The Year In Beautiful Games

Over the last few weeks, I've been making cinemagraphs celebrating just a handful of some of the most visually striking games. These were games that were either creatively or technically breathtaking, that really showed off what you're able to do with the medium.

Here are some of the most gorgeous games 2012 has had to offer:

Halo 4

The Year In Beautiful Games

The Unfinished Swan

The Year In Beautiful Games

Papo & Yo

The Year In Beautiful Games

Guild Wars 2

The Year In Beautiful Games

Assassin's Creed III

The Year In Beautiful Games

Far Cry 3

The Year In Beautiful Games

Need for Speed: Most Wanted

The Year In Beautiful Games

Journey

The Year In Beautiful Games