Last Year’s Best, New(ish) Video Game Ideas

Kotaku - 2011 was yet another good year for video games, but on its face it was a little predictable.

Even a casual fan could have called the year's top 10 in June and been mostly correct. The year was in a climate of highly-anticipated launches and loads of 2s and 3s in titles. That's the product of a long console cycle: The pace of hardware advancement has slowed, letting gamers and developers alike spend more time with their home consoles and get to know them better.

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