Chatty: Games of 2012, The Darkness 2

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MercFox1 wants to know which games you are looking forward to in 2012. Diablo 3?, Max Payne 3? Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition? Videogame machine valcan_s wants them all.

creeping-death wants to have a final verdict on the PC version of The Darkness II, with a particular interest in the game's adjustable field of view (FOV) settings. Is adjustable field of view a personal preference, or should it be included in every title? Check out the thread to see the discussion!

Koral06 wants to know about quality assurance and bug testing in video game development after experiencing glitches in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Shackers discuss the minutia of the industry, while VenDrake and eonix give developer perspectives.

freakynipples69 and Shackers discuss the hardcore nature of the recently announced 0x10c.

Masem discusses why The Milkman Conspiracy level from Psychonauts remains one of the greatest levels of all time. What are your favorite levels? Mine is the cinematic Stalingrad level from the original Call of Duty.

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