Why Korok Seeds are the best part of Breath of the Wild.

May 26, 2017
By Hick
I'm a progressive guy, I'll admit it. I don't have a lot of patience and I always want to feel like I am accomplishing something. One of the hardest things about Breath of the Wild was changing this frame of mind. It was the first game that I didn't want to progress through quickly. I wanted to...
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Is the official Zelda timeline more than an afterthought?

May 19, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
A few years ago, Hyrule Historia released and gave fans the chance to explore the official chronology of a legendary game series, at least partially as a response to fans creating their own timeline theories for years preceding. This framework upon which the series’ story lines going forth are founded has been met with criticism, good and bad, and even questioned as to...
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Calamity Ganon was a decent boss, please stop complaining.

May 12, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
SPOILERS: Ganon has acquired attention across almost every legend in Hyrule's history. Breath of the Wild deviated more from series norms than any previous iteration, however it kept true to the spirit of Zelda and was rife with allusions to previous entries as well as recursive characters, including Calamity Ganon, a reimagining of the classic villain. That said, many have put forth a notion...
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Zelda II – The Adventure of Link through the Lens of Truth

May 5, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
Behold the second entry in the “Lens of Truth” series, where I critically analyze the franchise to determine if there is objectively a "greatest Zelda game." Today we will look at second title in the series, also for Nintendo Entertainment System, The Adventure of Link. This is perhaps the furthest...
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Voiceless Link: A theory

May 5, 2017
By Michelle Martinez
Ok, don’t hate me, but Breath of the Wild is the first real Zelda game that I have played. Prior to it, I didn’t get the opportunity to immerse myself into the Zelda-world due to not having certain gaming consoles and parents who didn’t understand...
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The most important BOTW character is not who you think it is.

April 28, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
In recent days, Breath of the Wild is a topic which enters conversation frequently alongside numerous subsidiary topics ranging from the breakable weapon system to the Divine Beasts and shrines replacing staple dungeon mechanics and nontraditional story structure. This last point is something I have dwelt upon for a few weeks after completing...
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The Legend of Legacy … Games of Time

April 24, 2017
By aJNation71
In 2016, The Legend of Zelda turned 30 years old making it one of the oldest and most beloved video game series ever created. There are very few video game franchises that have continued to survive and even evolve in the modern game industry, yet the staple Nintendo franchises still have gamers...
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The Legend of Zelda through the Lens of Truth

April 24, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
Welcome to the Zelda series through the Lens of Truth! This will be the first entry in a series I plan to continue until I have objectively scored every Legend of Zelda game. The rating system is simple, four categories (graphics, sound, story, and gameplay) are rated on a scale of one to ten, the game...
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Does BOTW have the perfect open world? The Elder Scrolls vs. Zelda debate.

April 13, 2017
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
Today I supply a simple query (as you have likely gathered from the title of this piece) that has perplexed me since the game's release. With my personal opinion of the series, there is a terrifying temptation to simply state that Breath of the Wild is the greatest...
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Red’s Ramblings – The Wind Waker: A Great but Ultimately Flawed Game

April 12, 2017
By Red
Wind Waker is, in many ways, an amazing game. The art style is gorgeous (particularly in the HD remake), the story is engaging, and the soundtrack is one of the best in the series. But both times I’ve played through it, I’ve ended up feeling...
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