Tag: ocarina of time

  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

    In early 2013, during an otherwise uneventful Nintendo Direct video presentation, the game developer spoke about the pressures of designing for the Zelda franchise. How do you keep such a critically-lauded property fresh, while also satisfying long-time fans who have grown to love its formula? Nintendo’s answer was “Challenge the expectations of players”. Later in…

  • Nintendo Announces New 3DS Link to the Past Game

    At the conclusion to today’s Nintendo Direct live video feed, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Amie revealed the new game in the Zelda series, which sports 3D graphics from a traditional birds-eye perspective.¬†There is currently no confirmed title for the adventure, though it will be released “this holiday season” on Nintendo 3DS. Reggie Fils-Amie said:…

  • The Reason I’ve Changed My Mind About Ocarina of Time

    So, you know how I was banging on about how Nintendo need to stop re-releasing Ocarina of Time and find a new cash cow? Small confession: I may have changed my mind a little bit. The reason for my rather abrupt climbdown? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-4u5L4um0c&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] It’s Zelda. Remixed. As a can-can. It was created to coincide with…

  • Is it time for Nintendo to let go of Ocarina of Time?

    Those folks at Nintendo are ridiculously proud of Ocarina of Time – and rightly so.¬†When it was first released it garnered many a perfect review score along with all the squeals and the excitement. Thirteen years later and it regularly tops “Ultimate games of all time” lists and features in God knows how many nostalgic…

  • Digitise Me

    Some would say the point of playing games is to offer a special brand of escapism, a way of branching out from the norm and assuming the role of a hero. Thanks to games we have been many things; race car drivers, ninjas, criminals, soldiers and professional athletes and the fundamental aspect of what makes…