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Many of the Game Informer staffers share similar passions to our readers outside of video games – whether that be films, television shows, books, comics, tabletop games, or watching clips of creepy people on YouTube. To round out our end of year coverage we decided it would be nice to share our favorite songs of the year with the community. The playlist has a little of everything – catchy hip-hop, thrashing metal riffs, bubbly electro-pop, somber bearded white guys strumming guitars, and anthemic punk songs. Click the links below to check out the Spotify playlists. We hope you enjoy it!
Game Informer's Favorite Songs of 2012
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Who picked Danny Brown and Kendrick Lamar? Solid choices.
Obviously some Pitchfork readers in the house. Love the eclectic list guys.
The fact that so many of these songs are already on my list of songs from 2012 ensures that I am going to continue using gameinformer as my chief source of gaming information. Such great taste and class.
The Gaslight anthem and The Sword!? Solid, solid choices. "Handwritten" was probably my favorite album to come out this year.
Some good ass deep cuts here. Purity Ring+Baroness+Riff Raff? Sehr Gut
Just throw some Liturgy in there and you've almost got my top 50 most played...
Never heard of any of those songs.
The office has some good tastes in music. It was a varied and fun listen. Whoever picked "Sixteen Saltines" knows what's up.
I am into metal myself, I listen to As I Lay Dying, Inflames, Korn, Machine Head, Static-X, Five Finger Death Punch, Hellyeah, 10 Years, and many more.
And my 'Personal Track/Song of the Year' award goes to...
My favorite song of 2012 was "Abysm Nucleus" By cytotoxin. actually, anything on radiophobia would qualify.