Gaming has been around for quite some time now. The interest of the gamers is also growing as each second passes by. So, if you are a huge gaming fan, then obviously you would love the (FPS) first person shooter games. Many of those individuals who grew up playing such games are now looking forward for more of these non-stop action games and their sequels. People who addicted to the shooting games 2012 never seem to feel dismayed about the new games which are being released. So, in recognition to the rich history of these FPS games I have formulated a list of the top 10 best first person shooter games in 2012. I have also added some high grossing FPS of last year. Here is the list
10. Battle Field 3
Battle Field 3 is one of the most highly recommended games for those who love well-crafted maps, tech gadgets and much more. This FPS has been developed by the company named EA Digital Illusions CE. It is the sequel to the 2005 video game Battle Field 2. Till now it has received critical acclaim across many countries, with nearly 5 million copies being sold in a very short time span.
9. Resistance: Burning Skies
Designed for play station vita set, this FPS game has been developed by Nihilistic Software and was released in the month of June, 2012 by the all known company, Sony Computer Entertainment. The main player of the game is a fire fighter named Tom Riley whose mission is to fight the Chimera organization. His main goal is to prevent the invasion of the United States of America. It is, indeed, one of those games that you don’t get to play every day.
8. F.E.A.R II
The name of this game is more like an acronym which stands for First Encounter Assault Recon. It was released on a differentiated time schedule in a number of countries. The last version was originally released for the Microsoft windows and later adopted for PS3 and X-Box, this FPS game is full of gore and some thrilling action scenes. The combat sequence of the game revolves around the first person perspectives and much more. Furthermore, the options of death match, team game play, team death match and the spectacular last man standing modes have also been renewed.
7. Counter Strike-Global Offensive
Currently under the development phase, this online FPS game it is the fourth being released in the counter strike franchise. It has been targeted for a wide release on the 21st of August, 2012. The game would be available for a number of platforms including X-Box, PS3, Microsoft Windows and X-Box Live Arcade. The game modes revolve around a number of missions which are played either from the side of the terrorist or the team of counter terrorists. Hold your breaths, as the game is expected to break a number of records set by the previous prequels of the game.
6. Brother in Arms: Furious 4
This yet another enthralling FPS game has been scheduled for worldwide released in the third quarter of 2012. Being developed by the Gearbox Software, it is more like a sequel to the Brother in Arms game. As soon as the trailer of the game was released, the game reviewers had started its comparison with the game, Inglorious Basterds. Surely, it is expected to be one of the most epic games ever.
5. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
Confirmed to be released in the start of the year 2013, this FPS game is presently in the development phase at the City Interactive organization. It has been designed originally for the Microsoft Windows, X-Box 360 and PS3, but it can be said that it would be later on modified for other platforms also. The story line of the game is concerned with stealth, hand to hand combat and various assassination missions. Furthermore, you also get a chance to play all over the world including jungles and some tropical areas.
4. Halo 4
Set for one of the biggest worldwide release on 6th of November, 2012, Halo 4 is yet another highly anticipated first person shooter game. It is the sequel to the super hit trilogy “Halo” all of which have been developed by the company named 343 industries. The game supports a number of game play modes including single and team based missions. Not to forget the action packed stunts and cinematic which the game proudly features.
3. Transformer: Fall of Cybertron
Although this upcoming sequel to the transformer game franchise is a third person shooter game, still the FPS lovers would love to play this game. The game follows the story line and the various events which followed the war of Cybertron. Scheduled to be released on the 21st of August in Europe alongside North America, the game would Microsoft Windows, X-Box 360 and PS3 platforms. In the initial phases of the game production it was announced by the makers the game would not be ported for the PC platforms, but later onwards their plans were changed.
2. Medal of Honor: War Fighter
Now here is the game which defines the FPS games all around the world. Sequel to the MOH franchise, this upcoming FPS game would be released in UK on the 26th of October, 2012 and in North America on the 23rd of the same month. The newest version of the Frost Bite software is going to be used in the game play which features single and multi-player modes. In order to successfully achieve some of the missions you would also be required some team work strategies and skills.
1. Call of Duty: Black OPS II
The number 1 spot rightly goes to the sequel to the call of duty franchise which has been scheduled to be released on November 13 this year. Not to forget that the previous installment of the game had been one of the high grossing games of all time. This new version would be playable on the PS3, X-Box 360 and MS Windows platform. Furthermore, the gameplay modes would make use of a futuristic setting and two closely associated storylines featuring the USMC Captain, Alex Mason as the protagonist in the cold war division section. Furthermore, the year 2025 game mode would feature the son of Alex Mason. So, now you have a lot of reasons to look forward to this game.