The beat 'em up genre flourished in the nineties, with Capcom and Konami leading the way on the SNES and on the SEGA Genesis, as well as with a huge amount of great arcade games that never got a home console port.
When Ocarina of Time was released, the next game in the series re-used its art design. When Wind Waker was released, it spawned a number of handheld and multiplayer games borrowing its cel-shaded look.
Last week, I wrote about my experiences as a left-handed person playing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. To save you the re-reading, I'll let you know that I survived.
For a company with such storied franchises, Nintendo sure does a terrible job in commemorating them. Mario got a red Wii and a repackaged game for his 25th birthday, and Zelda got...bupkis.
We've struck a major milestone in this week's Nintendo Download, as The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask becomes the 300th game to grace the Wii Virtual Console.