Startled looking back at the 10-year-old games, we gamers are already old (part 1)


For gamers of the 8x, 9x generation, 2011 was one of the best times to play the game. Blinking a decade has passed, the games we stick to every day turn 10 years old. To review the old memories, let’s take a look at the 10 best games ever released in 2011.

Dead Space

Released: January 25, 2011

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There are a lot of things that make Electronic Arts’ Dead Space horror game terrifying. But there’s only one thing that makes it truly paranoid: in Dead Space, dead things often come back to life.

For example, let’s say you are walking down an abandoned hallway. Other than the laughter from flashing lights, it’s completely quiet. There is a pile of corpses lying on the floor, but this is Dead Space. Bodies were everywhere. You get over them. A few minutes later, something growls behind you. You turn around and find that some bodies – not all of them, just a few – are getting up and walking around. They rush in and ready to tear your face apart. What you will do? A lot of gamers choose to get up and change pants …

In Dead Space, it’s better to be careful than to apologize. Taking out your plasma cutter and cutting off the arms and legs of all corpses, that’s the fastest way to end all worries. In fact, executive producer Glen Schofield told GameSpy that “breaking everything” is Dead Space’s “main theme”. Dividing the corpse into pieces is sometimes unnecessary, and you will find the job a waste of time, but more time than being eaten raw.

Crysis 2

Released: March 22, 2011

Crysis 2 is a game the better you play. In the initial minutes, you may feel surprised with its strange gameplay. However, after a few hours “to understand each other”, gamers will be attracted to the fast, deep gameplay along with the fascinating plot of this game. To say no exaggeration, Crysis 2 may be the best FPS game of 2011. In the midst of the game market filled with Call of Duty, this game of Crytek becomes even more valuable.

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Crysis 2 is a huge leap over its predecessor. Not only does it have top-of-the-line graphics of today’s games, but it also has richly designed gameplay. In the many hours of conquering Crysis 2 mission after mission, you will not be bored by having to use several types of guns over and over and “old-fashioned” tactics. .

Crysis 2 of this series of shooters also owns a story as compelling as Hollywood movies. It doesn’t even need a deep content, but just gradually evokes gamers about the alien forces and the mysterious functions of the Nanosuit armor is enough to make players curious. . When you attack the lair of the aliens, the story will be even more attractive.

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In terms of graphics, Crysis 2 is considered one of the heaviest and most beautiful games at that time. Even now (ie 10 years after its release date), Crysis 2 still looks extremely attractive and not outdated at all.

Mortal Kombat

Released: April 19, 2011

In 2011, Mortal Kombat is considered one of the games that left the boldest mark. Even this game can be ranked in the top of the best fighting games that gamers can play. The fast, powerful, brutal and passionate gameplay of this “source” version is really what the fans of the Mortal Kombat series have been waiting for.

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In 2011, which means more than 19 years have passed since the first Mortal Kombat video game franchise was born in 1992, this game has a long history of ups and downs of the game genre. electronic antagonism. Since the failure of Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe on the Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 consoles in 2008, and the bankruptcy of the predecessor company MIDWAY, in 2009, accompanied by the sale of the Mortal brand. Kombat at a very low price for Warner Bros.

The idea that our game will be in the museum like the old arcade games in the 92s is not like that, the game was revived at the hands of Netherealm Studio. NMortal Kombat development teams from the past have once again brought their pride back to the golden age with core values ​​through the 2011 remake of Mortal Kombat.

Portal 2

Released: April 19, 2011

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While the first “Portal” was just a game included in the “The Orange Box” package, but it was an unexpected success. “Portal 2” has built on the original foundations and offers a larger adventure, more difficult puzzles for players to experience. Moreover, the script is both humorous and scary, making the playing process more attractive and fun.

Continuing to promote innovative gameplay in its predecessor combined with a number of new mechanics, whether single player or Portal 2 network still brings an extremely attractive experience for gamers. The main villain – the funny and malicious GLaDOS artificial intelligence that also played a big part in Portal 2’s success, also regularly entered the list of the most memorable villains in the village. game.

LA Noire

Released: May 13, 2011

In May 2011, two versions of the game on PS3 and Xbox were released to the public and received a lot of positive feedback from players. Until half a year later, gamers who do not own a console have the opportunity to enjoy this super product on the PC system.

The story in the game takes place in the mid-20th century in the city of Los Angeles, where the movie capital of Hollywood dominates. At this time, the “7th art” subject was developing strongly, so the city of Los Angeles put on a special luxurious and magnificent appearance. But behind that appearance is a growing underworld.

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Social evils arose in every corner of the city: corruption, fraud, drugs and especially mass murders. As detective Cole Phelps, a soldier returned from World War 2, the player is tasked with finding the assassin behind everything.

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LA Noire really knows how to make others curious. Just the fact that this game uses soulful faces to bring depth to the investigative atmosphere has made it far beyond the limits of a video game, reaching the level of literary and cinematic works. .

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