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Most Anticipated Games of 2011

The Escapist Staff | 22 Jul 2011 23:20
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The cycle of game releases always has ups and downs, highs and lows. Months will go by without any games hitting my radar and then - bang zoom! - all of sudden there are five great games hitting the shelves on the same day. The summer of 2011 might be a bit slow but as soon as August and September come around, a flood of awesome titles are going to hit the shelves. From twitchy military shooters to fantastically dense RPGs to frantic action games, this year's games give you the chance to be a hero or a villain.

To prepare you for the wealth of games coming your way, The Escapist Staff has compiled all of our coverage of these super-anticipated games in one place. Here you can check out the latest trailer for Modern Warfare 3 or the latest preview of Skyrim. You can check the release date for Batman: Arkham City or see the latest screens for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

The grid below is organized by release date, with the earliest games listed first. Take a look at some of the titles that the game industry has to offer in 2011.

Note: We realize that the handy links in the grid below won't function for some Publisher's Club members, but you should be able to scroll down to read the previews you want. Use the pretty pictures below as a guide to some of the games we can look forward to in the final months of 2011.


Which side will you be on when the revolution comes?
ALLISTAIR PINSOF | 10 Jun 2011 15:41
Insomniac Games shooter delivers Chimera killing action.
TOM GOLDMAN | 7 Jun 2011 07:14
The follow-up is hard as hell and it doesn't care about your feelings.
ALLISTAIR PINSOF | 9 Jun 2011 17:16
Now you can blow up ice cream trucks on the PS3!
STEVE BUTTS | 8 Jun 2011 01:42
I love Paris in the wartime. So does Swedish developer DICE apparently.
STEVE BUTTS | 10 Jun 2011 17:53
Return to the hot military action of the long-forgotten Call of Duty series. Oh wait ...
LOGAN WESTBROOK | 30 Jun 2011 12:02
Things get even deadlier for our favorite assassin.
SARA BROWN | 8 Jun 2011 19:50
Link has a few new tricks up his green sleeve.
SARA BROWN | 9 Jun 2011 14:12
Travel to exotic locations and try not to get your brain eaten.
ALLISTAIR PINSOF | 9 Jun 2011 19:25
Guns, chainsaws, and guns with chainsaws.
ANDY ROSE | 6 Jun 2011 18:55
The post-apocalypse has never looked better.
TEAM HOLLYWOOD | 5 May 2011 17:00
The Dark Knight returns to deal with the inmates of Arkham Asylum.
STEVE BUTTS | 9 Jun 2011 01:55
Nathan Drake only gets better in Uncharted 3.
TOM GOLDMAN | 7 Jun 2011 06:25
Return to the world of the Elder Scrolls. Bring a coat.
SUSAN ARENDT | 8 Jun 2011 05:47
Volition provides a kooky open world in which to wreak havoc.
TEAM HOLLYWOOD | 30 Jun 2011 15:30
The games worth waiting for in 2011.
THE ESCAPIST STAFF | 22 Jul 2011 23:20

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