The first three months see the likes of Mass Effect 3, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and PlayStation Vita land on our laps, as well as interesting reboots of SSX and Syndicate.
The latter half of the year will see an anticipated console launch and the return of the Microsoft's biggest gaming franchise - colour us excited!
> 20 reasons to be excited about gaming in 2012: Part One - in trailers
> 20 reasons to be excited about gaming in 2012: Part Two - in trailers
Read on to see our 20 most anticipated releases of 2012...