Feature: Why Zelda: Link’s Awakening Is Literally My Dream Game

© Nintendo To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we’re running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games. Today, Stu gets all dreamy about one of his favourite entries in the … Read more

Random: This Minecraft Build Is A Playable Version Of Link’s Awakening

It seems so obvious: retro, pixel grid games work well with Minecraft’s chunky blocks. That’s exactly what builder team pickledscones has done with their incredible recreation of Koholint Island from Link’s Awakening, complete with big egg and all, and it looks amazing. But this isn’t just any Minecraft map. This one is playable. It has … Read more

The Blackstar Awakens: Hashashin’s Awakening Comes to Black Desert on Consoles – Xbox Wire

The Valencian god inside has awoken! Hashashin’s Awakening has arrived in Black Desert for Xbox One. With this newfound power, Hashashin uses Awakening skills and a secondary weapon to take down anything and everything in his way. Experience a brand-new way to play Aal’s warrior with Hashashin’s Awakening skills: Ensnaring Sands – Use Hashashin’s powers … Read more

Review: Phoenotopia: Awakening – An Intelligently Crafted Metroidvania That Stands Out From The Crowd

It takes some going to stand out among the Switch’s throng of superb Metroidvanias. When your competition includes the likes of Hollow Knight and Iconoclasts, you know it’s going to be a rough ride. But Phoenotopia: Awakening somehow manages to stand out, and it does so by being a little more… low key. That may … Read more

Charming 2D RPG Phoenotopia: Awakening Launches On Switch Later This Month

The Switch already has its fair share of Zelda-inspired RPGs, but the eShop will soon have another charming option for you to consider thanks to the indie release, Phoenotopia : Awakening. The game’s launching as a timed-exclusive on Switch in North America and will be available to buy in just over a couple of weeks’ … Read more

Alwa’s Legacy, Successor To Retro-Inspired Platformer Alwa’s Awakening, Arrives This Summer

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Alwa’s Legacy has been confirmed for Nintendo Switch with a summer release window being announced today. The game is a successor to Alwa’s Awakening, an 8-bit inspired platformer that is perhaps best suited to fans of retro action platformers or Metroidvanias. It managed to win over 924 backers by the … Read more