Tag: Game Awards

With the recent Nintendo Direct confirming Zelda Wii U’s release on the Wii U console in 2016, many have been wondering, what about the NX? Nintendo has been reluctant to share more information about it, but Forbes contributor Paul Tassi sees no other option for the console than a 2016 holiday release. Therein lies the problem, if Zelda Wii U releases in fall of 2016 for only the Wii U it will be disastrous for sales once the NX launches….

We all remember that fateful day when Aonuma and Miyamoto showed off the first gameplay footage of Zelda U. Given the quality of the video, we assumed much planning went into it, but it appears we were wrong. The entire five minute video was put together last-minute, as revealed a recent Game Trailers Live

IGN Rewind Theater is a video series that analyses all kinds of trailers and gameplay footage extremely in-depth, by stopping and discussing at every opportunity in order to find every possible detail. They’ve just uploaded a video where they look at the newest footage of Zelda U from the Game Awards, raising some interesting points about the enormous world and the gameplay. 

We’ve seen tons of analyses of the Zelda U video, but here we see a bunch of new details, as well as an interesting discussion of what the things could mean: they talk in-depth about Link and his shield’s design, as well as the effects of the enormous world, and…

A little more than a week ago, Nintendo surprised us all immensely with heaps of new footage of the new Zelda game for the Wii U, providing an incredibly climactic ending for this year’s Game Awards. What we saw of the game, however, was presented in a very different format: it was off-screen footage of regular gameplay, which formed a great contrast with the largely cinematic trailer for every other game showed off at the event.

The question we have for you guys is, was this the right way to go?

Many have praised Nintendo for…