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E3 2017: Nintendo Is Considering More Wii U Ports To Switch

by Todd Blackon June 15, 2017
When the Nintendo Switch was announced, a surprise reveal was that Mario Kart 8 was going to be coming out to the console as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Then, a few weeks ago, Nintendo revealed Pokken Tournament DX for the Switch. Both of these games were made for the Wii U, but then ported to […]

Five Things Learned From Hacking Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

by Peter Paltridgeon May 18, 2017
Two game modders who go by the handles MrBean and Chadderz have created what they’ve deemed the “Accio Master Code,” a hack for the Wii U version of Breath of the Wild that allows any object in the game to be spawned anywhere. MrBean used his new creation to create some amusing videos (they’re a […]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review (Wii U)

by Eileen Cruzon April 4, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is incredibly well done. The graphics are awe-inspiring and the gameplay offers a solid and reliable experience. Breath of the Wild doesn’t give you enough opportunities to grow emotionally attached to the characters vital to story progression, but it does do a fantastic job of otherwise achieving the illusion that […]

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Axiom Verge To Be Published On Disc With Bonus Features

by Peter Paltridgeon February 24, 2017
Remember Axiom Verge? It’s a sidescrolling exploration game heavily inspired by Metroid that won the hearts of critics everywhere in 2015. It’s a game so good, you could buy it twice. Now you should give that thought serious consideration, as a version for your shelf will be released soon. The physical version of Axiom Verge […]

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Nintendo Reveals Justification For Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC

by Nathan Gibsonon February 20, 2017
In what is a first for The Legend of Zelda franchise, Nintendo has confirmed that Breath of the Wild will get post-launch downloadable content. The significant expansion was revealed when the company announced that they would be selling a season pass for the DLC, taking many by surprise as the publisher has largely avoided adding […]

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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 […]

Nintendo’s Wii U Exits Production

by Peter Paltridgeon January 31, 2017
Nintendo announced late last year that they would be stopping production of the Wii U shortly before the release of the Switch, and the last day of January was the day they followed through. As of now, no more Wii U units will be produced for any region of the world. The stock that’s left […]

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Nintendo Explains Why Switch Is $300

by Todd Blackon January 16, 2017
When Nintendo revealed the Switch last week, a key talking point was about the price: $300. While it was very fair, there was a question from fans of the last two console generations as to why it was $300, but didn’t come bundled with a game. If you recall, the Wii had Wii Sports, and […]

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Coming Out 3rd March

by Nathan Gibsonon January 13, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will officially release on March, alongside the Nintendo Switch. The Japanese company made the announcement as part of their in-depth reveal of the new console as well as releasing a new trailer that details some of the story of the game and features some of the new […]

Swap Fire Hits Wii U eShop

by Todd Blackon December 2, 2016
A new game has hit the Nintendo Wii U eShop. Swap Fire is a multiplayer puzzle FPS that uses the interesting mechanic of swapping positions after you shoot another player. Thus, you’ll have to be creative in winning the “Drop Zones” and getting ahead in the game. You can check out the story for Swap […]

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Nintendo Confirms Wii U Ceasing Production

by Todd Blackon November 10, 2016
The Nintendo Wii U will forever be a cautionary tale when it comes to how to make a console. Trying to bank off the successful name of a previous console won’t always work, and a gimmick that isn’t fully supported will no doubt lead to a console that doesn’t get unique enough games. Rumors have […]