Posts by Yuri Mainka
Masahiro Sakurai enjoys a little Smash Bros. Ultimate now and then
By Yuri Mainka on January 22nd, 2019 0
I play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. You probably play, too. Your friends play, and likely their friends. You know who else enjoys some Smash in their free time? The creator of the...
Smash Bros. Ultimate de-make takes us back to the lovely Game Boy Color era
By Yuri Mainka on December 17th, 2018 0
How long has it been since you played a game on the Game Boy Color and experienced that charming beep when the game turns on before being thrown into a beautiful, 8-bit world?...
Korok makes its way to Ancient Greece in this Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Easter egg
By Yuri Mainka on October 9th, 2018 0
Yahaha! It's already been more than a year since the release of the latest entry in the Zelda series, Breath of the Wild. The game, aside from offering what's considered the best...
Theorists discuss the unused “Unicorn Fountain” in Ocarina of Time
By Yuri Mainka on September 24th, 2018 0
Ocarina of Time may or may not be in the top of your favorite Zelda games of all time, but it's undeniably the most well-known game of the franchise. Over the course of its 20...
Video footage from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demo Event at Best Buy
By Yuri Mainka on September 16th, 2018 0
As you may or may not be aware, Best Buy, in partnership with Nintendo of America, organized a demo weekend in select stores around New York last week. In case you were not one...
Fan pieces together Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s hidden mode
By Yuri Mainka on August 13th, 2018 0
The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct held on August 8 presented fans with tons of new information to enjoy. Whether you were there to know more about Zelda songs featured in the...
It’s not a secret to everybody anymore: Nintendo and the correct pronunciation for ‘NES’
By Yuri Mainka on August 7th, 2018 0
Every company has its secrets. Since the dawn of time, Nintendo has been secretive about their games, consoles, and practices. As a result, fans have gathered and come up with a...
Sakurai: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s huge roster could ‘ruin’ future installments
By Yuri Mainka on July 22nd, 2018 0
In a recent interview with Famitsu magazine, Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai shared some thoughts on the latest entry in the series and much more. When asked about...
Reggie Fils-Aimé on Nintendo’s approach to deal with crunch time
By Yuri Mainka on July 11th, 2018 0
Since the dawn of time, crunch time plagues the games industry. From 14 hourswork days, six days a week to months without seeing their families, there's no end to the brutal...
Patricia Summersett discusses the pressures of voicing Princess Zelda
By Yuri Mainka on July 1st, 2018 0
Princess Zelda, or Patricia Summersett as she's known in this realm, participated in a fantastic video interview with YouTuber (and former Zelda Universe reporter!) GameOver...
Canada’s love for Zelda knows no limits, says Reggie Fils-Aimé
By Yuri Mainka on June 25th, 2018 0
It is no secret to anyone how the newest entry in the Zelda franchise, Breath of the Wild, is an extremely successful game, selling millions of copies worldwide and even selling...
Reggie Fils-Aime comments on sudden share value drop after E3 Direct
By Yuri Mainka on June 17th, 2018 0
While fans all over the world are rejoicing over so much information about the long-awaited Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (which we covered in extensive detail), some people aren't...
Tokyo Game Show 2018 embraces eSports with its new main visual
By Yuri Mainka on May 27th, 2018 0
Tokyo Game Show, one of the top gaming conventions in the world, will be celebrating eSports with its new main visual illustration for the 2018 edition. This was announced via a...