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[WonderCon 2016] “Star Fox Zero” Hands-On

[WonderCon 2016] “Star Fox Zero” Hands-On

Nintendo’s major offering at 2016’s WonderCon was that of the barrel roll variety — their upcoming Star Fox Zero. It’s not exactly a sequel in the series, or a prequel, or even a remake. It simply exists within the Star Fox world and could be a nice throwback for the Wii U.

“The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD” Review

“The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD” Review

2016 marks quite a milestone for The Legend of Zelda series.  The wildly popular Nintendo franchise is now 30 years old, and barring anymore delays, we’ll also be playing the first original Zelda title on the Wii U. Before that, though, we’ll be twiddling our thumbs with the HD iteration of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, which also happens to be celebrating its 10th anniversary. What Is It? Originally released in 2006, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess launched […]

New Nintendo Selects titles unveiled?

New Nintendo Selects titles unveiled?

Tweets by @VideoGamesPlus_ Retailer VideoGamesPlus tweeted today that they’ll be stocking new “Nintendo Selects” titles on March 11, 2016. Notorious for hardly ever formally dropping prices on their games, Nintendo Selects are no different from Sony’s “Greatest Hits,” a collection of exclusive titles with lower prices, which are also given new cover art indicating their “select” status. Though Nintendo hasn’t yet officially confirmed the move, we have reason to believe this will be officialized soon as this isn’t something for a source to normally […]

Nintendo details “Twilight Princess HD” amiibo info

Nintendo details “Twilight Princess HD” amiibo info

Nintendo has finally confirmed the amiibo functionality for the upcoming remake of Twilight Princess. The game’s amiibo functionality is there primarily to make the game easier or more challenging, but it also unlocks some hidden content as well. By scanning the Wolf Link amiibo on the Wii U GamePad, players will unlock the Cave of Shadows, a new dungeon containing challenges that seem to only be completed in wolf form. The Link and Toon Link amiibo will restore arrows, while the […]

“Guitar Hero Live” Review

“Guitar Hero Live” Review

Last year marked the return of both Rock Band and Guitar Hero. While some people did add both games to their collections due to the cost of entry, most chose one or the other. Last year, I jumped back into Rock Band and remembered why I loved the genre to begin with. Now, thanks to a significant price reduction on Guitar Hero Live, I could finally see what the folks at FreeStyle Games have done with the long-running franchise. Is […]

“The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, Master Quest” Concert Review

“The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, Master Quest” Concert Review

They say “the third time’s the charm,” but what if the first two instances were already awesome? Just as the roofs started to frost over, and the days became holidays, I had the opportunity to attend The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses for the third time. This time, it was for the “Master Quest,” and it was more awesome that it ever has been.

Danreb’s Top 10 Games of 2015

Danreb’s Top 10 Games of 2015

My name is Danreb Victorio.  After more than 11 months of gaming, I post here with only one goal: to tell you about 2015’s best games.  I’ve played many games during this year’s crusade, but there were ten I believe were better than anything else.  They were something else.

Nintendo Direct 11/12/15: Back with new friends

Nintendo Direct 11/12/15: Back with new friends

Nintendo aired its first Nintendo Direct since E3 2015, and for those that are taking note–yes, it’s the first Direct since the tragic passing of former Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata. To keep things light-hearted, Nintendo didn’t spend too much talking about the passing of its respected pioneer of a president, but Reggie Fils-Aime did thank Nintendo followers for their patience and really began to hit the ground running with announcement after announcement. Here we keep you looped with […]

“Yoshi’s Woolly World” Review

“Yoshi’s Woolly World” Review

Nintendo’s Yoshi series of adventure games have always been thought of as a colorful and light-hearted take on the Super Mario platformers, but not necessarily as “hardcore.”  This may still be its generalization today, but don’t let the cute Yoshi’s Woolly World fool you.  Those willing to put in the work some work will find intelligent and creative level design, resulting in some of the most surprising challenges that bring back the phrase “Nintendo hard.”

“Nova-111” Review

“Nova-111” Review

Your mission: fix space-time and search out the 111 scientists that have been lost in the aftermath of the Universe’s greatest science experiment. Aboard your orange vessel, you must traverse the galaxy and search every wall and crevice in hopes of recovering the lost men of science. Upgrade your ship along the way as a multitude of alien creatures will stop at nothing to end your adventure throughout space. For the good of science, it’s up to you to save those […]

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