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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: Sonic Unleashed

Platform: 360 (Also on PS3, Wii, PS2)

ESRB Rating: E10+

Publisher: Sega

Developer: Sonic Team

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

Review by: John Gustafson

It is painfully clear that Sonic Team has no desire to please old-school gamers with a Sonic game worthy enough to grace modern consoles.