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Best Video Games of 2011 – Honorable Mentions


Pads & Panels will soon be counting down its Top 10 Video Games of 2011, but before we get to that point, we’d like to pay mind to 10 other games that stood out as top contenders for the year. They were all part of our discussion and all deserve some recognition for their achievements in gaming, even if they didn’t quite make the cut of the illustrious Top 10. All 10 of these titles were games that earned our attention and respect in one way or another in 2011, the list of them effectively serving as our 11-20 choices, presented here in no particular order. (more…)

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Title: Scene it? Twilight

Platform: DS (Wii)


Publisher: Konami

Developer: Screenlife

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Review by: Sarah Kumley

Playing this game has made me frighteningly aware that I might know too much about the Twilight movie. As with other Scene It games, the Twilight edition asks trivia questions about the movie that range from pretty obvious to obscure little details. In single player mode, the player goes through three rounds and a “Twilightning Round” at the end. A “Pass n Play” mode is also available to let up to four people play, and lets players chose to play between one and six rounds, and whether or not to include the Twilightning Round at the end of the game. Questions are presented in several formats, such as multiple-choice sections, deciphering a fuzzy image, determining what’s missing from a screenshot, movie clips followed by questions and others. In the Pass n Play mode, the questions asked are the same for all players to even the difficulty. (more…)