9. Metro 2033
Metro 2033 is a dark journey saturated with an enthralling atmosphere that will reward intrepid adventurers.
8. Assassin's Creed II
The PC version of last year's beautiful action adventure is lots of fun, but you'll have to overcome its online-only copy protection and high price point.
7. World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
Cataclysm doesn't improve World of Warcraft as dramatically as the free update that preceded it did, but it's still a great expansion pack for anyone with high-level characters.
6. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 boasts a fast-paced and thrilling campaign, as well as some of the most immersive and exciting multiplayer action around.
5. Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty
Traditional and fresh in all the right ways, this strategy sequel is an absolute joy for veterans and newcomers alike.
4. Mass Effect 2
Once this intense and action-packed role-playing game pulls you into its orbit, you won't want to escape.
3. Fallout: New Vegas
A few technical problems aren't enough to sully this enjoyable and sophisticated adventure through the western wastes.
2. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City
Best enjoyed after beating Grand Theft Auto IV, this great double-pack of episodic content shows you sides of Liberty City you never knew existed.
1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops bears the series' standard superbly, delivering an engrossing campaign and exciting competitive multiplayer
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