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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Preview

In case you haven’t been keeping up, I love the Legend of Zelda series. However, even a long-time fan such as myself can admit that the games have grown increasingly stale over the years. With a formula that has largely unchanged since the 90s, there has been a growing sense of frustration among fans. True, there has seldom been a bad entry in the series, but how many times does Nintendo expect us to wander Hyrule, fight our way through a fire, water, and forest temple before wrestling control of the land from the Ganondorf. Heck, the series is so repetitive that, in Skyward Sword, the final boss was Ganondorf, despite the fact that the game took place generations before he was born. Read more …

Nintendo Aims to Create Movies

In an interview with Japanese newspaper The Asashi Shimbun, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima said that the video game giant was looking to bring their iconic (and massively profitable) stable of characters to movies. While Kimishima didn’t come out and mention the train wreck that was the 90’s Super Mario Brothers movie (I used the word awful at least four times in one paragraph to describe it), he went out of his way to say that Nintendo would be looking to keep everything in house, saying “We want to do as much as possible ourselves.” Read more …