ⓘ 2011 in video gaming

                                     

ⓘ 2011 in video gaming

The year 2011 saw many new video games, as well the release of numerous sequels to critically acclaimed games, such as Ace Combat, Assassins Creed, Batman: Arkham, Battlefield, Call of Duty, Call of Juarez, Cities XL, Crysis, Dead Space, Deus Ex, Dragon Age, Driver, Duke Nukem, Dynasty Warriors, F.E.A.R, Forza Motorsport, Gears of War, Infamous, Killzone, LittleBigPlanet, Mario Kart, Modern Combat, Mortal Kombat, MX vs. ATV, Need for Speed, Operation Flashpoint, Pokemon, Portal, Rayman, Red Faction, Red Orchestra, Resistance, Saints Row, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, The Elder Scrolls, The Legend of Zelda, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Total War, Tropico and Uncharted. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Bastion, Dark Souls, Dead Island, Homefront, L.A. Noire, Minecraft and Rage. Many awards went to games such as Batman: Arkham City, Portal 2, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception. 2011 also marked the worldwide release of the Nintendo 3DS.