Much like the latter missions in Red Dead Redemption, it's time to round up the cattle, or in this case guides, and wrangle them into the corral, this article. See, it's that kind of fantastic writing that gets me the respect I deserve around here.
All joking aside, GamesRadar has put up a huge number of guides this year, and this handy article is here to highlight some of the biggest and best from 2010. If you don't see a game you're looking for here, use our search function at the top of the page to find what you want, then click the cheats or guides tab on the page.
Each entry includes a highlighted guide and a link to the game's main cheat page, so just click the link or the image if you want to see more.
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
Ezio returns, though this time he's got a posse to back him up. Brotherhood's campaign was just as good as the previous game, overflowing with sidequests and collectibles, but the multiplayer was no slouch either. Good thing we've got guides for both.
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood flags and feathers guide
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood multiplayer strategy guide – How to be a cheating bastard
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood guides and cheats
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Treyarch came back with a vengance this year improving upon World at War in every way. The public responded, and the game's sales have broken the 1 billion dollar mark. We've got a load of multiplayer guides and hints in addition to a complete intel guide for all the hidden tape recorders in the single player.
Call of Duty: Black Ops achievement and trophy guide
Call of Duty: Black Ops complete Intel guide
Call of Duty: Black Ops guides and cheats
Darksiders may not be the most original game we've ever played, but then how bad could a game borrowing all its elements from other great games not be pretty great?
Darksiders guides and cheats
Abyssal Armor and weapons guide
Dead Rising 2
Dead Rising 2 was a huge hit with gamers in large part thanks to the innovative Combo Card system that let players duct tape all sorts of stuff together and create some gonzo weapons. Our nifty guide shows you how to make all the weapons AND where to get the ingredients you need to make them.
Dead Rising 2 Combo Card Weapon Guide
Dead Rising 2 Guides and cheats
Peter Molyneux may be more busy with Milo than Fable at this point, but the latest addition to the series is as fun and uniques as its predecessors. We've actually got a huge number of guides to help you track down the game's huge number of collectibles.
Fable 3 guides and cheats
Fable 3 gnomes guide
Fable 3 keys guide
Fallout: New Vegas
The Fallout series has always been open ended, leaving a lot of decisions to the player. It also makes tracking down some of the side quests and secrets a lot harder than in other games. Check out our character build guide to see the most effective way to make a melee only caveman who beats up super mutants.
Fallout: New Vegas character build guide
Fallout: New Vegas guides and cheats
Final Fantasy XIII
While there were some haters, we loved FFXIII despite its very minor problems. A techincal tour de force and an epic story created one of the most breathtaking games of the year. Check out our Cie'th Stone missions guide to unlock some of the game's best gear.
Cie'th Stone missions guide
Final Fantasy XIII guides and cheats
The final chapter in the Halo saga suprised a few folks and left others a little tepid, but there's no arguing with the game's excellent multiplayer. We've got map guides galore for the game's multiplayer in addition to a Data Pad guide fro all the game's collectibles.
Halo: Reach Data Pad location guide
Halo: Reach armor abilities guide
Halo: Reach guides and cheats
While Pokemon Black & White aren't out yet, our own Carolyn Gudmundson has been playing through the Japanese version, giving import friendly players a helpful walkthrough. We also wrapped up our complete Pokedex this year, giving you all the stats and info you need to take down Joey's Rattata.
The Complete Pokedex
Pokemon HeartGold SoulSilver guides and cheats
Red Dead Redemption
Once again, Rockstar dazzled the world of gaming with their ode to the dying days of the wild west. While many questioned the game's switch to an open world format, Rockstar proved that the desert, brush and hills can be just as captivating as downtown Liberty City. As always Rockstar has included loads of side missions, including treasure hunting, bounty hunting, and flower picking of all things. we've got guides for everything so make sure to check out the game's main cheat page.
Red Dead Redemption treasure hunting guide
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare mythical creatures guide
Red Dead Redemption guides and cheats
Star Craft 2
After a wait long enough to worry even Duke Nukem, Star Craft 2: Wings of Liberty finally arrived this year and it was every bit as glorious as Blizzard promised. Gorgeous cinematics and graphics, hyper competitive multiplayer, and the sweeping, epic story all helped cement the game's spot as one of 2010's best. Check out out guide to the challenging multiplayer for some essential tips you'll need if you want to win.
14 ways to win at Starcraft 2
Starcraft 2 guides and cheats
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2 managed to do the impossible and improve on a perfect game, proving that the portly plumber is still the king of platforming after all these years. Collecting every star in SMG2 has got to be one of gaming's most difficult challenges in years, but fortunately we've got a guide telling you how to grab every last one.
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Complete Stars Guide
Super Mario Galaxy 2 guides and cheats
Dec 26th, 2010