Showing posts from August 28, 2011

Meeting of the Wolves

Aurubex has created a great piece of fan art that crosses over two amazing video games. Entitled 'Playmate' this peice of art features Wolf Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) and Amaterasu (Okami)  playfully getting along. It's adorable and well drawn. Great job!

Source: Aurubex on DeviantArt

3DS Ambassador NES Games Available!

It appears that in North America that the 10 free NES games for the 3DS 'Nintendo Ambassadors' are already Live on the eShop! The download is quick and painless.

The ten free NES titles that Nintendo Ambassadors have access to are: Super Mario Bros., Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, Wrecking Crew, NES Open Tournament Golf, Donkey Kong Jr., Balloon Fight, Ice Climber, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and Yoshi.

How to find and download your free Ambassador games:

Step 1: Connect to the eShop

Step 2: Go to the "Settings/Other" tab that is all the way on the left side of the main eShop menu. Select it and then look for "Your Downloads". The way that Nintendo Ambassadors are able to download the free 10 NES games before the general public is that the 3DS is counting the 10 games as games you have already downloaded. 

Step 3: Scroll down the list of games/applications you've already downloaded until you find the first NES game. Select "Redownload" to do…

Lucas Makes Further Changes to 'Star Wars' for Blu-Ray

The Star Wars community is used to George Lucas making changes to their favorite film franchise but when does it become too much? Dedicated fan sites have been combing through the new Star Wars blu-ray set and have begun to notice some changes that really stand out. Some of the changes aim to fix certain scenes while others may leave fans confused.

In The Phantom Menace the puppet version of  Yoda has been removed and replaced with a new CGI version.
I suppose this fits in better with the prequel trilogy Yoda but I like Puppet Yoda so I don't know how I feel about this.

In Return of the Jedi when Darth Vader thrown the Emperor down the Death Star's reactor shaft he will now screams, "Noooo!" that is very reminiscent of Episode III. He can listen to a short audio clip of that here.
Seriously, Lucas?? Seriously? *hangs head*

In The Empire Strikes Back we see Luke get attacked by a sweeping Wampa arm. For 30 years the scene remained unchanged even though the puppete…

Skyward Sword Limited Edition Bundle

Nintendo officially announced that a special bundle package will be released for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. This bundle will be available at launch (November 20th) and it will include the game itself and a Gold Wii Remote Plus (as seen at E3 2011). As another bonus anyone who buys an initial-production copy of the game (either separately or as part of the bundle) will get a free The Legend of Zelda Symphony Concert CD that will feature "select orchestral arrangements of iconic music spanning the history of the franchise which will be performed at The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert performances". The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will be sold for $49.99 while the bundle will carry a $69.99 price tag. This isn't too bad considering you will be purchasing a limited edition gold Wii Remote Plus for just $20 (while a regular Wii Remote Plus is $40).