Tag Archives: Zelda

Should Nintendo Make An Offer To Buy Koei Tecmo

With the next generation of console wars now underway, Sony and Microsoft continue to focus on consolidating the video game industry. Sony remains the leader in first-party exclusives with iconic studios such as Naughty Dog, Sucker Punch Productions, and Insomniac Games; however, Microsoft is not far behind with the likes of Obsidian Entertainment, Rare, and soon-to-be Bethesda Game Studios. The

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7 Ways Skyward Sword Influenced Breath of the Wild

Improving upon an established framework is always a challenge. Organizations are more likely to fix problems than change a system that works; however, inaction also has consequences. From lost opportunity to irrelevancy, the status quo is often more dangerous than evolution. For the video game industry, static franchises quickly become stale if developers fail to innovate. The Legend of Zelda

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Nintendo and Xbox are Friendly but Terms are Biased

Gone are the days of intense industry rivalry and competition. After decades of strategy focused on dethroning the closest competitor, global leaders discovered that cooperation yields better results for entire business segments. Although the video game sector is late in adopting the new mindset, multiple industry veterans are partnering to deliver fans unprecedented gaming experiences. The Nintendo and Xbox collaboration

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The 5 Best Wii U Games That Still Need a Switch Port

Few companies have experienced peaks and valleys quite like Nintendo. From the ground-breaking success of the Wii to the disaster of the Wii U, the iconic video game company was on the brink of financial ruin. But Nintendo quickly regained status among the industry’s titans with the release of the Nintendo Switch. As the hybrid console continues to sell at

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Nintendo Breaths Life into the Switch 2020 Lineup

While Nintendo has provided occasional updates on Twitter, over a year has passed since the last official Nintendo Direct. As Nintendo remained oddly silent throughout the pandemic, fans grew restless about the future of the hybrid console. Critics also began comparing the lackluster Nintendo Switch 2020 lineup to the Wii U era. But after a series of surprise announcements, the

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How Koei Tecmo Landed Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity

The age-old proverb is that success breeds additional success. While maintaining positive momentum is challenging, the start of the journey is often the most difficult phase. Earning the trust of key influencers is paramount and requires time and proven excellence. The developer behind the popular hack-and-slash Dynasty Warriors series, Koei Tecmo, not only earned Nintendo’s trust but also landed the

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Zelda Skyward Sword Won’t Work on the Nintendo Switch

While Nintendo’s lineup for the remainder of 2020 remains a mystery, rumors involving the company’s most prominent franchises abound. From speculation regarding the 35th anniversary of the Mario series to the presumed Metroid Prime HD collection, fans continue to induce theories regarding Nintendo’s future. Another rumor circulated the Internet on Sunday by way of a surprising Amazon UK listing. According

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