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Excellent Year for 3DS Games – 2017 Edition

2017 has been a complete knock-out for Nintendo thanks to the launch of the Nintendo Switch, as well as the SNES Classic and a handful of big 3DS releases. The Nintendo Switch has been an extremely popular game system thanks to its po...

 
 
 

Gaming Adrift

I've considered myself a fan of video games for most of my life. However, I've felt a serious disconnection from games over the last few years. I've been out of the loop when it comes to the titles most players seem to be engaged with ...

 
 
 

Excellent Year for 3DS Games

2016 has been an interesting year for Nintendo. Their mobile title initiative was a success with Miitomo and Super Mario Run as well as the cultural phenomenon of the summer, Pokemon GO! Additionally, the NES Classic Edition was a hig...

 
 
 

Sonic Says: Mania Edition

I interviewed the Sonic the Hedgehog cast to hear their thoughts on Sonic Mania. Let's start with the lead character. NinjaSpped: Hello Sonic. Sonic The Hedgehog: Hey there! What's up? NS: I'm doing well. How are you? STH: Feelin' go...

 
 
 

Nintendo Switch - Confirmed & Likely Games

In late October, Nintendo finally revealed the newest console, the Nintendo Switch via a reveal video. A handful of games were shown so I'm going to take a look at some of the revealed first-party titles as well as some likely titles f...

 
 
 

Do These Toys Still Have Life?

2015 had a large variety of toys-to-life video games to choose from. Almost an overwhelming amount, really. Skylanders: SuperChargers, Disney Infinity 3.0, the newly released Lego Dimensions, and various amiibo supported games like Ani...

 
 
 

Mighty No. 9 - Why I Was Excited

Mighty No. 9 was announced back in 2013 and I was hyped. I wasn't hyped as a fan of Mega Man, but as a fan of great video games. And Mighty No. 9 looked like another one of those really great video games. Unfortunately, numerous disapp...

 
 
 

Diversity via The Ladies

It's honestly great seeing more and more female characters in video games with major roles.  A ton of games I'm interested in this year feature prominent female leads including Horizon Zero Dawn, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, and Rise ...

 
 
 

From Metroid With Love

I'm no expert on Metroid. This year was the first time I've played a Metroid game. That game being Metroid Fusion on the Wii U Virtual Console, originally for the Game Boy Advance. And I've been having a blast! Imagining all the features t...

 
 
 

Better amiibo Unlockables

The demand for amiibo have well exceeded the supply. Figures are flying off the shelves, and fans are having a hard time finding the figures they’re looking for. And yet, outside of admiring their design, are the amiibo worth bu...

 
 
 

Why Can't Sonic Catch A Break?

Sega’s latest attempt at revitalizing the Sonic franchise was a whole new brand called Sonic Boom. They started a new comic series with regular collaborator Archie Comics, a new toyline with Tomy, a new animated series with QuiDo...

 
 

About NinjaSppedone of us since 12:16 AM on 03.14.2015

I'm Gervaise and I'll probably be lurking and upvoting more than posting. Thanks for the great times so far.

My current game systems are the 3DS, Wii U and PS4. I've written some interesting blogs on Dtoid that I think are worth checking out such as these:

2017's Best 3DS Games

FRONT-PAGED(!) The Adaptation: Batman Assault on Arkham

FRONT-PAGED(!) My Gaming Future

2016's Best 3DS Games

FRONT-PAGED(!) 2016's Video Game Anniversaries

Sonic Interviews

I really appreciate everything this community has done for me like shout-outs and fun descriptions.

I haven't done the game of the year thing before but recently I decided to I list my favorite game from each year starting with 2010.

2010 - Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
2011 - Sonic Generations
2012 - Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
2013 - Fire Emblem Awakening
2014 - Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
2015 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
2016 - Kirby: Planet Robobot
2017 - Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
2018 - Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

In case you want it, here's a cleaner/sharper version of my avatar.

Also, I'm a fan of this guy!