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The Internet Erupts in Unbridled Joy as Majora’s Mask Is Officially Announced for the 3DS

It’s always fun to see years of rumor and speculation culminate with what everyone wanted all along. That’s precisely what occurred tonight when Nintendo announced a remastered release of their classic Nintendo 64 title, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, for the Nintendo 3DS. This shouldn’t really come as much of a surprise, given the 2011 release of the game’s precursor, Ocarina of Time, for the very same system. Series producer Eiji Aonuma hasn’t exactly been dismissive of the rumors surrounding a potential remastering of Majora’s Mask, either. As I wrote earlier this week, there are few games more important to me than Ocarina of Time. I felt that the 3DS version of the game was just as good, if not even better than the original.…
For the Frog the Bell Tolls

For the Frog the Bell Tolls Is Zelda for Frog Lovers

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is one of the Game Boy’s most beloved titles. It was an instant hit with critics and fans alike, and remained on bestseller lists for more than seven years. It was remade for the Game Boy Color, re-released for the Virtual Console, and is generally considered to be a handheld classic. But while millions of gamers have played Link’s Awakening, few have enjoyed its predecessor: a quirky little title called Kaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru, or For the Frog the Bell Tolls. Link’s Awakening started out as a port of A Link to the Past, but its engine was based on this obscure Game Boy title. For the Frog the Bell Tolls will instantly feel familiar to any fan of classic Zelda, from the overhead perspective to the use of top and side views.…
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