You think different. You've rejected the shiny, minimalist wares that come from Apple. Good for you. But that also means you probably haven't played Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery—a.k.a. one of 2011's best games—which has been exclusively available on iDevices up until this point.
I played a ton of games in 2011. More, probably, than any other year of my life. So when it came time to choose the best from among them, I spent a lot of time thinking back, sifting through the triumphs and the frustrations, the unexpected joys and the unfortunate disappointments.