Chief among them is Super Smash Bros, the long-awaited sequel to the classic Nintendo brawler in which the biggest characters from the Japanese gaming giant's universe go at each other with fists, moustaches and blaster guns swinging.
Out on Nintendo 3DS in October, and later in the year for Wii U, it looks like an amazing recreation of a beloved game, on a par at least with Mario Kart 8 (itself one of the best reviewed games of the year).
So how does it play? We've collected the best 11 gameplay videos from our archives to give you as good a picture as we can. Bring on the autumn!