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The overlooked innovation of Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link

This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. Choosing the definitive Zelda game is a fool's errand. There are those who say the series peaked with Ocarina of Time. Twilight Princess has its adherents. Others – for...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Crashmo, Zelda 2, Spirit Hunters

NintendoWare Weekly has a classic treat this week with 1988's Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link for $5 on 3DS. If you're looking for something a tad more modern, Crashmo, the sequel to Pushmo is available to help you avoid familial obligations. There's also the Pokemon-esque augmented reality games...

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Japan's 3DS Ambassador games include Metroid, Zelda 2 [update: North America too]

Two days before the arrival of the 3DS Ambassador Program games, Nintendo of Japan has revealed the full list of ten NES (Famicom) games being released there. This could be the exact same list of games we get in North America and Europe -- all we know is that the initial five games were...

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Top 5: Jury's Still Out

In this little hobby of ours, there are undeniable classics. Only an utterly clueless fanboy will ignore Shigeru Miyamoto's contributions to gaming, and any Nintendo enthusiast can never deny the quality of a series like Halo or God of War. No matter the platform, there are games which make...

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How well do you know your Zelda grass? [update]

So, you think you're a hardcore gamer? Maybe you are. But, how well do you know your grass samples? These posters, which are being sold at a Viennese store called Subotron for €12 ($19 USD) each, will really put you to the test. To help you out a bit, there are two samples from The Legend...

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The VC Advantage: A link to the past (of Zelda II)

The Internet has made it easy to find cheats for games, but we miss the tips pages from game magazines, when the discovery of a new code could inspire you to go back to an old game. These codes aren't exactly new, but oldness is the essence of the Virtual Console! We're bringing back the classic...

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