10 Most Awaited Upcoming Video Games of 2011

This list brings to you the 10 most anticipated and awaited video games scheduled to release in the year 2011. So gamers get ready, location your orders and get your hands on your most preferred games as soon as they reach the shelves.

ten. The Secret Globe – Win, Xbox 360

The Secret World

The Secret Globe

Funcom’s newest project, The Secret Planet will unveil in the year 2011. Ragnar Tornquist, the man behind The Longest Journey and Dreamfall is coming this time with The Secret Planet. The game is multiplatform and will run on Xbox 360, Windows and PlayStation 3 (PS3). The gameplay lacks levels and is based entirely on players expertise. The characters are built according to the playing skill of the player. Also, the player characters will be customizable to a large degree, specifically in their option of clothing, weapons (which range from shotguns to swords and can be customized and upgraded), and the supernatural powers they obtain. The game’s pre-production started in 2002 but has been facing delays firstly due the transfer of most of the operating group to the improvement of Dreamfall and then due to the reduction of 20% of its staff in 2009, resulting in “significant delay” for the release of The Secret Globe. The game is expected to release in 2011. For now take pleasure in this 1st small teaser released by funcom.

9. Tomb Raider (2011 video game) – Win, PS3, Xbox 360

Tomb Raider

Ninth in the series of Tomb Raider, the game is 1 of the most awaited upcoming games. Tomb Raider is an open-world action-adventure video game. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, the game is anticipated to release in the last quarter of 2011, most probably close to Christmas. It is a single player game designed for PlayStation three (PS3), Xbox 360 and Windows. The lead of the game, Lara Croft is in search of lost relics. The 21 year old girl performs journeys to an island off the coast of Japan and is strangled in by unforeseen storm leaving Croft separated from any other survivors. This puts her endurance and physical strength to test. This year the game is anticipated to get a Mature 17+ rating in the United States. Based on the game is the well-known hollywood film, Tomb Raider in which the role of Lara Croft is beautifully played by Angelina Julie. The game will appear somewhat like the following trailer.

eight. Hitman 5 – Xbox 360, Win, PS3

Hitman 5

Hitman 5

The most current and 5th version of the famous game, Hitman is anticipated to come out in retailers about Christmas 2011. This time the game is taking agent 47 in whole new direction. He will appear as a protagonist. The developer of the game, the IO Community has confirmed that the game will not adhere to a story based on the movie.

7. Max Payne 3 – Xbox 360, Win, PS3

Max Payne 3

Max Payne three

Rockstar Vancouver, the developer of the award winning PS2, Xbox 360 and Wii based game, Bully, is coming this time with Max Payne 3 right after the results of the first two components of the series. The game is renowned for it’s bullet time mode where the bullet time is slowed down to such an extent that it could be noticed with naked eye. According to Rockstar’s Sam Houser, they are starting a new chapter of Max’s life with the game. “This is Max as we’ve never ever observed him ahead of, a few years older, a lot more world-weary and cynical than ever.” Considering that the last game, the press release states Max has left New York behind and has “drifted from undesirable to worse.” The game is sequel to Max Payne a shooter video game which was released in the year 2001. It is anticipated to release in the year 2011.

6. Mortal Kombat 9 – Xbox 360, Win, PS3

Mortal Kombat 9

Mortal Kombat 9

Ninth installment of the well-known fighting series, Mortal Kombat has an announced April 19th, 2011 release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems. The game is developed by NetherRealm Studios (formerly identified as WB Games Chicago and Midway Games Chicago). Mortal Kombat is the very first title in the series to contain 3D graphics with gameplay solely on the 2D plane. The game is basic but fascinating, effectively targeting the casual players. Developer Ed Boon describes the game as retake of the events of the original very first three Mortal Kombat games (MK, MK II, and MK3).

…Raiden is about to be killed by Shao Kahn, and just prior to he delivers the final blow, he [Raiden] sends a mental message to his earlier self, so the camera rewinds back to Mortal Kombat 1. The Raiden from back then gets a message and he doesn’t know what’s going on, but he understands something undesirable’s going to come about, and the game spans Mortal Kombat 1, 2, and three, retelling the story with an enlightened Raiden, and he’s changing the course of issues, so every thing you’ve observed happen prior to – Liu Kang winning, the guys turning into cybernetic ninjas, are changed about, so you might see a character grow to be cybernetic who wasn’t just before, and so you see a distinct version [of events].
It is the 1st M-rated Mortal Kombat game to be developed for the seventh generation of consoles. The game will be obtainable in 3 diverse editions: “The Standard Edition”, “The Kollector’s Edition”, and “The Tournament Edition” where the Regular Edition consist of a copy of Mortal Kombat, The Kollector’s Edition consists of: a copy of Mortal Kombat, Sub-Zero and Scorpion figurines, an art book, dubbed a “Mortal Kombat Klassic costume” and a downloadable content material skin, and The Tournament Edition is the very same as the Kollector’s Edition but rather of having figurines and an art book, it consists of a fight stick controller.

5. Test Drive Unlimited two – Xbox 360, Win, PS3

Test Drive Unlimited two

Created by Eden Games, Test Drive Unlimited two is the most awaited car racing video game announced to release on 8th February 2011 in North America and 11th February in Europe. The game is set on two islands: Ibiza, and Oahu and the gameplay calls for the player to earn experience points to level up by means of the 60 levels. These points can be earned through 4 categories i.e. Competition (racing, completing challenges), Social (making pals in the game, race against other people, joining clubs), Discovery (uncover all roads, take photographs of particular areas, find all auto wrecks) and Collection (get cars, homes, furniture, clothes/basic want’s). Following is a little trailer of the game.

four. Batman: Arkham City – PS3, Win, Xbox 360

Batman – Arkham City

Based on the comic Batman, Batman Arkham City is the sequel to action-adventure stealth video game Batman: Arkham Asylum. The game is developed by Rocksteady Studios. An official announcement was produced during the beginning of the 2009 Spike Video Game Awards and the game is at the moment scheduled to be released in Q3 2011. This time the game will consist of multiplayer features. As the game is the sequel of Arkham Asylum, the story for Arkham City requires place one particular year immediately after the events of Arkham Asylum. Quincy Sharp, former warden of Arkham Asylum, has taken credit for stopping the Joker, and utilised that notoriety to grow to be mayor of Gotham City. Catowoman, the previous relationship of Batman and Gotham are in danger so Batman decides to enter the city for each their safety. The sequel was confirmed by famed Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy to be “really, genuinely dark”. Although relating the game’s dark nature to the animated movie Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Conroy also stated, “It includes a lot of the villains and it goes to that region – it’s that dark.”

Following is the trailer of the game.

three. Duke Nukem Forever – Xbox 360, Win, PS3

Duke Nukem Forever
Dude Nukem Forever

A sequel to the 1996 game Duke Nukem 3D, Duke Nukem Forever is an upcoming 1st-person shooter video game for the Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems,at present in development by Gearbox Application. The story of the Sci-fi game revolves around an alien attack and the resistance shown to save the land. Duke Nukem Forever is becoming developed by 3D Releams. The official release date of the game is set as May three, 2011 in North America, with a worldwide release following on Might 6, 2011. The game has faced significantly long delays making it’s release a large news as effectively as a joke among the masses. Jason Hall, host of The Jace Hall Show, featured Duke Nukem Forever in the show’s premiere episode on June 4, 2008 and described his hands-on play knowledge with the game as “perfect”, ending the segment with “I saw it.

2. Metal Gear Solid: Increasing – PS3, Win, Xbox 360

Metal Gear Solid: Increasing

This year Kojima productions are coming up with their action video game, Metal Gear: Increasing, newest in the Metal Gear Series. Increasing is an interquel set among the events of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid four: Guns of the Patriots. The news about the game was hinted for the first time for the duration of Hideo Kojima’s keynote presentation at the 2009 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Because then it’s release has been a desperate wait. It’s a quick paced game unlike the other parts of the series with the gameplay focused on swordfighting, and a style of stealth that is more fast-paced and action-oriented than in earlier titles, which are Tactical Espionage Action games. Main function for the game is titled zan-datsu which includes cutting by way of enemies and “taking” parts from the bodies. The game is anticipated to release sometime in 2011 in spite of facing some censorship troubles. Sony has created an announcement that the PlayStation 3 version of Metal Gear Solid: Rising will be in 3D. Following is a tiny teaser of the game.

1. Brink – Xbox 360, Win, PS3


Initial individual shooter, 8v8 player and cooperate multi player action video game, Brink is scheduled for release on May 17, 2011 in the US and Could 20 in Europe after two delays in it’s release. The game is developed by Splash Harm, the creators of Enemy Territory. Brink is a 1st-particular person shooter constructed about a story mode playable on the internet with up to 8 players in a co-operative style, against bots, or in competitive team-against-group multi-player. The game provides full cosmetic customization of characters by way of gear purchased with experience points earned by completing objectives. Brink’s plot is based on the battle of two sides Resistance and Security, in the utopian city known as The Ark, a floating city surrounded by the waters of a flooded Earth. The city of 5000 residents was created as a prototype of atmosphere friendly city, with renewable assets and no contamination. However, due to several refugees getting into the city from other parts of the globe, its population has grown ten times higher, affecting the environment and stability of the city. Following is a trailer of the game.

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