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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Link Figure Available for Pre-Order

Real Action Heroes has crafter a nearly 12 inch tall figure of Link from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that is fully equipped and sporting a full fabric outfit. …Read More The post The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Link Figure Available for Pre-Order by Jordan Loeffler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Fire Emblem Echoes Was The Biggest Selling Game In Japan Last Week

And Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia wasn’t even out for a full week! Yet, it dominates the country’s sales charts, selling 131,668 copies. Advertisement According to 4Gamer (via Media Create), here are the top ten sellers for the week of April 17 to April 23). 10. Mario Sports Superstars (3DS) Launch: March 30 April 17 to April 23 sales: 7,007 copies Life-to-date sales: 68,886 9. Minna de Wai Wai! Spelunker (Switch) Launch: April 20 April 17 to April 23 sales: 7,447 Life-to-date sales: 7,447 8. PaRappa the Rapper (PS4) Launch: April 20 April 17 to April 23 sales: 7,649 Life-to-date sales: 7,649 7. 1-2-Switch (Switch) Launch: March 3 April 17 to April 23 sales: 9,790 Life-to-date sales: 186,158 6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) Launch: March 3 April 17 to April 23 sales: 20,364 Life-to-date sales: 395,655 5. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) Launch: March 18 April 17 to April 23 sales: 27,283 Life-to-date sales: 1,393,376 4. Dungeon Travelers 2-2 (Vita) Launch: April 20 April 17 to April 23 sales: 27,381 Life-to-date sales: 27,381 3. Dark READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Sales Numbers For the Nintendo Switch And The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Wondering how the Switch is doing around the world? What about the new Zelda? Nintendo announced their global sales figures in a newly released financial statement. Advertisement In Japan, Nintendo sold 600,000 Switch units between March 3, when the hardware launched, and March 31, when the financial quarter ended. In the Americas, during that same period, 1.2 million Switch units were sold, while another 940,000 Switch units were sold in the region Nintendo calls “Other” (Europe, Australia, and beyond). In total, Nintendo has sold 2.74 million Switch consoles worldwide in less than a month.  Advertisement During that same period, Nintendo also sold 5.46 million Switch games worldwide. In Japan, 890,000 Switch games were sold, while 2.86 million were sold in The Americas and 1.71 million were sold in “Other.” Globally, Nintendo sold 2.76 million copies of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Switch (including the Wii U version, the total is 3.84 million copies). That’s 390,000 copies of Breath of the Wild Switch for Japan (120,000 copies for the Wii U version), and 2.37 Switch copies overseas (960,000 Wii U copies).  It certainly looks READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Breath Of The Wild Speedrunner Gets Cocky, Pays A Heavy Price

Conquering a game’s challenges over and over again can make you feel invincible. With a new world record in sight, one Breath of the Wild speedrunner decided to get flashy with the final boss. Too bad Ganon was having none of it. Advertisement Ikkitrix is the current world record holder for Breath of the Wild’s Any% category, which rushes through the game as fast as possible. His fastest run completes the game in 40 minutes and 18 seconds. On track to improve that time in a recent attempt, he sets up for a dramatic finish. SPOILERS AHEAD Facing off against Dark Beast Ganon, Ikkitrix decides to run an updraft with his paraglider to fire one last light arrow into the monster’s face when this happens: Dark Beast Ganon is something of a victory lap after defeating the four Ganon Blights and the dangerous Calamity Ganon. You mostly just ride a horse around and shoot a few light arrows. You don’t even need to use the paraglider to shoot the final target; you can just leap from your horse. Even if you do miss, you can just wait for Ganon to shoot a READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Media Create: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and Nintendo Switch Top Japanese Sales This Week

It’s April 26th, 2017, aka another Wednesday. And like every Wednesday, Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. However, unlike the past five weeks, the software charts are no longer crowned by  …Read More The post Media Create: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and Nintendo Switch Top Japanese Sales This Week by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Emulator Helps Open Zelda's Impossible Treasure Chest

As we’ve seen, you can play Breath of the Wild on a PC using an emulator. It’s not exactly optimal, but there’s a tiny bright side to the struggle: you can open a busted treasure chest that on both Switch and Wii U is inaccessible. Because it’s half-buried and underwater, in retail copies of the game you just can’t get down low enough to actually pop the lid on this chest. Advertisement Advertisement But here, running Cemu 1.7.3d, Pimpinpinguino was able to walk straight through the water that would normally make getting to the chest a pain, and then do a funky little dance number to trigger the opening. And what’s inside such a random and inaccessible chest? Perhaps a powerful in-game item, or some message of congratulations for having worked so hard to get access to it? Oh. Here’s video of how it was found and opened: READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Breath Of The Wild’s Best Rewards Aren’t Always ‘Useful’

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild does not dole out rewards predictably. Often you’ll spend an afternoon figuring out some elaborate puzzle, only to walk away with some rupees or a weapon you didn’t need. Other times the reward will be just as “useless,” but more special than any pile of loot could be. Advertisement Breath of the Wild spoilers follow. Early into Breath of the Wild you’ll meet Kass, a handsome winged Rito with an accordion. He’s on a pilgrimage around Hyrule in search of ancient secrets, performing songs he’s learned about various places across the map. You usually come across him as he’s standing in a field or forest, and the lyrics of his songs will point you toward a hidden shrine or treasure. He also hangs out at the stables in Hyrule, cleverly weaving a version of Epona’s Theme from Ocarina of Time into the music that normally plays while Breath of the Wild’s tamed horses stand nearby. Advertisement Kass hails from the Rito Village in the northwest part of Hyrule, a vertiginous alpine town built into the side of READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

Fan Creates Playable Version of Breath of the Wild’s 2D Prototype

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is great for many reasons. One of its standout features is how different mechanics react to one another. Shoot a tree with a fire arrow, and it’ll burn. Chop that same tree down, and it’ll topple over, setting anything it touches ablaze. Thanks to these reactive systems, the game encourages players to be creative when approaching its various challenges. To demonstrate how different game elements would interact with each other, the game’s developers created a 2D prototype in the style of the original Legend of Zelda. Though it looks exactly like the NES classic, it had a lot of Breath of the Wild‘s DNA. Anyone who saw footage of this prototype probably wished that they could play the game. Now, thanks to a dedicated fan, people can. As you can see from the video below, Breath of the NES is very much like the Breath of the Wild prototype. It features a day/night cycle, food you can harvest, and more. Using Game Maker Studio, it has taken developer Winter Drake several months of work to get up to this point. [embedded content] Speaking with Kotaku, Winter Drake said that “this project is…

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild deluxe hardback guide only $48 on Amazon

When The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild first came out, we detailed all the ridiculously expensive guides that would release alongside it. The most expensive of those is the deluxe hardback guide, which usually retails for $79.99 and you see pictured above. It’s similar quality to the Hyrule Historia book that released a few years back, so it’s a must for serious collectors.Curious what this book has inside of it? Check out this unboxing someone did on YouTube. If you didn’t pick it up when the game first debuted, you can save a bunch of money now, since Amazon has knocked the price down from $79.99 to $48.48, which is just shy of 40% off. Not a bad deal if you’re a huge Zelda fan. Did you already buy the deluxe guide or are you finished with Breath of the Wild? I have the Hyrule Historia sitting as my coffee table book in the living room, perhaps it’s time to get a new one. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Deluxe Guide – $48.48 READ FULL STORY AT NINTENDOTODAY!

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Ghost Recon Wildlands Tops UK Sales Charts For 4th Time This Year

The 15th week of the 2017 UK Sales Charts are in, and like the 14th week, Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is once again the top dog, a title it has held now for the fourth …Read More The post Ghost Recon Wildlands Tops UK Sales Charts For 4th Time This Year by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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I Can't Stop Feeling Guilty For Dicking Around In Breath Of The Wild

My name is Nathan Grayson, and I have a problem: I can’t stop dicking around in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Advertisement When I play Zelda, I feel like I’m wasting time. Don’t get me wrong: it’s a masterpiece of a game filled with rewarding activities and delightful surprises. I just don’t really, uh, do a ton of those things. Let me explain with a quick anecdote. A couple weeks ago, I was at a friend’s place. We were both playing our respective copies of Zelda, because 2017 might be a harrowingly dystopian shit boulder chasing us down a mountain at a thousand miles per hour, but at least the Nintendo Switch is cool. As we played, it was hard not to notice the disparity between our play styles. She was decked out in armor I didn’t even know existed, plunging ever onward through the big Goron dungeon. She solved puzzle after puzzle, as though possessed by a demon that really liked solving puzzles. Advertisement I spent an hour-and-a-half trying to feed enemies. OK, OK, hear me out. So you READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands Tops NPD Sales Charts for March, Closely Followed by Zelda

Tom Clancy’s The Division sits at the top of U.S. software sales for match, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hot on its heels. …Read More The post Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands Tops NPD Sales Charts for March, Closely Followed by Zelda by Giuseppe Nelva appeared first on DualShockers.

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Megadriver has released their The Legend of Zelda Metal album “Trimetal”

Today is a very good day for all you “Zelda” and Metal fans out there, because the Brazilian video game Metal band MegaDriver just informed me that they have released their “The Legend of Zelda Metal” album “Trimetal” via Bandcamp and Spotify: “Following the hype of the release of the new The Legend Of Zelda: The Breath Of The Wild… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

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Media Create: Nintendo Switch and Monster Hunter XX Top Japanese Sales For Fifth Straight Week

It’s April 19th, 2017, aka a Wednesday. And what happens on Wednesdays? That’s right, Media Create releases its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. Or should I saw the Monster Hunter XX and Nintendo Switch charts, …Read More The post Media Create: Nintendo Switch and Monster Hunter XX Top Japanese Sales For Fifth Straight Week by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.