Tag Archives: Nintendo

The Return of the Return of Samus

One complaint about movies that you used to hear a lot was “it looks like a video game.” But it strikes me that the current movie industry has become more like the video games industry in a more fundamental aspect: … Continue reading

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Zelda Gaiden (Part 1)

The first six entries in the Legend of Zelda series followed a peculiar pattern: for every odd numbered genre-defining entry there was a more eccentric, experimental even numbered one. The original Legend of Zelda was followed up by The Adventure … Continue reading

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Waking the wind fish

It’s been fun using my 3DS to reconnect with the Zelda franchise. The most unexpectedly moving of my various revisits has been Link’s Awakening, the 1993 Game Boy title which blew my mind.

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Zelda vs Zelda

In the past couple of months I’ve also slowly wormed my way through the two biggest Legend of Zelda titles: the original 1986 NES game, and 1998’s Ocarina of Time. The latter was a frequent rental of my childhood days, … Continue reading

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A Link Between Axes

Once again I find myself taking a break from my RPG obsessions research to play something short and sweet. Last time, I tried out the Resident Evil remake. This time I similarly picked up a game which is a remake … Continue reading

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