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Games released in May 2012
# Game Release date
Price
Score rank
(Userscore / Metascore)
Owners
Playtime (Median)
Developer(s)
Publisher(s)
1 Thief Gold May 22, 2012 $0.9785% (93%/92%)825,300 ±27,36704:32 (00:25)Looking Glass StudiosSquare Enix
2 Max Payne 3 May 31, 2012 $6.9951% (82%/87%)1,878,491 ±41,24312:58 (08:51)Rockstar StudiosRockstar Games
3 Thief II: The Metal Age May 22, 2012 $0.9792% (95%/87%)507,347 ±21,46406:27 (00:20)Looking Glass StudiosSquare Enix
4 Botanicula May 7, 2012 $2.9995% (96%/82%)474,554 ±20,75902:28 (01:02)Amanita DesignAmanita Design
5 Street Fighter X Tekken May 11, 2012 $5.9914% (58%/79%)135,689 ±11,10410:44 (03:32)Capcom U.S.A., Inc.Capcom U.S.A., Inc.
6 Offspring Fling! May 11, 2012 $3.9967% (88%/79%)311,537 ±16,82302:25 (01:38)Kyle PulverKyle Pulver
7 Ys Origin May 31, 2012 $5.9992% (95%/76%)278,981 ±15,92010:42 (04:06)Nihon FalcomXSEED Games
8 The Dream Machine: Chapter 1 & 2 May 11, 2012 $0.9985% (93%/75%)141,629 ±11,34505:41 (02:55)Cockroach Inc.The Sleeping Machine
9 Alan Wake's American Nightmare May 22, 2012 $9.9930% (71%/73%)1,666,522 ±38,85503:03 (01:14)Remedy EntertainmentRemedy Entertainment
10 DiRT Showdown May 23, 2012 $14.9949% (81%/72%)1,957,385 ±42,09704:02 (01:08)Codemasters Racing StudioCodemasters
11 Warlock - Master of the Arcane May 8, 2012 $12.4961% (86%/71%)820,785 ±27,29215:06 (03:08)Ino-Co PlusParadox Interactive
12 Gratuitous Tank Battles May 17, 2012 $2.4912% (55%/69%)63,448 ±7,59402:43 (00:38)Positech GamesPositech Games
13 Conflict Desert Storm May 28, 2012 $0.9767% (88%/56%)23,763 ±4,64706:55 (01:35)Pivotal GamesSquare Enix
14 Iron Front: Digital War Edition May 25, 2012 $2.9917% (61%/55%)89,112 ±8,99916:50 (04:28)X1 Software, AWARDeep Silver
15 Nexuiz May 10, 2012 $9.9925% (68%/54%)296,566 ±16,41400:54 (00:20)IllFonicIllFonic, Psyop Games
16 Sonic the Hedgehog 4 - Episode II May 15, 2012 $4.9951% (82%/54%)269,951 ±15,66003:23 (00:51)SEGASEGA
17 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City May 18, 2012 $5.9911% (53%/48%)149,471 ±11,65406:32 (02:30)Slant Six GamesCapcom Co. Ltd
18 The Revenge of Shinobi May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
19 Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
20 Magical Diary: Horse Hall May 31, 2012 $6.7485% (93%)88,162 ±8,95106:47 (03:25)Hanako GamesHanako Games
21 Alien Shooter 2 Conscription May 18, 2012 $4.99N/A (N/A)82,934 ±8,68201:59 (01:08)Sigma Team Inc.Sigma Team Inc.
22 Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
23 Streets of Rage 3 May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
24 Port Royale 3 May 4, 2012 $3.7423% (66%)213,870 ±13,94018:38 (04:51)Gaming MindsKalypso Media Digital
25 Avernum 6 May 11, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)84,360 ±8,75614:21 (00:57)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
26 Fieldrunners May 24, 2012 $4.9942% (78%)170,858 ±12,46005:35 (01:08)Subatomic Studios LLCSubatomic Studios LLC
27 Ticket to Ride May 24, 2012 $9.9959% (85%)387,105 ±18,75129:10 (02:50)Days of WonderDays of Wonder, Asmodee Digital
28 Phantasy Star II May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
29 Dynamite Headdy May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
30 Dynamite Jack May 10, 2012 $9.9974% (90%)172,759 ±12,52901:00 (00:15)Hassey Enterprises, Inc.Hassey Enterprises, Inc.
31 Tsukumogami May 31, 2012 $14.99N/A (N/A)85,548 ±8,81703:45 (00:03)TORaIKIFruitbat Factory
32 VectorMan 2 May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
33 Dead Hungry Diner May 16, 2012 $3.99N/A (N/A)35,407 ±5,67302:36 (01:13)Black Market GamesBlack Market Games
34 Moon Breakers May 17, 2012 N/A16% (60%)403,977 ±19,15517:58 (00:16)Imba EntertainmentUber Entertainment
35 Beyond Oasis May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
36 Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen May 16, 2012 $11.99N/A (N/A)8,317 ±2,74907:48 (07:44)HeR InteractiveHeR Interactive
37 Stronghold 3 Gold May 25, 2012 $2.991% (26%)771,833 ±26,46709:32 (03:44)FireFly StudiosFireFly Studios
38 Golden Axe III May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
39 Mad Riders May 30, 2012 $9.9956% (84%)20,912 ±4,35904:14 (01:04)TechlandUbisoft
40 Wonder Boy in Monster World May 2, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
41 Avernum 5 May 11, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)81,033 ±8,58109:56 (00:59)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
42 Avernum 4 May 11, 2012 $1.49N/A (N/A)84,835 ±8,78010:00 (01:12)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
Overview

May 2012

Games: 42
Average userscore: 77.08%
Average metascore: 71.12%
Average playtime: 08:05
Total copies owned: 12,600,000
Average price: $4.82
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Owners: Estimated number of people owning this game. The number might be way too small for new releases and sometimes way too big for games that had free weekend event recently. Read more on About page.

Playtime: Average hours played in total per person that have actually launched this game since March 2009. This time is calculated for the whole lifetime, not for the particular year.

Average score: Average users and metacritic score for all games with this score assigned.

Average playtime: Average lifetime playtime for all games where this data is available.

Games this year: Self-explaining - number of games released this year. Please note that it also includes software, but doesn't include DLC. Only inculdes games with sales data available.

Total copies owned: Refers to total copies of games released this year acquired by users for the lifetime. Includes copies sold, downloaded for free and given out.

This number might be too small for recently released games or too big for games that had a free weekend in the last couple of months.