The best games of 2011 

‪We assembled our top-10 list in the usual way. All of the regular contributors to The A.V. Club’s game section made a bunch of ballots with numbers on them. We added the numbers up. We talked over the list and tweaked it. We cheated with a couple of ties, because we can.

October 10, 2011

The Binding Of Isaac
Creators: Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl
Platforms: Mac, PC
Reviewed on: PC
Price: $4.99
The Binding Of Isaac is pitch-black and hard as hell. If you die in the middle of crawling the game’s randomly generated, Zelda-styled dungeons, you start the game from the beginning, armed only with the…