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PC Game Release Dates for December 2012

List of new video games due out for the PC in December 2012

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December is typically the month when things start to slow down in terms new releases. Most publishers want to get their games out in the weeks prior to the busy holiday shopping season. This year its now different, but there are a couple of bigger name releases, including Far Cry 3 and the first XCOM Enemy Unknown DLC on tap for this month. As always release dates of games are subject to change without notice.

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Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3
© Ubisoft
Release Date: Dec 4, 2012
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Modern Military
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Far Cry
As the title suggests, Far Cry 3 is the third game in the Far Cry series of action first person shooters. In Far Cry 3, players return to a tropical island setting and take on the role of tourist turned hero Jason Brody as he tries to save his friends who have been kidnapped on a vacation gone awry. Far Cry 3 features a sandbox style open game worked with role playing game elements of skill trees and experience points.
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Slingshot

XCOM Enemy Unknown Slingshot DLC Art
© 2K Games
Release Date: Dec 4, 2012
Genre: Turn Based Strategy
Theme: Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: XCOM
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Slingshot is the first DLC pack released for XCOM Enemy Unknown. Slingshot includes three linked missions which are all set in China. After completing the first mission a new heavy soldier is awarded and promoted.
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The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series

The Walking Dead Telltale Game Series
© Telltale Games
Release Date: Dec 11, 2012
Genre: Action/Adventure
Theme: Horror, Zombies
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player
Game Series: The Walking Dead
THe Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series is a compilation of the 5 episode Telltale series based on the hit comic book, The Walking Dead. It includes all five episodes that were released over a span of five months in 2012. Players take on the role of Lee Everett as they try to survive in a world devastated by undead zombies.

A New Beginning - Final Cut

A New Beginning Box Art
© Daedalic Entertainment
Release Date: Dec 11, 2012
Genre: Adventure
Theme: Sci-Fi
Game Modes: Single player
A New Beginning - Final Cut is an indie sci-fi adventure game available on Steam that takes on the issue of global warming. Players take on the role of alternative energy researcher Bent Svensson who is visited by a time traveler who embark on an adventure to stave off a global catastrophe.

Hawken

Hawken
© Electronic Arts
Release Date: Dec 12, 2012
Genre: First Person Shooter
Theme: Sci-Fi
Game Modes: Muliplayer
Hawken is a first person sci-fi mech/vehicular combat game. Set on a human inhabited planet that is on the brink of collapse, players take on the role of a battle mech pilot as they hunt and fight for valuable resources that have become the key to survival.

Street Fighter X Mega Man

Street Fighter X Mega Man
© Capcom
Release Date: Dec 17, 2012
Genre: Platformer
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Street Fighter, Mega Man
Street Fighter X Mega Man is an 8 bit fan developed platformer that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Mega Man and Street Fighter game series. Development was supported by Capcom and the game is designed after Mega Man using Street Fighter characters. The game was released by Capcom as a free download.
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