In Pictures: top 10 games of 2012 (so far)

From Diablo III to Fez to Mass Effect 3, these are the best video games from the first half of the year

By Jared Newman, PC World

Fez

On the surface, Fez seems like an innocent puzzle game with a clever gimmick: You can rotate your view of the 2D world to reveal new paths and hidden doors. But behind this change in perspective is a rabbit hole, where no video game trope is safe from deconstruction. Fez is 2012's cleverest video game so far--or, at least, the only one that really can make mush of your mind.

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