2016 has gone by pretty quickly. It seems like just yesterday that Fire Emblem Fates and Street Fighter V showed up on my doorstep to kick off the year in gaming.
Now we’re at the end of the year and The Game Awards starts tonight at 9PM ET. Just for fun, I thought I’d take a look at the nominations and give my thoughts on which titles I think will win and what my picks are for each category. Enjoy folks!
The tri-fold digipak includes 108 tracks from the Wii U remake spread across the three CDs, an 8-page booklet, and a reversible mini poster (featuring the artwork used on the freebie sound selection CD we got in North America and Europe). If all of that isn’t enough incentive, first print copies will also include a bonus item: a 40mm can badge featuring Link.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Original Soundtrack is now available for pre-order from CD Japan for just under US$45 and will be released on Wednesday, July 27th. I’ve already got my pre-order in – how about you?
Nintendo has finally shown off more substantial footage from the latest Zelda game, entitled The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. You can view the E3 trailer above and can pre-order the Wii U version of the game through Amazon and Best Buy. Amazon Prime and Gamers Club Unlocked members can get 20% off.
On November 4th, the Super Mario series of amiibo will see the launch of seven new amiibo figures: Wario, Rosalina, Donkey Kong, and Diddy Kong will be joined by Daisy, Waluigi, and a glow-in-the-dark Boo.
The amiibo figures are all available for pre-order now at the links below:
It’s the first official day of the E3 Expo! Nintendo kicks things off with their special edition of Treehouse Live, featuring The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Pokémon Sun and Moon, and more. You can view the stream live above starting at 9:00am PT, courtesy of Nintendo’s Twitch channel.
Sony’s E3 2016 Press Conference tonight will wrap up the events for this Monday. You can view the stream live above starting at 6:00pm PT, courtesy of PlayStation’s Twitch channel. You can also view Sony’s own stream of the presentation on the PlayStation website.
Sega’s Sonic Channel has announced that a new soundtrack album, the Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary Selection, will be released in Japan to help commemorate the Blue Blur’s 25th anniversary. The 3-disc set includes 2 CDs with 25 tracks each from 25 different Sonic games as well as a bonus DVD and a Sonic 25th anniversary sticker.
The Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary Selection is published by WaveMaster and can be pre-ordered now through outlets like CD Japan. The album will be released on June 22nd.