The 37th issue (Christmas 2008) of the Official Nintendo Magazine was released on 21 November 2008. It came with a free 2009 calender. It was also the last issue that Chandra Nair was editor for. The cover feature is an Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City review and The Hot Half 100 games of 2009.


The Hot Half 100

The top 50 games to be released in 2009


Animal Crossing: Lets Go to the City 90% Wii Chris Scullion
Boing! Dokomodake DS 85% DS
Boogie Superstar 81% Wii
Brothers In Arms: Double Time 69% Wii
Celebrity Sports Showdown 63% Wii
Family Trainer 69% Wii Tom East
Guitar Hero: On Tour - Decades 76% DS Martin Mathers
Guitar Hero: World Tour 92% Wii Martin Mathers
Mario Golf 89% Virtual Console Chris Scullion
Monopoly 91% Wii
NBA Live 09 All-Play 54% Wii
Ninjatown 74% DS Chris Scullion
Puzzler Collection 74% DS
Quantum of Solace 52% Wii Martin Mathers
Rapala's Fishing Frenzy 74% Wii
Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Party 78% Wii Tom East
Real Football 2009 82% DS Chris Scullion
Rubik's Puzzle World 62% DS
Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip 80% Wii Mike Jackson
Shining Force II 82% Virtual Console
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows 68% Wii Fred Dutton
Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon 41% DS
Street Fighter II: Special Champions Edition 84% Virtual Console
Strong Bad: Episode Three 88% WiiWare
Super Turrican 2 60% Virtual Console
Tetris Party 91% WiiWare Chris Scullion
Tony Hawk's Motion 36% DS Mike Jackson
What's Cooking? With Jamie Oliver 70% DS Tom East
WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2009 84% Wii Martin Mathers
WWE SmackDown Vs Raw 2009 72% DS