Top 100 Steam games from 2012 according to the players.

Although representing a historical segment, this list is subject to change as votes change or old games are released on Steam.

Movement, rank, title, date, platforms and tags Player rating
Logo ~ 1. Borderlands 2 (Sep 2012) FPS Top 250 #12 8.67 97% 124,465 votes
Logo ~ 2. Hotline Miami (Oct 2012) Great Soundtrack Top 250 #15 8.65 98% 41,875 votes
Logo ~ 3. Dishonored (Oct 2012) Stealth Top 250 #23 8.61 97% 38,753 votes
Logo ~ 4. The Walking Dead (Apr 2012) Zombies Top 250 #26 8.60 97% 43,163 votes
Logo ~ 5. FTL: Faster Than Light (Sep 2012) Rogue-like Top 250 #29 8.59 97% 39,904 votes
Logo ~ 6. Castle Crashers (Sep 2012) Co-op Top 250 #32 8.57 96% 44,844 votes
Logo ~ 7. Mark of the Ninja (Oct 2012) Stealth Top 250 #37 8.55 97% 14,164 votes
Logo ~ 8. Super Hexagon (Nov 2012) Difficult Top 250 #38 8.55 97% 19,686 votes
Logo ~ 9. Batman: Arkham City GOTY (Sep 2012) Action Top 250 #71 8.47 96% 23,920 votes
Logo ~ 10. XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Oct 2012) Turn-Based Strategy Top 250 #85 8.44 95% 36,787 votes
Logo ~ 11. Orcs Must Die! 2 (Jul 2012) Tower Defense Top 250 #105 8.41 96% 13,186 votes
Logo ~ 12. Torchlight II (Sep 2012) RPG Top 250 #106 8.41 95% 28,464 votes
Logo ~ 13. Primordia (Dec 2012) Point & Click Top 250 #157 8.34 98% 1,594 votes
Logo ~ 14. Botanicula (May 2012) Point & Click Top 250 #159 8.34 97% 3,216 votes
Logo ~ 15. Spec Ops: The Line (Jun 2012) Story Rich Top 250 #174 8.32 94% 25,548 votes
Logo ~ 16. Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten (Oct 2012) Tower Defense Top 250 #175 8.32 97% 2,595 votes
Logo ~ 17. Thomas Was Alone (Nov 2012) Platformer Top 250 #208 -50% 8.29 95% 7,699 votes
Logo ~ 18. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Aug 2012) FPS Top 250 #229 8.27 90% 2,402,808 votes
Logo 1 19. Legend of Grimrock (Apr 2012) Dungeon Crawler 8.23 95% 4,430 votes
Logo 1 20. Tales of Maj'Eyal (Dec 2012) Rogue-like 8.23 96% 2,445 votes
Logo ~ 21. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion (Jun 2012) Strategy 8.19 93% 7,356 votes
Logo ~ 22. DARK SOULS™: Prepare To Die Edition (Aug 2012) RPG 8.19 91% 65,928 votes
Logo ~ 23. Little Inferno (Nov 2012) Casual 8.18 93% 6,534 votes
Logo ~ 24. Ys Origin (May 2012) RPG 8.16 95% 1,729 votes
Logo ~ 25. Alan Wake (Feb 2012) Action Free 8.16 92% 21,938 votes
Logo ~ 26. Escape Goat (Jun 2012) Puzzle 8.16 98% 555 votes
Logo ~ 27. Guns of Icarus Online (Oct 2012) Steampunk 8.15 92% 13,110 votes
Logo ~ 28. The Cat Lady (Dec 2012) Horror 8.12 94% 3,302 votes
Logo ~ 29. You Have to Win the Game (May 2012) Retro Free 8.11 93% 5,202 votes
Logo ~ 30. Scribblenauts Unlimited (Nov 2012) Puzzle 8.09 92% 6,626 votes
Logo ~ 31. Hitman: Absolution (Nov 2012) Stealth 8.09 91% 22,658 votes
Logo ~ 32. Total War: SHOGUN 2 - Fall of the Samurai (Mar 2012) Strategy 8.06 100% 164 votes
Logo ~ 33. Analogue: A Hate Story (Apr 2012) Visual Novel 8.06 94% 1,922 votes
Logo ~ 34. Ys: The Oath in Felghana (Mar 2012) Great Soundtrack 8.04 95% 885 votes
Logo ~ 35. Far Cry® 3 (Dec 2012) Open World 8.03 89% 45,976 votes
Logo 1 36. Tiny and Big: Grandpa's Leftovers (Jun 2012) Physics 8.03 92% 3,586 votes
Logo 1 37. The Darkness II (Feb 2012) FPS 8.02 91% 8,276 votes
Logo ~ 38. Rayman Origins (Mar 2012) Platformer 8.01 94% 1,383 votes
Logo ~ 39. Hero of the Kingdom (Dec 2012) Casual 8.00 92% 2,755 votes
Logo ~ 40. Crusader Kings II (Feb 2012) Grand Strategy 7.97 89% 24,794 votes
Logo ~ 41. Noitu Love 2 Devolution (Apr 2012) Action 7.97 95% 451 votes
Logo ~ 42. Blackwell Deception (Jan 2012) Point & Click 7.97 97% 274 votes
Logo ~ 43. Indie Game: The Movie (Jun 2012) Movie 7.96 93% 1,594 votes
Logo ~ 44. Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (Apr 2012) Adventure -40% 7.96 93% 1,067 votes
Logo ~ 45. Deponia (Aug 2012) Adventure 7.94 90% 6,979 votes
Logo ~ 46. Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes (Oct 2012) Point & Click 7.92 92% 1,551 votes
Logo ~ 47. LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™ (Nov 2012) LEGO 7.90 91% 3,416 votes
Logo ~ 48. The Dream Machine (May 2012) Adventure 7.90 93% 864 votes
Logo ~ 49. Chaos on Deponia (Nov 2012) Adventure 7.90 92% 1,292 votes
Logo ~ 50. Blackwell Convergence (Jan 2012) Point & Click 7.89 96% 253 votes
Logo ~ 51. Sonic CD (Jan 2012) Platformer 7.88 91% 2,176 votes
Logo ~ 52. Sniper Elite V2 (Apr 2012) Sniper 7.88 88% 22,229 votes
Logo ~ 53. The Book of Unwritten Tales (Jul 2012) Adventure 7.87 91% 1,419 votes
Logo ~ 54. Rocksmith (Oct 2012) Music 7.87 92% 891 votes
Logo ~ 55. Critter Crunch (Sep 2012) Casual 7.85 95% 259 votes
Logo ~ 56. The Old Tree (Feb 2012) Adventure Free 7.84 90% 2,927 votes
Logo ~ 57. eXceed 3rd - Jade Penetrate Black Package (Aug 2012) Bullet Hell 7.83 93% 513 votes
Logo ~ 58. Avernum: Escape From the Pit (Apr 2012) RPG 7.83 92% 637 votes
Logo ~ 59. Blackwell Unbound (Jan 2012) Adventure 7.83 94% 322 votes
Logo ~ 60. Unmechanical (Aug 2012) Adventure 7.82 94% 371 votes
Logo ~ 61. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning™ (Feb 2012) RPG 7.81 88% 8,660 votes
Logo ~ 62. Toy Soldiers (Apr 2012) Tower Defense 7.78 91% 1,074 votes
Logo ~ 63. Titan Attacks (Feb 2012) Arcade 7.77 91% 853 votes
Logo ~ 64. Triple Town (Dec 2012) Casual 7.76 92% 589 votes
Logo ~ 65. Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece (Mar 2012) Strategy 7.76 96% 111 votes
Logo ~ 66. Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden (Oct 2012) Hidden Object 7.74 90% 868 votes
Logo ~ 67. Stacking (Mar 2012) Adventure 7.73 90% 1,310 votes
Logo ~ 68. Waking Mars (Dec 2012) Sci-fi 7.72 90% 966 votes
Logo ~ 69. Resonance (Jul 2012) Adventure 7.72 92% 353 votes
Logo ~ 70. Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack (Aug 2012) Action 7.71 91% 553 votes
Logo ~ 71. Juniper's Knot (Apr 2012) Casual Free 7.71 97% 74 votes
Logo ~ 72. Stealth Bastard Deluxe (Nov 2012) Stealth 7.71 90% 833 votes
Logo ~ 73. Awesomenauts (Aug 2012) MOBA Free 7.70 86% 23,385 votes
Logo ~ 74. F1 2012 (Sep 2012) Racing 7.69 89% 1,389 votes
Logo ~ 75. The Blackwell Legacy (Jan 2012) Adventure 7.66 89% 848 votes
Logo ~ 76. Magical Diary (May 2012) Visual Novel 7.66 89% 839 votes
Logo ~ 77. Tomb Raider II (Nov 2012) Adventure 7.66 90% 691 votes
Logo ~ 78. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Nov 2012) Action 7.65 85% 28,493 votes
Logo ~ 79. Dustforce (Jan 2012) Platformer 7.65 88% 1,728 votes
Logo 1 80. LEGO Batman 2 (Jun 2012) LEGO 7.63 89% 904 votes
Logo 2 81. Hell Yeah! (Oct 2012) Platformer 7.62 87% 2,984 votes
Logo ~ 82. Binary Domain (Apr 2012) Action 7.62 86% 4,376 votes
Logo 3 83. Dandelion - Wishes brought to you - (Aug 2012) Visual Novel 7.62 90% 476 votes
Logo ~ 84. Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 (Jun 2012) Card Game 7.62 88% 1,003 votes
Logo ~ 85. Cinders (Jun 2012) Visual Novel 7.62 89% 593 votes
Logo 1 86. Gateways (Sep 2012) Puzzle 7.62 93% 164 votes
Logo 1 87. AirMech Strike (Nov 2012) Strategy Free 7.62 86% 8,069 votes
Logo ~ 88. The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav (Jun 2012) Adventure 7.61 88% 1,195 votes
Logo ~ 89. Splice (Jun 2012) Puzzle 7.61 90% 508 votes
Logo ~ 90. They Bleed Pixels (Aug 2012) Platformer -80% 7.61 87% 2,163 votes
Logo ~ 91. Half Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy (Sep 2012) RPG 7.59 88% 1,262 votes
Logo 1 92. Dark Arcana: The Carnival (Oct 2012) Hidden Object 7.59 90% 386 votes
Logo 1 93. Vessel (Mar 2012) Puzzle 7.59 89% 573 votes
Logo ~ 94. Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut (Apr 2012) Horror 7.58 88% 1,123 votes
Logo ~ 95. Dead Pixels (Dec 2012) Zombies 7.58 87% 2,261 votes
Logo ~ 96. House of 1000 Doors: The Palm of Zoroaster Collector's Edition (Dec 2012) Casual 7.58 92% 145 votes
Logo ~ 97. Natural Selection 2 (Oct 2012) Strategy 7.57 85% 9,166 votes
Logo ~ 98. Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (Apr 2012) Metroidvania 7.57 89% 585 votes
Logo ~ 99. Worms Revolution (Oct 2012) Strategy 7.57 86% 4,123 votes
Logo ~ 100. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (Oct 2012) Medieval 7.56 83% 58,416 votes
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Risers today

  1. Logo 2 81. Hell Yeah!
  2. Logo 1 19. Legend of Grimrock
  3. Logo 1 36. Tiny and Big: Grandpa's Leftovers
  4. Logo 1 80. LEGO Batman 2
  5. Logo 1 86. Gateways
  6. Logo 1 92. Dark Arcana: The Carnival

Fallers today

  1. Logo 3 83. Dandelion - Wishes brought to you -
  2. Logo 1 20. Tales of Maj'Eyal
  3. Logo 1 37. The Darkness II
  4. Logo 1 87. AirMech Strike
  5. Logo 1 93. Vessel