Game Corner [Zelda Day]: The Legend of Zelda (Nintendo 3DS)

On 21 February 1986, The Legend of Zelda (Nintendo EAD, 1986) was first released in Japan. The creation of legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, The Legend of Zelda launched one of Nintendo’s most popular franchises, with its silent protagonist, Link, and his vast fantasy world of sword and sorcery not only enduring … Continue reading Game Corner [Zelda Day]: The Legend of Zelda (Nintendo 3DS)

Game Corner: Wario Land 3 (Nintendo 3DS)

Released: 2 May 2012Originally Released: 21 March 2000Developer: Nintendo R&D1Also Available For: Game Boy Color The Background:After his debut in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (ibid, 1992) Mario’s dastardly doppelgänger, Wario, quickly usurped Nintendo’s portly plumber as the face of Mario’s handheld sub-series. After the critical and commercial success of Wario Land II … Continue reading Game Corner: Wario Land 3 (Nintendo 3DS)

Game Corner: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

I’m a little late to the party with this one, but you may have heard that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo EAD, 1998) celebrated its twentieth anniversary last month. Coincidentally enough, I actually got the itch to read through the amazing manga retelling of the videogame by Akira Himekawa and subsequently played … Continue reading Game Corner: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo 3DS)