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Gamersyde in 2011

 Gamersyde in 2011

One more year has passed and Gamersyde is still up and running, not a given considering how hard it is now for us to compete with the big US websites. Since it started in 2003, the "Yde" adventure has known some great times, thanks to the talent of the many editors who have had the opportunity to bring some of their expertise to good use, making of Gamersyde the reference you all know in terms of HD content. Unfortunately, things have changed a lot in the past few years, as more and more trailers and videos come out first on GT, IGN and the others. Today, despite the support of most publishers, we are having a hard time keeping the site alive because the running costs are too high now compared to the number of visitors we get. We try hard though, as proven by the many articles we keep releasing in French and English. By the way, we owe our team of newsers a lot, as without them you would not have been able to read the 1717 news they wrote this year. Yeah, that much!

Because we have no idea what tomorrow will be like for us, we have decided to look back on yesterday, to look back on the past twelve months during which you kept supporting our work, making it worth for us to continue. We have done our best, which may not have been enough for some of you, but keep in mind we are a very small team with quite limited means. Thank you all, because our efforts would be meaningless without you, we wish you a happy new year and we hope to be able to do the same one year from now. Sometimes it really feels it is going to be unlikely, but let us be a tad optimistic for once. After all, you never know right? Before I let you have a look at a year's work, I should also say that the team and I took the liberty to list our 5 most favorite games of this year (among those we got a chance to play for more than 10 minutes) and we are definitely interested in discovering yours. So now, let the comments start!


Dead Space 2 (Demo)
Dead Space 2
Dead Space 2 (Part 2)
The Last Story
Mass Effect 2
Test Drive Unlimited 2
Catherine (Demo)
Catherine (Full game)
De Blob 2
Fight Night Champion
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood (DLC)
Yakuza 4
Crysis 2
Dragon Age 2
Crysis 2 (Part 2)
SHIFT 2 Unleashed
SHIFT 2 Unleashed (Part 2)
Operation Flashpoint: Red River
Portal 2
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron
Gatling Gears
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
L.A. Noire
DiRT 3
DiRT 3 (Part 2)
DiRT 3 (Part 3)
Hunted: The Demon's Forge
Duke Nukem Forever (Demo)
Duke Nukem Forever (Full game)
Red Faction: Armageddon (Demo)
Red Faction: Armageddon (Full game)
Shadows of the Damned
Bleach: Soul Ignition
F.E.A.R. 3
From Dust
Driver: San Francisco
Driver: San Francisco (Part 2)
Rise of Nightmares
Gears of War 3
Gears of War 3 (Partie 2)
Resident Evil 4 HD
Dark Souls
Ico & Shadow of the Colossus HD
Spider-Man: Edge of Time
Batman: Arkham City
The Adventures of Tintin
Battlefield 3
Sonic Generations
GoldenEye 007 Reloaded
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Need For Speed: The Run
Need For Speed: The Run (Part 2)
Saints Row: The Third
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
L.A. Noire (PC)
Batman: Arkham City (PC)
Trine 2
Nitronic Rush



1. Rayman Origins
2. Assassin's Creed Revelations
3. Portal 2
4. DiRT 3
5. L.A. Noire


1. Skyrim
2. Dead Island
3. Portal 2
4. Resistance 3
5. Alice: Madness Returns


1. Deus Ex Human Revolution
2. Assassin's Creed Revelations
3. Skyrim
4. Beyond Good & Evil HD
5. Rayman Origins


1. Skyrim
2. L.A. Noire
3. Batman Akham City
4. Deus Ex Human Revolution
5. Gears of War 3


1. Skyrim
2. Minecraft
3. Dead Island
4. FIFA 12
5. Rayman Origins


1. Skyrim
2. Forza Motorsport 4
3. Battlefield 3
4. Gears of War 3
5. DiRT 3


1. Batman Arkham City
2. Portal 2
3. The Binding of Isaac
4. Dark Souls
5. Battlefield 3


1. Forza 4
2. Battlefield 3
3. Portal 2
4. Flotilla (indie)
5. Fruit Ninja

All comments

Commented on 2012-01-01 07:19:49
Happy new year gamersyde hopefully you are enjoying your time with your family :)
Commented on 2012-01-01 08:39:55
Happy New Year Gamersyde!! Guys, thanks alot for all your efforts. As big as other websites are out there, Gamersyde is the ONLY place which I always come for real HD videos of my favourite games. Not IGN and not Game Trailers. Keep up the good work!!
Commented on 2012-01-01 09:40:38
happy new Year :) awesome list . thx gamersyde ^^
Commented on 2012-01-01 10:41:14
Hi Blim and others, can I use your top 5 games votes in the gamersyders top games of 2011 count?
Commented on 2012-01-01 11:14:13
:P happy new year
Commented on 2012-01-01 12:12:44 In reply to alimokrane
Posted by alimokrane
Hi Blim and others, can I use your top 5 games votes in the gamersyders top games of 2011 count?
Yeah sure, go ahead Alimo!
Commented on 2012-01-01 12:22:39
Thanks for all the goodwork guys. Happy 2012
Commented on 2012-01-01 12:51:14
Go Go Gadget Gamersyde!
Commented on 2012-01-01 13:18:03
Best wishes for 2012 everyone. Keep up the good work Team Gamersyde!
Commented on 2012-01-01 14:27:36
Best wishes! Great work past year Gamersyde!
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Commented on 2012-01-01 20:51:03
You're always provide me with the best footage and in a great resolution! Keep up the good work and i hope you will stay on the net for a long time!!! Happy Newyear and game on!!
Commented on 2012-01-01 22:54:26
Commented on 2012-01-02 15:12:44
That made me sad for some reason, come one man you cant close the site.

Commented on 2012-01-02 19:17:13
the best game table with be uncharted 3
Commented on 2012-01-07 14:12:35
This site is my first stop for gaming news. Hope you guys can continue to be that for me and many others
Commented on 2012-01-08 07:00:49
you guys do a great job!

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