If you’ve followed my articles, you understand that one of my most long-standing complaints about the series is that it revolves too much around solving puzzles. That doesn’t mean that getting challenged by dungeon design is bad, per se – but it does mean that once you figure out the general flow of the dungeon,… Read more »
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Now that Nintendo has made the jump to HD, where the big 3D worlds dominate while 2D ones are shoved off to the side, one might wonder whether 2D Metroid would ever make a comeback. To this day, Super Metroid remains the favorite of many fans, even after Metroid Prime took the world by storm… Read more »
There are a veritable ton of PlayStation 4 games on the way, and we’ve decided to take on the daunting task of cataloging all of the ones that are confirmed for 2014-2015. There are well over 100 games on the list, which means you’ll have plenty to choose from over the next 18 months if… Read more »
As soon as Hyrule Warriors was revealed, the question just had to be asked: is the spin-off game part of the series’ timeline, or not? For most, the answer seemed obvious – no, it definitely isn’t. It’ll be part of its own pocket universe. But when references started popping up, like an image of Skyloft… Read more »
Conan O’Brien always picks the best games for his Clueless Gamer segment, and this E3 is no different. Click on to watch Conan take on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Can his sarcastic golf clap save him from his cluelessness?
Nintendo just dropped the first official screenshots for its new 3DS IP: Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.. As you can see, it uses a steampunk-infused comic book style as a backdrop for a unique twist on turn-based strategy gameplay. Check out more about the game here, and click on to view the full-size screenshots.
Speaking of no-shows… one curious omission from Nintendo’s E3 lineup this year was Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem, which was announced as part of a batch of games that included Zelda Wii U, Yoshi’s Woolly World, and Xenoblade Chronicles X in January 2013. However, don’t despair – the game’s still in development, and is… Read more »
Wondering why The Last Guardian was yet again a no-show at this year’s E3? Join the club! Seems like that’s the big question on almost everyone’s minds – including Eurogamer. They quizzed Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida on why the game’s absent this time around. You might expect that it’s vaporware by now, but apparently not! It’s… Read more »
Nintendo just announced Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., a new IP for Nintendo 3DS. It’s a cartoony steampunk turn-based strategy game, developed by Intelligent Systems. This story is developing… Click on for details as they emerge.
We learned yesterday that the Zelda Wii U reveal trailer wasn’t a pre-rendered video, but actually running in-engine on Wii U hardware. Today, a Miiverse post from Eiji Aonuma clarifies a little bit – it isn’t just in-engine, it’s actually recorded from gameplay! Click on to see the post.
Today we teamed up with our parent site, Zelda Dungeon, for an exclusive interview with Eiji Aonuma. During the interview, Mr. Aonuma discussed a lot about Hyrule Warriors. For example, did you know that the development team originally considered adding a traditional Zelda-style dungeon, complete with puzzles? In the end, however, they decided against it,… Read more »
A lot of people noticed that the Link in this morning’s Zelda Wii U debut trailer looked a bit… different. No green tunic, no trademark cap, no sword. What’s going on here? Venture Beat sat down with Eiji Aonuma today to talk Zelda Wii U, and apparently they learned something about Link that I don’t… Read more »