MoMA to Display Video Games Exhibition Without A Change Machine in Sight

Following the Smithsonian’s lead, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is planning to unveil a new installment dedicated to video games as art. Note that this exhibit will not be exhibiting still images, concept art, or videos taken from video games but the actual video games themselves will be playable in some fashion or another.

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The Legend of Zelda: 25 Years of Elfin Goodness

When Nintendo game guru Shigeru Miyamoto was a kid, he used to explore the hillsides surrounding his childhood home in Sonobe, Japan. He found his way through forests with secluded lakes, caves, and rural villages. One particular day, he found a cave entrance in the middle of the woods, and after gathering his courage he set out to explore the cave with the aid of a lantern. Sound familiar? It was these experiences that would inspire the young lad to create one of the biggest, most important franchises in video game history: The Legend of Zelda.

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Your Mass Effect Costume’s Essential Add-On

So, Halloween’s coming up right? If you’re planning to go as Commander Shepard, here’s a guy you need to talk to first. Harisson Krix is a graphic designer who has the best hobby ever. He makes lifelike props from movies and video games, and his latest project is that of the signature assault rifle from Mass Effect (Pictured above).

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A Zelda II FPS??

Yes, you read that right. Gamrfeed (via N4G) posted a link to a free, in-browser version of Zelda II remade as a first person adventure. It’s not the full game, it’s just up to the first boss Horsehead. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is the oddball of the Zelda series, with it’s side scrolling, experience points, and focus on action. But I was a huge fan of the game and I didn’t hesitate to try it out.

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Zelda Director had some Regrets about Twilight Princess

Edge recently sat down with The Legend of Zelda series director Eiji Aonuma for an in depth interview, where he reminisces about working on one of gaming’s most beloved franchises. He also talked about the series’ future as well.

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Nintendo: “Surprises” in Store for New Zelda for Wii

Official Nintendo Magazine recently spoke with Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma, who said to expect surprises at next year’s E3. Nintendo plans to reveal an “overhaul” to the acclaimed series, though Aonuma was mum to any specifics.

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Link and Zelda Join Forces

Well since it’s right in the press release I guess it doesn’t count as a spoiler. Yes, Princess Zelda (in spirit form) actually joins Link in his latest adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, coming out December 7 for the DS and DSi.

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E3 Preview: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Platform: DS

Developer: Nintendo EAD

Publisher: Nintendo

Release Date: Holiday  2009

What Is It?

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is the follow up to 2007′s Phantom Hourglass. It uses the same cel-shaded art design as Wind Waker and like Phantom Hourglass, only the stylus is used for control. Link will have control of a Phantom that will serve as an aid in puzzle solving as well as fight enemies. As the title implies, traveling through the Overworld is done via a cannon equipped train.

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