Posts by Alex Perepechko
Music Monday: Loneliness and sorrow
By Alex Perepechko on June 30th, 2014 4
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Zelda may be fun, but it certainly has its darker moments. Link is constantly ripped away from those he loves. Saying goodbye to Saria, seeing his baby sister get kidnapped, and...
Exclusive: Video Games Live Zelda conductor’s score giveaway
By Alex Perepechko on June 24th, 2014 0
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A few months ago, we partnered up with Video Games Live and hosted a giveaway of their latest Level 3 album. Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are partnering up with...
GameXplain analyzes the Zelda Wii U trailer
By Alex Perepechko on June 18th, 2014 16
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The trailer for the upcoming Zelda Wii U was short but very beautiful and filled to the brim with details. What the trailer lacked in length, it made up for in density and in the...
Aonuma promises not to overwhelm players with tutorials in Zelda Wii U
By Alex Perepechko on June 17th, 2014 12
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Skyward Sword was the Wii's swan song and many people praised the game for its unique, developed control scheme. Fans and critics alike criticized the game's slow start though,...
Cuccos make their way into Hyrule Warriors, and Aonuma dances “The Funky Cucco”
By Alex Perepechko on June 17th, 2014 9
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The developers of the upcoming Zelda spin-off, Hyrule Warriors, took the time to answer a particularly interesting fan-submitted question on The Legend of Zelda Facebook page. ...
Beautiful Triforce clock will be bundled with special versions of Hyrule Warriors in Japan
By Alex Perepechko on June 15th, 2014 10
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The official Zelda Musou Twitter account (the Japanese title for Hyrule Warriors) showcased a beautiful Triforce clock that will come bundled with the Premium and Treasure Box...
Aonuma doesn’t look at sales figures of past games when developing a new Zelda game
By Alex Perepechko on June 15th, 2014 6
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It's no surprise that Zelda is one of Nintendo's largest and most successful franchises. But as game development costs have skyrocketed in recent years, the pressure to sell more...
Seattle Times interviews Reggie Fils-Aime, talks about Wii U, competitors, and more
By Alex Perepechko on June 15th, 2014 2
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Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime recently sat down for an interview with The Seattle Times to discuss a variety of topics. In the interview, Reggie addresses the...
Miyamoto discusses the future of Nintendo hardware with IGN
By Alex Perepechko on June 12th, 2014 7
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IGN had the chance to interview renowned game developer Shigeru Miyamoto at E3. In the interview, Miyamoto discusses the possibilities of future Nintendo hardware and the...
Large cast of playable female characters, unannounced game mode in Hyrule Warriors
By Alex Perepechko on June 12th, 2014 23
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A small cast of playable characters have been announced for Hyrule Warriors at this year's E3, and more are sure to be revealed going forward. It also seems that a large portion...
Ubisoft CEO comments on waning Wii U support, refuses to release a finished game
By Alex Perepechko on June 12th, 2014 28
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When the Wii U launched in November 2012, Ubisoft was a staunch supporter of Nintendo's newest console. As time has gone on however, Ubisoft's support for the console has waned....
Aonuma wants Zelda Wii U to be playable at E3 2015
By Alex Perepechko on June 12th, 2014 22
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Yesterday we reported on Eiji Aonuma's Miiverse post that discussed how the graphics for Zelda for Wii U trailer were rendered in-game. However, according to NeoGAF, the Miiverse...
Aonuma now confirms that the Zelda U trailer did indeed show Link
By Alex Perepechko on June 12th, 2014 43
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Aonuma has been teasing the gaming community over the past few days with what we saw in the Zelda Wii U trailer. He even went as far as to say that the character in the trailer...
Aonuma: Hyrule Warriors will not be part of main franchise canon and timeline
By Alex Perepechko on June 11th, 2014 19
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Ever since Hyrule Warriors was initially announced back in November 2013, many fans have been wondering about whether or not the game will be considered part of the official...
Nintendo offering select eShop titles at a 30% discount to celebrate E3 2014
By Alex Perepechko on June 11th, 2014 0
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To celebrate E3 2014, Nintendo is offering a 30% discount on select eShop games throughout the week. Franchises from Mario to Sonic and yes, Zelda all have select games on sale....