My Games TrophyOur annual My Entertainment World Awards Season begins today with the addition of our new award: The My Games Award, honouring the best in gaming in 2012. 

Stay tuned for the My Theatre, My Cinema and My TV Award nominees- all coming soon- then the Annual Nominee Interview Series and the announcement of this year’s Award Winners. 

The following is a list of the 2012 My Games Award nominees. Any video game released this year was qualified for nomination.

Please post a comment or send us an email if you wish to share your thoughts, predictions or votes. (Nominees can email us any time at to sign up to be included in our 2012 Nominee Interview Series).

Congratulations to all the nominees!

Most Anticipated Game
Clockwork Empires (Gaslamp Games Inc.)
Double Fine Adventure (Double Fine- funded by Kickstarter)
Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm (Blizzard)

Mod of the Year
“Black Mesa Mod” for Half Life 2
“DayZ Mod” for ARMA2
“Restored Content Mod” for Knight of the Old Republic II

Best Indie Game
Mark of the Ninja (Klei Entertainment)
Fez (Polytron)
Super Hexagon (Terry Cavanagh)
FTL: Faster Than Light (Justin Ma and Matthew Davis)
Journey (Thatgamecompany- PSN exclusive)
The Unfinished Swan (Giant Sparrow- PSN exlusive)

Game of the Year
Mass Effect 3 (Bioware)
The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
XCOM Enemy Unknown (Firaxis Games)
Assasin’s Creed 3 (Ubisoft)
Dishonored (Arkane Studios and Bethesda)
Crusader Kings 2 (Paradox Interactive)