I used to be very critical of ports/remasters/remakes, and I still kind of am. I think it's lame to fill out a year with so much of that kind of content when your entire business model is essentially to rely on your own original content to sell your consoles.
At the same time, I'm not going to lie, Xenoblade HD is now one of my favorite games of all time, and Origami King is one of my favorite Switch games. Both games that lived up to the relatively little hype I gave them, and both new games to me (well Origami King is new to everyone ... but, you know). And what little I played of the Pikmin 3 Deluxe demo was quite great, and I'm sure at least one of the three Mario games in the 3D All-Stars collection will live up to it's fame.
So that's 2 remasters and a port collection, plus a brand new great game. And I don't know about Age of Calamity. Animal Crossing was alright. To me, that's better than 2017, where I only felt like Breath of the Wild lived up to it's hype. Then again, that's assuming I don't get majorly disappointed with every Mario game and Pikmin 3, but even without those I'd probably give it to this year.
If I like all/most of the games I've yet to play, I'd give this year a flat B. If I don't, I'd give it a C+.
So either way: