Positivity in Perspective: Top Conversations in Gaming in 2020 — Q1

Published On: January 19, 2021By Categories: InsightsTags:

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.

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Positivity in Perspective: Top Conversations in Gaming in 2020 — Q1

Published On: January 19, 2021By Categories: InsightsTags:

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.

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Positivity in Perspective: Top Conversations in Gaming in 2020 — Q1

Published On: January 19, 2021By

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.

Amid the onslaught of headlines in 2020, the video game industry offered audiences moments of respite. Whether exploring advancements in VR, enjoying life debt-free on a low population island, living the life of a superhero, or kicking friends off a spaceship, games offered people both escapism and social connectivity at a much needed time.

To celebrate the moments in gaming that captivated our attention and lifted our spirits, we have curated a list of the top positive conversations from 2020, which we’ll be sharing throughout the week. In this blog post, we’ll share the top conversations from Q1 2020. Let’s dive in!

January

Months before the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, fans of the series responded overwhelmingly positively to news of an Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, others were pleased to get “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” stuck in their heads again. Other top conversations for the month celebrated Wolfenstein, Resident Evil 3, Nvidia VRSS, and a new house in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Top Conversations: January 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Animal Crossing Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch 98
2 Witcher Toss a Coin to Your Witcher 97
3 Wolfenstein Wolfenstein: YoungBlood — RTX Launch Trailer 96
4 Resident Evil 3 Resident Evil 3 Remake Trailer 94
5 Nvidia Nvidia VRSS for VR 91
6 Fire Emblem Three Houses Ashen Wolves in Fire Emblem Three Houses 84

February

The addition of a Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go was universally well-received. Meanwhile, the first trailer for Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time and promotions surrounding a Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X generated similarly high reactions. Other positive conversations in February included a The Last of Us Part II duality theme for Playstation, a Cyberpunk 2077 edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 ti GPU, and a rather large update to Call of Duty.

Top Conversations: February 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Pokémon Go Etika Memorial Pokéstop in Pokémon Go 100
2 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack 99
3 Xbox One X Limited Edition Jordan Brand Xbox One X 99
4 The Last of Us The Last of Us Part II Duality Theme 96
5 Nvidia & Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce RTX 2080 tI Cyberpunk 2077 Edition 94
6 Call of Duty 68GB update to Call of Duty 92

March

While Nintendo’s announcements pertaining to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros enjoyed the warmest reception of trending conversations in March, Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominated. Whether discussing custom designs, the Bunny Day event announcement, or the enigma of Tom Nook, the flurry of positive conversations around ACNH was exceptionally high. Other top conversations for the month included Sony’s interest in acquiring several Konami IPs and the use of Minecraft to host a high school graduation in Japan.

Top Conversations: March 2020
# Entity Topic Sentiment
1 Mario Remasters for Super Mario Bros’ 35th Anniversary 93
2 Sony Sony to Acquire Several Konami IPs 91
3 Animal Crossing ACNH Custom Designs 88
4 Animal Crossing ACNH Bunny Day Announcement 83
5 Minecraft High School Graduation Hosted in Minecraft 83
6 Animal Crossing Tom Nook, the ACNH Politician & Landlord 81

Up Next

Over the next few days, we’ll share the top positive conversations in gaming for the rest of 2020. Follow Spiketrap on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest updates!

Methodology

The conversations referenced in this article reflect the largest and most positive stories for their given month. For each month, conversations were first ranked by their total engagement volume. From the top 20 conversations, the conversations that yielded the highest sentiment scores were included.