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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 $1.3986% (93%/92%)819,701 ±26,70103:46 (00:30)Looking Glass StudiosSquare Enix
2 Thief II: The Metal Age May 22, 2012 $1.3992% (95%/87%)507,814 ±21,02307:37 (00:19)Looking Glass StudiosSquare Enix
3 Max Payne 3 May 31, 2012 $19.9952% (82%/87%)1,855,833 ±40,13113:10 (08:46)Rockstar StudiosRockstar Games
4 Botanicula May 7, 2012 $9.9997% (97%/82%)507,358 ±21,01402:27 (01:07)Amanita DesignAmanita Design
5 Offspring Fling! May 11, 2012 $7.9968% (88%/79%)316,444 ±16,59902:12 (01:37)Kyle PulverKyle Pulver
6 Street Fighter X Tekken May 11, 2012 $29.9915% (59%/79%)138,288 ±10,97509:33 (03:13)Capcom U.S.A., Inc.Capcom U.S.A., Inc.
7 Ys Origin May 31, 2012 $19.9992% (95%/76%)290,928 ±15,91610:18 (03:44)Nihon FalcomXSEED Games
8 The Dream Machine: Chapter 1 & 2 May 11, 2012 $3.9986% (93%/75%)143,527 ±11,18104:54 (02:26)Cockroach Inc.The Sleeping Machine
9 Alan Wake's American Nightmare May 22, 2012 $9.9930% (71%/73%)1,699,320 ±38,40802:49 (01:20)Remedy EntertainmentRemedy Entertainment
10 DiRT Showdown May 23, 2012 $14.9949% (81%/72%)2,030,116 ±41,96604:49 (01:09)Codemasters Racing StudioCodemasters
11 Warlock - Master of the Arcane May 8, 2012 $24.9965% (87%/71%)829,726 ±26,86418:14 (02:42)Ino-Co PlusParadox Interactive
12 Gratuitous Tank Battles May 17, 2012 $9.9913% (56%/69%)71,080 ±7,86902:43 (00:51)Positech GamesPositech Games
13 Conflict Desert Storm May 28, 2012 $1.3968% (88%/56%)30,072 ±5,11803:55 (00:55)Pivotal GamesSquare Enix
14 Iron Front: Digital War Edition May 25, 2012 $14.9917% (61%/55%)84,294 ±8,56918:23 (04:00)X1 Software, AWARDeep Silver
15 Sonic the Hedgehog 4 - Episode II May 15, 2012 $9.9952% (82%/54%)263,134 ±15,13704:47 (00:50)SEGASEGA
16 Nexuiz May 10, 2012 $9.9926% (68%/54%)301,408 ±16,20001:22 (00:22)IllFonicIllFonic, Psyop Games
17 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City May 18, 2012 $29.9911% (52%/48%)143,755 ±11,19005:50 (02:26)Slant Six GamesCapcom Co. Ltd
18 Ticket to Ride May 24, 2012 $9.9959% (85%)354,946 ±17,57934:25 (02:51)Days of WonderDays of Wonder, Asmodee Digital
19 Phantasy Star II May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
20 Fieldrunners May 24, 2012 $4.9941% (77%)170,866 ±12,19908:19 (01:17)Subatomic Studios LLCSubatomic Studios LLC
21 Dynamite Jack May 10, 2012 $9.9974% (90%)173,144 ±12,28001:00 (00:15)Hassey Enterprises, Inc.Hassey Enterprises, Inc.
22 Dynamite Headdy May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
23 Tsukumogami May 31, 2012 $29.99N/A (N/A)82,016 ±8,45218:04 (00:01)TORaIKIFruitbat Factory
24 VectorMan 2 May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
25 Dead Hungry Diner May 16, 2012 $3.99N/A (N/A)35,768 ±5,58202:42 (01:15)Black Market GamesBlack Market Games
26 Moon Breakers May 17, 2012 Free16% (60%)397,776 ±18,60906:52 (00:16)Imba EntertainmentUber Entertainment
27 Beyond Oasis May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
28 Avernum 5 May 11, 2012 $4.99N/A (N/A)84,066 ±8,55706:19 (04:28)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
29 Stronghold 3 Gold May 25, 2012 $29.991% (26%)764,341 ±25,78509:42 (04:02)FireFly StudiosFireFly Studios
30 Golden Axe III May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
31 Mad Riders May 30, 2012 $9.9957% (84%)19,137 ±4,08302:35 (00:49)TechlandUbisoft
32 Wonder Boy in Monster World May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
33 Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen May 16, 2012 $19.99N/A (N/A)7,518 ±2,55912:20 (09:22)HeR InteractiveHeR Interactive
34 Magical Diary: Horse Hall May 31, 2012 $5.9986% (93%)87,939 ±8,75206:55 (03:22)Hanako GamesHanako Games
35 The Revenge of Shinobi May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
36 Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
37 Avernum 4 May 11, 2012 $4.99N/A (N/A)83,383 ±8,52306:44 (00:50)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
38 Alien Shooter 2 Conscription May 18, 2012 $9.99N/A (N/A)92,268 ±8,96502:19 (00:53)Sigma Team Inc.Sigma Team Inc.
39 Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
40 Streets of Rage 3 May 2, 2012 $2.99N/A (N/A)0 ±000:00 (00:00)SEGA
41 Port Royale 3 May 4, 2012 $14.9923% (66%)209,368 ±13,50323:10 (04:09)Gaming MindsKalypso Media Digital
42 Avernum 6 May 11, 2012 $4.99N/A (N/A)87,028 ±8,70706:58 (00:31)Spiderweb SoftwareSpiderweb Software
Overview

May 2012

Games: 42
Average userscore: 77.16%
Average metascore: 71.12%
Average playtime: 08:17
Total copies owned: 12,700,000
Average price: $10.14
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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.