The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards

The Game Awards took place earlier today and Nintendo went away with a huge haul. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild took out the top award, Game of the Year beating Super Mario Odyssey, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Persona 5 and Horizon Zero Dawn.

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Ataribox aims high with $250-300 price point, Linux core, custom AMD chip

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The trademark and license borg that currently calls itself Atari continues to push ahead with an “Ataribox” project, and, after being teased in July, the device has begun to take shape. Fans and press alike may have expected a low-priced, retro-gaming living room device—since they’re all the rage and since this thing looks like a tiny, restyled Atari 2600—but Tuesday’s news suggests something a little more ambitious.

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‘Metroid : Samus Returns’ Isn’t an Action Game—Just Like the ‘Alien’ Movies, It’s a Feminist Horror Tale

When Metroid first hit shelves in 1987, the Nintendo game about an alien-killing bounty hunter felt like nothing else. Set on an eerie, alien world, it eschewed the poppy optimism of most ‘80s games for a claustrophobic odyssey set to spare, menacing tones.

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NYCC 2017: Dark Horse Produces Exhaustive Compendium for ”The Legend of Zelda” Fans

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EGX 2017: our 12 favourite games from the UK’s biggest video game event

From mystery boxes to smashing tanks, here are the epic multiplayer games and offbeat indie titles that held our attention The UK’s biggest video game event, EGX, took place this weekend, attracting around 75,000 people to the Birmingham NEC.

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Coming South Park game is harder for black characters

Writers from John Scalzi to author Shannon Sullivan have called being white living life in “easy mode” when compared to the treatment that people of color receive.

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Joy of sticks: 10 greatest video game controllers

From Atari’s CX joystick to the Oculus Touch, here are our favourites

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Now you’re playing with super power! Nintendo announces Super NES Classic Edition

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The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo’s follow-up console to the legendary Nintendo Entertainment System, launched in 1991 and introduced what many consider some of the greatest video games of all time – classics such as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, S

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E3 2017: All the Nintendo Trailers, Including Super Mario Odyssey and More!

All the Nintendo trailers from the E3 2017 presentation including Super Mario Odyssey and more! Following their press conference at E3 2017, Nintendo has released all their trailers and gameplay videos, including Super Mario Odyssey, Kirby, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC and more.

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Miitopia heading to 3DS later this year

We’ve known about Miitopia for a little while, having been released in Japan a while back. But now we have official word it’s releasing outside of Japan sometime later this year. An RPG type adventure using your Miis, with the classic Tomodachi/Miitomo voice synth.

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