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Zelda Breath of the Wild Boss Guides - How to Beat Every Boss and Conquer Every Dungeon

This is our complete Zelda Breath of the Wild bosses guide, detailing every single boss and all the dungeons in Hyrule.

The Wonderful 101 Primer: What You Should Know About PlatinumGames' Latest Port

The Wonderful 101 bombed on the Wii U. Here's why the Remastered version of the game is generating a lot of excitement.

All the Essential Zelda Breath of the Wild Tips You Need

Here's our complete Zelda Breath of the Wild essential tips and tricks, including a beginner's guide to get you up and running in Hyrule.

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Walkthrough

Here's our full Zelda Breath of the Wild walkthrough, detailing how you can complete story and side quests, as well as conquering every Shrine in the game.

USG Play Together Week: Every Story From Our Week of Celebrating Multiplayer

We're celebrating all the ways games keep us linked together.

Animal Crossing: Sweet Day Was the Greatest Nintendo Party Game You Never Played

Nintendo Land never reached the heights of Wii Sports, but it gave us one amazing party game.

Nintendo's Online Services Down for the Switch, 3DS, and Wii U

No eShop, no updates, no Tetris 99 (or any other multiplayer, for that matter).

DuckTales Remastered Is Back After Its Unexplained Removal From Digital Storefronts

It was delisted back in August, but you can't keep Scrooge McDuck down—he bounces too much.

Breath of the Wild Players Have Got the Calamity Ganon Fight Down to 11 Seconds

Making up for all that time gathering Korok Seeds.

Nintendo Direct Hype Has Gotten Out of Control—And I Love It

Directs aren't just fun; they also have an important history. They're worthy of a little craziness.

Twitch Plays Breath of the Wild Finally Beat a Guardian

500+ minds working seamlessly together.

With a Nintendo Direct Possibly Around the Corner, It's Time We Heard More About Bayonetta 3

We've seen neither hide nor (long, luxurious) hair of Bayonetta in over two years. She's overdue for an appearance.

This Massive Super Mario Art Archive is a Reminder 2D Mario Needs its Graphics Refreshed

Nintendo's hand-drawn Mario art is a real mood-booster, and someone just uploaded a ton of it.

Yacht Club Wants to Keep Making Shovel Knight Games "Forever and Ever"

Don't start planning your retirement just yet, brave knight.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #50-26

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Here's a New Shortcut to Breath of the Wild's Korok Forest

Skipping the Lost Woods? Perfect.

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 5: Fin

Yacht Club Games concludes their deep dive into Specter of Torment's design!

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 4: The Subtle Art of Backgrounds

In the penultimate entry, Yacht Club Games talks about the small but important details that can make the difference in a level.

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 3: Our Favorite Secrets and More

Yacht Club shares their favorite secret areas; the art of positioning health pickups, and more.

How Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Went From Minor DLC to a Collection Built to Last

Yacht Club Games recounts the evolution of Shovel Knight's ambitious collection.

Shovel Knight's Final Expansions Are Coming Next Month

They'll mark the end of Treasure Trove, but not for our brave blue Knight.

Nintendo Switch's North American Sales Have Surpassed the Wii U's Global Lifetime Sales

The Switch has solidly outsold its console predecessor.

Reggie Fils-Aimé Given Lifetime Achievement Award by Video Game Hall of Fame

The former NoA president credits his connection to the community.

Shovel Knight Developers Say King of Cards and Showdown Mark "The End"

After releasing these final two free updates, Yacht Club is moving on to new projects.

Bayonetta 1 and 2 Confirmed to be Leaving the North American Wii U eShop Next Week [Update]

The stylish witch will stay with the Switch.

New Breath of the Wild Speedrun Trick Breaks Old Routes With Bombs and Bullet Time

Expect a new slew of world record times very soon.

Breath of the Wild Player Finds Haunting New Method for Fishing: Whistling

I thought we were catching Trout, not Lemming.

Stardew Valley Fish Guide

Fishing is one of the best ways to make money in Stardew Valley. Here’s all of the info you need to know.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC - Where to Find Midna's Helmet, Travel Medallion, Tingle Outfit, Korok Mask and More

Here's where you can find all the Zelda Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC items, including Midna's Helmet, the Travel Medallion, Tingle's outfit, the Korok Mask, and more.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Champions' Ballad - How to Start BOTW DLC Pack 2

This is our guide on how to get started with the Zelda Breath of the Wild Champions' Ballad DLC pack.

Late Nintendo CEO's Iwata Asks Feature to be Compiled Into a New Book

Satoru Iwata's popular feature will be the basis of a new book.

Summer Games Done Quick '19 Starts This Weekend—Here Are Some Runs To Watch For

The Link to the Past-Super Metroid randomizer mash-up is sure to be a blast.

Minecraft: Story Mode Episodes Re-Listed At $100 Apiece On Xbox Store To Deter New Purchases

A high price to pay to play Story Mode before it disappears.

Mojang Currently Has No Plans To Rescue Minecraft: Story Mode From Being Delisted

Mojang might not pull a Skybound to save Minecraft: Story Mode.

The Best Resident Evil Games Ranked From Worst to Best

In this ranking of the best Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is Getting Delisted From Online Storefronts Soon

Get it downloaded before it's gone forever.

Mario Kart 8 is the Switch's Most Successful Game. So Why Isn't it Getting Updated With New DLC?

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe drives down a lonely road, and it makes no sense.

LEGO City Undercover Cheats - Bonus Missions, Unlimited Studs, Cheat Codes for PS4, Xbox One, Switch

LEGO City Undercover presents its players with a weird and wonderful sandbox to play around with, and of course it has cheats. Here are all the LEGO City cheats.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Without Cel-Shading is Missing the Nintendo Magic

Looks aren't everything, but they sure are something.

Reggie Fils-Aime Says a Heartwarming Goodbye to Fans

In a new video, Nintendo of America's retiring president bids adieu.

Gamers Pay Tribute to Reggie Fils-Aime After Retirement News

Our bodies weren't ready.

Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Reggie Fils-Aime's Legacy at Nintendo

Reggie both embraced and transcended his role as Nintendo's chief cheerleader.

Reggie Fils-Aime is Retiring From Nintendo, Bowser Takes Over

Reggie is leaving after 15 years at Nintendo.

The RPGs We Lost When the Wii Shop Closed

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.

Link Actually Sails on the Great Ocean in this Moving Wind Waker Model

Come sail away with Link. Set a course over the virgin sea.

Wii Shop Channel Closes for Good Next Week

Points can be used for purchases, but can't be refunded or transferred to the eShop.

Stardew Valley Guide - Essential Tips to Help You Become the Ultimate Farmer

Everything you need to know to go from rags to riches in Stardew Valley.

Stardew Valley Villager Locations - Introduction Quest, Meet Everyone Explained

The first quest you are given is a tough one, but well worth doing. Here’s how to meet everyone in Stardew Valley.

Stardew Valley Marriage Guide - Gift Guide, Who Can You Romance in Stardew Valley?

Got your eye on someone special in Stardew Valley and wanna know what makes them tick. Look no further.

Read the Entire Star Fox Comic Published in Nintendo Power in the '90s Here

Read the comic that elevates the Star Fox team from dust-covered outlaws to intergalactic heroes.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Weapons and Shields Guide

Weapons, bows and shields - we’ve got all the inside information on where to find the very best of the best weapons and equipment, scattered throughout Hyrule in Breath of the Wild.

The Switch Kickstand Can Be Made Much Better With the Help of the Wii U

Wii U: "Y-you need my help? Truly?"

Report: New Super Mario Bros. U Coming to Switch

Another possible Wii U port for the Switch.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze's Cute Metroid Cameo Remained Hidden For Four Years

Usually Metroids aren't this shy about getting up in your face.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a Pleasure to Revisit Thanks to Funky Kong's Cool Rhythm

Tropical Freeze is still a top-tier platforming game, and Funky Kong is on-hand to make sure everyone can enjoy it.

Tropical Freeze Abruptly Disappears From Wii U eShop Ahead of Switch Release

The Wii U version is nowhere to be found digitally.

Switch Sales Near 18 Million, with Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the Most Popular Titles

Nintendo's still someway off the Wii's 101 million units sold and Mario Kart Wii's 37 million units sold, but it's on its way.

What Shadow of the Colossus, Breath of the Wild, and Dark Souls Have in Common

Three games where you are a stranger in a strange land.

You Can Now Get Necromancer, a PC Engine JRPG from 1988, on the Wii U Virtual Console

Not a bad opportunity to practice your Japanese.

Monster Hunter Frontier Z Dropping Support for Xbox 360, Wii U

Hunt ye monsters while ye may.

You Don't Need to Finish The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

You don't have to pay a single scrap of attention to Ganon to fall in love with Link's latest adventure.

10 Things We Want to See in Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch

A follow-up for Super Mario Maker feels like a sure thing, and there are lots of ways the sequel can surpass the excellent original.

Nintendo Switch Overtakes the Entire Lifetime Sales for the Wii U in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is a juggernaut.

The Miiverse Archive Is Live, and Boy Does It Bring Back Memories

"I drew that, huh? Uh. Hm."

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tips - Items, Battle Mode Guide, Weapons

We'll teach you how to drift, how to use every type of boost, and how to best utilize every item in the game in this Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tips Guide. Also how to unlock every track and character in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Boost Tips - How to Slipstream, Jump Boost, Trick Boost

How to reach maximum speed in the Switch version of Mario Kart 8, including the starting boost, trick boost, and coin boosts.

Mods Turn Link's Motorcycle from Breath of the Wild into Sonic the Hedgehog and Other Atrocities

Need to get to Lake Hylia in a hurry? Just pull on Sonic's ears.

A Miiverse Eulogy: So Long to the First True Social Video Game Platform

The Miiverse is dead and gone, but not in our hearts.

Lego Dimensions Is Done As WB Ceases Development

The toys-to-life version of Lego looks like it'll end its two-year run.

Miiverse Has but Weeks to Live. Let's Look Back on the Good(?) Times

Nintendo just punched the social network's ticket. You're gonna die Miiverse, RIP.

Disney XD Will Air the Super Smash Bros. Finals

Tune into Disney for some esports.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1's Hard Mode Will Kick Even the Best Players in the Teeth

Are you a bad enough dude to save the Princess?

Nadia's Midboss Musings: The Trial of the Sword DLC Echoes the Best Part of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Plus: Meet the Cobra Ships!)

Link must be powerful to overcome Breath of the Wild's most interesting challenge, but he also needs to be cunning and full of tricks.

This Kirby Human Feet Mod is a Sin Against Nature

Why would you do this?!

Nintendo: Keeping Us Entertained For All the Right and Wrong Reasons

The Switch doesn't deserve to be such a huge hit. But it also does. So confused.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Four Reasons Why Tingle from the Legend of Zelda Is Awesome

Don't hate him 'cause he's resourceful, Kooloo-Limpah.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's First DLC Lets You Get Your Tingle On

Nintendo outlines the first downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

All of the Kirby Games, Ranked From Worst to Best

In honor of Kirby's 25th anniversary, we ranked them all. Yes, even Kirby Air Ride.

Open-World Is the Only Way for 3D Zelda Games to Go

Open worlds and the Zelda series are clearly meant for each other, but there's still room for Breath of the Wild to improve.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Player Flies Across Hyrule Via the Power of Magnets

Look man, Zelda players are weird these days. Just go with it.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Player Soars Over 7,000m In Paragliding Challenge

One intrepid Japanese player has figured out how to soar over a huge length of Hyrule.

Breath of the Wild Nearly Running on PC Via CEMU Emulator

The folks trying to get Breath of the Wild running on CEMU show off another milestone.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Based Around a Perfect Apocalypse

A post-apocalyptic setting need not be grim and grey. In fact, it shouldn't be.

Here's an X-Ray of the Nintendo Switch's Guts

Everything looks to be in order, doc.

Here Are the Coolest Things People Have Discovered About Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Need a cooking lesson? Try staring at a wall.

Meet the Speedrunner Who Beat Zelda: Breath of the Wild in Under an Hour

Breath of the Wild has been cleared in under an hour, and we talk with one of the speedrunners who has broken the barrier.

The 'Git Gud' of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Breath of the Wild may be one of the harder titles in the series.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gives The Greatest Reward For Collecting Every Korok

If you collect all 900 Korok seeds, you get something shiny.

You Don't Have a Chance with Prince Sidon, so Smooch These Zelda: Breath of the Wild Characters Instead

Don't call it settling. Hyrule is home to lots of people who deserve hugs and kisses.

Nintendo Wanted To "Break The Conventions" Of Zelda With Breath of the Wild

If you want to know more about the work put into the latest Zelda, Nintendo has answers.

Nadia's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Travel Journal -- Rocks and Watermelon Rinds Make All the Difference

DAY FIVE: Nadia concludes her Breath of the Wild travel journal by nailing down the specific reasons Nintendo's open world feels so wonderfully crafted.

Satoru Iwata's Presence Was Sorely Missed by the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Developers

The team was excited to share new ideas with Iwata, only to realize they couldn't.

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