Retrospective: The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

Shigeru Miyamoto once said that ‘a delayed game is eventually good; a bad game is bad forever’. If that saying were ever to be collected, it should be illustrated with a picture of Ocarina Of Time, the game that didn’t make the Nintendo 64 launch date by over two years.

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Retrospective: The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past

There’s something about viewing a Zelda game from above. Shigeru Miyamoto has famously said that the N64’s Ocarina Of Time – which appeared seven long years after this, its home console predecessor, was released in 1991 – was how Zelda had always looked in his head.

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Retrospective: Super Mario 64

To get one of the ‘secret’ castle stars in Super Mario 64, you need to catch a yellow rabbit. It’s there, unexpectedly, when Mario unlocks a door in the basement of Peach’s castle, hopping to and fro.

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Retrospective: Super Mario World

It’s almost a matter of course, discussing a Nintendo great in a retrospective, to detail its innovations at length.

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Retrospective: Street Fighter II

Bursting on to the world arcade scene in 1991 with the force of a Hadouken to redefine the fighting genre and inspire a generation of bragging rights, Street Fighter II has since written its own chapter in the annals of videogame folklore.

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Retrospective: Resident Evil 4

The phrase ‘a new kind of evil’ has been devalued over the years by marketing folk given little to work with. But not by Resident Evil 4.

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Nintendo Game Boy – 25 facts for its 25th anniversary

The screen was tiny, the graphics limited to shades of gray on a dull green background, but the Nintendo Game Boy was a revolution when it launched in Japan 25 years ago today.

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U Premium Bundle coming to Australia

Nintendo Australia has confirmed the widely rumoured Mario Kart: Wii U Premium bundle and it’s of course out the same day as Mario Kart 8. That May 31st for those who haven’t already jotted it down in their calendar.

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EB Expo 2014 info released, Nintendo confirmed to attend

EB Games announced today a ton of info about this year’s EB Expo, with Nintendo confirmed to be showing off their wares. EB Expo 2014 is going to be held between the 3rd-5th of October, with tickets going on sale next Thursday, 24th of April at 10am.

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Nintendo Gives Wii Remote Plus Controller the Royal Treatment

Nintendo hereby announces a new Wii Remote Plus controller styled in the royal fashion of Princess Peach. The pink controller features many touches that pay homage to the Mushroom Kingdom’s most powerful heroine, who recently starred in the Super Mario 3D World game for the Wii U console.

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