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Jenae’s #7FaveGames

DISCLAIMER: All opinions stated here are my own and do not reflect upon oprainfall as a whole [caption id="attachment_235402" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Image Credit: Brandon Rose[/caption] #7FaveGames was a hashtag trend I noticed among fellow gamers last August on Twitter. On account of the 140 character limit, I never got to elaborate on why I loved all of these games. Now I figure, why not do that right here, today? And so
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RUMOR: First 3DS My Nintendo Reward Revealed: My Nintendo Picross

  It appears Nintendo has had another leak, this time revealing a game that appears to be one of the first My Nintendo rewards. My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda - Twilight Princess (for 3DS) data was found by Twitter user Cellenseres, who then posted the information and screenshots he found on Nintendo's NA and EU servers. The story originally surfaced earlier last week, but since then data miners have pulled some more
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Retrospective – Episode 2

  Some of you may have seen that Nintendo has a retrospective miniseries going on about The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Today, they released the 2nd episode which focuses on the characters and story of the game. In it, we learn where the developers got the idea for Link to turn into a wolf, and find out some tidbits about the evolution of the character of Midna. They also
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Twilight Princess HD Further amiibo Details

Famitsu has released some more specific details on the functionality of some of the compatible amiibo figures within Twilight Princess HD. The Ganondorf amiibo, according to the report, will be used to increase the challenge of the game by doubling damage taken from attacks. Apparently when the effect is active, Link’s health bar will change color from the normal red to blue. And while other amiibo can only be used
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Nintendo Announces The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

UPDATE: Pre-orders for the special edition that includes the Wolf Link amiibo are now live at Best Buy. Nintendo opened up their November Nintendo Direct with a bang: an announcement of a remake of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, titled Twilight Princess HD for Wii U. In addition to being an update of the GameCube and Wii game, the game will release with a Wolf Link amiibo for use with the
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PAX Prime 2015 Cosplay Gallery

Hah! Thanks to some creative “ticket procurement procedures,” I was able to get in to PAX Prime this year. As always, I brought my camera because cosplay galleries aren’t going to create themselves. Take a gander at this year’s offering. Take a guess at the most popular cosplay theme of the year. [gallery size="medium" link="file" ids="176487,176488,176489,176490,176491,176492,176493,176494,176496,176498,176499,176500,176501,176502,176503,176504,176505,176497,176506,176508,176509,176510,176512,176516,176517,176518,176519,176520,176507,176521,176522,176523,176524,176525,176526,176527,176529,176515,176530,176531,176532,176533,176534,176535,176537,176513,176547,176538,176539,176536,176542,176540,176544,176545,176546,176624,176548,176549,176551,176552,176541,176553,176514,176554,176550,176555,176556,176557,176558,176559,176561,176562,176563,176564,176528,176565,176567,176568,176569,176570,176571,176572,176573,176574,176575,176576,176577,176579,176580,176581,176582,176583"] [caption id="attachment_176511" align="alignleft" width="610"] It takes real dedication to turn yourself into a Vex
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Watch The Dizzying Spinner of Hyrule Warriors in Action

The latest Nintendo Direct unveiled a new weapon for Link in Hyrule Warriors. The Spinner was an item originally from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Although it can be used offensively, its primary role was more traversal in nature than anything else. That brings up the question of how exactly will it be used as a weapon. As it turns out, we didn’t have to wait too long to find
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New Hyrule Warriors Trailer Shows Off Link’s Ball and Chain

Koei Tecmo has unveiled a new trailer for Hyrule Warriors featuring Link. We’ve seen him wield a sword and shield and the Fire Rod in the past. This time, he wields both the Ball and Chain--courtesy of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess--and the Gauntlet. Take a look. Although it looks like the Ball and Chain is the weapon being shown off, it’s actually the Gauntlet that’s the weapon. The
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The Zelda Symphony: A Godlike Experience

[caption id="attachment_10297" align="aligncenter" width="580"] This one's fit for a Goddess.[/caption] While it has taken a Smithsonian exhibit to convince the general public that video games are art, video game music has had an easier road to travel. Hugely successful concert series like Video Games Live!, Play! A Video Game Symphony and Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy have shown older generations that video game music is not just a collection