I’m nearly 40 hours into my playing of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I’ve learned so much about the history of Hyrule, the story of Calamity Ganon, the four heroes and Princess Zelda herself. This game is all about the experiences that we all have, the characters we meet and the stories we get to share. Everyone’s experience will vary based on … Continue reading Don’t Mess With Hylian Gardeners
The best thing about Breath of the Wild is the fact there is so much to do and the game doesn’t tell you any of it. I’m not the biggest fan of open world games. I like some of them. Assassin’s Creed, for example. One of the biggest problems with them is that they cram so much stuff into the world and then tell you all about it. One only has to look as the maps in some of the more recent Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs or Far Cry games to know what I’m talking about. Those maps are so filled with icons where there is something the developer wants to tell you to do that you can’t even see the actual map you’re wanting to look at. They’re so eager to tell you where every little thing you can do is.
Nintendo has been slowly releasing more and more details about the upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Today they’ve announced even more content is coming to the game post release in the form of two different sets of DLC. These two packs can be purchased as one bundle beginning on launch day. It will cost $19.99 for both packs together. … Continue reading Breath of the Wild DLC Announced
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a bigger geek out moment than Jimmy Fallon last night. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime was on the show to show off Super Mario Run, which hits iOS on the 15th of this month. Jimmy couldn’t hold back his excitement of getting to try out the game and then when Reggie said he had a surprise for Jimmy … Continue reading Reggie Shows Jimmy Fallon Switch
No Shelby or Micah this week so you’re stuck with Tony and Shannon talking Animal Crossing and Ethan is there probably. I mean its not like you can prove Ethan isn’t there right? Episode 338 Starring: Tony, Shannon, Ethan Run Time: 01:15:57 You should totally send us feedback to email@example.com. We also have a Facebook group where you can be one of the awesome social … Continue reading Nintendo Okie Podcast – Episode 338
I know everyone is amped for today’s big reveal, but there are still other things to talk about. If you haven’t yet played Steamworld Heist, but you’re interested in a really fun side scrolling strategy game then you should check that out. The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks joins its predecessor, Phantom Hourglass on the Wii U Virtual Console.
For the full list of games and deals available through the Nintendo eShop head past the break.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the original Legend of Zelda Nintendo has announced that there are four new Zelda themed amiibo coming later this year. These new amiibo feature an 8-bit variant of the original Link sprite, similar to the 8-bit Mario amiibo that were released previously. In addition to that you can get a new Ocarina of Time version of … Continue reading Four Special Zelda amiibo Coming For 30th Anniversary
Like all good legends Data Drain resurfaces once again! This time we talk about three more Zelda games, yes those awesome CDi Zelda games (not really). I will apologize for the breathing into the mic as I was having some problems with a cough for the last couple of weeks. Data Drain – Episode 20 (The Legend of Zelda PART 2) Starring: Tony, Jason, Ethan … Continue reading Data Drain – Episode 20 (The Legend of Zelda Part 2)
This week might be the best time for anyone to check out the pretty polarizing DS game, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass. It makes it’s Virtual Console debut on the Wii U this week. Super Meat Boy makes its way to another Nintendo platform and everyone can now finally learn how to draw the three most famous circles in children’s entertainment history with Disney Art Academy.
Head past the break to see the full lineup of new stuff heading to 3DS and Wii U this week.
The last few years Nintendo has foregone the traditional E3 press conference in favor of a more personable approach, the Nintendo Direct. In those vidoes they showed off and talked about all the games that they had coming up over the next few months to get fans excited for what was to come. This year they’ll be doing something altogether different. They will not be … Continue reading Nintendo’s E3 “Press Conference” Plans Announced