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'Most Anticipated Games of 2013' - Part 2

by Judy on Jan. 26, 2013 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Yesterday, we revealed the bottom half of the top 20, and today we announce what the WP staff considers to be the 10 most anticipated games for the upcoming year. Cue the drumroll, and head on over to our Most Anticipated Games of 2013 section for the final results!

'Most Anticipated Games of 2013' - Part 1

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

After much deliberation, voting and tallying, we have finally completed our top 20, what we think will be some of the most promising games for the upcoming year. We're starting with titles ranked 11-20, so come back tomorrow for the top 10. Head on over to our Most Anticipated Games of 2013 section for the results!

20. 'Star Wars 1313' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

A third-person cinematic action adventure game, Star Wars 1313 brings to life the Coruscant underworld, the most dangerous place in the Star Wars galaxy, as players take control of a lethal bounty hunter in a never-before-seen dark and mature world.

19. 'Beyond: Two Souls' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Featuring a new game engine and an original story, Beyond: Two Souls has you living the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to an invisible entity. Experience the most striking moments of Jodie's life as your actions and decisions determine her fate.

18. 'The Last Guardian' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Fumito Ueda's Team ICO, known for ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, are working on a new PS3 exclusive, but details as to story, gameplay mechanics are still unknown.

17. 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' (WiiU/PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Based on the Aliens movie, Aliens: Colonial Marines is a squad-based first-person shooter where players are part of a United States Colonial Marine squad and must prepare to face an Aliens assault more intense and horrific than ever before.

16. 'Dead Island: Riptide' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

In Dead Island Riptide the undead nightmare starts all over again, leaving hope drowning in the rising tides. The survivors of Banoi thought they had escaped the terrors of the tropical island and survived the apocalypse on a corrupted paradise. Then their fate took a turn for the worse...

15. 'StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm' (PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

StarCraft II features the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races. It's overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, and it's designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

14. 'Company of Heroes 2' (PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Company of Heroes 2 is an RTS game that moves the battle away from the common Western Front focus of World War II and refocuses on some of history’s most brutal and devastating conflicts on the Eastern Front. Gallery

13. 'The Walking Dead: Season 2' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

The Walking Dead: Season 2 continues the saga of survivors of the zombie apocalypse.

12. 'Tomb Raider' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

11. 'Metro: Last Light' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Metro: Last Light immerses the player in the haunting, desolate ruins of postapocalyptic Moscow, one of the most richly detailed and beautifully realized gaming worlds.

10. 'LEGO Marvel Super Heroes' (3DS/NDS/WiiU/PSV/PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers an original storyline in which Nick Fury calls upon Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and other heroes spanning the Marvel Universe to save Earth from such threats as the vengeance of Loki and the hunger of Galactus, Devourer of the Worlds.

9. 'Dark Souls II' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Dark Souls II continues a legacy of goading its passionate fan base with unrelenting challenge and suffering that are considered a hallmark of the series; while presenting new devilishly devised obstacles for players to overcome.

8. 'Remember Me' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Remember Me is a third-person action adventure where players take on the role of Nilin, a former elite memory hunter with the ability to break into people's minds and steal or even alter their memories.

7. 'The Last of Us' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

The Last of Us is a genre-defining experience that blends survival and action elements to tell a character-driven story about a population decimated by a modern plague.

6. 'Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes' (PS3/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is a stealth action game, the first open-world installment in the franchise, set following the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and featuring Big Boss as the protagonist.

5. 'Grand Theft Auto V' (PS3/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Set in the sprawling city of Los Santos and the surrounding area, Grand Theft Auto V delivers a world of unprecedented scale and detail bursting with life, from mountaintops to the depths of the ocean.

4. 'Metal Gear Rising: Revengenace' (PS3/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is an all new breath-taking action title wherein the player guides Raiden through a series of beautifully-realized stages. Raiden is armed with a High Frequency katana blade which he uses to cut through anything that stands in his way.

3. 'Bayonetta 2' (WiiU)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Bayonetta 2 is a stylish and cinematic action game where a witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, faces off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated all-out action.

2. 'BioShock Infinite' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Set in 1912, BioShock Infinite introduces an entirely new narrative experience that lifts players out of the familiar confines of Rapture and rockets them to Columbia, an immense city in the sky.

1. 'Watch Dogs' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2013

Watch Dogs is an open-world action-adventure in which players enter the dangerous world of Aiden Pearce, a new class of antihero whose ability to hack into any connected system could be his most powerful weapon.