The top 5 video games trailers of 2012

Over the past few years, games trailers have developed into something that the finest movie directors would be proud of. As the games industry continues to thrive, the trailers get bigger, better and ballsier. Advertisements for the likes of Assassin's Creed and Call of Duty have managed to make it onto cinema screens across the world, with most of us thinking that they're actually films. Let's face it, with their ever-evolving storylines, character development, and stunning graphic expertise games are beginning to take over the entertainment world.

Here, we take a look at the five very best games trailers of the year. We must warn you though, some of the content shown in the trailers contains strong violence, plenty of blood and some swearing. You totally already knew that, right?

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