Posts by Cody Davies
Review: Super Mario Odyssey is a game that reinvents Mario all over again
By Cody Davies on November 6th, 2017 0
To sum up its design aesthetic in one word, Super Mario Odyssey is a game about density. Other open-world games tend to focus on sheer size -- how many mountains you can climb or...
Chaos on the show floor at E3 2017
By Cody Davies on June 18th, 2017 0
The second that the E3 show floor opened, a group of us rushed over to the Nintendo booth to play Super Mario Odyssey. It was Nintendo’s main attraction this year so we...
Fujibayashi discusses the concept behind the Divine Beasts and why Ganon has no voice
By Cody Davies on June 6th, 2017 0
Following his comments on the game's placement in the overarching series timeline, Breath of the Wild director Hidemaro Fuijbayashi has more insight to share behind the...
Spawn heroes and monsters alike with this Breath of the Wild cheat code
By Cody Davies on May 19th, 2017 1
Code developers Chadderz and MrBean35000vr have created Accio Master Code, a cheat code -- or really more like a "fun code" -- allowing the player to spawn pretty much anything...
New Mario Kart 8 Deluxe trailer shares a few seconds of Battle Mode
By Cody Davies on April 4th, 2017 0
I'm not even close to being done with Breath of the Wild, and while I've had to stop myself buying many other exciting games in the last month because of that, I think Mario...
Zelda finally feels like Zelda again
By Cody Davies on April 3rd, 2017 4
It was when I played Twilight Princess that I first noticed something wrong. If you broke the game down into its component parts, each piece worked just fine. Dungeons? Check....
Super Smash Bros-themed 3DS bundle releasing in Australia on May 21
By Cody Davies on May 20th, 2015 0
A new 3DS bundle is about to be released in Australia, with the main draw being a set of exclusive Super Smash Bros. cover plates for the 3DS. The full bundle contains a New...
Here’s a closer look at the Majora’s Mask light on the Club Nintendo store
By Cody Davies on May 20th, 2015 0
If you haven't cashed in your Club Nintendo points yet, you're running out of time! The US Club Nintendo store closes at the end of June, and the European store at the end of...
Universal Studios gains Nintendo IP
By Cody Davies on May 7th, 2015 8
The Universal Studios parks are home to Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and soon: Nintendo. A press release came out today announcing a partnership between Universal and Nintendo,...
The Legend of Zelda is a finalist for The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame
By Cody Davies on April 30th, 2015 2
Fifteen games are in the running for induction into The Strong's World Video Game Hall of Fame for 2015. The list of finalists spans classic games like Pong and Pac-Man, all...
ZU Podcast: Cody, Hombre and Holly Discuss E3
By Cody Davies on June 21st, 2013 5
Zelda Universe was back to attend E3 again this year, and we have a lot of Nintendo E3 news to cover! Playable demos of A Link Between Worlds and The Wind Waker HD were...
ZU Podcast: What will Nintendo show at E3 this year?
By Cody Davies on June 2nd, 2013 5
It's time for another ZU Podcast this week! This podcast, Humulos and Erimgard are here to discuss what Nintendo has in store for us at the upcoming E3 convention. While...
ZU Podcast: Zelda difficulty settings, Nintendo Direct, Content ID drama
By Cody Davies on May 19th, 2013 3
The ZU Podcast is back, and this time we've moved to video format and will be uploading all of our podcasts on our YouTube channel! We'll also continue to upload audio versions,...
Nintendo cracks down on YouTube content creators with new Content ID policy
By Cody Davies on May 16th, 2013 52
Over the last five years, online video streaming has changed a lot about how players find and share videogames, making such an impact on the games industry that Sony has...
Link’s Awakening Easter Egg: The Moyse Song
By Cody Davies on April 24th, 2013 2
Earlier in the week we posted about an easter egg in Link's Awakening in which the game plays a special song if you enter your name as "ZELDA". Well, it turns out that's not the...