Games of December 2012

What will lead us into Christmas?

December 5, 2012
Games of 2012

November has to be one of the most chaotic periods of gaming, with every big publisher pushing out their triple-A titles to keep us busy through the holiday season.

With Black Ops II, Assassin’s Creed III and Far Cry 3 all out, it’s still not over, as December has a few games up its sleeve.

Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013

December 2012

For those of you who have been eager to shoot defenseless animals in the face since Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2012, you’ll be glad to know that the 2013 version is finally here.

Coming packed with the “Fearmaster” gun controller, you’ll have nothing to cower from as you blast bunnies, weasels, and even the odd squirrel, as you shoot your way to virtual hunting glory.

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013

Hawken

12 December 2012

For those who may not know, Hawken is a visually gorgeous multiplayer mech combat game, which brings the strategy and control of piloting a giant robot, with the fast-paced action of a first-person shooter.

Adhesive Games announced that the title will include support for the on-head virtual reality display, the Oculus Rift.

Hawken is scheduled for a 12 December launch on PC.

Hawken

Hawken

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

6 December 2012

Grand Theft Auto follows in the footstep of its predecessor, GTA III, and arrives on iOS this December.

The release will coincide with the 10th anniversary of the beloved game, and will feature the same Miami-inspired city, crazy characters and over-the-top action that made the original a classic.

GTA Vice City ios

GTA Vice City

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn

4 December 2012

Dragonborn will take players back to Solstheim, the setting from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind’s Bloodmoon expansion.

The most exciting thing about the expansion, as the name suggests, is having the ability to ride a dragon – an activity incredibly underused in gaming today.

Dragonborn will be available for download for 1600 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE on 4 December 2012. Bethesda hasn’t given a release date for the PC and PS3 versions yet.

Skyrim-Dragonborn-DLC

Skyrim Dragonborn DLC

Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth

December 2013

Avengers: Battle for Earth makes its super-powered arrival on Xbox 360 and Nintendo’s new Wii U this month.

Battle for Earth will feature all the expected heroes, including Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Thor, as well as other superheroes from the Avengers history and comics.

The story won’t be directly tied into the recently released film, and will instead revolve around the Secret Invasion storyline from the comic books.

Marvel Avengers Battle for Earth

Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth

Other releases:

The Walking Dead (4 December 2012)

Mass Effect Trilogy (4 December 2012)

What games are you most excited for this December? Let us know in the comments section below and in the forums.

Related articles

The week’s biggest games

Gaming news wrap-up

Monolith explains how it’s bringing MOBA to consoles

Dead Island: Riptide banned from Germany

Dead or Alive 5 coming to PS Vita

Tags: 2012 games, cabela’s dangerous hunts, Christmas games, Christmas video games, December 2012 games, december games, Dragonborn, Hawken, headline, the walking dead

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyGaming – technology images can be found here

Poll

Did Watch Dogs live up to expectations?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Latest News

Discounted graphics cards and more in Takealot Daily Deal

Nvidia GeForce GTX770

Takealot.com has put together a gaming-centric Daily Deal package – you have less than 10 hours to take advantage

NewBee rules Dota 2 The International

Newbee

Team NewBee has taken home just over R53 million for winning this year’s The International

Top 10 most pirated PC games right now

Piracy

Let’s take a look at what PC games are getting their seed on at the moment

Destiny Beta – will this be the MMO of 2014?

Destiny

The Destiny Beta launched on Thursday, 17 July 2014 – here is what we thought of the preview to Activision’s mega-title

bool(true)
X

Newsletter Subscription

Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image