Posts by Ben Lamoreux

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An Ode to Toad: E3 2014 Impressions

Apologies to the lovable Captain Toad for my tardiness in reporting in on his fun new adventure. I went hands on with Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker at E3, but I’ve been too busy to write up impressions for it until now. To make it up to him, I’ve written him a poem: O Captain! My… Read more »

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Poll: What Is Your Favorite Element of Zelda?

Yesterday, the latest episode of Sequelitis was released, dropping some tough criticisms on Ocarina of Time for straying away from (in his opinion) what makes Zelda great. That prompted me to write a response about the balance of elements that make up the Zelda formula. There are many things that people think of when they… Read more »

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Sony President Shuhei Yoshida: Nintendo Balances Out an Industry of ‘Big-Budget, Realistic, Military Shooters’

Despite the fact that Nintendo and Sony are competitors, PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida has historically been very civil towards Nintendo, praising Nintendo games and stating that the competition is good for the industry on several occasions. While discussing the reaction to the reveal of LittleBigPlanet 3, Yoshida again had positive things to say about Nintendo,… Read more »

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Poll: What Style of Metroid Would You Like to See Next?

Last month, it was revealed that Nintendo is considering how they want to move forward with both 2D and 3D Metroid games, breaking a long silence about the dormant franchise. Not long after, Shigeru Miyamoto polled fans, asking them “What games do you want us to make for Wii U?” The top result was Metroid…. Read more »

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DualShock 4 Can Now Be Used Wirelessly On PlayStation 3

If you have both a PlayStation 3 and a PlayStation 4, or you still just have the last gen console but want to try out the fancy new controller, Sony has released a system update that makes the DualShock 4 wirelessly compatible with PlayStation 3. You can activate your DualShock 4 on PlayStation 3 via… Read more »