GP: "Year in and year out, gamers are flooded with enough games to satiate people with even the most eclectic palettes. Now that we have set 2011 in our collective rear view mirror and engaged in everlasting debates comparing games unlike one another, at least one thing is certain: this year welcomed a copious amount of quality titles, many of which were simultaneously released with their own Limited and Collector's Editions despite continued economic woes for many game companies and consumers.
The bulk of consumers are usually content with the actual video game itself, but for those who wish to celebrate their fandom with trinkets and digital content, these special editions can be great additions to a collection. Sadly, special editions are like the games themselves- significantly varied in both quality and value. So which special editions were the best of 2011 (or the best individual pieces) and which were best left behind?"