I'm kinda surprised by how many mostly-Japanese gamers are here on TrekBBS. On another Western-franchise sci-fi forum I visit (BioWare Social Network) there's a lot of antipathy toward Japanese games. But I guess it's different, what with that being a site exclusively devoted to a Western game company. Heh. I just tend to get Star Trek fans and Mass Effect fans all jumbled in my head sometimes, so it still surprised me a little.
Anyway, Paper Mario does indeed look good. And I'll give a nod to GTA V, The Last of Us, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed III and BioShock Infinite as well.