The new ‘Zelda’ DLC is all about exploration and survival

The Nintendo Switch is a neat little console — but its debut was almost overshadowed by its flagship launch game: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The game was lauded as a long overdue evolution on the Zelda formula, and it deserved the praise, too — it’s an objectively excellent adventure game that brings the classic Nintendo franchise …

Nintendo is releasing amiibo for a ‘Legend of Zelda’ add-on

Nintendo doesn’t just want you to download add-on content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: It wants you to snap up more figurines too. The gaming giant has unveiled four amiibo designed with the DLC (most notably The Champion’s Ballad) in mind. Each represents a champion from one of Hyrule’s races: Mipha (from the zora), Daruk (goron), …

Lightseekers brings your video game into the real world

Action figures can look a little staid next to video games where your character can walk, talk and fire all manner of weaponry. But there’s still something special about the tactile experience of holding a cool character in your hand, which is why we’ve seen game developers embrace the world of toys with products like Skylanders, Amiibo and LEGO Dimensions. …

‘Yoshi’s Woolly World’ hits 3DS next year with an adorable Amiibo

Yoshi’s Woolly World is the next game in Nintendo’s Wii U library to make its way to 3DS, further proving that while the Wii U is a wonderful system, Nintendo is winding the console down to make room for the NX. The complete Yoshi’s Woolly World game lands on Nintendo’s handheld on February 3rd, and it’s bringing a friend along …