The Next Super Smash Bros.

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It’s no secret that I love Nintendo. Many of the posts on this blog heavily revolve around the design of their games and my own experiences with them.  There isn’t a game that this is more true for than Super Smash Bros. 

As a pass time, I take an interest in researching the characters, learning about their origins, and deciphering the design choices made by series director Masahiro Sakurai. Being a celebration of all of Nintendo’s characters, the pressure to portray them correctly is met with the sharpest of eyes.

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The Shortcomings of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Story

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Let’s talk about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and it’s underwhelming story

The Nintendo Switch launched in March of 2017, with this game being it’s sole big hitting launch title. The game captivated Switch owners everywhere and is arguably the reason the console did so well out the gate. My own time with the game has been extremely satisfying with a breadth of quests to do, a wide world to explore, and combat that feels oh so right. But no matter how many times I revisit the game, the story always seems like a hiccup.

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