In this gaming special of CHIP Insider, we've managed to score a ton of exclusive interviews for you so you'll understand why Rocksteady had to delve into Batman's psyche to create a successful game, or how Saints Row: The Third is not really afraid of the competition. Besides the interviews, we've also previewed some of the most anticipated games slated to hit stores this year. And yes, we even remind you of the awesomeness that went by over the last six months in our 'Best of 2011 So Far' feature. Our cover story sheds a ton of light on the hottest games of 2011 that'll start rolling out in September. It won't be pretty for your wallet, but we're warning you well in advance so you can start saving up now.

While the main theme of this issue highlights the biggest upcoming games of 2011, we've also got several other features that go beyond the games themselves. If you're looking to build a career in game development, we've got you covered. We've handpicked some of the best game development colleges in India and abroad, and we also spoke with some budding game developers, who got into it without any formal education in the field. Everyone's talking about motion control these days, so for our innovation feature, we came across a unique project from a Hyderabad-based techie that has managed to get the xbox 360's Kinect to work on the PS3.

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We also caught up Atindriya Bose, the head of Playstation India, for his views on console gaming in India and to get an idea of what we can expect from Playstation in the near feature. The Playstation Vita is set to release this year, so we've picked out our most anticipated games for Sony's new handheld. It's cover-to-cover of triple-A gaming goodness, and at the end of it all, we're giving you the chance to win a brand new PS3 console with Playstation Move. So let's get to it.