Nintendo releases some pretty awesome BTS videos for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

This is some great stuff, folks. Enjoy the hell out of it. In these exclusive videos, the developers of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild reveal some behind-the-scenes secrets that went into creating their latest massive, engaging, critically acclaimed adventure. How does the world of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild relate to Kyoto? Where did the game’s musical inspiratio...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Review Addendum / Companion Article

There is so much to cover about a game as deep as Breath of the Wild that it’s nearly impossible to fit it all into one cohesive review.  As a result of that, I’ve prepared a companion article with even more specificity (but still with careful attention to spoilers) to address some of the myths and misconceptions about Zelda, as well as my response to some of the more common criticisms. Before we ...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I think you are now ready… ready to hear what happened two weeks ago. Dear impatient optimists, dear pragmatic skeptics, dear dedicated detractors… I choose to begin this review in perhaps the most declarative and divisive way possible, so buckle up for some hyperbolic blasphemy: Enchanting.  Sprawling.  Overwhelming.  Groundbreaking.  Mind-blowing. Masterpiece. You see, whether or not you can pos...[Read More]