Gears of War 3 from Epic Games
Rayman Origins from Ubisoft Montpellier
LA Noire from Team Bondi
Dance Central 2 from Harmonix
Outland from Housemarque
Bulletstorm from People Can Fly
"You forgot..." Let us stop you there! This week we're revealing the Shacknews 'Staff Favorites,' which are titles that didn't quite make our 'Best of 2011' list. This week we'll also be revealing our Honorable Mentions, games that almost made our 'Top Five of the Year' (those are coming next week). If you see a game on this list, it means no amount of arguing, hair-pulling, or crying was enough to get it to be featured on our overall 'Best of' list. Let's agree to disagree! Despite that, these were great games in another stellar year of gaming.