IGN’s running a poll on the hotest games of this year. While no LOTR games are slated for release this year, there are a good deal of Xbox games listed (the company we are anticipating to release at least one LOTR title next year), not to mention titles like “Harry Potter”, Frodo’s arch rival.

Sick of having “the media” tell you what’s hot and what’s not? Well, here’s your chance to make a difference. We have assembled a listing of the most popular and best games of 2001 for all gaming platforms, including home consoles, PC and Game Boy Advance. As you can see, the list includes games that are already out as well as games slated to be released before the end of the year. [More]