Since releasing in the shadow of the Xbox 360, Sony's PS3 has increased its installed base and gotten stronger every year. Whether it's third-party software or a strong-looking slate of first-party games, 2011 looks to be a good year for the system. Here's a look at just some of the most-anticipated titles confirmed to come out for the platform in the coming year.
Mass Effect 2 (Jan.18)
PS3 fans can finally get their hands on the game that everyone has been raving about, as well as all the previously released DLC and an interactive comic detailing the first game.

LittleBigPlanet 2 (Jan.18)
Unprecedented creation options are at your fingertips for the return of Sackboy, including the ability to make full-on games in different genres. Look for our review in the upcoming January issue of Game Informer (#214).

Dead Space 2 (Jan. 25)
Multiplayer and all new scares mark Isaac Clarke's continuing fight against the Necromorphs. The limited edition copy of the game also includes a Move-compatible version of the former Wii exclusive, Dead Space: Extraction.

BulletStorm (Feb. 22)
We've been killing people in video games for years, but you haven't seen anything like the carnage in BulletStorm.

Killzone 3 (Feb. 22)
Killzone 3 was one of Sony's highlights at 2010's E3, and you'll finally be able to get your hands on this gorgeous-looking FPS. Improvements to multiplayer, Move and 3D support, jetpacks, and more mark the continuing fight between the Helghast and ISA.

Dragon Age II (March 8)
This sequel features a new protagonist, Hawke, whose story is told in isolated episodes that span an entire decade as influenced by your choices in Dragon Age: Origins and Awakening.

Crysis 2 (March 22)
Take the all-powerfull Nanosuit 2.0 through a tour of a besieged New York City in Crytek's FPS.

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