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I'm a freelance writer passionate about video games and their potential for storytelling. I'm also a graphic design hobbyist with a soft spot for video game music!

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Zelda is a story of the land not a princess - Zelda Universe

Only the remnants of a once vibrant society remain. With no memories of the past, exploration is the only tool at your disposal for uncovering the truth about your surroundings. It is this characteristic of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that piques my interest in its focus on environmental storytelling – and the story of the land itself. Looking back on past entries in the series, I can’t help but make a correlation between the Zelda games and the many themes connecting it to sustainability.

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Review: Musterbrand's Hylian line is what you need for autumn ...

Admit it, Zelda fans, there was likely a time when you wanted to dress up like Link. With Musterbrand’s new line of Zelda-inspired clothes, now you can feel like a hero and be fashionable at the same time! It’s perfect for someone who doesn’t want to go out looking exactly like Link but would like something a little more subtle.

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Viz Media Obtains Publishing Rights for Mario and Zelda Comics - IGN

Viz Media recently revealed that it has the publishing rights for the Super Mario Adventures comic and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga now rolling out in Japan.

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The best parts of Hyrule Warriors have nothing to do with Link

This post has been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions of community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff. Editor's Note from Stephanie Carmichael: Hyrule Warriors may be a spin-off, but Erich notes that it's one of the most progressive Zelda games to date.

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Zelda Manga Returns After 7-Year Hiatus - IGN

Akira Himekawa, the name of a two-person team of manga creators, announced it's returning to The Legend of Zelda manga series after a seven-year hiatus.

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High Quality Nintendo-Themed Toys Unveiled - IGN

At Summers Wonder Festival in Chiba, Japan, Good Smile Company showcased a plethora of new Nendoroids based on Nintendo franchises and franchises associated with Nintendo consoles.

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Check Out Highly Detailed LEGO Mario and Bowser - IGN

Brick-builders Tiago Catarino and David Pickett have pieced together highly detailed builds of Mario and Bowser out of LEGO.

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Tales of Symphonia Coming to Steam - IGN

Tales of Symphonia is coming to Steam in early 2016. Originally released on the Nintendo GameCube, the classic JRPG found its way to PS2 and was given an HD makeover for PS3. According to the official Tales of blog, the HD version will now also be ported to Steam.

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Star Fox Zero Release Date Confirmed - IGN

Nintendo has officially revealed the release date for Star Fox Zero. Fox McCloud and crew will be saving the Lylat System once again on November 20, 2015 in both North America and Europe.

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Big Splatoon Update Coming in August - IGN

Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon will be receiving a major update on August 5, 2015 for the U.S. and August 6, 2015 for Europe and Australia.

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song Coming to the Americas This Year - IGN

Bandai Namco Games has announced it will be bringing Sword Art Online: Lost Song to the Americas.

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Release Date for the Next Wave of Amiibo Confirmed - IGN

Nintendo of America has announced that the next wave of amiibo will be on store shelves on September 11, 2015.

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$1,000 Bounty for Mario 64 Glitch - IGN

A new Super Mario 64 glitch was discovered on Twitch and now there is a $1,000 bounty for it.

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Odin Sphere Announced for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita - IGN

Atlus and Vanillaware are teaming up to release an HD remake of Odin Sphere for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita.

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Monster Hunter X and Poka Poka Airou Village DX Announced - IGN

At a special Monster Hunter event held in Tokyo and later shown on a Nintendo Direct for Japan, Monster Hunter X and Poka Poka Airou Village DX, two new Monster Hunter titles, have been announced for the 3DS.