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Nintendo Download: Graceful Explosion Machine

Oh hey, it's a new Switch game -- today we're getting Graceful Explosion Machine, which is a timed exclusive. Also on Switch is LEGO City Undercover, Vroom in the Night Sky, and ACA Neogeo Alpha Mission II. while the 3DS gets Pinball B...   read

 
 
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This near minute long wipeout in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is worth your time

Shield surfing isn't something I even knew I could do in Zelda: Breath of the Wild until roughly 50 hours in. I mean I had stayed away from pretty much all of the pre-launch footage and the innocuous "you can shield surf" loading screen too...   read

 
 
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Hey! Listen! Breath of the Wild's latest patch is out right now

If you happen to boot up either your Wii U or Nintendo Switch with the intention to play the latest instalment in the Zelda series, you may notice that there is a new update available for it. According to Nintendo's incredibly vag...   read

 
 
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What was the first thing you did in Breath of the Wild?

The thing I like to take away from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is all the different emergent stories. Everyone has their own experience with certain elements in the game, whether it's how you approach combat, travel across the l...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pikmin 2 on Wii U

The Switch is sort of getting games at a regular cadence, and this week it's Snake Pass as well as ACA Neogeo Metal Slug. On 3DS you'll find Four Bombs, SubaraCity, Kung Fu Fight, Brave Dungeon, and Miko Mole.  Wii U is getting Cube Li...   read

 
 
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See how each version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild measures up for speedrunning

After nearly a month of play, speedrunners have figured out which version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild they like best -- German language on Wii U. This video from dragonbane shows that just like Twilight Princess, the German version is...   read

 
 
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The Zelda: Breath of the Wild team shares their favorite moments from the game

Although the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild development videos are finished, Nintendo dropped a "Bonus Session" that basically involves the lead development team shooting the shit about their favorite moments. Interestingly enough most...   read

 
 
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Zelda player finds way to glide for almost 5 miles in Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the rare game with so many unique little idiosyncrasies that it feels possible to constantly find new ways to achieve the unthinkable. The obvious end to this is that players are using them t...   read

 
 
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It's the little touches in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continuously rewards perceptive players with its attention to detail. It's a game I have no intention of ever rushing through, but even with my best attempts to take things slow and steady, I can't he...   read

 
 
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Review: Little Inferno (Switch)

The rise of Facebook in the late '00s shifted how people use the internet. With the gradual shift away from simply being a networking site, game developers were given a new platform to create games on. Sadly, most of these developers (*coug...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Splatoon 2 Global Testfire

It's a really weird Nintendo Download this week, as there's a ton of different platforms to juggle. For one there's Android, as Super Mario Run finally lost its iOS exclusivity. In other portable news, Japanese Rail Sim 3D and Super De...   read

 
 
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This fight between a Guardian and a Stone Talus is one of the best Zelda: Breath of the Wild videos yet

One of the reasons I love Breath of the Wild so much is because of how open it truly is. No I don't mean in a cookie cutter "open world" kind of way, but a truly freeing experience where you can get lost in exploration for hours on end...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter XX dominates Japan, spikes 3DS sales

As if the Nintendo 3DS needed any help selling in Japan, the release of Monster Hunter XX (expansion of Monster Hunter Generations) has raised total 3DS sales (2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL) by 179%. The surge momentarily closed the gap wit...   read

 
 
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PSA: Starting a new Zelda: Breath of the Wild game will delete all your old saves

Weeks ago when reviewing Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I toyed with the idea of restarting entirely after conquering the final boss. But after inspecting the "new game" button I found a warning explaining that my previous data would be overwri...   read

 
 
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You can build an airship in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Okay. Traveling via self-catapulting rock is cool. Inventing super jumps to skip puzzles is cool. Dropping a chicken wing on the ground in below-freezing lands and it turning into a frozen chicken wing is cool. There are a lot of little co...   read

 
 
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2007 forum poster dreams of working at Nintendo, ends up in new Zelda credits

Over the weekend someone on Reddit noticed an English-looking name -- Corey Bunnell, credited with Shogo Kihara for Wildlife Programming -- in the otherwise Japanese-filled credits for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  "[A] qui...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild speedrun battle continues, players now at roughly 50 minutes

Before Breath of the Wild was out, Nintendo sent several copies to leading members of the speedrunning community, who were eventually able to figure out new tech together like "whistle sprinting," which led to sub-hour runs. Now we're ...   read

 
 
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Player discovers silly Zelda: Breath of the Wild underwater glitch

People are finding all sorts of delightful ways to break Zelda: Breath of the Wild, sometimes within the confines of the physics engine, and sometimes, in all new ways that Nintendo never even thought of. This instance probably belongs in t...   read

 
 
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People are using incredible tricks to skip Zelda: Breath of the Wild puzzles

So far, my favorite thing about the new Zelda is how people are taking the mechanics presented and figuring out clever things to do with them, like hurtling through the air via rock-travel. That and the fact that if you spin around in fron...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

It's another exciting week for the Switch, as a ton of indies are coming to it. They might be ports, and some of them might be hella old, but hey, several of them are real good ones. That list includes The Binding of Issac Afterbirth+,...   read

 
 
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Someone already nabbed the reward for getting all 900 of Zelda's Korok seeds

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a huge game. There's a colossal conflict, a giant open world, a tremendous amount of side activity -- it's impressive in both its scale and scope. There's one task that stands out as significantly more daun...   read

 
 
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Watch Nintendo's 'The Making of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Most of you Zelda fans are probably still faking sick at work since you took off to play Breath of the Wild last week. Now watch Nintendo's three-part documentary on how they made the game, featuring developers such as Eiji Aonuma. The...   read

 
 
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Go on, watch Nintendo's full GDC talk on Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By now, you've hopefully seen and enjoyed some of the fun Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild production anecdotes to come out of Nintendo's 2017 Game Developers Conference presentation. A couple of them -- the team's delightfully lo-fi pr...   read

 
 
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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)

Games don’t tend to age as well as entertainment from other media. A movie made 60 years ago, even if it’s not a particularly well-made movie, can be just as enjoyable today as it was when it first hit theaters. There are many v...   read

 
 
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Nintendo slashes price on over a dozen 3DS and Wii U games

3DS or Wii U owner? You know how it is. These games hardly ever go on sale. So its nice when Nintendo decides to offer up some of the top picks in recent years at a reduced price. While on first appearance it looks like a sale related to "M...   read

 
 


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