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Digital Trends 2011 Gaming Awards Nominees

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2011 has been an incredible year. It began a bit slowly, but things picked up with a vengeance, turning 2011 into one of the best years for gamers in recent years. 

Below you will find our selection for the best games of the year in multiple categories. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 27.

Best Action/Adventure Game

Batman: Arkham City

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Competitive Multiplayer Game of the Year

Battlefield 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Gears of War 3

Best Co-op Game

Portal 2

Saints Row: The Third

Gears of War 3

Best Driving Game

DiRT 3

Driver: San Francisco

Forza Motorsport 4

Best First-Person Shooter


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Battlefield 3

Crysis 2

Best Graphics

Battlefield 3

Crysis 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Remake/Re-release

God of War: Origins Collection

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition

Ico/Shadow of the Colossus

Best Role-Playing Game

Dark Souls

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Witcher 2

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Best Sports Game

FIFA 12

MLB 11: The Show

NBA 2K12

Best Survival-Horror Game

Dead Island

Dead Space 2

F.E.A.R. 3

Best Writing

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Portal 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Handheld Game

Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

Super Mario 3D Land

Best PC Game

Battlefield 3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Best PS3 Exclusive

InFamous 2

Resistance 3

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Xbox 360 Exclusive

Forza Motorsport 4

Gears of War 3

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition

Best Wii Exclusive

Kirby’s Return to Dreamland

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Rayman: Origins

Game of the Year

Batman: Arkham City

Dark Souls

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Forza Motorsport 4

Gears of War 3

L.A. Noire

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Portal 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings