Top 10 Video Games for Christmas 2011

Want to buy the best games for Christmas 2011 for you or that special gamer in your life? You’re in the right place. We’ve got the definitive list of what games you need to buy this Christmas for computer, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, etc.

During the holidays, we’re often left wondering what to do with all that glorious free time. We could get in the holiday spirit and do something festive, or just kill time by playing video games. Whatever your reason for gaming this Christmas, don’t waste your time with some boring game; get the best games for whatever computer or console you have-we’ve got it all here in this article.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

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The Elder Scrolls (TES), one of the most beloved role-playing video game (RPG) series out there, is back with part 5. Skyrim, to be released on 11/11/2011 now lets you choose your character from various hero classes. For example, as a Red Guard warrior, you have to stop an ancient evil from entering and destroying the world. Skyrim lets you be the ultimate hero this Christmas.
Platforms: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Team Fortress 2

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A multi-player co-op first-person shooter , Team Fortress 2 will let you and your family light each other up this Christmas. Oh, and did I mention it’s free to play? Start here.
Platforms: PC and Mac

Half-Life 2

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Another first-person shooter, Half-Life 2 is famous for quality gameplay and an intense storytelling style. If you haven’t tried it yet, play it this Christmas.
Platforms: PC/Mac, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox

Project Gotham Racing

Project Gotham Racing is a racing game developed by Bizarre Creations. Project Gotham Racing 4, the latest version in the series, lets you can share instant replays and snapshots of your gameplay on Xbox Live. This game will definitely enhance your group gaming experience this holiday season..
Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox

Gears Of War 3

This first-person shooter, developed by Epic Games, is one of the most anticipated games of 2011, This Christmas; learn how to save the planet by fighting enemies with using cover and squad tactics.
Platform: Xbox 360, PC

Ninja Gaiden III

Christmas 2011, play the role of Ninja Ryu Hayabusa in this action-adventure game, in which you must guide him on a mission to save humanity.
Platform: Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Tony Hawk: Shred

Tony Hawk: Shred is a peripheral-based, motion-controlled skateboarding game. If you’re a skater, don’t miss this one. Now you can simulate skating on an actual board without stepping outside.
Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Punch Out

As the name suggests, this is a new version of the famous boxing game created by Nintendo. This is the hands down (or should I say ‘dukes up’) choice to reduce stress this Christmas, one jab at a time.
Platform: Wii

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

This game is the latest in the Metal Gear series for Sony PlayStation. The story is about a legendary soldier called Naked Snake, a.k.a. Big Boss, who once waged war against the world.
Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

This is the latest in the story of Link, a mighty hero who tries to stop his kingdom from being destroyed by a parallel dimension. Christmas is a great time to reconnect your family, The Legend of Zelda may be a good game to get them all into the holiday spirit.
Platform: Wii