One of the many, many reasons we love sci-fi and fantasy so much is watching our favorite heroes (and villains) kick ass with awesome weapons—but sometimes (and the holidays is one of those times)—just watching it happen isn't enough. Sometimes you want a mythic sword or high-tech blaster of your very own, and a plastic knock-off from the toy store just won't do.
It's been a good year for video games. In 2011, sequels, trilogies and anniversary packs dominated the market. And when it comes to shopping for gaming gifts, there are plenty of amazing titles to choose from.