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Breath Of The Wild Rated E-10 For Use Of Alcohol

by Peter Paltridgeon February 20, 2017
It’s harder to sneak material past the ESRB than it once was. Back in the 90’s Banjo and Kazooie could cram their games with subtle innuendo and get it all under the radar, but The Man is more alert to that sort of thing now. That’s why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild […]

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Zelda Team Claims They’ve Cracked The Secret of Open-World Storytelling

by Peter Paltridgeon February 16, 2017
Open-world games are great, but they’ve historically lacked in one category: story. This is due to the nature of the game itself: stories are linear, and if you’re given the freedom to do whatever you want, controlling the flow of the story becomes impossible. Or does it? Today Game Informer published a video interview with […]

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Darksiders: The Scalding Gallow Collector’s Edition Revealed

by Jeffrey Harrison November 21, 2016
THQ Nordic a special online store exclusive version for Darksiders Warmastered Edition. This is The Scalding Gallow, which is a special one-of-a-kind collector’s edition for the game. It arrives this week for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. A PC version will be released later on November 29. THQ Nordic has also confirmed a Wii U version […]

Nintendo Believed Wii U Would Outsell The Wii

by Eileen Cruzon July 7, 2016
The Wii U, no matter what happens in the final amount of time it is out on the market, is widely going to be considered a failure. While its had many best selling titles, and a library most Nintendo fans are proud of, its hardware sales were fledgling from launch to now. This was odd […]

Nintendo Isn’t Currently Making Controller For Mobile Titles

by Eileen Cruzon July 6, 2016
Nintendo recently held its Shareholders meeting, and in it discussed many aspects of the company. One such topic was the mobile market Nintendo has been attempting to get into. During the conference, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima noted how well the app was doing: Miitomo has been downloaded more than 10 million times (by unique users) […]

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Nintendo and Atlus Explain Origins Of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

by Eileen Cruzon July 1, 2016
Easily one of the oddest mashups in recent memory is Nintendo and Atlus’ Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. A blend of Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem. While originally meant to be a true mashup, it ended up being something very, very, different. In an interview with IGN, Atlus producer Shinjiro Takata and Nintendo designer Hitoshi […]

The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes

Next Console Zelda Game Could Have Multiplayer

by Eileen Cruzon June 24, 2016
While not new to the Legend of Zelda franchise, as Four Swords and Tri-Force Heroes had it, the idea of a console Zelda game having multiplayer has long been a desire by fans. While it’s clear that the upcoming Breath of the Wild won’t have it, according to producer Eiji Aonuma, it could be in […]

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Nintendo Doesn’t Want To Brand New Zelda As “Open World”

by Eileen Cruzon June 23, 2016
The naming of genres helps gamers decide whether a game is something they might be interested in trying the game out. However, sometimes a game goes beyond a genre, and can be hard to define. This apparently is what is happening with Nintendo in regards to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. As Shigeru […]

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Legend of Zelda Producer Talks Voice Acting In Game

by Eileen Cruzon June 22, 2016
When Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was revealed in full at E3, one of the key things people noted about the trailer was that there was voice acting in it for the first time. The series has long prided itself on its uses of sound and emotional looks to convey the words on […]

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Nintendo Explains Dual Release For Breath Of The Wild

by Eileen Cruzon June 18, 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild made a big splash at this years E3. However, many fans are still saddened that the game will not be released in 2016 like it was originally planned. In fat, the game will release in 2017 on both Wii U and NX. The Zelda team talked at […]

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Nintendo Making “New Kind Of Mario Game”

by Eileen Cruzon June 17, 2016
For some game franchises, it’s really hard to keep things new and interesting. A key example of this is Mario. Though Nintendo has used Mario to launch new franchises, and even put him in numerous genres himself, the main Super Mario titles don’t change very much. In fact, the last “true” revolution for Mario game […]

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Skylanders Imaginators Announced

by Eileen Cruzon June 1, 2016
The next addition to the massively popular Skylanders franchise has arrived. In a press release, Activision revealed Skylanders Imaginators, which will allow for the very first time, the ability to truly create your own Skylander. “Coming October 16 in the US, Skylanders Imaginators will allow you to create your own Skylanders for the first time […]