It's been really tricky trying to write this article.
It's not for a lack of quality games headed to The Big N's 3DS, no siree. It's actually because I've been far too busy rubbing my hands with glee at the thought of 2013's roster to put fingers to keyboard.
Next year is looking pretty incredible for fans of Nintendo's handheld, with loads of big-name RPGs incoming, plenty of top-class hardcore franchises on their way, and a few off-the-wall-but-keep-an-eye-o n-'em-because-they-could-be -amazing potential surprises just around the corner.
So, read on to find out more about the 3DS games you simply must get hold of in 2013. Somehow.