With The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom being the biggest thing in gaming right now, parents who haven't experienced the Zelda series themselves might be cautious about letting their child dive in. Craig Nash is here to help put your fears to rest.
Moviga's Austin Bevins brings a commentary-laced re-cap of this week's nerdy headlines, including Tears of the Kingdom, Horizon Forbidden West, and Rings of Power Season 2.
For over 35 years, Link has been exploring the vast and varied lands of Hyrule, solving puzzles, fighting enemies, and saving Princess Zelda from the evil Ganon. Along the way, he has encountered many memorable characters, items, dungeons, and bosses that have left a lasting impression on gamers. But with so many games in the series, which ones are the most essential?
Tears of the Kingdom is releasing in a few short weeks and Free Play is discussing Matt’s hopes, dreams, and fears about this long awaited experience. There are so many theories about what this game will mean for the Zelda franchise when it comes to story, gameplay, and beyond and no one wants to miss out on the hype. Kate also put together what she thought would be a fun segment at the end of the show that she will never repeat: Zelda trivia.
With Matt out of the office for the day, Bubba and Kate chat about reading people’s texts over their shoulder in airplanes, if deviled eggs are good or not, and most importantly: their thoughts on the Super Mario Movie and the brilliantness of Jack Black. Also, do critic’s thoughts matter about the movie if they literally have no idea about anything Mario?
There is a lot happening in the world of Free Play this week. Matt recaps PAX East and his disappointments with Nintendo’s lackluster Zelda presence. E3 is canceled. They’ll talk about the new Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios and throw together some ideas for a Zelda theme park that are pretty dang good. Matt and Kate also introduce a new segment about celebrity coffee orders that blew Bubba away.
With all the gaming system options on the market, how can you be sure you are choosing the right one for your kids? The parents of LTN have you covered.
The difficult yet wondrous world of Hyrule challenges players to hope for a better world and maybe even find creative solutions to problems in the present.