Broken Fuse VG Blog 2011 GOTY Shortlist

So it’s that time of year where we start whittling our Game Of The Year and ‘Best of’ choices down, or at least we try to. We’ve compiled a shortlist of games after the break, and if you think we missed an amazing game that should be on here, please feel free to leave the name of the game and a category that it would be suitable for!

Game Of The Year

  • Uncharted 3 (PS3)
  • Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
  • Batman: Arkham City (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)
  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • L.A. Noire (PS3/Xbox360/PC)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
  • Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
  • Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS)
  • Batman: Arkham City (PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • L.A. Noire (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • Okamiden (DS)

Best Shooter Game

  • Gears of War 3 (XBOX360)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Wii/PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • Battlefield 3 (PS3/XBOX360/WiiU/PC)
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • Killzone 3 (PS3)
  • Goldeneye 007 Reloaded (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Yakuza 4 (PS3)

Best Racing Game

  • Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
  • Forza Motorsport 4 (XBOX360)
  • Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
  • Ridge Racer 3D (3DS)

Best Simulation Game

  • StarFox 64 3D (3DS)
  • Pilotwings Resort (3DS)
  • The Sims Medieval (PC/iOS)
  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy (3DS)

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Dark Souls (PS3/XBOX360)
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • Bastion (XBOX360/PC)
  • Solatorobo: Red the Hunter(DS)
  • Gods Eater Burst (PSP)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)
  • Dragon Age II (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • Radiant Historia (DS)
  • Pokémon Black & White (DS)

Best Horror Game

  • Dead Space 2 (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • Resident Evil: Mercenaries (3DS)
  • Dead Island (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • F.E.A.R. 3 (PS3/Xbox360/PC)

Best Indie Game

  • Bit.Trip Complete (Wii)
  • Bit.Trip Saga (3DS)
  • Cave Story 3D (3DS)

Best Music/Rhythm Game

  • Rhythm Heaven Wii (Wii)
  • Dance Central 2 (Xbox360)
  • Just Dance 3 (PS3/Xbox360/Wii)
  • Rocksmith (PS3/Xbox360/PC)

Best Platformer Game

  • Kirby Returns To Dreamland (Wii)
  • Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
  • LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3)
  • Sonic Generations (PS3/Xbox360/3DS/PC)
  • Kirby Mass Attack (DS)
  • Cave Story 3D (3DS)
  • Catherine (PS3/Xbox360)

Best MMO Game

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC)
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (PC)

Best Puzzle Game

  • Portal 2 (PS3/XBOX360/PC)
  • L.A. Noire (PS3/Xbox360/PC)
  • Scribblenauts Remix (iOS)
  • Kirby Mass Attack (DS)
  • Catherine (PS3/Xbox360)

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 12 (PS3/Xbox360/PC/iOS/PS2/Wii/3DS)
  • NBA Jam On Fire (PSN/XBLA)
  • Pilotwings Resort (3DS)
  • MLB 11: The Show (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Mario Sports Mix (Wii)
  • WWE All Stars (PS2/PS3/PSP/Xbox360/Wii/3DS)

Best Fighting Game

  • Mortal Kombat (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Super Street Fighter 3D (3DS)
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3/Xbox360)
  • Pokemon Rumble Blast (3DS)
  • BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II (PSP/3DS)
  • Dead or Alive: Dimensions (3DS)

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    • Holly on November 5, 2011 at 2:50 PM

    Just Dance 3 under Best Music/Rhythm Game.

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