Top 10 Holy Shit Gaming Moments of 2011

Insane Video Game Moments of 2011

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Games are full of special moments. These moments are capable of producing a feeling of frisson, or a passing sensation of excitement—are the defining experiences that give us more reason than any other to play games.

These occasions can happen at any time in multi player, or even in single player. Some of them are completely emergent—in entirely unscripted sections of the game—while others are tightly scripted by the developers to be memorable to players, who will recall them months, if not years after the experience.

We have culled ten of our favorite moments in 2011's games from the multitude of games out there.