After one of the finest years in the company's history, you have to wonder just how Nintendo can top 2017. Not only did we get two of the finest entries in their respective franchises with Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, but pitch-perfect sequels like Splatoon 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 managed to ensnare far wider audiences that were available on the doomed Wii U.
Within just nine months (the Switch released in March), Nintendo amassed a catalogue of exclusives that easily challenges Sony's, and you have to imagine made Microsoft balk, as the latter cancelled or delayed every project people were excited about.
Now, as 2018 kicks into gear, the general sentiment seems to be that Nintendo used up all their big guns for that opening salvo, leaving very little to satiate fans for the remainder. Thankfully, that's just not true.
Unlike the disastrously empty Wii U catalogue, the Switch has everything from old-school revivals to more new IP than you can shake a stick at. Hopefully by this time next year we'll be looking back on another 12 months of solid momentum, but for now, let's start with...