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Sun Dec 11, 2011, 03:09 PM

Best Games of 2011 (not counting remakes) in your opinion.

I'd say in this order.

The Legend of Zelda:Skyward Sword (Wii)
Sonic Generations (Xbox 360)
The Elder Scrolls V:Skyrim (Xbox 360)
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Dragon Age II (Xbox 360)

Just my opinion. What say you DU?

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Reply Best Games of 2011 (not counting remakes) in your opinion. (Original post)
ZM90 Dec 2011 OP
white_wolf Dec 2011 #1
Hong Kong Cavalier Dec 2011 #4
lazarus Dec 2011 #2
Chisox08 Dec 2011 #3
Ohio Joe Dec 2011 #5
chrisa Dec 2011 #6
CarrieLynne Dec 2011 #7
LeftOfSelf-Centered Dec 2011 #8
ZombieHorde Dec 2011 #9
Glassunion Dec 2011 #10
ZombieHorde Dec 2011 #11
MrSlayer Dec 2011 #12
Broken_Hero Dec 2011 #13
Angleae Dec 2011 #14
Ohio Joe Dec 2011 #15
Angleae Dec 2011 #17
Ohio Joe Dec 2011 #18
Occulus Dec 2011 #19
Angleae Dec 2011 #21
Hayabusa Dec 2011 #16
Occulus Dec 2011 #20
Hayabusa Dec 2011 #22

Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 04:05 PM

1. Here are my favorites in no particular order:

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
Batman: Arkham City.
TES: Skyrim
Witcher II: Assassin of Kings. Great RPG, better than Skyrim IMO, though a different type of RPG.
Based on my beta experience, Star Wars the Old Republic. I'll know more about this come Tuesday, hopefully.

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Response to white_wolf (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 07:00 PM

4. Yeah, I can't wait for Tuesday either.

*bounces off the walls in anticipation*

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 05:47 PM

2. WoW's 4.3 patch

Heck, 4.2 was incredible, but 4.3 is AMAZING.

Did Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood come out this year or last year? It's the latest PS3 game I'm playing.

My son-in-law is totally into Skyrim, so I may play it when I'm caught up on AC.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 06:10 PM

3. For me it was:

Gears of War 3 (Xbox 360)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
LA Noire (Xbox 360, PS3)
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360, PS3)
Batman Arkham City (Xbox 360 , PS3)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Xbox 360, PS3)

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 07:31 PM

5. Most of my playing was on PS3 this year

The big two for me were:

Tiger Wooods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
Gran Turismo 5

Borderlands got a lot of playing time as well but I think that came out last year.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 08:48 PM

6. Minecraft

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 09:54 PM

7. ps3=skyrim...MMORPG=RIFT!!

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Mon Dec 12, 2011, 12:34 PM

8. Portal 2

Loved that game.
And also Minecraft.

But then I'm usually behind on games, since I generally buy during Steam sales a couple of times a year, and I tend to go for last year's releases that I can pick up for a low price.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2011, 12:10 AM

9. Skyrim, Dead Island, and Battlefield 3. nt

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Fri Dec 16, 2011, 08:49 PM

10. Don't buy too many games but this year I picked up two

so they get my vote.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
COD MW3.

Both PS3. They both are great

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Sun Dec 18, 2011, 06:59 PM

11. If you're a gamer zombie fan, Dead Island is a must have.

Running down the street from a horde of zombies, just to run into another group of zombies, is awesome.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 03:04 AM

12. Skyrim

 

It's the only game I've bought or played this year.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 08:17 PM

13. hmm,

I only bought two new games this year, so....

Batman Arkham City

Skyrim

(both on ps3).

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 12:04 AM

14. I've only bought one game this year.

Starcraft 2. Played it once, then put in on the shelf. Went back to games that are 2-12 years old.

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Response to Angleae (Reply #14)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 07:39 PM

15. Really?

I was a huge fan of the original, played for a very long time. I've been looking forward to playing it and am getting it for Christmas but... That could still be changed What was it that you did not like about it?

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Response to Ohio Joe (Reply #15)

Fri Dec 23, 2011, 02:09 AM

17. Everything seemed too rushed.

It seemed every scenario had a time limit (and not a long one at that). As such you can't build up a large base like I like to do. I read somewhere the developers decided to do this to break up the monotony or somthing like this but I like to take my time.

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Response to Angleae (Reply #17)

Fri Dec 23, 2011, 12:40 PM

18. I kind of had the same problem with the original Starcraft

Man... I hated the single player campaign. Timed missions, restricted access to units, and freakin guard duty missions (IMO, the worst of the lot). I solved this by not playing the campaign... I would do multi player games with me as the only human and however many I wanted to play against set up as computer. I did also play with a few friends I knew but when playing single player, thats what I did and it worked out pretty nicely.

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Response to Angleae (Reply #14)

Mon Dec 26, 2011, 09:24 PM

19. Try Skyrim.

It's the most expansive, beautifully produced, freedom-soaked game I have ever played- and, given I've been an avid gamer since the Atari 2600 was brand new, that's saying a lot.

There are something around 300 hours of gameplay out-of-the-box, and that is not an exaggeration. It's more likely an understatement.

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Response to Occulus (Reply #19)

Mon Dec 26, 2011, 11:23 PM

21. Computer isn't up to it.

I only have a dual-core proc as of yet but figuring Bethesda's track record, Skyrim will take some time to get enough mods out there to make it playable just like oblivion was. I figure around may-jun I'll upgrade for it.

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Response to ZM90 (Original post)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 08:11 PM

16. I don't think I've played

a single game that was made this year.

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Response to Hayabusa (Reply #16)

Mon Dec 26, 2011, 09:26 PM

20. Give Skyrim a try.

Really.

It's fantastic. If you do play one single game from 2011, make it Skyrim.

It's just breathtaking in size, detail, and beauty. This is a game that transcends the label of "video game" and very firmly enters the realm of "art".

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Response to Occulus (Reply #20)

Tue Dec 27, 2011, 11:20 AM

22. Don't really have the funds for it yet

and I didn't get it for Christmas. However, there was a very good RPG that was rereleased this year that I'm having an absolute ball playing: Baldur's Gate. Got the D&D Anthology Master Collection with BG I, II and expansions; Icewind Dale I, II and expansions; Planescape Torment and Temple of Elemental Evil. TOEE is the weak link, that's for sure. I know that doesn't count, though.

As for Skyrim, I have logged several hours in Morrowind and I'm kicking myself for not getting Oblivion at the same yard sale where I bought Fallout 3. It wasn't in the original case and I was worried that I'd be left without the CD code like I was with Call of Duty: World at War once.

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