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The Top Video Games of 2010

This year’s E3 not only gave gamers something to look forward to in the coming months, it also set the stage for what’s promising to be a packed 2010.

Dozens of games on display are scheduled for release next year – many of which seem to have potential blockbuster status, based on gaming message board chatter and the lines to see or test play parts of these titles at the show.

Beyond this, there were several games that did not have ship dates defined, including “Agent” (from the team behind “Grand Theft Auto”), the massively multiplayer online “Star Wars: The Old Republic” and the next installment in the “Zelda” franchise. While these may ship next year, they’re wildcards, so we haven’t included them here.

Keep in mind: Games often slip, especially ones with publication dates this far out. With that caveat, here are our predictions for some of the titles you’ll see topping sales charts in 2010.

By Chris Morris, Special to CNBC.com
Posted 27 July 2009

Photo: Disney Interactive