The state of gaming in 2011 (so far)

We showcase some of our reviews of 2011's biggest hits on the gaming scene so far

2011 has delivered some pretty big games so far. There are plenty more to come, but we thought we'd put together an easy list of our reviews of 2011's most recently released AAA titles. Some are great, some aren't — read through and let us know if you agree with our thoughts.

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EA Games Mass Effect 2

It took some time, but PlayStation 3 owners are finally welcome to join Commander Shepard and the crew of the Normandy in BioWare's intergalactic action-RPG epic. It's the same great game 360 owners are already familiar with, albeit outfitted with the previously released DLC and the slick new Mass Effect: Genesis backstory comic.

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  • 21st Jan., 2011
  • Kat Bailey
  • EA Games
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  • Pros:
  • Very solid port; Mass Effect: Genesis comic provides a fine alternative to playing the original game; excellent DLC works seamlessly with the main quest.
  • Cons:
  • Reports that it's a major visual upgrade appear to be overblown; streamlined gameplay will likely put off more traditional RPG enthusiasts.
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