The video games of 2011 that put smiles on our faces and points on our gamerscores.
What a year! 2011 has unleashed such a deluge of incredible
titles across all genres and platforms that my backlog of games to play
is a towering stack that looms larger than ever before.
With so many big hitters, it’s hard to know where to start with this mini-series of “end of the year round-up” articles. Over the final few weeks of the year I’ll be analyzing the highs and lows of 2011 for the games industry, its greatest achievements and biggest disappointments.
I’m going to start things off positively, since it was such a great year for gaming. Therefore, what follows is a list of the ten games I had the most fun playing in 2011.
Remember, these aren’t necessarily “the best” games of the year, as there are other titles that are technically more accomplished, engaging, visually impressive, etc. When making this list only one factor concerned me: