I'll never forget staring in awe at the giant map that came packaged with the original impossibly glittery gold cartridge of The Legend of Zelda for the NES. Sure, my barely out of diapers self would still undoubtedly get repeatedly lost and die, but with that map and the bounding 8-bit score it felt like … Continue reading Skyward Sword: The Good, the Bad, and the HD
Just when I thought it wasn't possible to be any more charmed by a Zelda game following the incredible rhythm adventure of Cadence of Hyrule, along came the utterly delightful and adorable remake of the 1993 Game Boy classic Link's Awakening. Despite having never played the original and lacking any semblance of nostalgia, I was immediately in love with this iteration of Hyrule's greatest hero. With each swing of my sword and lovable hop, I was somehow still transported to feeling like the 8 year old I was when the original was released.
Cadence of Hyrule, the new Zelda-spinoff rhythm game, is basically 1000 smiles distilled into their purest form and injected directly into your brain. It is the most charming, utterly pleasant, and breathtakingly unique game I have played in quite some time. Without further adieu, let's count down the Top 10 things that make this gem basically a puppy party in game form.