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Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Trials Review: Playing to Strengths

By David Craddock, Jul 07, 2017 2:30pm PDT

Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s The Master Trials DLC expansion is additive rather than wholly original, but that just means more of a great thing. Our review.


"Man this has been one of the best Zelda games I have played. I had to beat the game twice, my ..."

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Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild's 2D Prototype Holds Historical Significance for Nintendo

By David Craddock, Mar 23, 2017 2:20pm PDT

From its value as the proving ground that begat one of the best games ever made, to its function as a lens into the company, Zelda's prototype deserves to be released.


"Right there with you. I love audiobooks. I'll let you know when knew ones are published. :)"

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Wii U Zelda slated for 2015

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 10:29am PDT

During Nintendo’s E3 conference today, series producer Eiji Aonuma introduced a new Zelda game slated for 2015. Though a title hasn’t been given, his description gave more details on how we can expect the series to evolve.


"If you are tempted enough, get a refurbished WiiU from Nintendo for $200. Full warranty as if ..."

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Nintendo dates 2013 holiday games for Wii U and 3DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 9:30am PDT

Nintendo has announced release dates for Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.


"Man, I hate the idea of digital, only because I don't trust most of these companies to continue ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 4 comments

Nintendo E3 'Experience' includes Mario 3D World and Mario Kart 8

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2013 8:10am PDT

Nintendo has announced the four games playable at its "Experience" project: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD.


"I'm definitely going to see if 3D world won't be a total let down since I was expecting a new ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 10 comments

Pikmin 3 coming August 4, The Wonderful 101 coming September 15

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2013 7:57am PDT

Nintendo outlined release dates for the rest of the summer today, including some big titles on the Wii U.


"Beggars can't be choosers, dude. For the time being, Nintendo taking an active role in the game ..."

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Zelda: A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2013 7:50am PDT

Nintendo announced a direct successor to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past at its Nintendo Direct conference today. The game is coming this holiday season for the 3DS.


"There were like 2 of them that had this... At least for mandatory objectives. It's possible I'm ..."

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Zelda 'Oracle' games coming to 3DS eShop

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2013 11:30am PST

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and its twin Oracle of Ages are coming to the 3DS eShop. Nintendo has announced they'll hit Japan later this month, and take "a little while longer" to come to other territories.


"squigs, it is a must play. Best top-down since ALttP Please do it and report back!"

- uebersoldat see all 14 comments

Nintendo teases new Zelda, Wind Waker remake for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 6:50am PST

Nintendo teased two upcoming Zelda projects during its Nintendo Direct today: the new Wii U Zelda in development, and an HD Wind Waker remake.


"They specifically mentioned both things directly. Note that they mentioned them simple as ..."

- Conan see all 18 comments

Shack PSA: 3DS first-party hits out now download

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Nintendo has put up some of its first-party 3DS titles on the eShop today, as it continues its efforts to offer select parts of the library as digital downloads.


"yeah absolutely. nintendo (all of the console makers, actually) should really have a more active ..."

- Mr.SEX see all 7 comments

Wii U Zelda still in experimental phase

By Steve Watts, Jun 08, 2012 8:00am PDT

A new Zelda title is in development for the Wii U, but right now the team is still in the early phases of choosing a direction for the new game by examining what worked well in its most recent title, Skyward Sword.


"In over 15 Zelda, SS is the first that I did not finished. :( It was that bad."

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Shack PSA: 3DS GBA Ambassador games now available

By Steve Watts, Dec 16, 2011 10:30am PST

The 3DS Ambassador Game Boy Advance games are now live and available for download on the eShop.


"my kids do take a lot of pictures and stuff. maybe thats where all the space is"

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Nintendo 3DS GBA Ambassador line-up revealed internationally

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2011 3:00pm PST

Nintendo has announced the full line-up of 3DS Ambassador GBA games. Ten titles will be available to early adopters starting this Friday.


"Oh man that's quite nice! The only game I don't really see myself playing is Mario Kart: Super ..."

- SonicusZ see all 8 comments

Zelda: Skyward Sword suffers game-breaking bug

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2011 1:00pm PST

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword suffers a game-breaking bug if you happen to talk to a particular Goron after obtaining the Thunder Dragon's song.


"That's not how they patched the Twilight Hack. Twilight Hack causes a stack overflow on Epona's ..."

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Skyward Sword producer talks balancing dungeons and items

By Steve Watts, Nov 22, 2011 4:00pm PST

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword producer Eiji Aonuma talks about the focus on balancing quests and items, and how breaking down the game to its fundamentals helped find the old spirit of Zelda games.


"I just started the game tonight an played or 4 hours straight. Loving the world and controls so far."

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