The Zelda series is not really known for its story. But ironically, the timeline of the series became infamous for being complicated due to the split in Ocarina of Time. In a way, the timeline does help in making Hyrule feel more like a kingdom with history.Read more "Breath of the Wild is too hard to place in the Zelda timeline, and I hate that… But does it matter?"
Links to other parts of this series included in this post Look at ’em review scores! The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the game that in March 2017, received so much critical acclaiming that it kept getting 10/10s, 100/100s, 50/50s, wherever you looked at it was a huge score. It could even, if […]Read more "Breath of the Wild’s sidequests block it from becoming the Game Of All Time"
Links to other parts of this series included in this post WARNING: DUNGEON SPOILERS AHEAD (AND THIS INCLUDES BOSSES)! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! « The Legend of Zelda » QUICK, tell me some things you associate that series with! Is it items? Is it the world of Hyrule? Is it the story? Is it the Triforce? WHAT […]Read more "Breath of the Wild’s Divine Beasts are divinely awful dungeons for Zelda standards"
Links to other parts of this series included in this post Exploration. One word, but one with such large implications. Exploration has been part of video games for a looooong time. Heck, the very first Zelda game was all about exploration. In that game, players… basically had to bomb every single wall and put fire […]Read more "Gotta love the way Breath of the Wild exploits the concept of exploration!"
Links to other parts of this series included in this post The teasing, and established tropes of final dungeons We see it right when leave the Shrine of Resurrection. It is teased to us by the Old Man. Wherever we go, as long as we have a general view of Central Hyrule, we see it. […]Read more "Hyrule Castle is not just the most open ended but also one of the best final dungeons of the Zelda series"
Tutorials, tutorials, tutorials. A part of most games that are necessary, but yet also excessively boring at times. Their importance comes from their core purpose, which is to teach the player how to play the game. But most of the time, those tutorials are provide very little insight into the actual gameplay.Read more "Why the Great Plateau from Breath of the Wild is among the best video game tutorials"