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‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ and Harmonies of the Wild

Tim Maison
A review of the true brilliance of Breath of the Wild's soundtrack and how it has been influenced by previous Zelda games.
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No, Nintendo Doesn’t ‘Need’ Third Parties

Izsak Barnette
The need for Nintendo to attract third parties has been severely overstated, given what niche the Switch is trying to fill in the console marketplace.
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It’s Not Nintendo’s Fault: It’s Ours

Izsak Barnette
It wouldn't be a stretch to say that last week's Nintendo Switch reveal disappointed, outraged, and dampened the hype for a lot of vocal Nintendo fans, fans who have expressed their frustrations on social media, hammering new titles such as '1-2-Switch' with a vitriol unseen since the dog days of
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Nintendo Showcases Holiday Goodies

S Luger
Nintendo of Canada hosted its annual holiday media event in Montreal yesterday, showcasing its offerings for the gift-giving season. Hosted by Musée Grévin, a wax museum in the heart of downtown Montreal, the event was full of game demos, photo ops, good food, and smiling faces. The museum is running...
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A Dying Star: the end of the Nintendo 3DS

Craig Sharpe
It’s time for the 3DS faithful to face an indisputable truth; the breadwinner for the Nintendo hardware family is slowly dying, and it might be too late for anybody at the funhouse to do anything about it. Forever doomed to live in the shadow of its predecessor – at least in terms of...
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The Nintendo NX: how will it compete with the Big Boys?

Craig Sharpe
The simple answer to the question proposed in this article’s title is: don’t compete. Innovate and stand apart from the rest, produce something that is both unique and immediately intuitive for a mass audience, believe in the idea that the consumer doesn’t know what they want until they get it and execute...
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What’s Up With All Those “DPD4MO Loves Bacon” Posts in Splatoon and What Do They Mean?

Ty Davidson
If Nintendo fans have popped Splatoon into their Wii U recently, chances are they have seen the cryptic “DPD4MO loves bacon” Miiverse posts that are all over the plaza. Over the past few days, these “in-joke” references have gone viral in the Splatoon community, creating the new official meme of...
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Nintendo “Dogs” it with Wolf Link Amiibo

Ty Davidson
Last week, Nintendo released the first entry into the Legend of Zelda Amiibo series, Wolf Link, alongside the Wii U’s The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. Fortunately for Amiibo collectors, the figure came bundled exclusively with the console title and was relatively easy to find, saving hunters from another...
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Nintendo “Dogs” it with Wolf Link Amiibo

Ty Davidson
Last week, Nintendo released the first entry into the Legend of Zelda Amiibo series, Wolf Link, alongside the Wii U’s The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. Fortunately for Amiibo collectors, the figure came bundled exclusively with the console title and was relatively easy to find, saving hunters from another...
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Will there be a definitive Wii U Zelda?

Craig Sharpe
The release of a new Legend of Zelda elicits a monumental feeling of excitement and awe for the Nintendo faithful. It’s never sat beside the Assassin’s Creed‘s nor the Call of Duty‘s as a regular, yearly installment intended to capitalise on the average Christmas shopper’s wallet. No, The Legend of Zelda is...