Nintendo dropped their biggest games of the year on us in November.
Andrew Brown, Australia Correspondent -
November saw the release of, arguably, the best Mario game ever and Zelda's top-down successor, A Link Between Worlds (my town had an awesome launch party, by the way). Across the sea in Japan came the highly anticipated third entry into the amazing One Piece Unlimited game series. The two corresponding limited edition XL systems for Zelda and One Piece were too much for my nerd compulsion to resist, and I now own two new handhelds, from Australia and Japan respectively. I am now dishing out three simultaneous StreetPasses to anyone who crosses my path; cue maniacal laughter! At least one of the new systems is justified: what good is an Australia Correspondent who can't play Australian games, anyway?
Alex Culafi, Previews Editor -
November was almost as huge for Nintendo as it was for the rest of the gaming industry. Two consoles launched one week apart, and within that week, Nintendo managed to release a new Zelda game, a new Mario Party game, and the next big 3D Mario game. While I can't say I'm too fond of any of those three games, I can still be impressed at how both Mario and Zelda seem to be topping a number of GOTY lists. And even if they aren't necessarily based around Nintendo, games like Tearaway, Killzone, and Dead Rising 3 ensured that everyone had something to love this month.
On a more personal note, this month also marked my first time hosting a segment on the big telethon. I'm happy that it went as well as it did (I was really nervous!), and I'm also happy that my first hosting job allowed me to record with two guys from the excellent Player One Podcast. It was exactly as amazing and nerve-wracking as I thought it would be.
Justin Berube, Features Editor -
Nintendo managed to deliver some amazing content for me in November. Wii U finally received its, arguably, best game in Super Mario 3D World. Additionally, as someone who worships The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, I quickly fell in love with Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Both games managed to keep me busy into December and reminded me why I'm a Nintendo fan.
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