Brotha Lynch Hung may be best known for his homidical tendencies on records, but it’s that same predatory instinct that comes in use when Lynch gets his hands on a game controller. An open fan of video games, Brotha Lynch Hung is known to challenge fans on Twitter whenever the mood strikes him. With 2011 coming to a close, we asked Lynch to share his picks for Top 5 Video Games of 2011. From basketball to first person shooters, Brotha Lynch Hung proved to be a pretty well rounded gamer.
The third installment in the popular Modern Warfare series, this 2011 release set records as the biggest entertainment launch ever. The first-person shooter gave gamers plenty to buzz about with campaign, cooperative, and multiplayer modes. Picking up where Modern Warfare 2 left off, the game is set in the near future during World War III and features a returning cast.
Pitting legends against modern stars, NBA 2K12 gave players the ability to play out dream games like never before. Featuring names like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson, NBA 2K12 was a smash hit with fans of the NBA 2K series.
The popular Fight Night series returned with Fight Night Champion. Taking things in a brand new direction, the game featured a more realistic depiction of the sport that included darker settings and bloodier battles. Thanks to the fresh new take on the series, Fight Night Champion went on to receive much critical acclaim, making it a huge success.
MLB 11: The Show gave players the complete baseball experience. Featuring multiple game modes, MLB 11: The Show proved to be a favorite with gamers looking to take control of their favorite rosters.
Fans of first-person shooters received another stellar presentation with Battlefield 3 in 2011. The eleventh game in the series, Battlefield 3 was a blockbuster success that featured several modes including cooperative and a critically acclaimed multiplayer game mode.
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