Dead: The Game (Xbox 360) – 95
  • 2) Persona 4 Golden (PS Vita) – 94
  • 3) Mass Effect 3 (PS3) – 93
  • 4) Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360) – 93
  • 5) Journey (PS3) – 92
  • 6) Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii) – 92
  • 7) Dishonored (PC) – 91
  • 8) Mark of the Ninja (PC) – 91
  • 9) Borderlands 2 (PS3) – 91
  • 10) Far Cry 3 (PS3) – 91
  • 11) Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360) – 90
  • 12) Trials Evolution (Xbox 360) – 90
  • 13) Okami HD (PS3) – 90
  • 14) Mark of the Ninja (Xbox 360) – 90
  • 15) FIFA 13 (Xbox 360) – 90
  • 16) Guild Wars 2 (PC) – 90
  • 17) NBA 2K13 (PS3) – 90
  • 18) XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Xbox 360) – 90

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Source: Metacritic


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