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Joystiq Top 10 of 2010: Mass Effect 2

The Advertising Standards Authority on The Citadel greets every visit from Commander Shepard with a deep, disgusted sigh and a disdainful eye roll. The moment that guy sets foot inside the galactic nexus — home to millions of aliens and bustling market to many more — is when all the complaints start rolling in

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Joystiq Top 10 of 2010: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood took the single-player mechanics of one of our top games for 2009, Assassin’s Creed 2 , and sharpened them to a fine point; but that’s not why Brotherhood clambered so high on our best of 2010 tower. The sequel is here for blindsiding us with a panic-fueled, engrossing multiplayer component.

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Joystiq Top 10 of 2010: Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Your squad is in a helicopter, quickly approaching the objective. An engineer in the back repairs the ride while it feels the full brunt of the enemy’s defensive placements. It’s time to bail — a homing dart hits the hull and as the subsequent rocket nears its destination, all too happy to relieve you of your up-to-that-point very useful conveyance, the whole squad jumps.

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Joystiq Top 10 of 2010: Heavy Rain

The thoroughly democratic process through which our top 10 video games of 2010 were divined and decided left little room for sayers-of-nay once the dust had settled. The list — as you’ll soon see — represents a cross section of what we believe to be the greatest (and therefore, our favorite, since we’re such astute scholars of the ludological sciences) games of the year.

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