Mike.M @ Addicted-Gamers writes:
"2011 was definitely a fabulous year for the gamer. The industry had its ups and downs in many ways. There were new trends and trends that persist in gaming that we look at and hope they continue or go away. Video games continues to show its force as the dominant entertainment medium with huge sales for the usual suspects, not so huge sales for the unusual suspects, and calm period before the next generation of gaming storm. Yet, gamers are fickle and publishers are fighting for their dollars. To ring in the New Year, we gave out our Best of 2011 and Game of the Year awards. Now, I want to take a look at twelve trends in 2011 I want to see go or stay, starting with…"