Following a drastic rise of searches on-site for games yet to be released in the UK, a video game price comparison and marketplace site has revealed the ‘Most Anticipated Video Game Releases of 2012’ by UK gamers; based on search statistics from the site.
Based on search-statistics from the www.Playr2.com for games yet to be released, the ‘Most Anticipated Video Games Releases of 2012’ have been revealed; with November’s ‘Resident Evil 6’ topping the charts as the most searched for pre-release game on-site in the past 3 months. Quick on its heels was rumoured Vita game ‘Call of Duty Vita’; which is rumoured for release this Autumn.
According to the search stats from Playr2.com, the Most Anticipated Video Game Releases of 2012 by UK gamers are as follows:
1) Resident Evil 6
2) “Call of Duty Vita”
3) Assassin’s Creed III
4) Max Payne 3
5) Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
6) Halo 4
7) Darksiders II
8) Borderlands 2
9) Dead or Alive 5
10) BioShock Infinite
Simon Kilby, Founder of Playr2.com, commented on the search statistics:
“As a comparison site, we’re constantly getting searches on our site by gaming fans keen to bag themselves the best bargains on upcoming video games, and over the past 3 months we’ve seen a real surge in searches for titles yet to be released. The Resident Evil franchise has long been popular amongst gamers, and with Resident Evil 5 having been released a good few years ago now, it seems that fans are keen for the next instalment to be released.”
“Some of the most anticipated releases aren’t due to make their way onto the shelves until December 2012, so we’ve got a while to wait yet. It was certainly interesting to see the Vita Call of Duty game make its way onto the release though. It seems that even with just a working title, Vita fans can’t wait to get their hands on a portable COD game. It’ll be interesting to see if COD will dominate the portable space like it has for platforms over recent years.”
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Playr2.com allows users to compare prices on their favourite games, as well as allowing them to buy, sell and swap their games with other members on the site.
Playr2.com was launched in June 2011.