What’s up with Amiibos

An Amiibo is a small plastic statue with a chip inside that can be read by the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad controller allowing players to scan their favorite characters and unlock content in games like “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Mario Kart 8” and Hyrule Warriors.”‘ So far, the Amiibos are comprised entirely of characters from “Super […]

Hyrule Warriors review

After hearing about a new “Zelda” game that didn’t follow the typical dungeon-adventure formula, I was worried of it being something so simplistic as the “Link’s Crossbow Training” minigame on Wii. Fortunately, “Hyrule Warriors” is a full-fledged game that employs the “Dynasty Warriors” mass slash-em up style of gameplay. The storyline is not to be […]

“Hyrule Warriors” E3 2014 hands-on preview

“Hyrule Warriors” could be the over-the-top “Zelda” spinoff we didn’t know we’ve been waiting for. Developed by Tecmo Koei and set in the style of “Dynasty Warriors,” “Hyrule Warriors” is a “musuo” action-adventure game set in favorite locals throughout the “Legend of Zelda” series, and puts players in the shoes (and armor) of favorite characters […]

This week in gaming

Take on hordes of baddies in Hyrule Nintendo announced this week a “Dynasty Warriors”-style game for the Wii U currently called “Hyrule Warriors.” The company stressed that this is not being developed by Nintendo, but rather by Tecmo Koei, the developers of the “Dynasty Warriors” series, and that it is not the next installment in […]