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Mario Maker Contest: New Stuff, Winners

Mario Maker Contest: New Stuff, Winners

Last week Nintendo updated Super Mario Maker 2 and added a bunch of new items, enemies and objects to the game. The most exciting new item was a power-up that turns Mario into Link from the Legend of
Someone Spent 24 Hours In VR The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

Someone Spent 24 Hours In VR The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

YouTuber SwankyBox is a huge fan of The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time, the classic N64 RPG. As a kid he would play it for hours and hours and hours, exploring every inch of the world and also just
Mario Maker’s New Update Is The Closest Thing To Zelda II Maker We’ll Ever Get

Mario Maker’s New Update Is The Closest Thing To Zelda II Maker We’ll Ever Get

Super Mario Maker 2 has finally leveled up with today’s release of the version 2.0 update. Some carefully-considered new enemies and items open up new creative possibilities, but the big change is the
Actually, It's Good When Video Games Start With Your Character Waking Up

Actually, It's Good When Video Games Start With Your Character Waking Up

A whole lot of video games begin with your character waking up. It’s one of those things that you can’t stop noticing once you start. Most Zelda games start this way, as well as any number of classic
Super Mario Maker 2 becomes Super Zelda Maker with playable Link

Super Mario Maker 2 becomes Super Zelda Maker with playable Link

New enemies, blocks, and Nintendo-made speedrun courses also coming in free update.
Artist Hannah Baker Paints Her Sisters’ Bedroom Walls To Look Like A Scene From Legend Of Zelda

Artist Hannah Baker Paints Her Sisters’ Bedroom Walls To Look Like A Scene From Legend Of Zelda

Hanna Baker is an artist from High Point, NC, who runs Platypus Murals. She has been designing and hand-painting incredibly...
Poll: People In Japan Reveal Which Famous Game Franchises They Haven't Played

Poll: People In Japan Reveal Which Famous Game Franchises They Haven't Played

Have you played every big-time game franchise? Are there any well-known game series you haven’t checked out? In Japan, a recent poll asked people about which famous series they haven’t played. Read
Players Find Holy Grail Of Majora's Mask Speedrunning

Players Find Holy Grail Of Majora's Mask Speedrunning

Every game has the one trick that speedrunners are searching for, the one trick that completely changes the game. Famously, Wind Waker speedruns were blown open once players found a way to break
Mom Draws Massive, Highly Detailed Zelda: Breath of the Wild Map

Mom Draws Massive, Highly Detailed Zelda: Breath of the Wild Map

Twitter user Hajimerumeru’s mom has been really enjoying Breath of the Wild. She’s totally into the game—to the point where she’s even drawn her own massive, highly detailed Hyrule map. Read more...
The Zelda Theme Played On Musical Calculators Sounds Great

The Zelda Theme Played On Musical Calculators Sounds Great

The AR-7778 is a calculator that makes musical notes when the buttons are pressed. Twitter user Atarime uses this neat calculator to play famous tunes. Read more...
Nintendo Switch’s North American Sales Have Already Surpassed the Lifetime Sales of the Wii U

Nintendo Switch’s North American Sales Have Already Surpassed the Lifetime Sales of the Wii U

According to numbers released by The NPD Group, Nintendo has just beaten its biggest competitor: Nintendo. For its entire duration (2012-2017), Nintendo's Wii U console sold a little less than 14
The 20 Best Nintendo 64 Games, Ranked

The 20 Best Nintendo 64 Games, Ranked

On September 29, 1996, Americans experienced a rush of joy like no other: The release of the Nintendo 64, the video game giant’s hotly-anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed Super Nintendo
The Bite-Sized Link's Awakening Is The Perfect Follow-Up To Breath Of The Wild

The Bite-Sized Link's Awakening Is The Perfect Follow-Up To Breath Of The Wild

How do you create a follow-up to Breath of the Wild? The Switch launch game was a massive rethinking of the Legend of Zelda series, a colossal non-linear open world in which players could create their
Guy Builds Incredible Replica Of Link To The Past In Dragon Quest Builders 2

Guy Builds Incredible Replica Of Link To The Past In Dragon Quest Builders 2

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is one of the most recognizable games of all time, with an iconic overworld that players become intimately familiar with during their travels as the Hero of
Link's Awakening's Big 'Twist' Is Mind-Blowing When You're Eight

Link's Awakening's Big 'Twist' Is Mind-Blowing When You're Eight

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is a mystery. Link, the hero of the Zelda games, wakes up after getting shipwrecked on Koholint Island. He meets a mysterious owl who tells him that in order to
Tips For Playing The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Tips For Playing The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Link’s Awakening is not a challenging game, but it can be a little abstruse. Originally released for the Game Boy in 1993 and overhauled for Switch in a delightful remake that’s out this week, the
'Link’s Awakening' Is an Excellent Update of a 90s Video Game, Warts ‘n All

'Link’s Awakening' Is an Excellent Update of a 90s Video Game, Warts ‘n All

A new coat of paint and a lovely story, but it's also worth remembering this was designed in the early 90s for the Game Boy.

'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic

Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game Boy

'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic

Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game Boy