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Pop Stars Vs. Monsters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 23, 2016
If you had asked anybody months ago about this particular week in the Nintendo Download, was anybody expecting Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE to decimate Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 in reviews? Because that’s what happened. The long-awaited return of Mega Man’s creator was largely derided as mediocre, while this weird brightly-colored dance-mashup starring Fire Emblem […]
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Zelda Producer Says Link Will Be Forever Silent

by Peter Paltridgeon June 22, 2016
If you watched any bit of the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage that multiple websites hosted, you might have noticed something you’ve never heard before: full voice acting! The voice that speaks to Link near the beginning of the game speaks in complete audible sentences — and this is the first time […]

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Post-E3 Breath Of The Wild Revelations

by Peter Paltridgeon June 20, 2016
Nintendo only had one playable game at E3 this year, but they hit a bullseye with one bullet. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the most popular game on the show floor by far. 150 kiosks were running the game, and despite this, the line to play it stretched throughout the entire […]
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E3 2016: It’s Possible To Go Straight To The Final Boss In Zelda: Breath of The Wild

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2016
Speedrunners and other such “game-breaker” enthusiasts have been wondering just how open The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild truly is. It’s not unreasonable to suspect large sections of the game have been blocked off for future access, right? …Not this time. Producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed today that if a player was good enough, […]

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E3 2016: Link Is Right-Handed Now For The Dumbest Reason

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2016
Zelda fanatics are ecstatic over The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but far less so over recent comments made by Eiji Aonuma, director of the series. During an interview with Kotaku, Aonuma was asked about the rumor that you would be able to choose your gender in the upcoming Zelda game, and whether […]
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E3 2016: Nintendo’s Big E3 Sale Starts Today

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
Nintendo doesn’t discount its own games very often, so the occasion of a special E3 super-sale is worth attention. Through the next week, many Nintendo games and even some third-party titles will be discounted up to 40% off their regular price. And if you’re registered with My Nintendo, an addition 10% will be taken off […]

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E3 2016: Nintendo Reveals New Amiibo

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
Nintendo has revealed the latest figures in their amiibo line. There are some repeat characters, admittedly, but there are also some cool-looking originals. Plus, they may finally introduce a Rosalina I can actually find. The first three are related to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The Archer figure is Link with a […]
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E3 2016: Nintendo Reveals The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
The Nintendo Treehouse will be playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild all day today. The company has also released the official trailer, which you can view below. They said the emphasis would be on exploration, and they weren’t kidding — the world map is absolutely huge (I would bet you could fit […]

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No Mountain Will Stop You In The Next Zelda Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 12, 2016
We’re still waiting for Nintendo to start streaming bombshells from their Treehouse regarding the new Zelda, but they’ve given us a tantalizing bit of information to digest while we’re waiting: this new painted mural, which has been uploaded to the Amazon.com preorder page for the game. Remember when the only thing that could stop Link […]
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Kirby Gets Serious In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 10, 2016
You’ve heard of “Angry Kirby,” but never like this. This week in the Nintendo Download, Kirby: Planet Robobot launches for 3DS — and Kirby’s got a giant mech suit! It could be argued that Kirby doesn’t even need it, but why split hairs when he looks so cool? This is one of the few Nintendo […]