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Splatoon’s Single Player Outlined

In last week’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata outlined new details about Splatoon’s single player campaign. Continue reading Splatoon’s Single Player Outlined

Release Date Revealed for Destiny’s First Expansion Content

In a Game Informer article today, Destiny’s first expansion’s release date was revealed to be December 9th. Continue reading Release Date Revealed for Destiny’s First Expansion Content

343 Industries To Include PC Exclusives In Halo: Master Chief Collection

In a Halo Waypoint Bulletin last week, 343 Studios revealed new details on what players can expect when playing Halo: Combat Evolved inside Halo: Master Chief Collection. Continue reading 343 Industries To Include PC Exclusives In Halo: Master Chief Collection

Hyrule Warriors Review

IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE; TAKE THIS…

As a proper 80’s kid, I have had plenty of fun cranking up and down the 8-bit fields of Hyrule in the original The Legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Entertainment System.There’s something about Nintendo-made games that just ooze honed gameplay and polished mechanics. Flash forward to the 90’s: no longer a kid, I’m still having fun playing such Nintendo fare as Wind Waker on my GameCube, but I can also been seen playing a curious series called Dynasty Warriors on my PlayStation 2. I’m still having a hell of a time. Omega Force always made the Warriors games fun, if a bit repetitive. These games, like none other that I was exposed to, set you on a battlefield in an epic army-on-army fight during the fabled Romance of the Three Kingdoms era.

Now, flash forward one last time to the end of September. You find me playing Hyrule Warriors. Somehow, a culmination of all the previous works of both Nintendo driven Legend of Zelda games and the Dynasty Warriors games. Dropping the pseudo-historical perspective, this game is set squarely in the fictional Hyrule from The Legend of Zelda series. It seems like quite a gamble to merge a beloved series such as Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. Did it work? Did Omega Force and Team Ninja manage to create a successor to the Legend of Zelda franchise? Does a coat of Zelda paint improve the Dynasty Warriors formula? Read on to find out.

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