Posts by Michael Laverty
Nintendo Minute return by going behind the scenes at E3 2018
By Michael Laverty on June 21st, 2018 0
Kit and Krysta return with Nintendo Minute as they bring you behind the scenes at E3 2018. The duo take you through everything from their journey to LA, their predictions for the...
Over 700 games are now available on Nintendo Switch
By Michael Laverty on June 14th, 2018 0
700 games and counting, coming to approximately 46 games per month, is what Nintendo Switch is currently boasting since its launch back in that magical month of March 2017. Even...
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate music tracks available on the official website
By Michael Laverty on June 13th, 2018 0
When the birth of a new Super Smash Bros. occurs, you can be sure to look forward to a huge array of music. Bringing all your favorite franchises together, you can count on Smash...
Inkling, Daisy and Ridley make their fighting debut in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Michael Laverty on June 12th, 2018 0
Three new characters will make their debut on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, in the shape of Inkling from Splatoon, Daisy from the Mushroom Kingdom, and Ridley, who causes Samus...
Young Link returns, along with other Zelda characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Michael Laverty on June 12th, 2018 0
Young Link once again joins the fray, joining regulars Link and Zelda (who have updated Breath of the Wild costumes), Sheik, Ganondorf and Toon Link as they make up the roster of...
Here’s how each game impacts the Switch’s precious battery life
By Michael Laverty on May 30th, 2018 0
This lengthy yet intriguing graph by Reviews2Go charts the battery life for many, many games on the Switch. Screen brightness and Wi-Fi are two really useful benchmarks in terms...
Packaging unveiled for Hori’s D-pad-equipped left Joy-Con, coming to Japan
By Michael Laverty on May 29th, 2018 0
An officially licensed Joy-Con produced by Hori, complete with that greatly anticipated and fabled D-pad, is on its way to the Nintendo Switch after having been announced in...
Hyrule Warriors fights strong, but God of War leads the way in UK sales charts
By Michael Laverty on May 23rd, 2018 0
Hyrule Warriors has seen a release on both the Wii U and 3DS, succumbing to different challenges on both platforms. Having now found a home on the Switch, it has entrenched...
Zelda takes Link’s place in Breath of the Wild thanks to modders
By Michael Laverty on May 16th, 2018 0
Modders have done an outstanding job of creating Zelda as a playable character in Breath of the Wild, even going as far as providing bespoke voice clips and her clothing. It's a...
Australian Nintendo Selects range finally welcomes Ocarina of Time 3D
By Michael Laverty on May 2nd, 2018 0
While other regions have had the explicit pleasure of having N64 classic, Ocarina of Time re-beautified for the 3DS and, after a while, added to the Nintendo Selects range,...
Breath of the Wild lands a BAFTA for Game Innovation
By Michael Laverty on April 18th, 2018 0
Breath of the Wild has won a prestigious Game Innovation BAFTA thanks to Nintendo’s approach in reinventing the Zelda series and taking it into a fresh, truly open world...
ASTRO Zelda headset sounds good at PAX East unveiling
By Michael Laverty on April 13th, 2018 0
ASTRO have partnered with Nintendo, as announced at PAX East 2018, to bring a Zelda branded A40 headset into the world in time for this holiday season. Included with the deal are...
A Zelda Easter Egg was laid in Far Cry 5
By Michael Laverty on April 9th, 2018 0
Far Cry 5 is the modern game of the moment, but it appears that there is a reference to the original Legend of Zelda all the way from 1987, filling your nostalgia goggles with...
Turn your kitchen into a Hylian bakery with a new Zelda cookie jar and rolling pin
By Michael Laverty on March 29th, 2018 0
If you like Zelda and you like making cookies, you can now purchase a cookie jar based on the famous Hero’s Shield from The Wind Waker. The ceramic cookie jar sits at roughly...
Super Mario 64 links into Ocarina of Time (Fan-mod)
By Michael Laverty on March 28th, 2018 0
64-bit Mario strutted his stuff to the amazement of fans back when the N64 launched with Super Mario 64 in the 90’s. Fast forward to 2017, and you can even find the same...