We’re at the tail end of this incredible Christmas season, and Nintendo — finally — are bringing out the big guns, with both Skyward Sword and Super Mario 3D Land being released in the same week.
After Hours Athletes (PS3) What is it? Fitness game. Bleh. Should you care? Just get a gym membership, or go running!
Angry Birds Rio (PC) What is it? Bloody Angry Birds. Should you care? Who still doesn’t own this game? Seriously.
Batman: Arkham City (PC) What is it? Strong game of the year contender finally gets its PC release. Should you care? Oh god yes.
James Noir Hollywood Crimes (DS) What is it? I… don’t… know. A puzzle game I think! Should you care? Absolutely not.
Lord of the Rings: War in the North (360/PS3/PC) What is it? RPG based in the Lord of the Rings universe. But you probably could have guessed that. Should you care? Fans may be interested but, otherwise, it’s hard to recommend this over better games in the market.
Modern Warfare 3 (Wii) What is it? Wii version of the biggest selling game of the year/ Should you care? Don’t know why you would buy the Wii version of this to be honest.
Rayman Origins (360/PS3/PC) What is it? Rayman hits back with a proper non-rabbids title. Should you care? Nice platformer, with a dazzling art style. It’s very good.
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (DS) What is it? I don’t know much about this, but it has animation by Mad House, one of the best anime studios in the world. Should you care? Fans of anime may want to check it out.
Sonic Generations (3DS) What is it? New Sonic game makes it to the 3DS a little late. Should you care? Buy Super Mario 3D Land first, then this.
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) What is it? The game the 3DS has been waiting for. Should you care? If you have a 3DS, you need this game.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) What is it? Yes. Yes. Yes. Should you care? I need this game in my life.
WWE 12 (360/PS3/PC) What is it? New reboot of the wrestling game. Should you care? Apparently it’s pretty decent.
WWE All Stars (3DS) What is it? 3DS version of the very awesome console wrestler. Should you care? Eh, get the console version. Should probably be pretty cheap now.
Zumba Fitness 2 What is it? Another fitness game. Bloody hell. Should you care? Absolutely not.