1. Halo 4
The latest instalment in the Xbox 360’s flagship shooter series heralds the return of Master Chief and stakes a claim on the best online shooter action offered in a game all year. The story is complete space opera pap – even if it does contain a couple of heart-in-mouth moments – but it’s an entertaining way to spend eight or so hours. Halo 4’s multiplayer, however, is absolutely compelling. Complete with RPG augments, customisation options, tons of maps and match types, it’s possible to lose hours of your life to 343’s beautiful beast of a game.
From Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 to Sleeping Dogs, here's T3's list of the 20 best Xbox 360 games to buy and play till the early hours of the morning
It's fair to say that 2012 has been a good year for Microsoft Xbox 360 owners thanks to a host of stellar triple-A titles and a few indie game surprises thrown in for good measure. Whether you are a multiplayer fiend or prefer the single campaign life, there has been something for everyone and if you are wondering what games to grab before the year is out, we've picked our top 20 Xbox 360 games that you will sacrifice food and sleep to complete.