Things I Hate: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (Nintendo Switch)

I had originally ignored Xenoblade Chronicles when it came out over a decade ago on the Nintendo Wii. It was Pyra and Mythra on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate that gave me any motivation to start the series. But they actually starred in the second game, as Shulk is the star of the original. Luckily for…

Things I Like: Princess Zelda (A Link Between Worlds)

Though not much different from most incarnations of Princess Zelda, I liked her in the 3DS game. As usual, her Hyrule Castle is covered in dark magic…not again. And the evil Yuga corners her and turns her into a painting. And Link doesn’t want her to be art. Though even as a painting, she’s able…

Things I Like: Ravio (A Link Between Worlds)

One of the most unique characters in Zelda history, Ravio’s importance isn’t really realized at first. He just seems like Link’s wacky and strange support character. That’s until he drops out of nowhere after Yuga Ganon dies, and in front of Princess Hilda who is still mad with envy. Wait…a…minute… he’s the Link of Lorule?…

Things I Like: Yuga Ganon (A Link Between Worlds)

While this version of Ganon died in the finale of A Link to the Past, it didn’t take many years for him to rise again from the ashes. Mainly due to the magic of the evil clown wizard Yuga. However Ganon is a bit of a puppet here. Yuga fuses with Ganon to become an…

Things I Hate: Yuga (A Link Between Worlds)

While I didn’t hate him all around, I didn’t have much admiration for the villain of the 3DS Zelda game. I blame part of it on how he looks like a stupid clown. Not very intimidating. You first meet him as he’s turning soon-to-be sages into art. And Link has a few things to say…