All the buzz on the year that was. It’s our 2004 Louie Awards.
Sure, Nintendo’s third pillar is an original idea, but what’s the point if we don’t get any worthwhile titles until March? Not even the fantastic port of Super Mario 64 or the quirky, yet lovable Feel the Magic XY/XX could save the DS’s launch from feeling sorely empty and hopelessly lackluster. Still, the DS does have some power in its punch, and we’re sure it’ll have a great year in 2005.
Runner Up: Resident Evil 4 and Viewtiful Joe no longer exclusive