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With endless shooters dominating the market, the more discerning gamer might want more from his game of the year nominees. Yes, 2011 was a great year for shooters, but what about those other pesky genres? Surely four hour campaigns and glossy graphics can’t be all that there is to this cruel gaming life? Luckily there is! And so on with our best non-shooters of 2011.
Batman: Arkham City (PS3, XBOX 360, PC)
Batman: Arkham Asylum was unlucky to lose out on game of the year 2009. It had some stiff competition and Uncharted 2 (the winner) was simply amazing. For this year’s contender, Rocksteady decided to take everything that was good in Asylum and make it that much better; they removed all the annoyances and packed in extra features galore. The result is the most complete Batman game available, and also one of the best sandbox games around. It’s got style, substance and some of the best combat mechanics in third-person gaming. It’s also got a ton of downloadable content and loads of achievements and trophies – if that’s the way you choose to live your life.
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