December 2011

It’s time to award the best of the games exclusive to the HD consoles: the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. READ MORE

10. Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken
The last surprise on my list. From the title alone, the game sounded absolutely ridiculous. What I ended up getting was an action platformer with a pretty interesting story, a stoic, but likable character, and music that fit the mood well. The puzzle elements thrown made it interesting as well. The answer wasn’t always obvious, but you sure as hell had to work to complete stages. Even now, I still can’t find all those hidden signs. READ MORE

We continue our 2011 awards by looking at the year’s PC titles, the best of the download-only crop and the top iOS game. READ MORE

10. Dead Island
Dead Island combined enough zombie game elements to become one of the best action games of the year. Constantly hunted and looking for loot, Dead Island created an awesome atmosphere from beach to jungle to prison the game delivers its fair share of great scare moments. With a great item enhancement system and leveling tree this game needs to be experienced by any zombie aficionado. READ MORE

We kick off our 2011 awards by looking at the three portable systems: the fading DS, the new 3DS and the Japan-centric PSP. READ MORE