Longtime fans of the franchise are probably aware of how confounded the Legend of Zelda timeline is. It has a ton of different breakpoints primarily depending on how the hero, Link, fares during the events of Ocarina of Time. Since its launch last year, many fans have been wondering how Breath of the Wild ties into this timeline, and Nintendo has finally given its answer. As it turns out, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may make the series plot a bit less confusing. The revised timeline now shows that Breath of the Wild is a convergence point for the series, meaning every prior possibility leads to the events of BotW, from Link’s Awakening to Spirit Tracks. This adds a neat little bow to the franchise, at least until Nintendo decides to mix the timeline up once again with whatever comes after Breath of the Wild. The revised timeline also switches Link’s … [Read more...] about Does Breath of the Wild Fix the Zelda Timeline?
Before it released Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Retro Studios was known for its work with the Metroid Prime series. For years, fans have been looking for an elusive Metroid easter egg in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and now a fan named Shane Marchis has finally found it. In level 4-3 Amiss Abyss, players will find themselves swimming through some deep blue water. If they look closely, they have a small chance of spotting a Metroid swimming around in the water with them. It seems rather easy to miss, which explains why it has taken fans so long to actually notice it.Since Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze originally released back in 2014, that means it’s taken fans a whopping four years to find this easter egg. This also serves as a reminder that the award-winning Retro Studios hasn’t released a new game since 2014, as Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the latest product it’s put out. Like its past … [Read more...] about Metroid Easter Egg Finally Found in Latest Donkey Kong
Ever since its release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild modders have been adding a bevy of useful, wonderful, and of course, strange content into the open world action-adventure epic, with one of the more recent creations being the incorporation of “Sanic” the Hedgehog. Now, it looks as if the one fan of Nintendo’s long-running property has decided to trade in Link as the protagonist for the main character of Final Fantasy 7 by making a mod that adds Cloud into the game. As seen in the video below from the modder and YouTuber known as YamGaming, the aforementioned The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild mod hosts Cloud as the playable character, with the Final Fantasy 7 lead taking part in a variety of different activities within the Switch and Wii U title. For instance, he explores the open world, does battle with several Bokoblins, and even rides his own variant of the Master Cycle Zero.While Link is definitely the choice representative of The Legend of … [Read more...] about Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Final Fantasy 7’s Cloud
After losing its way with the Wii U, Nintendo has once again caught lightning in a bottle with its latest innovation in the Nintendo Switch. The console’s strong start was helped in many ways by the outstanding Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a game which took the familiar franchise formula and turned it on its head to craft something truly unique. It appears that the 30,000 members of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences are also pretty fond of the Switch as a number of exclusive games won big at the 21st Annual D.I.C.E. Awards last night. Nominated for six different awards, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild cleaned up at the annual DICE Awards in Las Vegas, scoring four wins in some major categories. In addition to Outstanding Achievement In Game Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Game Design and Adventure Game of the Year, Breath of the Wild took home the coveted award for Game of the Year, beating out some tough competition in … [Read more...] about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018
Weapon prop replicas have become popular collector items over the years, including bladed weapons from a variety of games and shows. One such collectible has allegedly now been used in an assault, with a roommate wielding The Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda to try and stop a fight. The assault, which occurred in Anchorage, Alaska, allegedly started as a fight between multiple roommates. An individual, who was only identified in the District Attorney’s report as T.P., supposedly started the brawl, although his motive for doing so is unknown. He attacked two members of the household before assaulting a third member, Jeremy Tazruk, who retaliated by retrieving a replica of The Master Sword from the wall of the shared home. According to the report, he attempted to fight back by hitting T.P. with the sword’s sheath, but when that didn’t work, he began to assault him with the blade instead. T.P. was hospitalized with a stab wound to the ribs, which either came … [Read more...] about Man Attacked With Master Sword from Legend of Zelda