Posts by David Johnson
Here’s the winning Breath of the Wild art for the AU/NZ Zelda Symphony experience
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By David Johnson on July 30th, 2017 1
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Two weeks ago, we launched an art contest for a chance to win a special AU/NZ Zelda Symphony experience, complete with a pair of tickets to the AU/NZ show of choice, a...
Review: Oceanhorn doesn’t distill Zelda perfectly but still evokes that Zelda spirit
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By David Johnson on July 10th, 2017 4
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Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, a new adventure game for the Nintendo Switch, is a game that desperately yearns to be called Zelda. The inspiration is clear, and most of its...
What we played at E3 2017 (Spoiler: We all played Mario Odyssey)
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By David Johnson on June 28th, 2017 1
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Whether you're at home or you get to attend, E3 2017 is a Christmas-in-June event for gamers. With so many announcements, trailers, and demos, there's bound to be something for...
Simple complexity: How Breath of the Wild’s simple systems generate infinite fun
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By David Johnson on May 7th, 2017 14
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Spoiler warning This article discusses mechanics and puzzles of Breath of the Wild. While there are no story spoilers, it does reveal at least one puzzle solution as well as...
It takes 57 minutes to cross Hyrule corner to corner in Breath of the Wild
By David Johnson on March 26th, 2017 8
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Breath of the Wild boasts having an insanely big map. In fact, before the game's launch, many used the size of the Great Plateau to estimate the size of Breath of the Wild's...
Review: Snipperclips is fun and quirky, exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo
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By David Johnson on March 20th, 2017 0
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Out of all the games I got to experience at Nintendo Australia’s Switch event back in January (other than Breath of the Wild of course), Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! was...
New Breath of the Wild amiibo review and comprehensive in-game amiibo guide
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By David Johnson on March 10th, 2017 4
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Up until recently, The Legend of Zelda has been rather underrepresented in Nintendo’s amiibo lineup compared to the other franchises. There’s naturally heaps of Mario amiibo,...
Review: Breath of the Wild is astonishingly perfect
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By David Johnson on March 8th, 2017 22
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If you’re not currently playing Breath of the Wild, you need to change that as soon as you possibly can. When I tell you that this game is the best Zelda game ever created,...
Triforce Tributes: We’ve selected our Zelda video winners
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By David Johnson on February 27th, 2017 1
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We're at the tail end of Triforce Tributes, our fan-based celebration to wrap up Zelda’s 30th anniversary, and we're here to close it out with the winning videos from the final...
Triforce Tributes: Honorable mentions for Zelda crafts and cosplay
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By David Johnson on February 21st, 2017 1
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Yesterday we revealed our ten winners out of the many Zelda cosplay and craft submissions for Triforce Tributes. It was difficult to narrow it down to just ten, and so...
Triforce Tributes: We’ve selected our Zelda music winners
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By David Johnson on February 13th, 2017 1
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We've chosen our ten winning entries for the Zelda music week of Triforce Tributes. Each of our lucky winners will receive a selection of three special 30th anniversary art...
Triforce Tributes final week: Show your love for Zelda in a video
By David Johnson on February 12th, 2017 0
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UPDATE: The submission period has ended. Winners of the art prints will be announced around February 27. Send us your videos about The Legend of Zelda, and you'll be entered...
Triforce Tributes: We picked our winning Zelda memories
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By David Johnson on February 6th, 2017 2
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We've chosen the ten winning entries from our memories of Zelda week of Triforce Tributes. Each of our winners will receive a selection of three special 30th anniversary...
Spoilers: Breath of the Wild bird race and more named, causes timeline implications
By David Johnson on February 5th, 2017 5
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Obligatory spoiler warning: This article answers several big questions regarding the January trailer of Breath of the Wild. If you're sensitive spoilers, you should skip this...
Exclusive First 4 Figures interview: from Fierce Deity to Breath of the Wild and beyond
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By David Johnson on February 1st, 2017 0
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Recently our staff member Jeffrey Debloudts had the honor and privilege of hosting an interview with First 4 Figures co-owner and Creative Director Alex Davis as well as the...