The PC has been touted as a dying platform for games for several years now. Certainly, publishers focus on consoles more these days than ever before but the PC is still capable of things that consoles simply can’t achieve and the selection of nominated games reflects that well.
There could only ever really be one winner of this category though. Far more than just a simple PC game, this title has taken on a kind of cultural importance. So much so that huge console developer, Epic Games, has cited this game as an inspiration for its latest big Unreal-powered project. TheSixthAxis’ PC Game of the Year 2011 is Mojang’s masterpiece, Minecraft.