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More than just PC players and Switch owners can now get their Shovel Knight fix this month! For owners of the original Shovel Knight on platforms other than the Nintendo Switch, the latest, free DLC story expansion: Specter of Torment, in which players can finally control the scythe-wielding Specter Knight, is coming out soon.

Make the jump to find a release date to look forward to!

(This editorial contains major spoilers for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's story is brilliantly executed, and it's primarily a result of its non-linearity. You, the player, can recall Link's lost memories in any order you wish. You can tackle other major plot elements surrounding the Divine Beasts and Hyrule's Champions in any order as well. Or you can just forego it all and face Ganon in the nude.

What many people seem to disagree about is how the actual plot of Breath of the Wild stacks up when compared to past Zelda games or other games in general. Some think the lack of a more human antagonist harms the story; others think the entire quest is much too simple: Link wakes up, fights Ganon, and saves the day.

Make the jump to find out why I think Breath of the Wild's story is anything but unfulfilling.

Super Smash Bros. is a series of games that were made with the local couch competitor or party game scene in mind, but over time, it has largely been played by more competitive players. The newest title, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, has had a competitive community since its release in late 2014. There are many resources out there for competitive players and spectators alike, but getting to your desired resources can require the user to manually sort through players, characters, and stages. This can be a tedious process.

SSBWorld, a website created by a team of two, aims to make it easier to connect all of these elements into an easy-to-use interface for finding videos of competitive Super Smash Bros. matches. Today, I got the opportunity to speak with Anthony Nelson, the face of SSBWorld, about how the website works and what sets it apart from the rest.

You can find the full interview after the jump!

For the past month, we've been hearing about the great success that the Nintendo Switch enjoyed in its first days on the market; however, until now, we had no official sales numbers to confirm that the system had managed to sell well. Over the past few days, though, Nintendo finally released the first official sales numbers for the Switch, and they're extremely impressive. In March, the console sold around 906,000 units in the United States alone, making it one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time and the best-selling console overall in that month.

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During today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that it is launching a new series of Amiibo figures this year to celebrate The Legend of Zelda's 30th anniversary. These Amiibo will be based on Link's look in previous entries in the series; there will be three figures, made to look like Link in Majora's Mask, Twilight Princess, and Skyward Sword. This new line of Amiibo will launch on June 23rd.

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Breath of the Wild is a gorgeous, enthralling, and expansive game—and by expansive, I mean huge. While traversing the various ecosystems of Hyrule, one is greeted by beautiful scenery seemingly at every turn. Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to get a full aerial view of it all? YouTube user MrCheeze thought so, and they developed a way of ascending to new heights.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues to be a huge hit for Nintendo, in part due to its fresh take on the storied franchise. Fans better get used to this feel if a recent interview is any indication. Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma recently discussed the future of the franchise with Famitsu, and although the publication won't release until tomorrow, early translations have made their way to the internet. According to these translations, Aonuma believes that the "open air" concept will become the new standard for future Zelda titles.

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Battlefy is teaming up with Nintendo to organize a massive nation-wide Splatoon tournament. The tournament will take place over the course of this month, and it will be open to any person in the United States who is over the age of eighteen and owns a copy of Splatoon. The winners of the "US Inkling Open" will be given a free trip to E3 2017 this June, as well as a free Nintendo Switch and a copy of Splatoon 2.

Follow after the jump to learn more about the tournament!

A while back, we posted about the talented GandaKris and her custom-made Nintendo Switch puppy Amiibo. She certainly hasn't stopped making various figures since then, and her latest Amiibo is perfect for those that have been playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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In June 2015, about halfway through the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Satoru Iwata, the former president and CEO of Nintendo, tragically passed away due to complications from bile duct cancer. This was hard for the development team behind the game, who saw Iwata as a great inspiration and were deeply motivated by his memory in the years following his death. Recently, a Nintendo fan and YouTuber known as Seaniccus discovered a secret in Breath of the Wild that seems like it could be a hidden tribute to Iwata and his strong parental influence over Nintendo.

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When Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night finished up its Kickstarter campaign, it wound up with an impressive $5.5 million in collections. Earlier this month, we learned that Bloodstained was going to be making its way to the Switch as well, but this left a question in many minds—what about the Wii U version? That question has been answered as of today, as Creative Director Koji Igarashi announced that the Wii U version has been officially canceled.

Head inside to read Igarashi's official statement as well as to find out what your options are if you chose to get the Wii U version as a reward!

Many of you have probably been spending a healthy (or unhealthy) amount of time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Whether you're still exploring the Great Plateau or ready to face Calamity Ganon now, there's no denying Hyrule's latest adventure definitely had a lot of care and effort put into it. If you're wondering just how much work the game took and what the creation process was like, Nintendo has you covered.

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The world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is enormous, and it's filled with so many landmarks that it can be really difficult to find exactly what you're looking for at times. To help out with this, the Zelda fan site Zelda Dungeon has been compiling a huge interactive map of Breath of the Wild's overworld, which details the location of every shrine, dungeon, and side-quest in the game. In short, it's like having Google Maps available in Hyrule.

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A common criticism of open world games, like most titles in the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series, is that they're often filled with bugs. With such massive worlds and so much to do, it's difficult for development teams to test every location and item very thoroughly, so many devastating glitches can make their way into the final game. Despite its gargantuan overworld, however, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is remarkably bug-free. In a recent interview with The Verge, Takuhiro Dohta, the technical director behind the game, explained how his team was able to achieve this.

Follow after the jump to read what he said!

Many fans were blown away by Link's new look in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but still, when the game was later revealed to have changeable equipment, many were wondering if Link's classic getup would make a return. In the past Nintendo has hinted at it being obtainable, but it's no longer his default outfit, apparently due to one specific flaw. Warning: If you don't want possible spoilers for Breath of the Wild's clothing options, you may not want to read this article, as some of the gear is discussed.

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