When I put forward the idea for this article to my editor, he responded by saying something to the effect of, “Sure, just don’t come across as a whiney PC fanboi.” [LOL – Ed.] Which was of course my sole intention to begin with. But in the interests of not getting fired, I should probably get a few things out of the way here.
Basically, I love video games. I’m not to bothered which platforms they are released on. I own a PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS and a PC. I also used to own a Wii but it was stolen. Having said that, I also recognise that different platforms have different inherent advantages. Consoles are great for kicking back on the couch, portable consoles are, well, portable, and PC games are able to harness more complex and precise control options that are delivered via the keyboard and mouse combination. It was with this in mind that I decided to put together a list of the five best PC exclusives of 2012 so far. And here they are, along with their Metacritic scores: