Batman: Arkham City is Metacritic’s top rated 2011 game

Metacritic has released its annual list of top rated games, revealing that Batman: Arkham City on PS3 was the most critically acclaimed title of 2011. It beat out The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by a mouse’s cock. 

Here’s the full list, including their average Metacritic scores:

  1. Batman: Arkham City (PS3, 96)
  2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360, 96)
  3. Portal 2 (PC, 95)
  4. Portal 2 (Xbox 360, 95)
  5. Portal 2 (PS3, 95)
  6. Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360, 94)
  7. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS, 94)
  8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC, 94)
  9. Mass Effect 2 (PS3, 94)
  10. Minecraft (PC, 93)

All told, a fairly obvious set of games, but it’s a bit annoying that it’s more of a “top six” than a top ten. Also, I am personally surprised by Minecraft. How in the name of buggering Christ does somebody actually review that thing? Ah well.

Do you agree with this list, or are you OUTRAGED, SIR!?

Jim Sterling