Alice Han, Pepperdine University
The original game has a special place in the hearts of fans, and although the update hasn’t completely fixed problems like drifting motion controls, it is undoubtedly an improvement.
Two years after the release of the video game’s first teaser, Nintendo dropped a second trailer that unearths more of its features.
Brady Fitzgerald, Immaculata University
Nintendo’s famous franchise has a complicated order of events split into separate timelines. The open-world game released in 2017 is just another addition.
Marie Christensen, George Fox University
What does the future hold for Zelda and Link?
Amanda Pfender, Gateway Technical College
Let’s hope it does its ’90s predecessors justice.
August Wright, College of Charleston
The Zelda Symphony was an experience I was psyched for, but ultimately, the fans did a great job of dulling its beauty.
Peyton Conner, Indiana University
The groundbreaking video game series proves that it still looks good at 25 by rolling out games that offer new perspectives on the beloved Sinnoh region.
While the anticipated game possesses clear similarities to other games within the Nintendo franchise, it will be introducing many new aspects to enrich the player’s experience.
With its beautifully rendered animation and seamless, easy-to-understand combat mechanics, the newly released RPG is an impeccable spinoff sequel.
Ian Linn, Oberlin College
This year’s disappointing new video game releases and hardware promotions provide further evidence of the conference’s slow decline.
Michael Boland, DePaul University
In light of rumblings over the possibility of a new console release from the gaming giant, some might be scared to buy the gaming company’s most recent console.
The often forgotten video game has similarities to Monopoly, but adds a twist that makes it a whole new strategy game.
Alex Luna, University of California, Berkeley
As the portable console enters its fourth year, its popularity is only skyrocketing, so we’re counting down the best games it has to offer.
As the hit franchise nears its quarter-of-a-century milestone, there are many steps Game Freak can take to bring this beloved series to the next level.
In spite of its critical acclaim, the 2017 open-world sandbox does little to inspire players to complete it or even continue after playing.
Emma Lichtenstein, Brandeis University
After some major events capped off the previous season, the fifth season of the popular SyFy series examines the fallout.
How will the remaining characters deal with the shocking twist from last season?
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Forget resting in peace — computer-generated imagery pulls long deceased actors from their graves and pushes them back into the limelight.
Nathan Coles, Oakland University
The collectible figures have been left on the shelf for too long.
Meredith Day, Davidson College
The teenage witch and her friends deserve more recognition for their newest incarnation.
You can’t cram all that info into your brain without taking a break. Check out these four games to give your mind a chance to recharge.
Isador Pinto, Ringling College of Art + Design
The charm of ‘Animal Crossing’ is mixed with the exploration of ‘Breath of the Wild’ in this warm and pleasant indie game.
Brandon Suss, University of South Carolina
Take a shot every time your character dies.
Morgan Thomas, Baylor University
For all of the aspiring Mary Berrys out there.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
These titles might not have made headlines, but they steal the stage with righteous storytelling and immersive gameplay.
Madalyn Watson, Baylor University
The zombies are dead and so is the meta, fourth wall-breaking humor.
Caleb Clark, Hillsdale College
You’ll never look at video games the same.
Christopher Duggan, Boise State University
Jim Jarmusch’s new deadpan zombie flick has plenty of stars, but not much energy.
Here are the top five games in the franchise to get you into the “Zelda” zone.
And with Quentin gone, why there’s going to be a Season 5 to begin with.
Ben Garcia, Hope International University
Sometimes, dead really is better.
E.L. Meszaros, Brown University
The YouTube series presents video-game worlds as conspiracy theory, making far-flung gaming information funny and interesting.
Sara Perkins, University of Indianapolis
The podcast explores celebrities’ teenage years and proves that adolescence was awkward for everyone.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
It worked for ‘Tomb Raider.’
Shaina Lapuebla, Central Connecticut State University
Here are four things the new series has to make sure to get right.
Caleb Edwards, Michigan State University
The rising popularity of speedrunning, the newest craze in the gaming world, has led to the creation of frenetic, weeklong gaming marathons.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
Some supporting characters are so good, they shouldn’t have to steal scenes.
Yoni Yardeni, Pierce College
This is cool and all, but where’s Waluigi?
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
‘Pokémon Go’ changed the way users play, and Nintendo wants that to continue that trend.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
When it comes to climbing, farming, fighting and golfing, these Nintendo Switch games aren’t playing around.
Cason Ragland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The new product may (or may not) teach kids new creative skills.
Allie DiGennaro, Emerson College
Four books that should be on high school reading lists.
Ben Seidel, St. Olaf College
After more than a decade of lackluster development, Nintendo has created its own momentum and plans to capitalize on it. Plus, there’s a new ‘Metroid’ game.
Mari Landgrebe, Texas State University
Benjamin Scott discusses the creation of his team and the video game that landed them in front of Sony, Microsoft and game enthusiasts at E3 2016.
Al Vanderklipp, University of Michigan
As the console nears its 20th anniversary, we remember the fabulous flop that almost never was.
It’s time to change the channel on long-lived television misconceptions.
Danielle Wilkinson, Purdue University
Whether it was their cheesy graphics or period style, the magic of these four 90s shows would never survive a remake.
Sofia Rivera, Simmons College
It may or may not involve a lot of lying.
Natalie Hays, Texas State University and Guest Contributor
Look-wise, the game has an old-school feel similar to Super Mario Bros and Legend of Zelda.
Al Vanderklipp, University of Michigan and Guest Contributor
In their own stubborn way, Nintendo has proven several times that they’re unwilling to learn from their mistakes. This might be the last time.
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