Category Archives: The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Full Review

This is going to sound surprising to some, but the first time I played The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was when I was twelve years old — over ten years ago. And as you might expect, children don’t exactly have a long attention span at that age. Given that I was no exception to this rule, I may have chosen the worst possible Zelda game to play. Seriously, the original version was riddled with excessive cutscenes and dialogue, and I lost interest after just a few hours of playing. The recent release of Skyward Sword HD quite literally changed the game, then — and after ten years of leaving this title incomplete, I was finally able to finish what I started over a decade ago. Although this is not my favorite entry in the Zelda series, it’s certainly one worth taking a second look at, even all these years later. Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Full Review

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Treasure Farming Guide

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD was recently made available for Nintendo Switch, and it includes one particular mechanic that avid completionists will either love or hate: tool upgrades! In order to upgrade these tools, though, players will need to obtain a number of treasures to use as materials. Luckily, we’ve compiled a handy list of the general locations of each treasure; unfortunately, some do come down to luck but we’ve tried to be as specific as possible here.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Ganondorf amiibo Guide

Competitive amiibo training has been around since the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U in November 2014. Since then, Ganondorf has always been considered at least high-tier — and this is true in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as well. As you can imagine, his powerful moveset is often too much for AI opponents to manage, and this trait helps Ganondorf along in high-stakes tournament brackets. If you’d like to learn more about his metagame history before we continue, please refer to the Ganondorf wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to jozz for contributing Ganondorf’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Toon Link amiibo Guide

There are three Links in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Link, Young Link, and Toon Link, and today we’re covering the coolest of the three. Compared to his two counterparts, Toon Link is sort of middle-of-the-road in that he is neither considered particularly strong nor particularly weak. If you’d like to learn more about the Hero of Winds and his rich metagame history, feel free to read his corresponding wiki page for additional information. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to Dabuffalo for contributing Toon Link’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Zelda amiibo Guide

Once upon a time, Zelda was a mid-tier fighter in Super Smash Bros. 4’s amiibo metagame. She wasn’t anything special; her only notable traits were multi-hitting smash attacks and a decent recovery. That’s no longer the case, though: not only is Zelda considered top-tier in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, she’s also considered one of the most highly-represented Figure Players of all time: to say Zelda has been successful in tournaments would be an understatement. If you’d like to learn more about her metagame history across both games, feel free to read her wiki page before you continue. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to Leeya for contributing Zelda’s training information!

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