For 2013, much of the news revolving around Nintendo looked like “Wii U-this” and “Animal Crossing-that”. Well, this past year, the news was “Smash Bros.-this” and “Mario Kart-that”. 2014 was doubtless an up year for Nintendo. Not only did Nintendo consistently launch the highest quality games around, we also saw some surprise revelation of the mysterious QOL product announcement. Barring that mystery, it’s time to take a look back at what made up Nintendo stories for the past year. What was it that made Nintendo and its fanstic?