Tag: Metroid

Nintendo is continuing its work with Koei Tecmo, the company that developed Hyrule Warriors, on a new game called Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water. It is a survival-horror game and the most recent installment of the long running Fatal Frame / Project Zero series. Though released for the Wii U in Japan on September 2014, the game is launching on October 30th elsewhere and thus the game’s female protagonists have been given two new outfits: a Princess Zelda costume…

Of the Zelda fan base’s many questions regarding the future of the series, one arguably stands above the rest: should Zelda take on a Metroidvania-style system of progression? It’s a question worth pondering; the Zelda series has toed, and occasionally stepped on either side of, the line between linearity and difficulty progression. In my opinion, moving to a Metroidvania style of progression would improve a series that we already love. This is part two of a two-part exploration of whether…

Of the Zelda fan base’s many questions regarding the future of the series, one arguably stands above the rest: should Zelda take on a Metroidvania-style system of progression? It’s a question worth pondering; the Zelda series has toed, and occasionally stepped on either side of, the line between linearity and difficulty progression. Transplanting some elements of Samus and Simon’s best adventures could potentially solve both of these problems, right? I couldn’t disagree more. In this article, I outline the many…

With the upcoming release of Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and all the hype following the GameCube controller compatibility, it seems that PDP has decided to create something special for the occasion. PDP will be releasing select characters’ controllers, wired, for Wii U; one of those controllers resembles Link. You can check them out after the jump!

If Eiji Aonuma is to be believed, the Zelda series as we know it will soon change. His promise to rethink the conventions of Zelda is a lofty one that won’t easily be fulfilled. After all, how does one go about reworking the formula of a series that is arguably as near perfection as it can get? With a lot of risk and potential reward on the line, Zelda will have to plant its feet firmly on new soil to…

The floodgates have opened when it comes to A Link Between Worlds reviews, and it appears that Nintendo’s latest Zelda game is off to a sprinting start critically. Game Informer has given the highly anticipated 3DS game top marks in its latest print issue, according to readers posting details from the review online. Hit the jump for more.

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Zelda Fanart Spotlight. Last Wednesday we took a look at various Zelda goodies such a fan made plushies and some delicious cookies. This week I once again opted to feature multiple artists, with the theme of “crossovers”. Many games (including ones not published by Nintendo) reference the Legend of Zelda series, but only a handful such as The Smash Brothers Series and Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, have featured…