Posts by Michael Laverty
Limited edition Zelda Concert CD Collection up for preorder
By Michael Laverty on February 12th, 2019 0
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Orchestral game music has been growing and growing over the past few years. If you're like us and you're a bit of a Zelda fan, you're probably also a sucker for the good music...
How The Wind Waker is full of subtle Irish touches
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By Michael Laverty on January 29th, 2019 0
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Having first played The Wind Waker on release day back in 2003 on the GameCube, I was pleasantly surprised by the controversial graphics at the time, being stubborn and judging...
European discounts on Zelda titles available through MyNintendo
By Michael Laverty on January 14th, 2019 0
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Zelda titles are currently undergoing the MyNintendo discount treatment in Europe, with a spectrum of entries from classics like A Link to the Past on the SNES to Majora's Mask...
GameCube facts surface on Did You Know Gaming?
By Michael Laverty on January 14th, 2019 0
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Nintendo's purple box is the primary focus of a recent Did You Know Gaming? video, in which certain intriguing facts are identified and explained, including the Zelda Collector's...
Retweet with care: fake Nintendo accounts are jumping on Direct rumors
By Michael Laverty on January 7th, 2019 0
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The excitement is building as rumors of a January Nintendo Direct make the rounds on social media and forums. Nintendo fans are eager to learn what games will be gracing their...
Children of Termina, a Majora’s Mask inspired album is now available
By Michael Laverty on December 5th, 2018 0
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Rozen, the musician behind Sins of Hyrule and Ballads of Hyrule, has released Children of Termina, an album inspired by the euphonious Majora's Mask soundtrack. Children of...
Wind Waker Odyssey: Dragon Roost Island modded into Mario’s latest adventure
By Michael Laverty on December 5th, 2018 0
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It could be argued that Dragon Roost Island is The Wind Waker's most iconic location. Not only is it home to the game's first proper dungeon (and catchiest music), but arriving...
Aonuma: Breath of the Wild timeline position is secret
By Michael Laverty on November 28th, 2018 0
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The timeline of Zelda games was first revealed in the release of Hyrule Historia back in 2011. It led to controversy in and of itself. It also set a precedent for future games...
Nintendo’s Cyber Monday sales are live
By Michael Laverty on November 26th, 2018 0
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If you missed out on the Black Friday deals this past weekend you can still shop all things Nintendo from the comfort of your home and score some savings.  Nintendo has...
Campaign success for terminal cancer patient to play Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Michael Laverty on September 24th, 2018 0
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Many gamers have already marked December 7, 2018 in their calendars, preparing for the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Mashiro Sakurai and his team seem to have poured...
Wireless Zelda-themed Switch controller on the way by PowerA
By Michael Laverty on September 24th, 2018 0
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October 15 will mark the release of a PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch. PowerA have packed in motion controls and LED lights to indicate player number and...
Switch your Joy-Cons for NES-style controllers to enjoy online NES games
By Michael Laverty on September 14th, 2018 0
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Following a recent announcement from Nintendo, you can now change up your Joy-Cons for NES controllers that snap onto your Switch and charge up. The preorders will be just in...
Nintendo eShop introduced in Argentina, Peru, and Chile
By Michael Laverty on September 12th, 2018 0
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If you are a gamer situated in Argentina, Peru, or Chile, you will now be able to access a native Nintendo eShop to buy games digitally. While it isn’t the full throttle...
Nintendo most seen on TV over any other gaming brand in August 2018
By Michael Laverty on September 11th, 2018 0
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It has not been uncommon to see Nintendo sprawled across TV, and that is simply because they have pushed hard with their marketing ever since the Switch launched -- a stark...
Here’s how SNES music was crafted onto a memory-tight console
By Michael Laverty on August 16th, 2018 0
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Any gamer who grew up with a Nintendo console, whether it was the NES, SNES, N64, GameCube or the Wii, will no doubt be flooded with memories at the sheer mention of these...