2019 has barely started, but there’s already a cadre of games we’re just waiting to get our hands on. And we’re not alone — Japanese publication Famitsu has released a reader poll of the most anticipated releases of the year, and it’s not surprising to see Nintendo favs sprinkled throughout.

Leading the Nintendo pack is Animal Crossing at #5, hotly requested and desired despite the fact that we know absolutely nothing about it, which just shows how hungry people are for pulling weeds and interior decorating. Also in the top ten is Fire Emblem: Three Houses, a similarly underexposed game, and the upcoming Switch release of Dragon Quest XI. Other high placers include Shin Megami Tensei V, Bayonetta 3, and Yo-Kai Watch 4.

You can check out the full list below:

1. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 1,378 votes
2. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 1,264 votes
3. [PS4] Resident Evil 2 – 952 votes
4. [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 – 753 votes
5. [NSW] Animal Crossing – 613 votes
6. [PS4] Super Robot Wars T – 590 votes
7. [PS4] Catherine: Full Body – 493 votes
8. [PS4] Code Vein – 480 votes
9. [NSW] Fire Emblem: Three Houses – 454 votes
10. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S – 440 votes
11. [PS4] Dead or Alive 6 – 426 votes
12. [NSW] Shin Megami Tensei V – 410 votes
13. [NSW] Bayonetta 3 – 392 votes
14. [NSW] Yo-kai Watch 4 – 310 votes
15. [NSW] Ushiro – 306 votes
16. [PS4] LoveR – 304 votes
17. [NSW] Super Robot Wars T – 270 votes
18. [PS4] Left Alive – 258 votes
19. [PSV] Romancing SaGa 3 – 253 votes
20. [PS4] Death Stranding – 252 votes
21. [PS4] Jump Force – 228 votes
22. [PS4] Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland – 227 votes
23. [3DS] Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn – 224 votes
24. [PS4] Arc of Alchemist – 207 votes
25. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 – 194 votes
26. [PS4] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – 178 votes
27. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – 161 votes
29. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy: Relink – 146 votes
30. [PS4] Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists – 138 votes

Thanks to Japanese Nintendo for providing the English translation!

 

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A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.

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