Even after I vanquished Calamity Gannon in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild over a year ago, I'm still playing it. I have tons of side quests to complete, a few more shrines to clear, and a bushel of Korok seeds to find. It is my favorite video game, and if you haven't played it yet, I'm envious of the experience in store for you. Right now, the digital version for the Switch is only [amazon_link asins='B06WLLHXC9' template='PriceLink' store='boingboing' marketplace='US' link_id='1b222ee6-92a4-41cc-b175-36757282346f'], which is the lowest price I've seen for it.
Mark Yohalem has worked both on his own projects and as an offsite senior or lead writer for BioWare, inXile Entertainment, TimeGate Studios, S2 Games, Nikitova Games, and Affinix Software. As co-founder of Wormwood Studios with two friends (artist Victor Pflug and programmer James Spanos) in 2010, he developed Primordia, a classical point-and-click adventure game… READ THE REST
Microsoft says the Xbox Series X will cost $500, a stripped-down $300 Series S will also be available, and both will launch on November 10, as the holiday shopping season kicks off. AP: There haven't been new generations of video game consoles for several years. The most recent Xbox, Xbox One, was released in 2013,… READ THE REST
98 Kōshien is a high school baseball videogame released only in Japan for the PlayStation in 1998. One of the features is the ability to customize the pitchers' windups. This resulted in delightful ballets like the ones seen above and below. (via r/ObscureMedia) READ THE REST
Consider this — are you someone who would want a full-sized pinball machine in your home? If you were a kid who spent more than 10 minutes in an arcade, a bowling alley, a family fun center, or a similar location during the 80s, 90s, or 00s, the answer from that kid is likely an… READ THE REST
If you include video in social media posts for your business, you'll see a 66 percent boost in serious engagement. Your brand awareness will be up over 50 percent. And an overwhelming 93 percent of marketers confirm that video on a social media post has resulted in a new customer. While the numbers are compelling,… READ THE REST
Studying for vocabulary tests in grade school was always the worst. Just you, a list of words, a sheet of paper and a pencil…and endless, endless, endless repetition. It was always the equivalent of an educational death march. But the importance of an extensive vocabulary is undeniable. The disparity in vocabulary from 3-year-olds in rich… READ THE REST