What’s on your holiday wish-list?

We’ve made it through November: you’ve stuffed yourself silly, survived the deadly mobs of Black Friday, and you’ll be eating leftover turkey sandwiches for a fortnight – but the final boss looms. Christmas.

It’s about this time, your friends and family will be demanding you provide them a detailed “wish-list,” citing that there are only “X” shopping days left.  What’s going to be on yours? Think about it – compile it, and ask yourself: are you surprised by what you chose?

I was.

Despite the release of PlayStation move, Xbox Kinect, and slew of big name titles for our hi-def neighbors (CoD: Black Ops, Fable III) I was surprised to find myself creating a list devoid of “HD,” unless you count a spare Xbox controller. No, only three video games found their way to my pen: Donkey Kong Country Returns, Sonic Colors, and Epic Mickey.  I’m no loyalist – I own every major console on the market – but it’s interesting to see myself running back to Nintendo for the holidays.

What’s on your wish-list this holiday season?

22 Responses to What’s on your holiday wish-list?

  1. Al says:

    I’ll just copy down my list! (In no particular order)
    1. 999 (thanks to Infendo one hour ago)
    2. Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
    3. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (yeah, I still don’t have it)
    4. Legend of Zelda Minish Cap
    5. Legend of Dragoon
    6. Suikoden
    7. Kingdom Hearts Re:chain of Memories
    8. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
    9. .hack//infection
    10. Final Fantasy IX
    11. Ico
    Not to mention the Yundi Li Chopin nocturnes and sheet music for the concertos! 😛

  2. LuigiFreak says:

    70 dollars to get Marvel vs Capcom 3 Special Edition in February 🙂

  3. Skotski says:

    Money.

    And everything else I’m given that’s not a video game I’ve been looking forward to will be sold. For money.

    Money can’t buy me happiness, but it can buy a |> |2 | \/ /-\ 7 |? \/\/ |? |) |) | |\| C-.
    … so money please. 😀

  4. Skotski says:

    apparently alt+240 doesn’t translate on this site

  5. baelnic says:

    In no particular order. Golden Sun, Donkey Kong, Mario V Donkey Kong Mini DS Thingie (Hope my wife can figure that one out), Epic Mickey, Layton 3.

  6. Verius says:

    Mario All Stars, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Epic Kirby, Kirbys Epic Yarn.

  7. srkelley says:

    Goldeneye, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Super Mario Bros. 5, Sonic Colors (Both of them), Infinite Space, Epic Mickey, Fatal Frame IV, and a new copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy.

  8. Greg in PA says:

    i tend to enjoy a nice friendly nintendo game around the holidays as it just fits in with family nature but back on topic i pretty much got every game i want during the year so a playstation move is on my wish list but i would also like the box set of america the story of us, i caught two episodes on a marathon one day and it seemed very well done

  9. Ben says:

    Donkey Kong Country 4 (aka Returns), Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune for Wii and (possibly) Sonic Colors.

  10. Verius says:

    typo in my last comment. meant Epic Mickey instead of epic kirby… =.=

  11. gojiguy says:

    Well, I dont celebrate christmas, but I have a birthday in december. I plan on treating myself to

    1. Some Godzilla DVDs (still missing a few in my collection)
    2. Some Jackie Chan movies (Police story 1, 2, 3 especially)
    3. an X-Arcade Dreamcast adapter
    4. a Sony NEX VG10 (beautiful camcorder/DSLR)
    5. A bag, 8GB SD card and tripod for the NEX VG10.

  12. rdaneel72 says:

    Epic Mickey
    Goldeneye
    Super Scribblenauts

    And, especially, Intellivision Lives DS! Kinda bummed no Tron: Deadly Discs, though. That is the best Tron game ever!

  13. Austin says:

    3DS…. Well maybe some money, which i will then later use to buy a 3DS lol 😀

  14. bananaoomarang says:

    DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS ALL THE WAY!!!

  15. Richard says:

    Yoshi’s Island on Virtual Console.

  16. Mr.Nintendofanatico says:

    My wife buy a red wii for me and I buy a red DSi to my daughter, for the 25th I’m getting Super Mario all stars to get the whole 25th anniversary collection.

  17. nin says:

    1. super mario all stars
    2.dkcr
    3. epic yarn
    4. new graphics card for me comp
    5.money for 3ds (top priority in my book)
    6.Golden sun (never played the series but a friend of mine seems to love it)
    7. first few seasons of the pokemon anime(would love to get in japanese with english subtitles)
    8.super scribblenauts
    9. some ghibli films
    and a few other things i can’t think of right now. wish black and white was coming out before Christmas but of course it’s not coming ’till Q1 or so

  18. The World Ends With You, 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors, and Rock Band 3 are the games on my list.

  19. HyperSonic says:

    Just two: Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, and Mass Effect 2.

    Been waiting for the former forever (well, 7 years I guess), and since I got a taste of BioWare, I want more. =P

  20. Lisa W says:

    Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby Yarn Wii, Mario V Donkey Kong, Atari Retro Classics Vol 1 … the kid is getting some of these so that I make sure they make it under the tree 🙂

  21. James says:

    My #1 thing is DK Country Returns!

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