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Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally shakes Nintendo's biggest design problem

Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally shakes Nintendo's biggest design problem

Joey Davidson

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild deserves a standing ovation for finally bucking Nintendo’s borderline insulting trend of treating players like complete idiots. Bravo. Did you play The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? If you loved it, I’m about to offend you. I don’t think it was a very good Zelda game. In fact, I’ll offer that it was on the bad side of the franchise’s spectrum....

In Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you can change your heart and stamina upgrades

In Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you can change your heart and stamina upgrades

Joey Davidson

I… I had no idea this was possible. I’m around 10 to 15 hours into my first playthrough of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and I’ve been taking my time when it comes to selecting whether or not I upgrade my heart containers or my stamina meter after clearing shrines. I don’t want to get it wrong, quite honestly, and wish I had more of one or less of another. The decisions have...

The Legend of Zelda site updates with characters details, and this bird looks like Falco from Star Fox

The Legend of Zelda site updates with characters details, and this bird looks like Falco from Star Fox

Ron Duwell

Nintendo has updated the official Japanese website for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the new details give us a look into the origins of Link, Zelda, Daruk, and… Falco? ■ Story Background A disaster known as the great calamity occurred and the kingdom of Hyrule was destroyed… 100 years have passed, and the protagonist Link awakens from a long sleep in an underground...

The Wii U ends its life as the worst selling Nintendo console, just 13.5 million lifetime sales

The Wii U ends its life as the worst selling Nintendo console, just 13.5 million lifetime sales

Ron Duwell

The Wii U might have been a solid console with some excellent games, but I don’t think that Nintendo is sad to see it’s time come to an end. With reports that production has ceased in Japan, the company has left us with one final figure that tells the whole story. 13.56 million lifetime units. It’s easily the worst selling console that Nintendo has ever put out. The figure changed...