And Gamespot's Overall Game of the Year Is...

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds! Congratulations to Nintendo, who has had a bit of a rough year due to the Wii's abysmal performance (but seems to be excelling on handheld devices).

Gamespot's decision comes as a bit of a surprise, considering all the high-tech, graphics-loaded games that launched on bigger consoles (Assassin's Creed, Bioshock: Infinite, and Grand Theft Auto come to mind).

But Gamespot makes a good point: it's the best Zelda game the franchise has seen in decades, and "by removing any tutorial shackles, you're set loose in a bustling world with only your own curiosity to guide you." Watch the video below, and let us know in the comments what your overall pick of 2013 is:

Gamespot's Overall Game of the Year 2013

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