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E3 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC detailed

For those hungry for more Legend of Zelda, the first DLC pack drops on June 30th. “Master Trials,” features a challenge mode not unlike those seen in previous games, a 45 floor challenge run where Link begins devoid of weapons, and scavenge them from fallen foes to survive through the increasingly difficult waves of enemies, with the reward of a permanently empowered, always glowing Master Sword. Continue reading E3 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC detailed

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Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo E3 Spotlight Will Be “Fast and to the point”

Reggie Fils-Aime joined Geoff Keighley earlier today to battle it out in ARMS and talk about tomorrow’s Nintendo E3 Spotlight. Continuing their tradition of recent years, Nintendo will live-stream pre-prepared footage revealing their upcoming projects and showcasing gameplay from their future library. Continue reading Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo E3 Spotlight Will Be “Fast and to the point”

Using the perfect 10 in video game reviews

An interesting phenomenon occurs when a game, or any form of media really, is awarded a 10/10 score. There’s always a contingent of people that go beyond typical dissenters, haters if you would, ready to spitefully bash any game awarded said 10/10, possibly because they see it as an act of rebellion that will make them cooler in the eyes of their peers, or for some other deeply rooted psychological reason. They’re not the weird ones though, they’re just jerks The weird ones are the people that try to nonchalantly dismiss every 10/10 score because “it’s impossible to have a perfect game.” Continue reading Using the perfect 10 in video game reviews

Do consoles really need more power?

I’m about to voice a mildly controversial opinion: Stronger iterations of modern consoles are virtually pointless, because the art of game design, particularly in terms of gameplay, has lagged far behind the technology aspect of video games. While consoles continue to inflate their TFLOPs, GDDR5 and all the other acronyms fans will throw around without knowing what they even mean, most major developers have fallen into a rut where the only tangible use for that extra power is prettier grass, shinier particle effects, and bigger crowds. Outside of cosmetic effects, how many modern games justify the power of the basic PS4 or XB1? Continue reading Do consoles really need more power?

No matter the genre, Nintendo is top of the line

Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Zero Dawn is an amazing game. It’s a very polished first attempt at an open world, which is why it’s hard to believe Guerrilla Games had never done anything of this scale in their history. Horizon Zero Dawn was a feel good story about a massive success from a team that had been pigeonholed into making nothing but the Sony exclusive FPS, Killzone. There were even some favorable comparisons to Witcher 3: Guerrilla Games had created a cutting edge open world that could stand with the best of them.

For all of three days. Continue reading No matter the genre, Nintendo is top of the line