For decades now, there has been a heated debate about whether or not graffiti can be considered art or just vandalism. I for one think, as long as it's not violating any private property, graffiti absolutely can be a work of art. I have seen many, many murals in my life all around my hometown and I must say, some of these urban artists are...
There is a line from an old song: “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore.” I find it nonsensical personally, despite it being a classic in pop culture. I don’t want to be hit in the eye by pizza, let alone the moon, but in Majora’s Mask, it’s a real possibility. The celestial body lingers over you with a...
A city at the foot of an immense castle, protected by high stone walls. Circular cobblestone pathways that lead out of gates on the eastern, western, and southern sides. Blue roofs adorn homes and shops alike -- royal blue for the color of the royal family. In the western area of town resides a bell tower that stands above the surrounding...
"I spy with my giant, unsettling eye." There are many recurring enemies in Legend of Zelda games, but very few boss monsters match the history of the spider-like enemy, Gohma. This beast has plagued Hyrule and opposed Link in many adventures, and this persistence has made it one of Zelda’s the most memorable monsters. Link first...
Dungeon themes in Zelda games are usually outshone by the series' more uplifting melodies. Similarly, the original Zelda games often lurk in the shadows of their more contemporary counterparts. But a recently released classical guitar medley throws a much deserved spotlight on the dungeon themes from the first three Zelda installments. They brilliantly capture the beauty and eeriness that served...
For over thirty years, fans all over the world have enjoyed the magic of The Legend of Zelda franchise. Starting with The Legend of Zelda in 1986, Nintendo has consistently put out some of the most...
Bursting with vivid colors and realistic lighting effects, Tunic's charm is sure to catch anyone's attention while walking through a busy show floor. That is exactly what happened to me while...
I've always liked the friendship established between Link and Saria in Ocarina of Time. You can tell just from the extremely brief moments they spend together in-game that they're great friends. I...
A lot of gamers these days complain that there are too many tutorials, too much hand-holding, and no confidence that players will understand new controls. While I do agree with this most of the...
Nintendo may have unintentionally (or intentionally?) leaked a Stage Builder mode for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate via a new commercial posted earlier this week on its official YouTube Channel, as...
If there was one area in Ocarina of Time that 10-year-old me did not want Termina to have a parallel of, it was the Bottom of the Well. There are a whole load of unpleasant things waiting for you...
If you're a fan of Breath of the Wild, then you must have seen videos of some of the insane custom mods that players have made for the game over the last couple of years. Not only has Princess...
If you played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you know that one of the game’s vital features is cooking. The possibilities felt endless; you can cook many combinations of food and get a...
Perhaps it's because I played clarinet in band class for eight years, but I've always found myself enamored with skillful woodwind playing. I understand how much practice, time and effort goes into...
Some of the most memorable scenes in Skyward Sword for me are those when you have completed a dungeon and Fi graces you with a dance. She does this as she conveys an ancient message from Hylia,...
The Reputation Institute’s U.S. RepTrak 100 has released their 2019 ranking for the 100 most reputable companies in the United States, and fans of Nintendo will be pleased to see the company has...
The upcoming Labo VR goggles have gotten more intriguing after news of Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild getting updates to make them compatible with the cardboard kit. Super Mario...
After stepping out of Impa’s house, I faced one of Breath of the Wild’s endless choices: which Divine Beast (if any) I was going to set off to free first. The game subtly nudges you toward the...
Let me first clarify that I adore Breath of the Wild’s boundless world. I thrive in environments free of hand-holding, as my curiosity is my best, most entertaining guide. Breath of the Wild’s...
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I don’t know about you, but I’m very particular about the costumes I pick in Super Smash Bros. Once I pick one, I stick with it, so I take my time deciding which one I like the best. I consider...
The developers of the Xenoblade series recently posted that they are hiring for a new Legend of Zelda game. Positions for programmers, designers, artists and more are available. If you're a...
PowerA has announced a new Legend of Zelda addition to their Enhanced Wireless Controller lineup for the Nintendo Switch. Last year brought us the Twilight Princess-inspired Link Silhouette...
It’s always a pleasure seeing familiar characters and landscapes transformed entirely to fit new themes or design choices in video games. Whether it’s Mario’s world becoming papercraft or...
It's an unfortunate truth that even in this beloved and extremely popular franchise there exist wonderful games that, despite their high quality, are severely underrated. The Minish Cap and the...
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker celebrated its 16th birthday recently, which means we’ve had 16 years of Toon Link and his expressive antics, 16 years of gorgeous seas filled with adventure,...
Few games marry whimsy and creepiness together as well as Majora’s Mask does. The game’s narrative, themes, settings, and characters all have incredible designs in regards to the implementation...
As much as I am a huge Zelda fan, I have to confess: I have not finished all of the games in the series. There are some I haven’t even played yet, and while there is no shame in that, I know I...
This edition of Tingle's Maps brings us to the great Ulria Grotto from Breath of the Wild. South of Tarry Town and Kaepora Pass, sits one of the most resource-rich sections in the game. Ulria Grotto...
Conducting various melodies with a magical baton is a hallmark of The Wind Waker. I mean, the game shares its name with the baton itself. It's hard to imagine that the baton wasn't integral to the...
It's been a whole year already since the launch of beautifully tweaked titles from the GameCube and Wii era made their merry way to the Nvidia Shield in China. How have titles such as the...
It has been less than a week since Cadence of Hyrule was announced for the Switch, but hype about the Zelda/Crypt of the NecroDancer crossover is already resounding throughout the gaming community....