Top Games of 2011
Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top games of 2011, a list of the best videogames, generated by editorial reviews and popularity on the site. Here's a look at our favourites...
Switching to New York gives Crysis 2 what it desperately needed: a credible sense of menace to go alongside gorgeous technical fortitude and impressive artistic direction.
If you're a serious fan of the genre, know that Shift 2 does several things better than anything else on the market right now, which makes it an essential purchase.
DiRT 3 is hard to pick fault with. It's got the looks, the style, the superb sense of speed, and spot-on handling model that blurs the line between sim and arcade.
With a combination of additional content and cutscenes The Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 is one of the most lovingly crafted fan-services you'll find.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing has all the best qualities that Mario Kart initiated years ago and features controls tailored to the portable iOS devices.
Bastion is the perfect game to kick off Microsoft's Summer of Arcade, capturing that certain something that Limbo and Braid had in previous years.
Cordy is a a beautiful 2D platformer with 3D visuals and a slight LittleBigPlanet feel. For £1.49 it's an absolute must buy.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is reminiscent of the best efforts from the golden era of PC gaming at the end of the 90s.
Where Crimson Alliance could have joined the white noise of dungeon crawlers, Certain Affinity has managed to design a solid and - more impressively - distinctive game.
Insomniac has produced one of the biggest surprises of the year. Played alone or with a friend the campaign here is of the highest order. The PlayStation 3's best exclusive FPS.