2011 has been what I believe to be the year of FPS games, the year is not even over yet and we have such brilliant games to play. Do note this list only includes the game which have been released at the time of posting. This post will be updated at the end of this year.
10. Brink – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
Brink is sort of an updated Team Fortress 2, the game focuses mainly on team based combat. Unlike TF2 Brink has an average story mode which is nice to see on a game which was made from the ground up for multiplayer. In Brink you choose one of the 4 classes and aim to help out your team in fulfilling the objective.
9. Section 8: Prejudice – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
A direct sequel to the original Section 8, Prejudice is a download only title developed by TimeGate studios. You take the role of Alex Corde who must brave his way through eight missions which take place in four different types of environments.
8. F.E.A.R 3 – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
F.E.A.R 3 is the highly awaited paranormal shooter from Day 1 studios. In F.E.A.R 3 Alma is back and it’s up to Point Man and Paxton Fettel to stop her from unleashing havoc.
7. Bulletstorm – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
Bulletstorm is the love child of the creators of the Gears Of War and Unreal engine; Epic Games and EA. In Bulletstorm you play the role of the hardened mercenary Grayson Hunt as he fights to escape from an alien planet he crash-landed on.
6. Resistance 3 – PS3
Resistance 3 is the third iteration of the popular Playstation exclusive IP, they say it’s the best Resistance yet! In Resistance 3 the earth has been taken over by the dreaded Chimeras and you playing Joseph Capelli must journey across the United States as you are humanity’s last hope.
5. Rage – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
ID Software’s highly anticipated post apocalyptic shooter Rage lands at the number 5 spot on our list. The game runs on the studio’s new ID Tech 5 engine which looks absolutely gorgeous.
4. Killzone 3 – PS3
Impressive storyline, great graphics, awesome campaign, balanced multiplayer, what else could you possibly want? Easily one of the best games released this year.
3. Crysis 2 – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
Sequel to the game which coined the term “But can it run Crysis” which was considered a gaming benchmark of sorts. Crysis 2 improves on most of the things fans demanded in the sequel.
2. Deus Ex: Human Revolution – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
Prequel to the original Deus Ex which came out in early 2000. Human Revolution puts you in the shoes of Adam Jenson the security head of one of the biggest Biotechnology firms in the world. All hell breaks lose when a team of mercenaries attack the people Adam was suppose to protect while severely injuring him as well. Adam after being brought to life with the help of Augmentations must hunt down the mercenaries and find out what they want.
1. Portal 2 – PC, Xbox 360 And PS3
Portal 2, one of the many gems made by Valve has landed at the top spot on our list. Portal 2 is one of the games which appeals to almost everybody.