1. Mass Effect 2
The continuing adventures of Ariana Shephard (she's sassy, but gets results) never fails to amaze, and the amount of even the smallest decisions from ME1 that carry over brings a smile to my face.
Come on, man! He throws HIM into the volcano, then he throws the OTHER dude offa something...then there's a panda. SICK!
3. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Phenomenal storytelling and pitch-perfect translation, the whole X-Naut saga unravels beautifully... My personal favourite Mario game.
4. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
This is a action-packed story filled with PEOPLE, all with their own motivations, machinations and feelings. That puppet-hands conversation in the jail nailed it for me, Ryan was spot-on. Needed more Nolan North, but what game doesn't?