The Virtual GONEsole

Nintendo officially announced that there would be no virtual console service on the Nintendo Switch. Continue reading “The Virtual GONEsole”

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (re-review)

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an adventure game by Nintendo for the Wii. As this is a later installment in the ongoing series, I’ll assume you understand some of the basics of the franchise going into this. I have already reviewed this game before, but this re-review will hopefully be more in-depth and more helpful. Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (re-review)”

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is an HD remake on the Wii U of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, originally released on GameCube and Wii. It’s another 3D adventure game in the Legend of Zelda series. This review is actually going to be somewhat of a re-review of Twilight Princess as well as a comparison between the original version on the Wii and this one. Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD”

Super Metroid

Super Metroid is the third installment in the Metroid series of 2D adventure-platformer shooters and is on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The events of the game follow the events of the previous two. The game will explain it at that start, but basically the last Metroid is in captivity being researched by scientist when you, the bounty hunter Samus Aran, receive a distress call from the research station to find the Metroid stolen. After escaping the self-destructing lab, you tail the thief to Zebes and begin your search for creature and its captors. Are you a bad enough babe to save the Metroid? Continue reading “Super Metroid”

Legend of Zelda Stuff: Ball and Chain

Upon replaying The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess via the Wii U’s HD version, I found myself noticing all kinds of great things I didn’t appreciate years ago when I first played. I found this particular topic to be especially clever and perhaps even downright brilliant. So I’d like to take this time to talk about why I think the ball and chain is such a great item. Continue reading “Legend of Zelda Stuff: Ball and Chain”