Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Apr 12, 2017

It seems that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already widely accepted not only as a strong contender for game of the year, but as a strong contender for one of the best games of all time. So tiny is the minority of people (who have actually played the game) that disagree, that I’m genuinely curious as to what they have in common. Two likely...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

Mar 20, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Players: 1 Site: http://www.zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/ Game cartridge purchased by reviewer The world doesn’t need another Breath of the Wild review, but it’s getting one anyway. There’s a reason – many reasons, in fact – that...

Goodbye NX, hello Nintendo Switch

Goodbye NX, hello Nintendo Switch

Oct 20, 2016

Once the home of impenetrable game and hardware development, it seems that Nintendo have finally been cracked. The most popular rumours about the NX – or, rather, Nintendo Switch – have proven to be true. That makes the below trailer no less exciting, though. Nintendo Switch is a console that connects to the TV via a dock, but can also be taken away and...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Review

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Review

Feb 24, 2015

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo EAD, Grezzo Players: 1 Site: http://zelda.com/majoras-mask/ Game purchased by the reviewer After the largely successful release of Ocarina of Time’s 3DS port, the next obvious – and highly requested – step was a similar treatment of Majora’s Mask. It took three years, but...

Hands-On: Hyrule Warriors

Hands-On: Hyrule Warriors

Jul 8, 2014

Adam: I’d never played a Dynasty Warriors game so didn’t really have too clear an idea what to expect from this and, while it’s not your typical Zelda game, it might just be the best thing I saw all day. Hyrule Warriors takes the Zelda world and throws hordes upon hordes of enemies into it until it’s positively flooded with angry beasties. I played as...